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Last night the Orioles won another one-run game — no surprise there. Darren O’Day, Pedro Strop, and Jim Johnson combined for a scoreless 7th, 8th, and 9th — also no surprise. The Orioles bullpen is a major reason the team is tied atop the AL East. On Tuesday Jeff Zimmerman argued that successfull...
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Eventually, we’re going to run out of ways to describe the incredible ways in which this 2012 Orioles team continues to win.
On Wednesday night, it looked like the Tampa Bay Rays had the O’s against the ropes. With closer Jim Johnson on to try to extend a 2-2 tie into the bottom of the ninth, Tampa appeared to have covered the corners with two outs on an Evan Longoria infield...
They don’t have the best pitching. In fact, it might be the worst of any contender. They don’t have the best hitting. In fact, top to bottom, their lineup is one of the weakest of any contender. They don’t have a winning culture, they haven’t made the playoff in more than a decade and a half. Thing is, no one told the Baltimore Orioles.
As of writing, they sit a half game...
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Your mission (should you choose to accept it) consists of explaining how in the world the Baltimore Orioles reached mid-September with a statistically plausible chance at making the playoffs. How exactly does a team that ranks 16th in runs scored, 21st in batting average, 23rd in OBP, and 12th in slugging hang with the big bad wolves of the AL East? More importantly...
Baltimore Orioles rookie third baseman Manny Machado made a play Wednesday night that wouldn't be expected from a 20-year-old in his first full month in the majors -- playing a position entirely new to him, too. The Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays were tied 3-3 with two outs in the top of the ninth inning and the go-ahead run at second. Machado charged a grounder from the bat of...
Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado fakes a throw to first to catch the Tamba Bay Rays' Rich Thompson rounding third in the ninth inning of a tie game.
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Manny Machado singled in the winning run in the 14th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Thursday to complete a three-game sweep and remain atop the AL East.
With their 81st victory -- and 13th in a row in extra innings -- the Orioles formally ended a franchise-record run of 14 consecutive losing seasons.
Baltimore (81-62) started the day in a first-place...
Once again, the Baltimore Orioles have a chance to grab sole possession of first place in the AL East.
That's if they can end Alex Cobb's recent run of success for the Tampa Bay Rays.
Making his first appearance against the Orioles, Cobb tries to help the Rays even their three-game set at Camden Yards on Wednesday night.
J.J. Hardy homered twice and had five RBIs in Baltimore...
In just his second start since being activated from the disabled
list, Baltimore Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel exited last night’s contest
against the Tampa Bay Rays early with a right knee injury. It’s the same knee that caused him to miss
significant time earlier this season, and he’s set to undergo an MRI today to
reveal the damage, reports Brittany Ghiroli...
Before Babe Ruth became one of the most famous athletes to ever walk planet Earth, the slugger was born in Baltimore and signed with the then-minor league Baltimore Orioles. Ruth was eventually sold to Boston and subsequently to New York, but the city of Baltimore knows where it all began. Ruth's birthplace has actually been turned into a shrine, with many of his personal belongings...
Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer while playing with a sore right wrist, and the AL wild card-leading Oakland Athletics beat Baltimore 3-2 on Friday night to prevent the Orioles from moving into sole possession of first place in the AL East.
Jonny Gomes hit a go-ahead RBI single in the fifth to back A's rookie Tommy Milone in the opener of a key series between playoff contenders...
Though I was in attendance for the first 10 innings of the Rays-Orioles series finale on Thursday afternoon, I unfortunately had other obligations that forced me to leave before the game had concluded.
I’m bummed about that, because I really wanted to be in the stands at Oriole Park at Camden Yards when the O’s officially put an end to their streak of 14 consecutive losing seasons...
It was a good night for the Orioles on Tuesday as they defeated the Tampa Bay Rays, 9-2. Once again, the Birds share first place with the New York Yankees as they lost to the Boston Red Sox.
The Orioles won thanks to two homers from J.J. Hardy – who has 21 on the year – plus, Chris Davis hit his 25th homer. Matt Wieters went 3-for-3 with two runs driven in.
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Manny Machado led off the ninth inning with a single and scored the winning run on a single by Nate McLouth, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night to retain a share of first place in the AL East.
The rookie also made a key defensive play in the top of the ninth for the Orioles, who moved 18 games over .500 (80-62) for the first time since the end...
It's appropriate that the first game of the Oakland A's series versus the Baltimore Orioles will be followed by a Star Wars themed fireworks show because the series has a definite turn-back-the-clock feel. Two franchises that dominated in the '70s but have faced tough times lately will square-off in Oakland looking to solidify their spot in the post-season chase. Chris...