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The Baltimore Orioles evidently figure if they're going to work overtime, they might as well make the most of it.
Matt Wieters hit a grand slam in the bottom of the 10th inning and Baltimore withstood four solo homers by the Tampa Bay Rays in a 10-6 victory Thursday night.
Nolan Reimold and Steve Pearce also homered for the Orioles, who have won 17 straight in extra innings, including 16 last season. It's the longest such streak since the Pittsburgh Pirates won 21 in a row from June 1959 to July 1960.
''It's huge for us to get the feel for it, how we did it last year,'' third baseman Manny Machado said.
Nick Markakis led off the 10th with a single against Jamey Wright (0-1). Brandon Gomes came in to face Machado, who reached on a bunt single that hugged the first base line. Adam Jones followed with a long single to the warning track that eluded right fielder Ben Zobrist, but Markakis held up initially and could only make it to third.
Wieters drove Go...
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New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan had a few choice words for the Baltimore Orioles for their refusal to move their September 5th game to accommodate the Super Bowl Champion Ravens, who were scheduled to open the season at home.
As we all know, they're forced to travel to Denver for their first game of the season. “Well who really cares, you’ve got 81 at home, maybe you...
For years there was one thing that you could count on the Baltimore Orioles to do--suck. These guys were simply not very good. Then last year that all changed, but was it a fluke one-year thing or are these guys for real.
Well, it is still too early for them too be dubbed legit, but they are on the right track with plays like Matt Wieters dinger that won the game for them over...
If there’s anything better than a walk-off win, it’s a walk-off extra inning win. If there’s anything better than a walk-off extra inning win, it’s a walk off extra inning home run. If there’s anything better than a walk-off extra inning home run, it’s a walk-off extra inning grand slam. Touch ‘em all, Matt Wieters, you did just that! The Baltimore Orioles defeated...
When Matt Wieters does walk-off, game-winning hits, he apparently likes to do it with some panache. When the Baltimore Orioles catcher was presented with the bases loaded and nobody out in the bottom of the tenth inning in a 6-6 ballgame against the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night, Wieters didn’t settle with looping a soft base hit over the head of the infield loaded with five...
Ever seen a broken-bat strikeout? The Orioles’ Chris Davis wasn’t thrilled after going down swinging to end the third inning on Tuesday night, and he took out his displeasure the way many athletes or baseball fans have before. But instead of Davis’ two-handed kneeing of his bat ending the way it usually does, with the bat bouncing off and the frustration vented, Davis put enough...
Matt Wieters sunk the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday night with a 10th inning grand slam. Weiters’ home-run improved the Orioles magic extra-inning streak to a remarkable 17 straight wins.
We never quit or stop the grinding. Huge series win. Big homers from Reimold, Pearce then Big Weiters. #StayHungry
— Adam Jones (@SimplyAJ10) April 19, 2013
And I spelt my catchers name wrong lmao...
Orioles continue mobile-exclusive check-in promotions at Oriole Park
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The Orioles have announced new promotions available exclusively within the free MLB.com At The Ballpark application at Oriole Park during the 2013 season. MLB.com At The Ballpark offers mobile check-in, social...
The Rays haven’t been off to a hot start and they couldn’t right the ship vs. the Orioles tonight. Jamey Wright worked a clean 9th inning and trotted out to hopefully do the same in the 10th. But this time he had to face the top of the Orioles lineup. After he gave up a single to the light hitting Nick Markakis, he was relieved by Brandon Gomes. Manny...
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After a lifetime of being a Baltimore Orioles fan, I finally took the trip from Philadelphia to Baltimore to check out a game live. I have been down in that area before and only had a chance to see the outside of the ballpark from down the street at the harbor. I didn’t know how [...]
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Friday night's game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Baltimore Orioles has been postponed by rain.
The shower began before the scheduled 7:05 p.m. starting time and the game was called after a wait of nearly two hours.
This is the Dodgers' only visit to Camden Yards this season, so the teams will play a split-doubleheader on Saturday. The first game...
Friday's Orioles-Dodgers game postponed due to rain
Split-admission doubleheader Saturday at 1:05 and 7:05 p.m.
Tonight's game between the Orioles and Los Angeles Dodgers has been postponed due to rain and will be made up as part of a split-admission doubleheader tomorrow, Saturday, April 20, at 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. Separate admission is required for each game...
The Orioles host the Dodgers at Oriole Park at Camden Yards for 3 games this weekend in the Dodgers first interleague series of the season.
The Dodgers come into Baltimore with nothing seeming to go right lately.
The pitching staff is getting beaten up both on the mound and on the disabled list, with Chris Capuano joining Zack Greinke on the 15 Day DL. Ted Lilly will come up...