Posted September 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
After splitting a four-game set and failing to move atop the AL East over the weekend, the Baltimore Orioles will surely have their hands full again with the Tampa Bay Rays coming to town. The second-place Orioles try to create some breathing room between themselves and the third-place Rays, who look for their recent momentum to carry over Tuesday night as they begin a crucial six-game road trip. Baltimore (78-62) took two of the first three from the New York Yankees before falling 13-3 in Sunday's series finale, slipping back into second place in the division. The Orioles, who won four of seven versus New York over a 10-day stretch, sit one game behind the Yankees and one in front of the Rays (77-63). Tampa Bay and Baltimore are also embroiled in a tight wild-card race with Oakland and the Los Angeles Angels. "We don't care about the last four of seven. We care about the next three," said outfielder Adam Jones, batting .393 with three homers in his last seven ...
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