Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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OAKLAND -- The Baltimore Orioles needed something different Sunday if they were ever going to figure out how to win in the Oakland Coliseum. It turns out all they needed was to play in daylight. Baltimore continued its mastery of day baseball, winning for an American League-leading 28th time in 42 chances, to stave off a three-game sweep at the hand of the A's, who as hosts had beaten the Birds 16 of their previous 18 meetings dating back to 2008. Catcher Matt Wieters led the Orioles' 9-5 victory by hitting two home runs and reaching base four times in all. Oakland's pitchers were more than generous in allowing nine walks. The Orioles moved to within two games of the A's lead in the wild-card standings with their 27th win in 40 games. Baltimore also remained one game behind the New York Yankees in the AL East. "Every game is a must win, but it's a tough place to play, so we'll take one and go on to Seattle and try to win a couple up there," Wieters said. "It doesn't matter w...
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