Largest baseball division victories in recent years

Largest recent baseball division victories 

After sweeping the Chicago White Sox, the Orioles hold a nine-game lead in the AL East. They'll need to reach double digits to be among the biggest division winners in recent years.

Wei-Yin Chen, three home runs power Orioles to 4-3 win over White Sox

The Orioles hit three home runs and left-hander Wei-Yin Chen pitched 7 1/3 innings in a 4-3 win to complete the three-game sweep in front of an announced 15,137 at U.S. Cellular Field.

With Wei-Yin Chen on the mound, Orioles go for sweep against Chicago White Sox

Left-hander Wei-Yin Chen will start for the Orioles on Wednesday as they go for the three-game sweep. He is 1-0 with a 3.13 ERA in four career starts against the Chicago White Sox.

Talk about it
Join other sports fans on our Orioles message board SUBSCRIBE TO THIS FEED

MORE ORIOLES & MLB HEADLINES

Six big pitching contracts that didn't exactly work out [Pictures]

Six big pitching contracts that didn't exactly work out [Pictures] 

Ubaldo Jimenez's move to the bullpen Tuesday ended what was a frustrating stretch for the Orioles and their fans, and doesn't exactly reflect well on the four year, $50 million contract Jimenez signed in the offseason. But what does this mean for him and the team going forward? ...

Orioles send Ubaldo Jimenez to bullpen

Orioles send Ubaldo Jimenez to bullpen 

Struggling Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez will be sent to the bullpen for the time being, manager Buck Showalter announced before Tuesday's game against the Chicago White Sox.

Buck Showalter talks about 'respect for Nick [Markakis] and what he does'

Buck Showalter talks about 'respect for Nick [Markakis] and what he does' 

CHICAGO-- Nick Markakis’ catch to rob a home run in Monday’s 8-2 win over the Chicago White Sox received some national attention. While Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Markakis deserves that recognition, the right fielder often shuns it.

J.J. Hardy hitting well, but he said thumb injury 'is definitely not in the past'

J.J. Hardy hitting well, but he said thumb injury 'is definitely not in the past' 

CHICAGO -- Since returning from a left thumb injury that kept him out for three games, Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy entered Tuesday with six hits in 16 at-bats, including three multihit games out of four.

Notes on Orioles' record away from Camden Yards, Nick Markakis and more

Notes on Orioles' record away from Camden Yards, Nick Markakis and more 

The Orioles can seal their ninth series win in their past 10 with a victory tonight against the Chicago White Sox. They currently have their best single-season road winning percentage since 1997.

Orioles Prospect Watch

Orioles Prospect Watch: Schoop and Gausman shine in the big leagues

How the Orioles' top prospects, according to Baseball America, and selected other minor leaguers are performing in the 2014 season, including Jonathan Schoop, Kevin Gausman and Dariel Alvarez.

Morning after thoughts on Nick Markakis' catch, Orioles defense and this weekend's rotation

Morning after thoughts on Nick Markakis' catch, Orioles defense and this weekend's rotation 

CHICAGO – A lot of the advanced defensive metrics don’t reward Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis for the defender he is. His steadiness in the outfield sometimes make you take him for granted, especially given┬áthe way he expertly maneuvers around a tricky right field corner at...

Sports Digest: Ex-Orioles outfielder McLouth to undergo season-ending surgery

Former Orioles and current Washington Nationals outfielder Nate McLouth will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery Thursday to repair a torn right labrum. The Nationals feared the veteran's lingering shoulder injury was bad when it didn't respond as well as expected to rest and...

PICTURES: ORIOLES PLAYERS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LEADERS

 
 

ORIOLES SCOREBOARD

AL EAST STANDINGS


MLB SCOREBOARD

SUN ORIOLES STAFF ON TWITTER

Eduardo A. Encina

Eduardo A. Encina

Orioles beat writer
Peter Schmuck

Peter Schmuck

Sports Columnist
Dan Connolly

Dan Connolly

Orioles and national baseball writer
Dean Jones Jr.

Dean Jones Jr.

Orioles editor

Search our new database for every home run hit by the O's and the opposition — home and away — since 1992.