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  • After giving up run in top of 9th, Orioles rally for 3-2 win over New York Yankees

    After giving up run in top of 9th, Orioles rally for 3-2 win over New York Yankees
    In front of a packed house and a national television audience, Sunday evening at Camden Yards was supposed to belong to Derek Jeter and Francis Scott Key, perhaps in that order. But infielder Kelly Johnson, an Oriole for roughly two weeks, ignited his...
  • Five Orioles questions with ESPN Sunday Night Baseball announcer Dan Shulman

    Five Orioles questions with ESPN Sunday Night Baseball announcer Dan Shulman
    ESPN is bringing its Sunday Night Baseball crew to Baltimore this week to cover the final stop of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter's farewell tour at Camden Yards and, oh yeah, to showcase the first-place Orioles, who entered Friday’s game...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamine

    Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamine
    Orioles infielder Chris Davis, Major League Baseball's most prodigious home run hitter last season and an outspoken opponent of performing-enhancing drugs, was suspended for 25 games Friday by the league for testing positive for the drug Adderall. It...
  • Are you comfortable saying the Orioles will be AL East champs?

    Are you comfortable saying the Orioles will be AL East champs?
    I remember back in October 1979 when a popular morning disc jockey in Baltimore was crowing after the Orioles were up three games to one in the World Series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He dedicated the Eagles’ “Heartache Tonight,”...
  • Some Orioles magic-number magic

    Some Orioles magic-number magic
    With a doubleheader sweep of the New York Yankees at Camden Yards on Friday combined with the Toronto Blue Jays' 1-0 loss at home against the Tampa Bay Rays, the Orioles magic number is five. Five. What that means is if they go just 5-3 in the...
  • Alejandro De Aza's two HRs lead Orioles to 4-1 victory over Boston Red Sox

    Alejandro De Aza's two HRs lead Orioles to 4-1 victory over Boston Red Sox
    BOSTON -- One of the criticisms of the Orioles this season is that they have trouble scoring consistently when they are not hitting home runs. And that trend may catch up with them in the postseason when they’ll be facing quality pitching every...
  • How the Orioles can clinch the American League East on Tuesday

    How the Orioles can clinch the American League East on Tuesday
    The Orioles lost Saturday and the Toronto Blue Jays won. That means the Orioles’ magic number — the combination of wins and Toronto Blue Jays losses — for clinching the American League East┬ástays at five. To be able to clinch without...
  • Bud Norris leads way in nightcap, 5-0, as Orioles sweep doubleheader against Yankees

    Bud Norris leads way in nightcap, 5-0, as Orioles sweep doubleheader against Yankees
    The Orioles' final homestand of the regular season was supposed to be one of celebration. All signs pointed to the club's clinching its first American League East title since 1997 at Camden Yards, and Friday's split doubleheader against the New York...
  • Looking at the Orioles' magic number and scenarios for clinching the AL East

    Looking at the Orioles' magic number and scenarios for clinching the AL East
    BOSTON -- This is just a projection. So don’t take it to Vegas. Use it for amusement purposes only. But if the Orioles win this afternoon at Fenway Park against the Boston Red Sox, their magic number for clinching their first American League...
  • On brink of AL East title, Orioles could clinch with win at home for first time in 45 years

    On brink of AL East title, Orioles could clinch with win at home for first time in 45 years
    When the Toronto Blue Jays overtook the New York Yankees for second place earlier this week and then won their game Wednesday night, the Blue Jays guaranteed that the Orioles couldn't capture the American League East crown until Monday at the earliest....
  • Orioles complete three-game sweep with 10-6 victory over Boston Red Sox

    Orioles complete three-game sweep with 10-6 victory over Boston Red Sox
    BOSTON -- Left-hander Wei-Yin Chen once fell four outs away from throwing a perfect game while he was pitching in Japan, so it’s not like Wednesday’s brief flirtation with baseball history in the Orioles’ 10-6 win at Fenway Park was...
  • With 4-0 win over Red Sox, Orioles take biggest AL East lead since 1979

    With 4-0 win over Red Sox, Orioles take biggest AL East lead since 1979
    BOSTON -- Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez is continuing to show he deserves a postseason start while his team has seized its biggest lead in the American League East in 35 years. Yes, 35 years -- before any member of the Orioles' current active...