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  • Thoughts on Manny Machado and Sunday's bench-clearing incident

    Thoughts on Manny Machado and Sunday's bench-clearing incident
    Even to the most die-hard Orioles fan -- even the ones most blinded by the darkest orange-and-black colored shades -- Manny Machado's bat fling on Sunday afternoon had to seem a little weird. Machado said after the Orioles' 11-1 loss to the Oakland...
  • Orioles third baseman Manny Machado apologizes for bat-throwing incident

    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado apologizes for bat-throwing incident
    After apologizing to his Orioles teammates during a players-only meeting Monday, third baseman Manny Machado made a public apology for his actions in Sunday afternoon's series finale against the Oakland Athletics. Machado said he allowed his “...
  • More from Manny Machado on his apology for actions vs. Athletics

    More from Manny Machado on his apology for actions vs. Athletics
    Manny Machado was given the opportunity to speak to his team in a meeting before Monday's game against the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards. Like he has now done publicly, the Orioles third baseman apologized. “Today, with the meeting, we just got...
  • Orioles' Manny Machado could face suspension, but there's little precedent

    Orioles' Manny Machado could face suspension, but there's little precedent
    Now that Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has apologized for Sunday’s bat-throwing incident, his fate is in the hands of Major League Baseball. A decision on a suspension is expected to come down at some point on Tuesday. I’d be surprised...
  • Jim Johnson struggles once again, but Athletics recover to beat Twins

    Jim Johnson struggles once again, but Athletics recover to beat Twins
    Oakland Athletics closer Jim Johnson struggled once again Wednesday, but the offense bailed him out in extra innings in a 7-4 win over the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. With a 4-2 lead entering the bottom of the ninth, Johnson allowed a single to the...
  • Positivity, preparation make Nationals' Suzuki a leader

    George Horton ran a college baseball powerhouse at Cal State-Fullerton, the kind of program that had no place for someone like Kurt Suzuki. Horton had never seen or heard of Suzuki before a scout pal mentioned the high schooler in Hawaii. "We didn't...
  • Oakland beats Orioles, 5-2, knocking them out of first place in the AL East

    Oakland beats Orioles, 5-2, knocking them out of first place in the AL East
    OAKLAND – If there’s one thing that separates the Oakland A’s and the Orioles, the American League’s two upstarts, it’s that the A’s young pitching has been a tick better this season. On Saturday, in Oakland’s 5-...
  • Jim Johnson gives up 6 runs in the 9th as the O's lose wild one to the A's

    Jim Johnson gives up 6 runs in the 9th as the O's lose wild one to the A's
    The Orioles entered Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland A's with a 41-0 record when leading after eight innings. Their 14-9 loss changed that, as All-Star closer Jim Johnson gave up six runs in the ninth, the most in his major league...
  • Wei-Yin Chen strikes out 12 as Orioles beat A's, 6-1, to avoid sweep

    Wei-Yin Chen strikes out 12 as Orioles beat A's, 6-1, to avoid sweep
    Wei-Yin Chen didn’t come to the Orioles with the reputation of being a strikeout pitcher, but after Sunday afternoon’s record-breaking performance, perhaps that may begin to change. The 27-year-old lefty from Taiwan has often deflected...
  • Oakland Athletics - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- With left-hander Sean Doolittle on the disabled list because of a strained ribcage muscle on his right side, Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin decided to go with lefty Eric O'Flaherty as...
  • Freiman makes room for Pomeranz

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- When the Athletics optioned first baseman Nate Freiman to Class A Beloit on Wednesday, it was with the understanding that Freiman will return soon, perhaps as early as...
  • A's pull out 5-4 victory over Astros

    HOUSTON The Oakland A's spent eight innings fumbling and bumbling their way to what seemed a sure loss, then regained the poise that has them fighting for the American League West lead with a huge three-run ninth inning, good for a 5-4 win over the...