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  • Another game, another set of unlikely heroes

    Another game, another set of unlikely heroes
    Left fielder Nate McLouth did it again. He already had provided the margin of victory with a two-run home run in last Tuesday's game against the first-place Texas Rangers, and he launched a long two-run shot to right field off reliever Brett Myers on...
  • Lew Ford homers in second straight game

    Lew Ford homers in second straight game
    Lew Ford went into Monday's series opener against the White Sox having not hit a major league home run since July 29, 2007. Since he joined the Orioles on July 29, Ford has played sparingly. But he's making the most of his starts the past two nights as...
  • Orioles pregame: Tommy Hunter returns to make spot start tonight

    Orioles pregame: Tommy Hunter returns to make spot start tonight
    The Orioles have dropped the first two games of their four-game series against the Twins here in Minnesota, and now the team will turn to right-hander Tommy Hunter to end the slide. Hunter has been recalled from Triple-A Norfolk, the team announced...
  • Hunter delivers just what the Orioles needed in 2-1 victory over Twins

    Hunter delivers just what the Orioles needed in 2-1 victory over Twins
    MINNEAPOLIS — Tommy Hunter arrived in Minnesota with a chance for redemption. The Orioles right-hander had been sent to Triple-A Norfolk twice this season, but when the club needed a spot starter, Hunter was dispatched to the Midwest. Hunter knew...
  • Orioles quickly go from silence to celebration with 2-1 win over Twins

    Orioles quickly go from silence to celebration with 2-1 win over Twins
    After the Orioles’ first two games here in Minnesota, silence reigned in the visiting clubhouse at  Target Field.   Forget about hearing a pin drop. You could hear the sound of the Orioles’ season plummeting. But after the team’s 2-1...
  • How did MLB teams fare in trade race?

    Dodgers plugged holes Lance Pugmire Los Angeles Times While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many...
  • Pirates still undecided on Sunday's starter

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates are still undecided on who will start the final game of their pivotal three-game series with the visiting Milwaukee Brewers that begins Friday...
  • Money in the bank: Pirates catcher Russell Martin's exceptional season

    Russell Martin begins this day on his back, on a table, in the upstairs loft space of a small Garfield gym. Before his day ends, he will have caught nine innings and hit a home run in the Pirates' victory against the Detroit Tigers. To keep his body 31...
  • Red Sox Blown Out By Pirates

    Red Sox Blown Out By Pirates
    PITTSBURGH -- Francisco Liriano had a difficult time throwing strikes. Yet with the way the Pittsburgh Pirates are playing, it didn't matter. Liriano won his third straight start, first baseman Ike Davis hit a three-run home run and backup shortstop...
  • Game roundup: Angels clinch AL West title

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Final Update: Adds Rangers-A's, changes lede Game roundup: Angels clinch AL West title ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels were forced to wait late into the night Wednesday to uncork their American League West title...
  • Much hyped Castillo makes debut for Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Nothing involving the Boston Red Sox happens outside the spotlight. There is still a throng of media covering the team, even though Boston is last in the American League...
  • Game roundup: Dodgers' lead cut after Rockies rout LA

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3: Adds Twins-Tigers and Royals-White Sox Game roundup: Dodgers' lead cut after Rockies rout LA DENVER -- The outburst by the Colorado Rockies was sudden and sustained, early and decisive. They pounced on...