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  • Betemit caps Orioles' ninth-inning rally with walk-off homer

    Betemit caps Orioles' ninth-inning rally with walk-off homer
    As Wilson Betemit rounded third, he flung his batting helmet in the air and charged headfirst into the mob awaiting him at home plate. A remarkable comeback struck quickly -- the stadium siren blaring and the seating bowl fervent -- with the Orioles,...
  • Kevin Cowherd: Let's not spoil Orioles' fun by looking ahead to tough stretch

    Kevin Cowherd: Let's not spoil Orioles' fun by looking ahead to tough stretch
    Just another day at Camden Yards, right? Another ho-hum, garden-variety 5-2 win Sunday, this time over the Oakland Athletics? OK, maybe not. Say what you will about this team and where it'll end up at season's end. But right now, you can't deny this: The...
  • Future Rays ace outduels past Rays ace

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Tampa Bay Rays - INSIDE PITCH ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Detroit Tigers left-hander David Price took time while warming up in the outfield before Thursday's game to catch up with Rays right-hander Alex Cobb, his...
  • Game roundup: Unplayable field helps Cubs win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 7: Adds Giants-Cubs as new lede; final update; will stand Game roundup: Unplayable field helps Cubs win CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-2 with a two-run home run, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco...
  • Tigers outlast Rays, 8-6, in 11 innings

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Grant Balfour gave up a bases loaded walk to Victor Martinez with none out in the top of the 11th. The Detroit Tigers added a couple insurance runs and went on to beat the Rays, 8-6, in 11 innings tonight at Tropicana Field. Ian...
  • Rizzo foils Rays' strategy in Cubs' 3-2 win

    The Sports Xchange By John Jackson, The Sports Xchange Rizzo foils Rays' strategy in Cubs' 3-2 win CHICAGO -- With the potential winning run on third base and one out in the 12th inning, Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon decided to move Sean Rodriguez...
  • Cubs 3, Rays 2 (12)

    The Sports Xchange By John Jackson, The Sports Xchange Cubs 3, Rays 2 (12) CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo delivered a long walk-off single in the 12th inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. With runners on second...
  • A's offense struggles again, lose to Rays, 7-3

    OAKLAND, Calif. Sonny Gray was on a streak of six starts giving up zero or one earned run, so when he gets kicked around as he was in the A's 7-3 loss to Tampa Bay on Wednesday, it's easy enough to dismiss that as an aberration. It's less easy to be...
  • Hellickson helps Rays top A's

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchang Hellickson helps Rays top A's OAKLAND, Calif. -- Going into Wednesday's matchup between Oakland right-hander Sonny Gray and Tampa Bay right-hander Jeremy Hellickson, it was hard to imagine...
  • A's Gray rebounds to garner Pitcher of Month honor

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- After getting off to a fast start this season and earning American League Pitcher of the Month honors in April, A's right-hander Sonny Gray hit a speed bump in...
  • Game roundup: Yankees' McCarthy improves to 4-0

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3, adds A's-Rays; final update; will stand Game roundup: Yankees' McCarthy improves to 4-0 NEW YORK -- Brandon McCarthy continued his resurgence by winning his fourth consecutive start as the New York Yankees...
  • A's beat Rays 3-2 in 10 innings

    OAKLAND, Calif. The Oakland A's left 15 runners on base through nine frustrating innings Monday against the Tampa Bay Rays, stranding the bases loaded three times. They finally broke through in the 10th against former Oakland closer Grant Balfour....