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  • Orioles use small ball to get key win over the Yankees in series opener

    Orioles use small ball to get key win over the Yankees in series opener
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s fiery charge out of his dugout following the first inning Monday night -- as he tried to push through two umpires to get at Yankees manager Joe Girardi -- undoubtedly added some fuel to this week’s pivotal...
  • Orioles thoughts and observations: Wild-card race, curious bullpen moves and Machado's growing pains

    Orioles thoughts and observations: Wild-card race, curious bullpen moves and Machado's growing pains
    On Tuesday night, the momentum of the Orioles' September push for a postseason berth took a hit in the eighth inning of a 7-5 loss to the New York Yankees at Camden Yards. Instead of pushing the Yankees to 2 1/2 games back of them in the American League...
  • Taking a closer look at Orioles catcher Matt Wieters' first career ejection

    Taking a closer look at Orioles catcher Matt Wieters' first career ejection
    It’s not often that Orioles catcher Matt Wieters loses his cool. But after the Orioles fell behind 8-1 in the fifth inning of their 8-6 loss to the Blue Jays Tuesday night at the Rogers Centre, he felt he had to speak his mind to home plate...
  • What are the Orioles getting in Armando Galarraga?

    What are the Orioles getting in Armando Galarraga?
    About 17 months ago, right-hander Armando Galarraga's name transcended baseball. He was more than the subject of water-cooler talk.  He was thrown into the middle of an unrivaled controversy -- and he emerged the recipient of mass public sympathy. For...
  • Giants beat 'em to the punch

    When the White Sox traded for Freddy Garcia in 2004, Ken Williams had the perfect explanation for the midseason move. "1917,'' the general manage said, referring to the last time the White Sox had won the World Series. As the general manager of the...
  • Umpires have been doing a terrific job in World Series

    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
  • When it comes to rules, sometimes they play the odds

    The Lakers were down to five healthy and eligible players Wednesday night when center Robert Sacre picked up his sixth personal foul, fueling hope for a struggling Cleveland team that it would play the final 31/2 minutes with a man advantage. It was...
  • Jim Joyce has been there at some big moments

    Jim Joyce has been there at some big moments
    There is a leftover tidbit to this year's World Series Game 3, when umpire Jim Joyce called obstruction at third base to end the game and send the Boston Red Sox to defeat. When Joyce's father died in 2009, among the things buried with him was a Red Sox...
  • Speaking of Sports -- open thread

     
    GIF files are pretty great for sports highlights online. This one, cribbed from "For The Win," shows Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford thrusing the ball into the end zone for the game-winning touchdown in the final seconds of Sunday's game......
  • Gillies giving glimpses of potential with IronPigs

     
    With seven hits (in 14 at-bats) over his last four games, Tyson Gillies has raised his average 22 points to a season-high .219. Sent down to Reading after hitting only .154 in his first 19 games, he's hitting .291 in 37 games since his return (37-for-127)...
  • Friday's local roundup: Jurrjens pitches one-hitter but loses as Bats sweep Tides

    Baseball: International League: Though Jair Jurrjens pitched a one-hitter in Game 2, the Norfolk Tides were swept in a doubleheader Friday night by the Louisville Bats. The Bats won the opener 5-3 before 6,426 at Harbor Park, then took the nightcap 1-...
  • Baseball books in play

    Baseball books in play
    Ah, the sounds of spring. The crack of the bat, the smack of the ball hitting the catcher's mitt, the ka-ching of cash registers totaling up sales of books on baseball out this season. Just as ESPN seems to lean toward the American League East for...