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  • As winter meetings wrap up, Orioles still without a major move

    As winter meetings wrap up, Orioles still without a major move
    The lobby at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort quickly emptied out as Major League Baseball's winter meetings ended Thursday. While the Orioles only added a pair of Rule 5 draft picks this week, the club continued efforts to land a free-...
  • Orioles' Jim Johnson saves 100th game

    Orioles' Jim Johnson saves 100th game
    While Chris Davis crushed his way through an Orioles record earlier Friday night with his 31st home run of the season, closer Jim Johnson achieved his own milestone about 90 minutes later in the Orioles' 4-2 win over the New York Yankees. When Johnson...
  • Orioles taking modern-day approach to scouting with Bloomberg data application

    Orioles taking modern-day approach to scouting with Bloomberg data application
    With one click of his laptop mouse, Bill Squadron, the head of Bloomberg Sports, shows every pitch thrown to Orioles center fielder Adam Jones this season. It shows a strike zone full more than 1,000 marks of different colors and shapes – much...
  • His faith a way of life, death

    There's no way for any of us to know how Josh Hamilton feels these days, but if you ask him he will do his best to let you know. That says a lot in itself. The guy who might have the best idea about what swirls through Hamilton's head is Dodgers coach...
  • Cleveland Indians - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Cleveland Indians - INSIDE PITCH CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians' 3-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday was as frustrating as it was familiar for the Indians. The lack of a clutch hit was a big reason why they lost the game....
  • Tigers again can't handle right-handed starter in loss

    DETROIT As it turned out, after the Tigers' rallies fell short in the eighth and ninth innings, the best news of the day for the home team had come from manager Brad Ausmus in his pregame media session. "I think we have a stretch coming of five lefties...
  • Indians edge the Tigers

    DETROIT It was a night for long underwear and a bonfire in the bullpen, if there had been any conceivable way to make that happen. A night for Indians manager Terry Francona to bite his nails if he disdained gloves. It was also a night for the Indians...
  • White Sox 4, Indians 3

    White Sox 4, Indians 3: Alexei Ramirez hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to lift host Chicago past Cleveland in a wild and soggy series finale. In a game that featured two separate rain delays totaling two hours and three lead changes in...
  • Indians topple the Padres

    CLEVELAND David Murphy might not look like the traditional American League right fielder, a hulking, 225-pound power behemoth capable of reaching the upper decks. But he's sure hitting like one. Murphy continued to swing a hot bat and came away with...
  • Ramirez's walkoff homer gives White Sox win over Indians

    Ramirez's walkoff homer gives White Sox win over Indians CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox's bullpen struggles continued Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field, but shortstop Alexei Ramirez made sure it didn't cost them a victory. After reliever Matt...
  • Alexei Ramirez hits walk-off homer to top Indians

    Alexei Ramirez hits walk-off homer to top Indians
    The White Sox trump card so far this young season is their offensive weaponry, and manager Robin Ventura's crew has been dealing. Alexei Ramirez provided the ninth-inning heroics Sunday with a dramatic two-run walk-off homer for a 4-3 victory over the...
  • Indians outlast the White Sox

    CHICAGO The Cleveland Indians' games Friday and Saturday against the Chicago White Sox seemed like an episode of a television drama that explores multiple endings to a single scenario. In both, the plot twist came in the next few at-bats after a team...