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  • Beckett's lament is Baltimore's compliment

         Red Sox pitchers Josh Beckett and Jon Lester both addressed last year's clubhouse controversy when the team opened pitcher/catcher workouts in Fort Myers. They took responsibility for their part in the Sox September collapse, but Beckett was more...
  • Tillman shines, but Orioles drop 6-1 decision to Red Sox

    Tillman shines, but Orioles drop 6-1 decision to Red Sox
    Right-hander Chris Tillman pitched three scoreless innings Sunday in the Orioles’ 6-1 Grapefruit League loss to the Boston Red Sox before a sellout crowd of 8,316 at Ed Smith Stadium. Tillman pitched the middle innings of game that also featured...
  • Who will win the AL, NL wild-card races?

    Red Sox and Braves Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Forget the angst of Red Sox Nation. The Yankees are taking care of the Rays, and the Rangers will do the same with the Angels. Terry Francona's guys will march into October. It's the National League...
  • Matusz rocked again in Orioles' 10-6 loss to Tigers

    Matusz rocked again in Orioles' 10-6 loss to Tigers
    For much of the season, Orioles starting pitcher Brian Matusz has tried to put a positive spin on his disastrous year, promising to work hard and attempt to turn around 2011 while he still could. The Orioles' 10-6 loss to the Detroit Tigers in Sunday was...
  • After loss, Orioles have one more shot to ruin Red Sox's season

    After loss, Orioles have one more shot to ruin Red Sox's season
    The Orioles won't finish the season with a sweep of their perennial bullies, but they still have a chance to make October intolerable for Red Sox Nation. Paced by four homers, including the first two of rookie catcher Ryan Lavarnway's career, Boston beat...
  • Will you feel any differently about the Orioles next spring?

    Will you feel any differently about the Orioles next spring?
    With a win against Jon Lester and the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, the Orioles will finish with a winning record in September for a second consecutive season. They are 14-13 entering the season finale. A season ago, the Orioles went 34-23 after...
  • Glad to be in Baltimore but rooting for the Red Sox

    Glad to be in Baltimore but rooting for the Red Sox
    Ignoring the fact that it should never have come to this — a must-win game in Baltimore, potentially followed by a second must-win game in Tampa Bay 21 hours later with the wild card on the line—I consider myself, as a baseball fan, incredibly...
  • Orioles complete Red Sox's collapse with walk-off win in season finale

    Orioles complete Red Sox's collapse with walk-off win in season finale
    For much of the past decade, the season finale at Camden Yards has been a simple affair, several thousand fans politely ushering in autumn with another lost season completed. On Wednesday, in the Orioles' 4-3, come-from-behind, no-way-that-happened win...
  • Orioles miss chance with ace Guthrie

     
    Last night's Orioles game, a 6-3 loss to Boston, is indicative of how fragile the pitching situation is for Baltimore.Jeremy Guthrie pitched another good game -- two runs in seven innings -- but was bested by Jon Lester who was......
  • Uehara left stranded in Orioles' loss to Boston

    Uehara left stranded in Orioles' loss to Boston
    When Koji Uehara walked off the mound after becoming the first Orioles starter this season to get through the seventh inning, Dave Trembley waited at the top step of the dugout and gave him a hug. Uehara had just delivered the exact outing the Orioles...
  • Red Sox advance in style

    Red Sox advance in style
    The Boston Red Sox brushed aside the 100-win Los Angeles Angels in four games, dismissing their best-in-baseball regular season as last month's news. When it turns to October, no one dominates like Boston. Moments after the Angels botched a suicide-...
  • Orioles in position to at least hold fans' attention

     
    The next three weeks will decide for Orioles fans whether they will have a baseball season -- or at least be convinced that there's a reason to keep their minds on baseball instead of counting the days until the Ravens......