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  • Ubaldo Jimenez struggles with control in Orioles' 4-2 loss to Yankees

    Ubaldo Jimenez struggles with control in Orioles' 4-2 loss to Yankees
    NEW YORK — This wasn’t the first impression right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez wanted to give his new team or his new fan base, but the Orioles’ top offseason acquisition has struggled through his first two starts with the club. Following the...
  • Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race

    Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race
    — As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
  • Orioles end 2013 season on a positive note with 7-6 win over Red Sox

    Orioles end 2013 season on a positive note with 7-6 win over Red Sox
    Hours before Camden Yards went dark for the final time this baseball season, the Orioles clubhouse emptied out quickly Sunday evening as lockers were cleaned out, moving boxes filled and good-bye hugs given. The Orioles’ 2013 season ended with a...
  • Chris Davis drives in 3 runs as Orioles win in Scott Feldman's debut

    Chris Davis drives in 3 runs as Orioles win in Scott Feldman's debut
    CHICAGO — When Scott Feldman walked into the Orioles' clubhouse U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday, he saw several familiar faces from his days with the Texas Rangers, only in different uniforms. And when Feldman made his Orioles debut later that...
  • Many worthy, but few chosen

    Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies. General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
  • Hardy's homer doesn't hold up, as White Sox beat O's 7-6

    Hardy's homer doesn't hold up, as White Sox beat O's 7-6
    The momentum that shifted over to the home team when J.J. Hardy's go-ahead three-run homer sailed into the left-field seats in the bottom of the seventh inning lasted all of a couple of minutes before the Orioles reminded everyone why they have the...
  • New York Yankees - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - New York Yankees - INSIDE PITCH ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Friday night's bullpen collapse ended a five-game win streak for the Yankees, who looked to have smooth sailing with a 4-0 lead early and a 5-3 lead in the seventh inning, only to...
  • Yankees 2, Cubs 0 (Game 2)

    Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Michael Pineda tossed six scoreless innings and three relievers helped finish off New York's second shutout of the day against visiting Chicago. Pineda (2-1) allowed four hits and walked one while Adam Warren recorded the final three...
  • Yankees finish doubleheader sweep of Cubs

    EditorsNote: In seventh graf, it's the sixth save since Robertson went on DL Yankees finish doubleheader sweep of Cubs NEW YORK -- For Adam Warren, the adrenaline was flowing first and then the release point was troublesome. Once Warren got those...
  • No. 3 starter? Yankees' Tanaka sure looks like an ace so far

    NEW YORK — About two months ago, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman tried to downplay Masahiro Tanaka. He went on radio shows saying Tanaka was a No. 3 starter and then reiterated that at Tanaka's introductory press conference. Three...
  • McCann homers twice as Yankees top Red Sox

    McCann homers twice as Yankees top Red Sox NEW YORK -- Even as his early-season slump grew magnified with every out, including several hit into defensive shifts, New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann never seemed to grow overly frustrated or dwell on...
  • Yankees blast 5 home runs in win against Red Sox

    NEW YORK -- Catcher Brian McCann hit two of five home runs for the New York Yankees in a 7-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday at Yankee Stadium Designated hitter Carlos Beltran, right fielder Alfonso Soriano and first baseman Kelly Johnson...