At this point in the game, trailers point toward '97
(Through Thursday's games)Ups and downsPlayoff chances -...
Palmeiro hits big time In first pennant race, Orioles slugger finally; gets national exposure
Offense in 1996: history
Ripken was right: Baseball is filled with great stories
50 homers? Orioles' dude looks like a slugger
Down the stretch: Race: The wild-card berth has kept more AL teams in the chase and turned the season's final month into more than divisional chases.
BaseballAL: Named Mariners SS Alex Rodriguez player...
Kingsale begins an unlikely quest Stunned call-up could be 1st Aruban to play in majors
Seattle takes punch out of Orioles' pop 5-1 loss drops team game behind Chicago in wild-card race; No gain on Yankees; Bonilla, Rodriguez bats are confiscated
O's, Johnson go distance, 7-6 Skipper's mound treks, 3 homers beat Seattle, retain wild-card tie
A day later, O's lament toughest loss Grand slam ending leaves club empty
Incaviglia's slam powers O's 5-2 win Outfielder turns grand slam tables on Seattle in his debut; Murray hits 499th HR; Tied for wild-card lead, O's stay 4 back of N.Y.
2-out slam in 9th beats Orioles, 9-6 Mariners' Whiten rocks Myers, creates 3-way wild-card tie; Rodriguez 5-for-5, at .373; Anderson reaches 40 as he, Bonilla hit 2 HRs
BUSTER OLNEY'S O's WEEK IN REVIEW
Zaun is one to go in Mathews deal Catcher expected to move to Marlins by season's end
Orioles prove soft touch for Moyer again Veteran lefty beats former teammates for 3rd time in '96, 10-3; Mariners slam Coppinger; Chance to gain ground on Yankees wasted
Orioles get a bit closer on 10-5 win Deficit is 5 to N.Y., half-game to Chicago after beating Seattle; Victory 16th in 22 games; Ripken, Bonilla, Hoiles hit home runs
O's inch a little closer on 10-5 win Deficit is 5 to N.Y., half-game to Chicago after beating Seattle; Win is 16th in 22 games; Ripken, Bonilla, Hoiles hit home runs
Dobson recalls 1st Murray HR O's pitching coach gave up the shot as a member of Indians
Rodriguez trails idol's path Seattle shortstop could be an MVP like Ripken
Scouting report: Mariners vs. Orioles
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Yes, look forward to labor peace, but don't forget past
Four-man rotation has Myers' backing Reliever encourages Mussina to embrace idea
BaseballAngels: Activated C Don Slaught from 15-day...
Media mole spills the beans to Belle on plot against him
Future and past cross paths for a night Rising stars and veterans share a stellar moment
Picking All-Star teams easier without the politics
Why aren't O's better? It's more than pitching
Pitching is scream for O's, Mariners Strike zone, homers bring run of anger
Seattle rallies in 9th to beat Orioles, 9-8 Griffey HR ties game, Davis' hit wins it as Myers blows save; Ripken, Anderson homer; O's lose shot to take sole possession of 1st
Mariners' Rodriguez glad Ripken is at short Seattle's young shortstop has always been a fan
Rodriguez glad to see Ripken at short Young Mariners shortstop always has been a fan
Cubs weigh dealing McRae for Bonilla Outfielder would provide more speed and defense
Ripken hits 3 homers in 12-8 win Staying at short, Cal goes long for 8 RBIs as O's tie Yanks for 1st; HRs, RBIs are career highs; Seattle ousts Erickson with 5 2-out runs in 5th
Scouting report: Orioles vs. Mariners
Polonia's heavy metal includes bat Aluminum workout precedes home run
O's, Hoiles out-slam Seattle, 14-13 2-out shot in 9th answers Mariners' grand rally in 8th; Teams combine for 41 hits; Orioles had blown 7-2 lead; Palmeiro has 6 RBIs, Ripken 4 hits
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Designated pinch hitter covers all bases of DH dispute
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Indians-Angels for AL flag? Think again
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