Two managers hold ground the day after decisive tip/steal Johnson, Hargrove prefer not to look at replays of Game 3 winning run
Orioles step into a hole that they dug themselves
Erickson feeling no pressure Indians' Wright also says he doesn't feel it, although for a different reason
In a game of breaks, O's fail to pick up the pieces
Game 4 matchup
Mussina is record changer He sets LCS mark for K's,has Indians singing blues before their victory dance
O's Mussina is pitching for ads, too Postseason success key to endorsements
Anderson to hobble on Oriole determined not to sit out despite severe leg strain; 'What is it, 3 weeks?'; Johnson lets outfielder decide after two years of proving docs wrong
Key hits bottom in another shaky start 3 batters hit, setting dubious postseason mark
Davis' chemo moved ahead O's outfielder treated after game to increase his down time before Game 3; ALCS notebook
ALONG FOR THE RIDE Anticipation: A series of vignettes from a day of waiting, at a fevered pitch, for the O's and the ball to get rolling.
Hitting, not spitting, on stage R. Alomar's surge in postseason continues with two-run homer
O's Johnson opts to keep Davis out of starting lineup dTC Outfielder enters game in 7th; Berroa starts in right field, Baines at DH; ALCS notebook
Orioles get off to fast start Anderson flashes glove, power in the first inning; Erickson comes up strong; O's Alomar also hits homer; Cleveland held to four singles
Nine arrested for scalping at stadium No free zone in playoffs; counterfeit tickets absent during Game 1
Redesigned O's turn out to be model team
Erickson fills in the blanks Right-hander masters Indians on 4 hits in opening 8-inning gem; 'He didn't give us a chance'; Anderson, Alomar HRs only offense needed
Confident Johnson sees no need to add pitcher With Rhodes 'ready to go,' Orioles content to keep 10
WHAT'S TO HATE? Baseball: In Baltimore and Cleveland, cities with so much in common, familiarity does not breed contempt, even with the pennant at stake. Where are the Yankees when you need them?
Game remains, but emotion is yanked out
It's not the Yankees, but it's for pennant Baseball: The Orioles get a rematch for the league title, but it's the Indians who stand in the way of the World Series.
Brother, do Alomars want to win Roberto, Sandy wish best for each other to a point; Yankees-less letdown due?
Indians take Yanks' seat at O's party Overlooked Cleveland caps 2-game comeback beating Pettitte, 4-3; Rookie Wright again excels; Ramirez's 2-run hit sparks return to ALCS
Mussina toast of the town Ace's two-hit effort again beats Johnson, sends Orioles to ALCS; 'Two other steps to take'; Reboulet, Berroa homer as O's solve Seattle lefty for 5th time this year; Game 4, Orioles 3, Mariners 1
Down to last 4 outs, Indians force Game 5 Alomar homer in eighth, Vizquel hit in ninth beat Yanks, 3-2, tie series
Orioles fans craving rematch with Yankees Memories of last season are still bitter for some
O's flawless in Seattle Second straight 9-3 win puts O's in driver's seat for series ride home; Pain, not O's, KO's Moyer; Seattle bullpen ripped after lefty exits in fifth with sore arm, 2-1 lead; GAME 2 Orioles 9, Mariners 3
The Fan tries, by the numbers
O's set to carry fewer arms Three-man rotation, 10 pitchers likely in division playoffs
If Yankees Cone-less, chances slim
Yanks say bye for now in 8-2 win They pound O's 'pen to take final series in runaway style, 36-15; Kamieniecki exits down 3-1; East rivals could meet next in ALCS renewal
East rivals aren't locks for ALCS
Patchwork heals what was ailing
As days pass, wild-card race bound to draw O's
In N.Y., O's wait turn to be skewered
Orioles ready to get going, but without a few starters Sore elbow keeps Mussina off mound; Coppinger also ailing
O's hoping make-over puts beautiful face on season
Parents play a trump card Baseball: The 12-year-old boy who interfered in the outcome of an Orioles-Yankees playoff game will not be depicted on his own card.
Chances of O's upgrade downright poor
Yanks again prove they're ultimate comeback kids
Williams lights Yanks' fire Center fielder heats up with homer, 3 RBIs to key resurgence
Game 3 matchup
Soaked field fears prove to be all wet Hovering helicopters dry out drenched outfield
Rain drops Rogers back into Yankees' rotation Postponement forces Torre to use left-hander in Game 4; World Series notebook
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Game 1 matchup
Rain could help Braves extend reign Game 1 washout would increase Atlanta's pitching advantage; Pettitte to face Smoltz; Reshuffling starters harder for Yankees
Orioles '96: the season in review