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  • Guthrie's start falls apart in 7th in Orioles' 6-2 loss

    Guthrie's start falls apart in 7th in Orioles' 6-2 loss
    On one pitch, Jeremy Guthrie's outing against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night quickly morphed from unlucky to unsuccessful. Despite trailing by a run, Guthrie took a quality start into the bottom of the seventh, when Billy Butler crushed a...
  • Orioles notes: Machado has made playing third base seem like second nature

    Orioles notes: Machado has made playing third base seem like second nature
    Since being called up Aug. 9, rookie Manny Machado has started each of the Orioles' last 19 games — all at third base. Pretty impressive for a 20-year-old, who was drafted with the third overall pick in 2010 to be the shortstop of the future and...
  • Jones' homer in 15th gives Orioles 4-3 win over Royals

    Jones' homer in 15th gives Orioles 4-3 win over Royals
    Adam Jones stepped up the plate for his seventh at-bat Wednesday night with the voices of the hecklers around home plate ringing in his ears. With Kauffman Stadium emptied out from 15 innings of baseball, he could hear the Royals fans reminding him of his...
  • Butler, Moustakas lead Royals past D-backs 7-3

    Butler, Moustakas lead Royals past D-backs 7-3
    Billy Butler and Mike Moustakas homered, Bruce Chen won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 Saturday night.     Butler homered to left-center in the third with Alcides Escobar aboard. Butler also drove in...
  • Royals squeeze out runs late to beat the Orioles

    The hit that turned the tables on the Orioles on Saturday evening was one that reliever Darren O'Day had never seen in his two-decade-long baseball career. It opened the door for a young Kansas City Royals team that needed just that opportunity against an...
  • Orioles are 'going hard' after Brewers' Greinke, industry source says

    Orioles are 'going hard' after Brewers' Greinke, industry source says
    With the non-waiver trade deadline coming at the end of the month, the Orioles are "going hard" after Milwaukee Brewers' Zack Greinke, according to an industry source. The source, an executive with another big-league club, said the Orioles appear to be...
  • Royals lock up SS Escobar with 4-yr extension

    Royals lock up SS Escobar with 4-yr extension
    The Kansas City Royals have signed shortstop Alcides Escobar to a $10.5 million, four-year contract extension that includes two option years that could drive the value to $21.75 million. The team announced the deal Thursday. Escobar will make $1 million...
  • Early starts force some changes for Angels

     
    The Angels' season-opening series with the Royals calls for four games starting at four different times. So with Saturday's 12:10 p.m. CDT start -- the earliest first-pitch on the trip -- following Friday's 7:10 game -- the latest first pitch......
  • Scioscia switches things up for Angels' second game

     
    With the Angels facing left-hander Jeff Francis on Friday, Manager Mike Scioscia made a few switches to his lineup, elevating switch-hitting shortstop Erick Aybar from sixth to first in the batting order, sitting switch-hitter Maicer Izturis and giving...
  • Angels unveil a new lineup -- again

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia used more than 130 different lineups last year. But four games into the new season he's already on pace to better that mark. When Erick Aybar was removed from the batting order late Sunday morning Scioscia......
  • Angels' long sojourn ends with a loss, 2-0

     
    Tyler Chatwood gave the Angels one of the best performances of his brief major league career Wednesday, shutting Kansas City out on five hits through 7 2/3 innings, but it went for naught when Billy Butler hit a disputed two-run......