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  • Price, Tigers shut down Twins 4-0 on Opening Day

    DETROIT David Price started Opening Day on Monday. And he almost finished it, too. In the first start of his free-agent year, the Detroit Tigers' left-hander nearly threw a complete game shutout to beat the Twins, 4-0, in front of a sell-out crowd of...
  • Detroit's J.D. Martinez hits baseball's 1st homer of 2015

    J.D. Martinez of the Detroit Tigers has hit the first home run of the 2015 baseball season. Martinez's drive off Minnesota's Phil Hughes in the second inning Monday cleared the wall in right-center field at Detroit's Comerica Park, giving the Tigers a 1-...
  • Sanchez roughed up, Bogusevic 2 HRs as Phillies top Tigers

    Sanchez roughed up, Bogusevic 2 HRs as Phillies top Tigers
    LAKELAND, Fla. — Anibal Sanchez was roughed up for the second time this spring, allowing two home runs to Brian Bogusevic as the split-squad Detroit Tigers lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Saturday. Sanchez gave up four runs on four hits...
  • Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez yanked early, allows six runs in spring training debut

    Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez yanked early, allows six runs in spring training debut
    If the Orioles’ 15-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday afternoon served any purpose, it was to be an abrupt reminder that the rebuilding of right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez won’t happen overnight. After nearly two weeks of workouts on the...
  • White Sox's Alexei Ramirez, Adam Eaton named Gold Glove finalists

    White Sox's Alexei Ramirez, Adam Eaton named Gold Glove finalists
    Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez and center fielder Adam Eaton were named finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award at their positions in the American League on Thursday. Ramirez joins the Orioles’ J.J. Hardy and the Royals’...
  • Royals sweep Orioles to reach World Series

    Royals sweep Orioles to reach World Series
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jason Vargas pitched effectively into sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals scored two runs in the first inning without getting the ball out of the infield in a 2-1 victory on Wednesday to sweep the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS....
  • Left-hander Andrew Miller fits well in back of the Orioles' dominating bullpen

    DETROIT -- As left-handed reliever Andrew Miller spoke to the media in the clubhouse hallway Sunday night after the Orioles' American League Division Series clincher in Detroit, he was interrupted by a bellow. "You did it, Andrew," said the excited...
  • Buck Showalter talks about Ubaldo Jimenez on ALDS roster, other moves

    Buck Showalter talks about Ubaldo Jimenez on ALDS roster, other moves
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said before Thursday's game that he faced some difficult choices in selecting the team’s American League Division Series roster, but he said the decision to add right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez gives his 11-man pitching...
  • Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez 'really happy' to be placed on ALDS roster

    Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez 'really happy' to be placed on ALDS roster
    Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez said he was somewhat surprised that he was added to the Orioles’ American League Division Series roster, but he thought he might have a chance after the way he had pitched down the stretch. “I was wondering,&...
  • Orioles announce ALDS roster; Jimenez on, Matusz and McFarland off

    The Orioles will only have two lefties in their bullpen for the American League Division Series that starts tonight at 5:37 p.m. against the Detroit Tigers, and Ubaldo Jimenez is a surprise addition to the roster. The Tigers don’t have many left-...
  • With eight runs in eighth, Orioles pull away for 12-3 win over Tigers in Game 1

    With eight runs in eighth, Orioles pull away for 12-3 win over Tigers in Game 1
    An announced sellout crowd formed a sea of orange throughout the seating bowl of Camden Yards -- waving orange rally towels that said “Welcome to October” -- ready for the return of postseason baseball to Baltimore. After nearly two weeks of...