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Alex Avila

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  • 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...
  • Key moments from the Orioles' series-clinching win over the Tigers

    Key moments from the Orioles' series-clinching win over the Tigers
    Pregame introductions: As the Orioles are introduced before Game 3, former Tigers outfielder Delmon Young does not get a friendly reception. And it's difficult to tell whether Tigers fans are booing Nelson Cruz because it sounds the same as when Orioles...
  • Tigers season wrapup: Bullpen is top priority

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers season wrapup: Bullpen is top priority DETROIT -- After three postseasons sabotaged by bad bullpens it should be no secret what the Detroit Tigers make their top priority this off-season. The...
  • Tigers' Avila hit in head with foul ball, leaves game

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adds dateline Tigers' Avila hit in head with foul ball, leaves game DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila left Sunday's American League Division Series Game 3 against the Baltimore Orioles after taking a foul...
  • 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...
  • For Bud Norris, postseason start is 'pretty much what you dream for'

    For Bud Norris, postseason start is 'pretty much what you dream for'
    DETROIT — Because he has spent most of his six-season career with the Houston Astros, Orioles right-hander Bud Norris has never had the opportunity to pitch in the postseason. That changes Sunday, when Norris will start Game 3 of the American League...
  • Behind Cruz homer, O's complete sweep of Tigers

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adds new Ausmus quote in seventh graf; moves down one Showalter quote to end Behind Cruz homer, O's complete sweep of Tigers DETROIT -- Three consecutive Cy Young Award winners started...
  • Recap: Orioles 2, Tigers 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Orioles 2, Tigers 1 Orioles 2, Tigers 1: Nelson Cruz homered and Bud Norris struck out six in 6 1/3 scoreless innings as visiting Baltimore completed a three-game sweep of Detroit in their American League Division Series....