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  • Mark Reynolds unplugged: Orioles first baseman rips umpires after reversed call

    Mark Reynolds unplugged: Orioles first baseman rips umpires after reversed call
    DETROIT -- Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds lambasted the umpires following the Orioles’ 5-3 loss to the Tigers on Friday night, frustrated when home-plate umpire Tim Timmons overruled first-base ump Jeff Kellogg’s fifth-inning out call...
  • Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds expects to receive fine for comments

    Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds expects to receive fine for comments
    DETROIT -- Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds said Saturday he expects to receive a fine for his critical comment about the umpiring in Friday night’s 5-3 loss to the Tigers, but he didn’t really retreat from his statements. Reynolds was...
  • Theo, have I got a deal for you

    Theo, have I got a deal for you
    Victor Martinez DH’d for the Tigers in 112 games last season. Now he’s out for the year with a knee injury. Tell me Theo Epstein was phoning Detroit about Alfonso Soriano. Sounds like a pipe dream. Sounds like I’m wake ‘n bakin&...
  • Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel ejected in fourth inning against Tigers

    Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel ejected in fourth inning against Tigers
    Right-hander Jason Hammel was ejected in the fourth inning Saturday when he hit the first batter he faced after allowing three consecutive home runs to the Detroit Tigers in Saturday’s 10-3 loss. Hammel hit Tigers left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo in...
  • Jason Hammel ejected after giving up three HRs in Orioles' 10-3 loss to Tigers

    Jason Hammel ejected after giving up three HRs in Orioles' 10-3 loss to Tigers
    The debate whether right-hander Jason Hammel intentionally threw at Detroit Tigers left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo's head was markedly one-sided in both clubhouses following the the Orioles' ugly 10-3 loss Saturday. Both dugouts agreed that Hammel had no...
  • Angels' Dan Haren hopes for turnaround in Detroit

     
    Dan Haren (pictured at right) closed the first half of the season with four wins in a row -- including consecutive starts in which he did not allow a run. But it's been rougher sledding since the All-Star break, with......
  • Pitcher Tyler Chatwood roughed up in Angels loss to Tigers

     
    Five days after one of his best starts of the season, Angels right-hander Tyler Chatwood (pictured above) had one of his worst Friday, giving up six runs in 5 1/3 innings of a 12-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Chatwood,......
  • Justin Verlander comes within four outs of no-hitter to beat Angels

     
    Fans filing into Comerica Park on Sunday were handed a poster commemorating Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander's no-hitter in Toronto in May. Then they were nearly treated to an encore, with Verlander coming within four outs of another no-hitter in Detroit'...
  • Angels rest Vernon Wells against Tigers

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia has tried to rest his regulars at least once during the team's 10-day tour of the hot and humid Eastern time zone. Friday it was Vernon Wells' turn, with Howie Kendrick spelling the veteran in left......
  • Jered Weaver to appeal 6-game suspension; Scioscia out for 1 game

     
    Angels: Jered Weaver, as expected, received a six-game suspension and a fine for throwing at Detroit catcher Alex Avila. The Angels ace has decided to appeal. Manager Mike Scioscia also received a one-game suspension....
  • Bill Plaschke: Jered Weaver was wrong

     
    Jered Weaver made a mistake in throwing the purpose pitch against Detroit, says Bill Plaschke....