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  • 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....
  • Angels: Jered Weaver to drop appeal of six-game suspension

     
    One night after saying he planned to go through with an appeal of his six-game suspension for throwing over the head of Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila last Sunday, Angels ace Jered Weaver has changed his mind. Weaver will drop......
  • Angels move Pineiro to bullpen; Weaver expected to drop appeal

     
    Struggling right-hander Joel Pineiro was removed from the rotation and demoted to the bullpen before Thursday night's game against the Minnesota Twins, but Manager Mike Scioscia said he won't name a replacement until early next week. Because of Monday's...
  • O's on pace for 100 losses after Guthrie's implosion

    O's on pace for 100 losses after Guthrie's implosion
    It is nights like Saturday when a 100-loss season not only looks like a strong possibility for these 2011 Orioles, but also seems to be their destiny. The Orioles had a five-run lead after two innings and a four-run advantage after five before Jeremy...
  • Tigers Rally Again to Beat Baltimore 6-5

    Tigers Rally Again to Beat Baltimore 6-5
    Ryan Raburn capped a five-run sixth inning with a two-run single to send the Detroit Tigers to a 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the middle tilt of a three game series. Miguel Cabrera belted a two-run homer, Alex Avila had an RBI double and...
  • Orioles batters back up Reyes in 8-5 win over Tigers

    Orioles batters back up Reyes in 8-5 win over Tigers
    From the Orioles' perspective, nearly everything seemed gloomy prior to Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers. The weather was rainy and miserable, the tarp was on the field, and the forecast showed no let up in sight. Even if the game did go on as...
  • Tigers Rally Falls Short, Baltimore Wins 8-5

    Tigers Rally Falls Short, Baltimore Wins 8-5
    Nick Markakis went 3-for-5 with a home run and four RBI to power the Orioles past the Tigers, 8-5, and avoid a three-game sweep. Nolan Reimold doubled twice and scored three runs, and Vladimir Guerrero knocked in a pair of runs for Baltimore, which...
  • Thome Hits 600th Career Home Run as Twins Top Tigers

    Thome Hits 600th Career Home Run as Twins Top Tigers
    Jim Thome finished 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs -- including his 600th career blast -- and drove in five as Minnesota outslugged Detroit, 9-6, in the opener of a three-game series from Comerica Park. The historic blast came in the seventh inning off...
  • Verlander Win MLB-Best 18th Game As Tigers Top Twins 7-1

    Verlander Win MLB-Best 18th Game As Tigers Top Twins 7-1
    Miguel Cabrera knocked in three runs and Justin Verlander pitched into the eighth inning to help the Tigers take a 7-1 victory over the Twins in the second test of a three-game series. Verlander (18-5) allowed one run on seven hits and a walk in 7 2/3...
  • Inge Homers In Return To Detroit

    Inge Homers In Return To Detroit
    Brandon Inge marked his return from the minors with a home run and a pair of RBI in the Detroit Tigers' 10-1 shellacking of the Cleveland Indians. Ramon Santiago went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI, while Alex Avila and Victor Martinez each scored...