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  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. DODGERS: Only NL team with two triples from catchers (Butera, Olivo). Of course, catchers are also below .200. (3) 2. ANGELS: All this with little from Josh...
  • Orioles' Jonathan Schoop keeps eye on Little League World Series

    Orioles' Jonathan Schoop keeps eye on Little League World Series
    CLEVELAND -- Televisions in the Orioles’ clubhouse have shown the Little League World Series recently, and the major leaguers have been paying attention. But no Orioles player may be more interested than 22-year-old second baseman Jonathan Schoop....
  • After losing series against Indians, Orioles turn their attention to the Windy City

    After losing series against Indians, Orioles turn their attention to the Windy City
    CHICAGO – The Orioles open a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox on the South Side tonight at U.S. Cellular Field. The Orioles are coming off their first series loss since dropping two of three in Oakland on July 18-20, and they have...
  • Shane Greene Shuts Down Powerful Tigers, Yanks Win, 1-0

    NEW YORK — Shane Greene pitched eight-plus outstanding innings to lead the Yankees to a 1-0 victory in the finale of a four-game series with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon. Greene (3-1) continued an impressive run of starting pitching by...
  • Shane Greene Shuts Down Tigers In 1-0 Yankees Win

    Shane Greene Shuts Down Tigers In 1-0 Yankees Win
    NEW YORK -- Starting pitching was expected to dominate this week at Yankee Stadium by at least one team. That team was the New York Yankees, whose patchwork rotation dominated despite having four opening day starters on the disabled list. Shane Greene...
  • Yankees Edge Scherzer, Tigers

    Yankees Edge Scherzer, Tigers
    Jacoby Ellsbury had two hits and an RBI and Brandon McCarthy pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the Yankees defeated the Detroit Tigers 2-1 Monday in the opener of a four-game series at Yankee Stadium. Brett Gardner had two hits and scored on ...
  • No one could have seen this magical Orioles season coming

    No one could have seen this magical Orioles season coming
    It’s almost hard to get your arms around. Three years ago, the Orioles were a divisional doormat with a 14-year losing streak and a frustrated fan base that didn’t know if the franchise would ever figure out which way was up. Six months ago,...
  • Saturday's Game 1 recap: White Sox 5, Twins 1

     Saturday's Game 1 recap: White Sox 5, Twins 1
    The summary The American League Central also-rans faced each other in a Saturday doubleheader at U.S. Cellular Field. Jose Quintana struck out a career-high 13 batters in the first game to help the Sox to a 5-1 victory over the Twins. "I like when I...
  • Buchholz, Red Sox Beat Royals

    Buchholz, Red Sox Beat Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Clay Buchholz pitched effectively into the eighth inning and DHDavid Ortiz drove in his 99th run as the Boston Red Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night. The loss...
  • Answering some Orioles questions from Twitter ahead of Friday's doubleheader

    Answering some Orioles questions from Twitter ahead of Friday's doubleheader
    The Orioles take on the New York Yankees for a day-night doubleheader today in what should be the kickoff for clinch week -- assuming the Orioles can continue the momentum they built in a three-game sweep over the Boston Red Sox. I thought Thursday&...
  • McCarthy Pitches Yankees Past Royals

    McCarthy Pitches Yankees Past Royals
    Brandon McCarthy turned in 6 2/3 strong innings to get himself back on track and lead the New York Yankees to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals.  After being tagged for nine runs while dropping his previous two starts, McCarthy (6-4) yielded just...