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  • For the Dodgers, three consecutive wins is news

    As statistics go, this one is pretty telling. Also, pretty ridiculous. The major league teams without a winning streak of longer than three games this season: the Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies....
  • Royals jump on White Sox early for 7-2 victory

    Royals jump on White Sox early for 7-2 victory
    Every team is a veritable contender in the American League Central at this juncture of the season. Only four games separated the first- and last-place teams at the start of Friday night's contests. So the White Sox are encouraged to generate the...
  • White Sox can't overcome Tigers' Max Scherzer

     White Sox can't overcome Tigers' Max Scherzer
    White Sox left-hander Chris Sale brushed off a rough outing in his last start to give the Tigers plenty of problems Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field. The Sox, however, found Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer even more problematic. Sale and...
  • Angels don't take a holiday in pursuit of first place

    Angels don't take a holiday in pursuit of first place
    At the traditional Memorial Day checkpoint, the Angels check out quite well. They have the third-best record in the American League, trailing only the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics. The Angels are 1 1/2 games out of first place in the AL West,...
  • Orioles fall, 7-5 to Tigers on Wednesday afternoon for fourth consecutive loss

    Orioles fall, 7-5 to Tigers on Wednesday afternoon for fourth consecutive loss
    The Orioles offense received the wake-up call it needed in the fourth inning of Wednesday afternoon’s series finale when Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander threw a 94-mph fastball behind designated hitter Nelson Cruz. The pitch...
  • Despite four-game skid, Orioles hit the road in first place

    Despite four-game skid, Orioles hit the road in first place
    The Orioles are in the exact same place they were when their current four-game losing streak began – atop the American League East standings. As the Orioles open their four-game series in Kansas City tonight, they will still hold a half-game...
  • Orioles fail to convert chances in 8-6 loss to Kansas City Royals on Sunday

    Orioles fail to convert chances in 8-6 loss to Kansas City Royals on Sunday
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The first seven weeks of the Orioles’ season has been defined, maybe more than anything, by the club’s inability to get on a roll offensively and on the mound simultaneously. This weekend at Kauffman Stadium was Exhibit A...
  • Orioles likely to add at least one relief pitcher before tonight's game vs. Indians

    Orioles likely to add at least one relief pitcher before tonight's game vs. Indians
    The Orioles return to Camden Yards today to begin a four-game series against the Cleveland Indians, who are coming off a three-game sweep of the American League Central-leading Detroit Tigers. It’s hard to say which Orioles team is going to show...
  • Bud Norris pitches into 8th inning, gets ejected in Orioles' 4-1 loss to Tigers

    Bud Norris pitches into 8th inning, gets ejected in Orioles' 4-1 loss to Tigers
    Bud Norris silenced the Detroit Tigers hitters early in his outing Saturday night by pitching inside effectively, but when his 113th and final pitch sailed inside and hit right fielder Torii Hunter, it wasn't received well. Tempers flared and both...
  • Tigers stay grounded after sweeping Indians

    Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter. "Congratulations to the Tigers,...
  • Angels lose to Rangers, 8-3, but Mike Trout's name pops up in MVP talk

    addCustomPlayer('1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', 'eplayer15'); The American League most valuable player debate is heating up, with Baltimore's Chris Davis muscling his way into the conversation with...