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  • 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 acquire David Price from the Rays in three-team deal

    Tigers acquire David Price from the Rays in three-team deal
    In what appears to be the final blockbuster deal of the day, the Tampa Bay Rays traded left-handed ace David Price to the Detroit Tigers in a three-team deal involving the Seattle Mariners. In the deal, the Tigers get Price, the Mariners get Tigers...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team

    Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team
    As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market. With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
  • Baseball: Race is on as teams head for second half

    With the All-Star Game done and dusted, Major League Baseball zeroes in on the race for the postseason, with five of the six divisions looming as fights to the finish. The Oakland A's and Los Angeles Angels, who own the two best records in the major...
  • Baseball's best quotes of the week

    Baseball's best quotes of the week
    "Staying the course is becoming less appealing as the ugly losses continue." —Ron Fowler, San Diego Padres executive chairman, to Fox Sports, on the possibility that a shakeup is imminent. The Padres are 3-9 this month, with a batting average of...