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  • On The Fly: Rookie Pitcher Steven Matz Boosts Mets' Offense

    On The Fly: Rookie Pitcher Steven Matz Boosts Mets' Offense
    So you thought another young starting pitcher couldn't solve all the Mets' problems? We submit Steven Matz. The lefty from Long Island had to wait, as it took forever for the Mets to nudge a run across Sunday and complete the game suspended on Saturday, a...
  • Jerry Greene: A salute to Saints TE Benjamin Watson's moving response to Charleston shootings

    Jerry Greene: A salute to Saints TE Benjamin Watson's moving response to Charleston shootings
    Most Sundays, my goal for the Cheap Seats is to provide you with a Page 2 escape from the heavy issues that often dominate both Page 1 of the sports section and Page 1 of the newspaper. Most Sundays, our hearts are light here. Most Sundays . . . Not...
  • Chris Davis' mitt fails him as O's commit two errors in Red Sox's five-run sixth, fall 5-1

    Chris Davis' mitt fails him as O's commit two errors in Red Sox's five-run sixth, fall 5-1
    Chris Davis has taken countless routine ground balls without incident, so he has never had any reason to not trust his first baseman's mitt. But one everyday play gone wrong spelled the Orioles' undoing in their 5-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday...
  • Still hot without Adam Jones, O's win third straight, 6-4 over Red Sox

    Still hot without Adam Jones, O's win third straight, 6-4 over Red Sox
    David Lough knows he's not Adam Jones in the power department, but he's just hoping to hold down center field and do his part to keep the surging Orioles winning until the All-Star and Gold Glove winner returns from a nagging right shoulder injury. In...
  • Lough's jack lifts Birds past Boston

    Lough's jack lifts Birds past Boston
    BOSTON (AP) — David Lough hit a three-run homer in Baltimore's four-run second inning and the Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Tuesday night, their 12th win in 15 games. The Red Sox had a chance to tie it in the ninth after Dustin Pedroia's...
  • MLB power rankings for June 23

    MLB power rankings for June 23
    It feels like just yesterday that the thought of any teams from the American League East entering these hallowed rankings would be kind of a joke. But after two returned last week, more are back this week. Has the Orioles’ hot stretch been enough to...
  • Cubs don't fear Dodgers, Cardinals after dominant pitching performances

     Cubs don't fear Dodgers, Cardinals after dominant pitching performances
    MINNEAPOLIS — Bring it on. That seems to be the Cubs' theme after Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta had dominant performances to help them win a series against the surprising Twins with the National League-power Dodgers and Cardinals ahead in the next...
  • The American League East renaissance continues

    The American League East renaissance continues
    Nineteenth-century British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli cautioned against putting too much faith in statistics, but he was probably a cricket fan, so his credibility in the area of team sports is clearly suspect. Here's a statistic that cannot...
  • Orioles outslug Blue Jays, earn series win with 13-9 victory

    Orioles outslug Blue Jays, earn series win with 13-9 victory
    Even after they plated seven runs in the top of the second inning in Sunday’s series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Orioles knew they weren’t guaranteed victory, not against a perilous lineup batting with the Rogers Centre dome roof...
  • Observation deck: Hard to see baseball greats falling behind A-Rod

    Observation deck: Hard to see baseball greats falling behind A-Rod
    A-Rod milestone march getting old: No one can argue that Alex Rodriguez hasn't served his time and isn't entitled to continue his major league career. But his solid presence in the New York Yankees lineup would be a lot easier to swallow if we didn't have...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    The Times' Major League Baseball rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: 1. ST. LOUIS: The Cardinals lead the league in grit, wins and FBI investigations. (1) 2. KANSAS CITY: The Royals limit their hacking to the All-Star game vote. (3) 3....