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  • 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....
  • Late rally falls short for Birds

    Late rally falls short for Birds
    TORONTO (AP) — Marco Estrada took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, Edwin Encarnacion had two RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays won their ninth straight home game Friday night, beating the Baltimore Orioles 5-4. Batting for Steve Pearce, pinch-...
  • Nationals OF Harper strains hamstring, exits in loss to Rays

    As Nationals star Bryce Harper took an awkward tumble in the wet outfield Thursday night, he felt something few associate with the brawny slugger: Fear. Harper might have escaped a serious injury, straining his left hamstring while making a throw in...
  • Nationals OF Harper hurts leg making throw in loss to Rays

    Nationals OF Harper hurts leg making throw in loss to Rays
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington star Bryce Harper exited early after hurting his left leg while taking an awkward tumble making a throw, and the Nationals lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Thursday night. There was no announcement by the Nationals...
  • Connolly's Bar: Do the Blue Jays concern you the most in the AL East?

    Connolly's Bar: Do the Blue Jays concern you the most in the AL East?
    The Tampa Bay Rays have the best record in the American League East. The New York Yankees have the biggest payroll. The Boston Red Sox made the most offseason moves of significance. And yet, when I look at this division – right now – I...
  • Sandoval benched by Boston after using Instagram during game

    Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval was benched by manager John Farrell for Thursday night's game against Atlanta after using his Instagram account during a loss to the Braves. Boston is last in the AL East at 28-39 and has lost eight of its last...
  • O's held scoreless after first, Phillies halt skid at nine with 2-1 win

    O's held scoreless after first, Phillies halt skid at nine with 2-1 win
    Usually when the Orioles can't hit a journeyman starter and lose a one-run game to a vastly inferior team, there's at least an undercurrent of disappointment in their clubhouse. That wasn't there at all Thursday after the Orioles' 2-1 loss to the...
  • Souza homers in return as Rays drop Nationals

    Souza homers in return as Rays drop Nationals
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Souza Jr. hit his 13th home run of the season and Curt Casali blasted the first of his career to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Washington Nationals 5-0 on Wednesday night. Souza and Casali each had three hits, with...
  • Markakis, Ciriaco Power Braves Past Red Sox 5-2

    Markakis, Ciriaco Power Braves Past Red Sox 5-2
    ATLANTA (AP) — Nothing came easily for the Braves' offense, but manager Fredi Gonzalez liked what he saw. "We battled offensively," he said. "We had to scratch and claw for every single run." Nick Markakis singled in the go-ahead run in the...