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  • Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels

    Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Orioles center fielder¬†Adam Jones wasn’t worried at all that participating in the All-Star Game Home Run Derby would mess with his swing in the second half of the season. Jones said he seldom deviates from his swing-from-the-...
  • Orioles option Steve Clevenger, recall Bud Norris for tonight's start vs. Angels

    Orioles option Steve Clevenger, recall Bud Norris for tonight's start vs. Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – In order to make a room for Bud Norris from Double-A Bowie to make Monday’s start, the Orioles optioned catcher Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk before the game. Clevenger was recalled from Norfolk on July 11 to give the...
  • Preview: Astros at Athletics

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Astros at Athletics Less than 24 hours after ending a three-game losing streak against their division rivals, the league-leading Oakland Athletics attempt to win the three-game series when they host the Houston Astros in the...
  • Preview: Orioles at Angels

    With six games against the top two home teams in the majors coming out of the All-Star break, the Baltimore Orioles knew they had a chance to make a statement with a strong second-half start. The Orioles, who ended the Los Angeles Angels' team-record...
  • Orioles open second half with grueling stretch of games

    Orioles open second half with grueling stretch of games
    OAKLAND, CALIF. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter doesn't like to imply that one game is more important than another in a 162-game season, but he knows his team is facing a critical stretch coming out of the All-Star break. After winning 10 of 13, the...
  • Angels close deal for closer Street

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with trade details Angels close deal for closer Street The Los Angeles Angels landed a closer to help them make a run at an American League playoff spot during the second half of the season. The Angels reached...
  • Donaldson's walk-off propels A's past Orioles

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Donaldson's walk-off propels A's past Orioles OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics trailed 4-2 entering the bottom of the ninth inning Friday night, and it looked as if the Baltimore Orioles...
  • Trade gives Angels bullpen All-Star company in Huston Street

    Trade gives Angels bullpen All-Star company in Huston Street
    A bullpen that went from being a glaring weakness in April and May to a strength in June and July received a huge shot in the arm Friday night when the Angels acquired All-Star closer Huston Street in six-player trade with the San Diego Padres. The...
  • Race is on as teams head for second half

    (Reuters) - 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...
  • Angels are chasing A's, but anything could happen in second half

    Angels are chasing A's, but anything could happen in second half
    The Angels and Oakland Athletics are like a pair of cyclists who have broken away from the peloton, the A's holding the top spot in the American League West and the Angels in prime drafting position, 1 1/2 games back. The Angels, who at 57-37 have the...
  • Mac Engel: Rangers owners get the blame for this mess

    FORT WORTH, Texas His titles say "President, Baseball Operations/General Manager," which is what Jon Daniels wanted. Like any employee, just because he wanted it does not mean it was going to happen. Somebody above JD had to make those titles possible....