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  • McCarthy shuts down Rays for second win

    GLENDALE — The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) starting pitcher, Oakland Athletics: McCarthy rebounded from a rough outing against the Detroit Tigers on July 20 with one of his best...
  • Rays roll past Orioles, 5-2, as they chase Red Sox

    Rays roll past Orioles, 5-2, as they chase Red Sox
    The Orioles stuck to their usual September story line on Monday night, opening the first full series of the month here against a division rival that came into Camden Yards on a roll and bursting with incentive to mop the infield with the last-place home...
  • James Shields deal the latest of many clever Rays trades

    James Shields deal the latest of many clever Rays trades
    One of the teams the Orioles had to outlast to make the playoffs last season was the Tampa Bay Rays, and on Sunday night, the Rays made one of the biggest trades of the offseason. The Rays dealt right-handers James Shields and Wade Davis to the Kansas...
  • Orioles pregame: Andino gets start at third; Thome receives epidural

    Orioles pregame: Andino gets start at third; Thome receives epidural
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Orioles open their three-game series tonight against Tampa Bay here at Tropicana Field. This weekend's series is important for both teams. The Orioles and Rays are both 55-50 and 1 1/2 games out of the second American League...
  • The "Evil Empire" falls victim to same umpire again

    The "Evil Empire" falls victim to same umpire again
    Yankees manager Joe Girardi had to be talking to himself on Friday night after an apparent double down the left field line by Eduardo Nunez in the fifth inning caromed off the knee of third base umpire Jerry Meals and bounded right to shortstop Ben...
  • Wegner tosses out Quintana, Ventura and any clue he might've had

    Wegner tosses out Quintana, Ventura and any clue he might've had
    The good thing about a sleepy, half-empty domed stadium like Tropicana Field is that everybody got to hear Hawk Harrelson go off on Mark Wegner. If you missed it, I assume you’re reading this in the hereafter. Whatever, here’s an extended...
  • Orioles drop out of first place with 5-0 loss to Tampa Bay

    Orioles drop out of first place with 5-0 loss to Tampa Bay
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Despite the strong start the Orioles had throughout the season's first seven weeks, they never owned a lead atop the American League East of more than two games. Heading into Friday's game against the co-division leading Rays,...
  • Matusz dazzles as Orioles beat Rays, 2-1, and climb back into first place

    Matusz dazzles as Orioles beat Rays, 2-1, and climb back into first place
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Orioles needed a starting pitching performance to remember Saturday night. They needed something to restore faith in their rotation, something to help stop their sudden swoon. Brian Matusz was up for the challenge. The...
  • Quintana is Spanish for 'Decision time, White Sox'

    Quintana is Spanish for 'Decision time, White Sox'
    Something has to give, and it ought to be Philip Humber. Or maybe Gavin Floyd. Whatever, someone has to give up his spot in the White Sox rotation to make room for Jose Quintana. The kid left-hander just went down to St. Louis and won his matchup...
  • Johnson lowers his ERA to 1.62 with another strong start Sunday

    Johnson lowers his ERA to 1.62 with another strong start Sunday
    ¬†PORT CHARLOTTE – For two innings in Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay, Josh Johnson felt and looked as good as he did at the start of last season, when he was arguably the most dominant pitcher in baseball. ¬†After walking two and needing 18...
  • As expected, Adam Jones is only Oriole on U.S. roster for World Baseball Classic

    As expected, Adam Jones is only Oriole on U.S. roster for World Baseball Classic
    As expected, the Orioles' only representative on USA Baseball's 27-man provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic is center fielder Adam Jones. The rosters for the rest of the countries will be announced later today, so other Orioles could be...