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  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday: 1. DETROIT: Tigers starters have given up more than three runs in a game only twice since April 18 (1) 2. OAKLAND: Athletics have outscored opponents...
  • Orioles hit three home runs in 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays

    Orioles hit three home runs in 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter has said that as long as rookie Jonathan Schoop — like every young player growing into his role — plays well defensively, he can live with the infielder's struggles at the plate....
  • They said it: Baseball quotes of the week

    They said it: Baseball quotes of the week
    "It does feel good. I hope everybody enjoyed their bobblehead." —Ben Zobrist, Tampa Bay Rays infielder, after the Rays were forced to play a day-night doubleheader Thursday at Boston's Fenway Park. The Rays had wanted to make up a Wednesday...
  • Orioles and Rays starting lineups for the Grapefruit League finale tonight

    Orioles and Rays starting lineups for the Grapefruit League finale tonight
    SARASOTA, Fla. – The rain has subsided here at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, and it appears we’re going to play tonight as the Orioles are scheduled to host the Tampa Bay Rays at 7:05 p.m. Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez will make his final...
  • Orioles lose to Rays, 4-3, in final Grapefruit League game

    Orioles lose to Rays, 4-3, in final Grapefruit League game
    SARASOTA, FlA. – The Orioles finished their Grapefruit League schedule with a 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays under the lights at Ed Smith Stadium on Thursday night. The Rays plated the winning run in the top of the ninth off left-hander Troy...
  • Wei-Yin Chen starts strong, offense wakes up in Orioles' 7-1 win over Rays

    Wei-Yin Chen starts strong, offense wakes up in Orioles' 7-1 win over Rays
    In the eyes of Orioles manager Buck Showalter, left-hander Wei-Yin Chen battled some tough luck in his first two starts of the season. He pitched well enough to win, his skipper said, but was victimized by seeing-eye hits that led to some early exits....
  • Zach Britton tosses three more shutout innings in Orioles' 3-0 win Wednesday

    Zach Britton tosses three more shutout innings in Orioles' 3-0 win Wednesday
    Over the first two weeks of the season, left-hander Zach Britton has become a valuable weapon for the Orioles out of the bullpen. Britton provided more evidence of that during the Orioles' 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afternoon,...
  • J.B. Shuck has been a bright spot for Angels

    J.B. Shuck has been a bright spot for Angels
    General Manager Jerry Dipoto has been heavily criticized for his winter pitching moves that didn't pan out, Ryan Madson, Joe Blanton, Tommy Hanson and Sean Burnett providing little or no contributions to the Angels this season. But at least one under-...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Orioles lose the longest game in their history, 5-4 to the Rays in 18 innings

    Orioles lose the longest game in their history, 5-4 to the Rays in 18 innings
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – It started out as a must-win. It eventually became a must-end. On Friday night (and Saturday morning), the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays combined for the longest game, time-wise, in both franchises’ histories, a six...
  • Orioles fall further behind Rays with 7-4 loss

    Orioles fall further behind Rays with 7-4 loss
    The steady stream of fans rapidly heading toward the exits of Camden Yards in the ninth inning of the Orioles' 7-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night signaled that they had seen enough. A one-run game quickly spiraled into a five-run deficit for...