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  • By signing with Orioles, South Korean pitcher Suk-min Yoon nears goal of pitching in U.S.

    By signing with Orioles, South Korean pitcher Suk-min Yoon nears goal of pitching in U.S.
    SARASOTA, FLA. — Suk-min Yoon spent his childhood in South Korea idolizing fellow countryman Chan Ho Park as he became the first South Korean-born player to pitch the major leagues, all while hoping that one day he could follow in Park's footsteps....
  • Orioles agree to terms with free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz on one-year deal

    SARASOTA, Fla. — The Orioles' sudden spring training spending spree continued Saturday as the club agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz, according to industry sources. The deal, which is pending a physical...
  • Orioles nearing deal with left-hander Johan Santana

    SARASOTA, Fla. – Two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana visited the Ed Smith Stadium Complex on Monday morning with little fanfare — the latest veteran seeking a second baseball life with the Orioles. The Orioles were nearing a minor...
  • What's wrong with box-office projections? 'Gravity' boosts 3-D.

    What's wrong with box-office projections? 'Gravity' boosts 3-D.
    After the coffee. Before trying to fix parking at Dodger Stadium. The Skinny: I'm a little groggy today, but it's for a good reason: I was at the Dodgers game last night. It was a great experience except for leaving the stadium. I'm not the first to...
  • Garrett Richards sharp, Scott Downs is not in Angels' 3-1 loss to A's

    OAKLAND -- A successful return to the rotation by Angels right-hander Garrett Richards on Saturday was marred by a rare meltdown by reliever Scott Downs, who gave up a pinch-hit, two-run home run to Derek Norris in the seventh inning of a 3-1 loss to...
  • Jerome Williams, Angels can't dig out of early hole

    Jerome Williams, Angels can't dig out of early hole
    OAKLAND — Forks and knives scraping plates were all that broke the silence in the Angels clubhouse Friday night after a 6-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics dropped them 11 games back in the American League West. It has become an all-too-familiar...
  • Coco Crisp homers off Darren O'Day in 9th inning as A's beat Orioles, 2-1

    Chris Tillman, who in the past year has transformed from promising arm to All-Star, shut down a dangerous Oakland Athletics lineup through eight innings Saturday afternoon for one of the Orioles' most dominating starting performances of the season. But,...
  • Watch Torii Hunter hit walk-off three-run homer for Tigers

    Watch Torii Hunter hit walk-off three-run homer for Tigers
    Your browser does not support iframes.   Think the Angels would like to have this guy back? Torii Hunter lifted the Detroit Tigers to victory Thursday against Oakland by hitting a walk-off three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth against A's...
  • Orioles drop first game of road trip, losing 3-2 to Oakland A's

    Orioles drop first game of road trip, losing 3-2 to Oakland A's
    OAKLAND – The Orioles got what they expected Friday in their first meaningful late season game against the Oakland A’s in 20 years: A tense, low-scoring contest that the A’s ultimately won 3-2. The Orioles also received something they...
  • Angels rally in ninth but lose to A's, 2-1, in 10 innings

     
    Cliff Pennington squeezed a triple between Angels left fielder Vernon Wells and center fielder Peter Bourjos to open the 10th inning and scored on Conor Jackson's one-out grounder to shortstop Wednesday, and the Oakland Athletics avoided a three-game...
  • Angels can't solve Brett Anderson in 4-3 loss to A's

     
    Left-hander Brett Anderson held the Angels scoreless on three hits for eight innings Thursday, and the Oakland Athletics held on for a 4-3 victory in Angel Stadium. Mark Trumbo followed Erick Aybar's leadoff single and Alberto Callaspo's two-out walk...