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  • Phillies can't completely rally two nights in a row, lose to Mets 5-4

    PHILADELPHIA — Part of the success the Phillies had in sweeping the Houston Astros earlier this week was hitting the long ball. Philadelphia had one home run in each of the three games in the series, including the eventual game-winner Thursday...
  • Phillies claim Jerome Williams off waivers, designate Sean O'Sullivan for assignment

    Phillies claim Jerome Williams off waivers, designate Sean O'Sullivan for assignment
    The Phillies claimed right-hander Jerome Williams off waivers from the Texas Rangers Sunday afternoon. Williams, 32, has spent his season between the Houston Astros and Rangers. Combined, he’s appeared in 28 games and has a 6.71 ERA. In his two...
  • Ruf learning, staying positive in current role

    PHILADELPHIA — Things have not gone as smoothly as Darin Ruf would have liked this season. He injured his oblique at the worst possible time in spring training and then got hurt again in June at Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Partially because of the...
  • Behind trio of left-handers led by Wei-Yin Chen, Orioles beat Mariners, 2-1

    Behind trio of left-handers led by Wei-Yin Chen, Orioles beat Mariners, 2-1
    Before reporters had a chance to ask Wei-Yin Chen a question Friday night following his tremendous performance in a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners, the Orioles left-hander said he needed to make a statement. Chen wanted to dedicate his eight-...
  • With bullpen an option, Orioles still deciding how to use Ubaldo Jimenez

    With bullpen an option, Orioles still deciding how to use Ubaldo Jimenez
    TORONTO — The Orioles still don’t know their next step with pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez, but sending the veteran right-hander to the bullpen for the time being is among the possibilities. Jimenez, who remains on the 15-day disabled list with a...
  • Howard lifts Phillies over Astros in 15th inning

    Howard lifts Phillies over Astros in 15th inning
    PHILADELPHIA — Heading into Tuesday night's game against the Houston Astros, the Phillies had three streaks they wanted to see end. The first was a 21-inning scoreless stretch they carried into the evening. The other two were Ryan Howard's 0-for-...
  • Orioles promote utility player Jimmy Paredes from Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles promote utility player Jimmy Paredes from Triple-A Norfolk
    Manager Buck Showalter isn’t waiting for rosters to expand Monday to give the Orioles the kind of position player depth that he thinks they will need for the stretch run. The Orioles selected the contract of utility player Jimmy Paredes from...
  • Marlins' Cosart thrives with simple formula

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  • Getting help from old and new sources, Orioles hold on for 3-2 win over Minnesota

    Getting help from old and new sources, Orioles hold on for 3-2 win over Minnesota
    During this first-place run, Orioles manager Buck Showalter is continually asked about the resiliency of his club, primarily the way it has been able to bounce back after absorbing injuries to key players. And he usually delivers the same answer: The...
  • McCarthy pitches four-hitter for Yankees

    McCarthy pitches four-hitter for Yankees
    NEW YORK -- It would have been easy for Brandon McCarthy to think he has a small margin of error with a three-run lead. Instead, McCarthy treated his latest start like a scoreless game and remained locked in on the opposing hitters. McCarthy's pitches...
  • Angels power past Oakland Athletics in 9-4 victory

    Angels power past Oakland Athletics in 9-4 victory
    KEY MOMENT: Oakland's Scott Kazmir breezed through a first inning in which he made just six pitches. But his former teammates roughed him up in their next two at-bats with Josh Hamilton scoring twice and driving in two runs and Erick Aybar doubling in two...