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  • Orioles shut out of the Sporting News' AL All-Star team voting

    Orioles shut out of the Sporting News' AL All-Star team voting
    The Orioles aren't getting much love in postseason awards so far this offseason. A day after Orioles manager Buck Showalter finished second in the Sporting News' American League Manager of the Year voting, none of the team's players were selected for...
  • Orioles fall short of ultimate goal

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Baltimore Orioles - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Buck Showalter had guided the New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks and Baltimore Orioles to postseason play. He was selected the American League manager of...
  • Royals sweep Orioles to reach World Series

    Royals sweep Orioles to reach World Series
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jason Vargas pitched effectively into sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals scored two runs in the first inning without getting the ball out of the infield in a 2-1 victory on Wednesday to sweep the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS....
  • Somewhere the sun is shining [Editorial]

    Somewhere the sun is shining [Editorial]
    It was somewhere around the time when J.J. Hardy came up to bat with two outs in the top of the 9th inning in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series trailing Kansas City 2-1 while also behind in the best-of-seven series, 3-0, when it occurred...
  • Playoff-perfect Royals sweep Orioles for AL title

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange Playoff-perfect Royals sweep Orioles for AL title KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After a playoff drought lasting 10,565 days, the Kansas City Royals are going back to the World Series. They are doing it in...
  • Royals on verge of World Series berth after 2-1 win over Orioles

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. He had inspired headlines and siphoned up attention with his verbiage for the past two days, but as Jarrod Dyson sprinted the final 90 feet toward home on Tuesday, he ran with his mouth sealed shut. In a 2-1 victory over the Orioles,...
  • Royals win again to go up 3-0 in ALCS series vs. Orioles

    Royals win again to go up 3-0 in ALCS series vs. Orioles
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The formula worked well for the Kansas City Royals all season: Get a lead late and let the bullpen hold it. It worked to perfection Tuesday night. Pinch runner Jarrod Dyson scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and Kansas...
  • Key moments from Game 3 of the American League Championship Series

    Key moments from Game 3 of the American League Championship Series
    Starting nod: Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez arrives in the media interview room at 6:15 p.m. ET to talk about his tentatively scheduled start in Game 4. Of course, Buck Showalter had said minutes earlier that Gonzalez would only start Wednesday if he...
  • After 2-1 loss to Royals in Game 3, Orioles one game away from elimination

    After 2-1 loss to Royals in Game 3, Orioles one game away from elimination
    At this point, the Orioles don’t need magic. They need a miracle. For a franchise that has waited so long to be in this spotlight -- 17 long years since its last trip to the American League Championship Series -- nearing the possibility of an...
  • Old-school Royals doing it with speed, defense

     Old-school Royals doing it with speed, defense
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Any Royals player saying the American League Championship Series will not go back to Baltimore would have come as a surprise. That the bold prediction came from Jarrod Dyson, someone few outside Kansas City have heard of, made...
  • Lorenzo Cain embodies the never-quit spirit of these Kansas City Royals

    BALTIMORE By the time the Royals had finished unfurling the latest chapter in this magical, mystical tour of theirs on Saturday at Camden Yards, the Baltimore Orioles could be forgiven if they couldn't shrug off the specter of outfielder Lorenzo Cain. In...