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  • Ubaldo Jimenez strikes out 10, earns first win in Orioles' 3-0 victory over Twins

    Ubaldo Jimenez strikes out 10, earns first win in Orioles' 3-0 victory over Twins
    MINNEAPOLIS — Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez flew here a day early, so he wasn't a part of the Orioles travel party that arrived in Minnesota around 5 a.m. local time after Thursday's doubleheader in Baltimore. Jimenez did his part to pick up...
  • After big night, new and old problems resurface for Orioles in 6-1 loss to Minnesota

    In baseball, the effects of an erratic schedule can last for several days. Even though they beat the Twins on Friday night after consecutive rainouts, a doubleheader and an ensuing early-morning arrival in Minnesota, Orioles manager Buck Showalter...
  • Will extra rest pay off for Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez this afternoon against the Twins?

    Will extra rest pay off for Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez this afternoon against the Twins?
    MINNEAPOLIS – The Orioles will face the Minnesota Twins this afternoon at Target Field with an opportunity to claim back-to-back road series wins for the first time since last September. If they win today to take two of three games here –...
  • Orioles manager Buck Showalter concerned about a bullpen burnout

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter concerned about a bullpen burnout
    MINNEAPOLIS – After the Orioles' 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday, there was definitely a rare tone of concern in manager Buck Showalter's voice. Over the past two seasons, Showalter has been masterful at preserving his bullpen. He's made...
  • Yasiel Puig impresses Torii Hunter, could draw more praise this week

    Yasiel Puig impresses Torii Hunter, could draw more praise this week
    The men who play baseball are fans of the sport too. The MLB Network is the default setting for every clubhouse television. When veterans hear about The Next Big Thing, well, they would rather not take the word of a talking head. They prefer to see with...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff (3.18 ERA) gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel. (1) DETROIT: Victor Martinez has nearly as many home runs (21) as...
  • Angels slide past Twins, 8-6

    Angels slide past Twins, 8-6
    KEY MOMENT: With the Angels leading, 7-6, Kevin Jepsen allowed a leadoff double to Danny Santana and walked Brian Dozier to open the seventh. But Howie Kendrick turned a nifty double play when he backhanded Joe Mauer's grounder, stepped on second,...
  • Kevin Jepsen lets Howie Kendrick turn key double play in Angels' win

    Kevin Jepsen lets Howie Kendrick turn key double play in Angels' win
    The natural instinct for a pitcher on a grounder up the middle is to lunge for the ball with your glove, stop it with your foot, do anything to knock it down. Angels reliever Kevin Jepsen fought that urge in the seventh inning Tuesday night, and it led to...
  • Much-maligned Angels bullpen provides relief in win over Twins

    Much-maligned Angels bullpen provides relief in win over Twins
    The Angels bullpen had taken a pounding in the previous eight games, allowing 17 earned runs in 21 2/3 innings and blowing four saves. Relievers entered Tuesday night with an 11-8 record, 4.49 earned run average and an American League-high 12 blown saves....
  • Angels beat Twins, 6-4, on strong outing by Jered Weaver

    Angels beat Twins, 6-4, on strong outing by Jered Weaver
    KEY MOMENT: A five-run cushion in the ninth was almost not enough for deposed closer Ernesto Frieri. The Twins loaded the bases with two outs on a single and two walks. Joe Smith gave up a three-run double to Joe Mauer to make it 6-4 and raise Frieri's...
  • Remembering Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, the 5.5 guy

    Remembering Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, the 5.5 guy
    There are two numbers we will remember in association with Tony Gwynn. One is 19, of course, the uniform number he wore with distinction as the right fielder for the San Diego Padres. The other is 5.5, a reference to the hole between third base and...