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  • Yankees' 4-6-5-6-5-3-4 triple play thwarts any hopes for a late Orioles rally

    NEW YORK -- After the Yankees turned one of the weirdest triple plays you’d ever see in the eighth inning of the Orioles' 5-2 loss Friday night, the Yankees’ celebration was fitting for the act. Left-hander CC Sabathia pumped his fist in the...
  • For one game, at least, Orioles can't foil Yankees fans' expectations

    For one game, at least, Orioles can't foil Yankees fans' expectations
    Everything about the scene at Yankee Stadium reinforces the idea that the resident team is supposed to win — not just most of the time, but every night and, especially, every night in October. It's more than the 27 World Series flags on the...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, Angels' Mike Trout are MLB All-Stars

    Dodgers fans can talk about what might be. Angels fans can talk about what might have been. When the rosters for Major League Baseball's All-Star game were announced Saturday afternoon, the National League team included Dodgers left-hander Clayton...
  • Mariano Rivera: Breaking bats, and hitters' hearts, for 19 years

    Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford uses just any old bat when he faces Mariano Rivera. The more rickety and age-worn, the better. He knows there's a good chance his bat — and his at-bat — will be doomed by what many consider the most...
  • Mariano Rivera continues to give, and get, on his farewell tour

    Mariano Rivera continues to give, and get, on his farewell tour
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The greatest closer in baseball history brought his farewell tour to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington this week. And once again Mariano Rivera arranged to meet quietly with ordinary fans and stadium workers, as he has done in every city...
  • Angels and some fans could take a lesson from Red Sox and their fans

    Angels and some fans could take a lesson from Red Sox and their fans
    This column is a high-five to Boston Red Sox fans and their baseball organization. It is also a wrinkled brow and shake of the head to the same groups of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Sunday night, before the last regular-season game at Fenway Park...
  • Vegas favors a Michigan-Louisville national championship game

     
    It's April Fool's Day, but there's no foolin' around in Vegas where sports wagering is at a feverish pitch with the start of baseball season and the NCAA tournament now down to its Final Four. Vegas likes Michigan, slightly, over Syracuse and Louisville...
  • Orioles honor Mariano Rivera with bronze sculpture of a ball breaking a bat

    Orioles honor Mariano Rivera with bronze sculpture of a ball breaking a bat
    It took a while, but New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera finally got his sendoff in what was likely his final appearance at Camden Yards. A rain delay pushed back the Orioles' ceremony honoring the retiring Rivera. But when the future Hall of Famer...
  • Orioles down the stretch (Sept. 13)

    Orioles down the stretch (Sept. 13)
    [Back for its second year, "Down the Stretch" is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night Jim Johnson's error and...
  • Hokies overcome anemic offense in victory at ECU

    GREENVILLE, N.C. — Frank Beamer has adopted a beauty-pageant theme for Virginia Tech this football season, conceding repeatedly that his Hokies "aren't too pretty yet." Given its offense and special teams, Tech wouldn't even rate as Miss...
  • Orioles blow lead in the 8th inning and fall to the Yankees, 7-5

    Orioles blow lead in the 8th inning and fall to the Yankees, 7-5
    As dominating as Kevin Gausman was in his first inning of relief Tuesday night, and as well as he's pitched against the Yankees overall, the Orioles' rookie right-hander faced uncharted territory in the eighth inning against the heart of New York's...