Matt Wieters

Orioles grab playoff spot; Wieters, Gausman help beat Yanks

Buck Showalter was standing in his office at Yankee Stadium when Baltimore reliever Tommy Hunter popped in and grabbed the manager's arm, nudging him toward the thumping party in the clubhouse across the hall.

And when Showalter emerged through the protective plastic sheets hanging above the entryway, his players roared and doused him in bubbly.

Thanks to a victory in their regular-season finale, the power-hitting Orioles are on to the playoffs.

Matt Wieters homered from both sides of the plate, Kevin Gausman gave Baltimore a clutch pitching performance and Baltimore snagged an AL wild card by beating the New York Yankees 5-2 Sunday.

"It never really got...