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  • With chance at AL's top seed, Orioles look for ways to rest some key players

    With chance at AL's top seed, Orioles look for ways to rest some key players
    Now that the Orioles have clinched the American League East title, the regular season is all over but the roster shuffling. The Orioles headed into Wednesday night trailing the Los Angeles Angels by three games for the top seed in the AL while leading...
  • With 8-2 win Tuesday, Orioles clinch first American League East title since 1997

    With 8-2 win Tuesday, Orioles clinch first American League East title since 1997
    After the Orioles drained bottles of champagne inside the home clubhouse of Camden Yards, leaving behind not a dry spot in a room littered with corks and empty beer bottles, they ran toward the dugout for a postgame party that Baltimore had long awaited....
  • Showalter will balance rest vs. chase for home field

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Baltimore Orioles - INSIDE PITCH BALTIMORE -- Despite already being crowned AL East champions, the Orioles still have much at stake in the final 10 games of the season. One day after clinching the division,...
  • Notes on Marcus Stroman's suspension, Orioles resting, Christian Walker's debut

    Notes on Marcus Stroman's suspension, Orioles resting, Christian Walker's debut
    It took 48 hours, but the disciplinary sanctions the Orioles were hoping for were passed down by Major League Baseball on Wednesday. Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman was suspended six games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing...
  • Fans join in celebration as Orioles win first AL East title since 1997

    Fans join in celebration as Orioles win first AL East title since 1997
    The Orioles clinching a division title had been inevitable for weeks. But for fans who'd waited 17 years to reclaim bragging rights in the American League East, witnessing the actual moment at Camden Yards Tuesday night seemed essential. A sweet...
  • Reflecting on memorable scenes from the Orioles' celebration Tuesday

    Reflecting on memorable scenes from the Orioles' celebration Tuesday
    One of the best things about being a sportswriter during a clinching celebration -- whether it’s a division title like the Orioles captured Tuesday night or a World Series, which I’ve covered five times in my career -- is the ability to be...
  • Showalter proud of his division-winning Orioles

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Baltimore Orioles - INSIDE PITCH BALTIMORE -- Now that the Baltimore Orioles have clinched the American League East title, which they did with Tuesday's 8-2 rout of the Toronto Blue Jays, manager Buck Showalter...
  • Orioles clinch AL East title

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Seidel, The Sports Xchange Orioles clinch AL East title BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles sat 41 games under the .500 mark when Buck Showalter took over as manager in August 2010. Four years later, they are champions. Steve...
  • With 5-2 victory over Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles on cusp of AL East title

    With 5-2 victory over Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles on cusp of AL East title
    All the postseason math — all the talk of magic numbers and scoreboard watching — is now a thing of the past. Just one win now separates the Orioles and their first American League East division title since 1997. Opening up their three-...
  • Orioles one win away from AL East title with win over Blue Jays

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Seidel, The Sports Xchange Orioles one win away from AL East title with win over Blue Jays BALTIMORE -- Manager Buck Showalter has repeatedly steered clear of any talk involving his Baltimore Orioles wrapping up the...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamine

    Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamine
    Orioles infielder Chris Davis, Major League Baseball's most prodigious home run hitter last season and an outspoken opponent of performing-enhancing drugs, was suspended for 25 games Friday by the league for testing positive for the drug Adderall. It...