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  • 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...
  • Gordon pushes Royals past Orioles in ALCS Game 1

    Gordon pushes Royals past Orioles in ALCS Game 1
    BALTIMORE — The rain-soaked crowd at Camden Yards had waited long enough for this moment — Baltimore's first American League Championship Series game in 17 years — so when Game 1 of the ALCS went to extra innings, few seats were...
  • Key moments from Game 1 of the AL Championship Series

    Key moments from Game 1 of the AL Championship Series
    First sustained cheer of the night: 7:12 p.m., as the grounds crew pulls back the tarp that had covered the field all day. Player introductions begin: 7:47 p.m. The orange towels begin waving with the introduction of longtime trainer Richie Bancells....
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy signs three-year extension with option for 2018

    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy signs three-year extension with option for 2018
    It may be the oddest timing for a contract extension announcement in recent memory — on the eve of the first American League Championship Series game at Camden Yards in 17 years and just weeks away from free agency. But the Orioles took care of...
  • Orioles' deal with J.J. Hardy clears some of the fog

    The Orioles still have a lot of work to do to hold the nucleus of the team together for 2015 and beyond, but the swift signing of shortstop J.J. Hardy goes a long way toward diminishing the uncertainty about their ability to remain competitive for the...
  • With 2-1 win, Orioles sweep Tigers to advance to AL Championship Series

    With 2-1 win, Orioles sweep Tigers to advance to AL Championship Series
    DETROIT -- Buck Showalter has played postseason chess several times before, and like most participants as confident as he is, he has lost more times than not. But in the Orioles’ triumphant American League Division Series sweep of the Detroit...
  • Key moments from the Orioles' series-clinching win over the Tigers

    Key moments from the Orioles' series-clinching win over the Tigers
    Pregame introductions: As the Orioles are introduced before Game 3, former Tigers outfielder Delmon Young does not get a friendly reception. And it's difficult to tell whether Tigers fans are booing Nelson Cruz because it sounds the same as when Orioles...
  • With eight runs in eighth, Orioles pull away for 12-3 win over Tigers in Game 1

    With eight runs in eighth, Orioles pull away for 12-3 win over Tigers in Game 1
    An announced sellout crowd formed a sea of orange throughout the seating bowl of Camden Yards -- waving orange rally towels that said “Welcome to October” -- ready for the return of postseason baseball to Baltimore. After nearly two weeks of...
  • Orioles' Nick Markakis finally makes postseason debut, leads with two hits

    Orioles' Nick Markakis finally makes postseason debut, leads with two hits
    Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis waited nine seasons, 1,365 games and 5,966 plate appearances for his first postseason at-bat. The 30-year-old admits he was rather nervous when he stepped to the plate around 6 p.m. Thursday before a soldout,...
  • Game 1 key moments

    Game 1 key moments
    Player introductions begin at 5:15: Predictably, biggest ovations for Buck Showalter, Nick Markakis, Adam Jones and Nelson Cruz. First ball ceremony: Interesting first ball ceremony. Manny Machado, who was lost for the season with a knee injury in...
  • Key moments from American League Division Series Game 2

    Key moments from American League Division Series Game 2
    National anthem: Soprano Chelsea Buyalos provided the second straight operatic anthem of the postseason. Ceremonial first pitch: Orioles vice president of baseball operations Brady Anderson, an American League Division Series hero in his playing career,...