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  • Nate McLouth's walk-off homer against Yankees snaps Orioles' skid

    Nate McLouth's walk-off homer against Yankees snaps Orioles' skid
    You could pick a number of storylines from a sticky, summer-like Tuesday evening at Camden Yards and really not go wrong. There was the obvious, made-for-TV clip of Nate McLouth lifting a game-ending homer over the right-field wall in the bottom of...
  • Angels unlikely to make Jason Vargas a qualifying offer; to pursue pitching via trade

    Angels unlikely to make Jason Vargas a qualifying offer; to pursue pitching via trade
    The Angels have only one free agent, pitcher Jason Vargas, and they have until 2 p.m. Monday to decide whether to extend a one-year, $14.1-million qualifying offer to the left-hander who went 9-8 with a 4.02 earned-run average in 24 starts during an...
  • Orioles bash Yankees, 11-3, as rivals' role reversal continues

    Orioles bash Yankees, 11-3, as rivals' role reversal continues
    To suggest that there has been a reversal of fortune — that after an 11-3 bludgeoning of the New York Yankees on Saturday night at Camden Yards the Orioles and Bronx Bombers have swapped places — would be premature. The Yankees, after all,...
  • Orioles lose Travis Ishikawa to Yankees on waivers

    Orioles lose Travis Ishikawa to Yankees on waivers
    First baseman Travis Ishikawa, who was designated for assignment on June 29, was claimed by the New York Yankees on waivers Sunday afternoon. Ishikawa, 29, had two hits in 17 at-bats in his brief time with the Orioles. He had batted .316 with a .413 on-...
  • Twins' Aaron Hicks seems to have chosen the right course

    Twins' Aaron Hicks seems to have chosen the right course
    Had things gone the way Joe Hicks planned, he would have spent Monday flying home from Scotland after watching his son, who a decade ago was a child golfing prodigy, play in the British Open. Instead, Hicks left his job as a longshoreman and made the...
  • Nate McLouth's homer breaks tie, helps the Orioles beat the Yankees 4-3

    Nate McLouth's homer breaks tie, helps the Orioles beat the Yankees 4-3
    From the moment the ball made contact with Nate McLouth's bat and sailed toward the right-field foul pole of Camden Yards, McLouth's mind raced back to last October. The Orioles left fielder couldn't help but think back to the Orioles' final game of...
  • Chris Nelson hits two homers to lead Angels to 8-4 win over Yankees

    NEW YORK — Chris Nelson hit a solo home run to right-center field in the fourth inning and broke the game open with a grand slam to left field in the eighth Thursday, as the Angels avoided a four-game sweep at the hands of the New York Yankees...
  • Tremendo trabuco han armado los Yankees

    Tremendo trabuco han armado los Yankees
    Los Yankees nunca se han andado de puntillas cuando se trata de reforzar su plantel y esta vez no ha sido la excepción. Tras perder en el dominicano Robinson Canó a quizá su mejor unidad de los últimos cinco años, la novena de Nueva York hurgó en sus...
  • Dodgers' final payroll cost: $248 million

    Dodgers' final payroll cost: $248 million
    What price glory, or return to glory? For the Dodgers, the price was a quarter-billion dollars. The Dodgers were assessed $11.4 million under baseball's luxury-tax system, a person familiar with the matter but not authorized to discuss it said Tuesday....
  • Angels release pitcher Joe Blanton, swallow his $8.5-million contract

    Angels release pitcher Joe Blanton, swallow his $8.5-million contract
    PHOENIX — Angels fans won't have Joe Blanton to kick around anymore. The Angels released the struggling and oft-criticized right-hander on Wednesday and ate the remaining $8.5 million on his contract, a move that was probably more difficult for...
  • Power rankings: No. 1 Angels

    Power rankings: No. 1 Angels
    Pretty ordinary as a relief pitcher, Jerry DiPoto is a natural as a general manager. Serving as an interim GM for the Diamondbacks in 2010, DiPoto flipped the switch on the rebuilding that led to an unexpected division title last season, adding Daniel...