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  • Angels miss their chances in 5-2 loss to Tigers

    Angels miss their chances in 5-2 loss to Tigers
    Tigers 5, Angels 2 KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third and two outs in the top of the fourth inning, right-hander Max Scherzer struck out Erick Aybar swinging to end the inning and preserve a 3-1 lead. A hit by the Angels shortstop in that...
  • Orioles snap four-game losing streak with 3-1 victory over Detroit Tigers

    Orioles snap four-game losing streak with 3-1 victory over Detroit Tigers
    DETROIT -- Chris Tillman isn't going to admit it, but his progression into staff ace took another step Sunday afternoon when he outdueled the Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander and halted the Orioles' four-game losing streak. “He’s...
  • Carl Crawford double in 10th gives Dodgers 3-2 win over Tigers

    Carl Crawford double in 10th gives Dodgers 3-2 win over Tigers
    It’s not how you score runs, just that you score more than the other guy. Wild pitches, bases-loaded walks, bunts, bloopers, sacrifice flies, stumbling outfielders -- whatever works. Tuesday night the Dodgers edged the Detroit Tigers, 3-2, scoring...
  • Dodgers defeat Tigers in 10 innings, 3-2

    Dodgers defeat Tigers in 10 innings, 3-2
    Dodgers 3, Tigers 2 (10 innings) KEY MOMENT: Carl Crawford's 10th-inning double skipped by Detroit left fielder Rajai Davis, allowing Chone Figgins to score the winning run from first base. Figgins opened the inning by drawing a walk. Detroit sent the...
  • Kenley Jansen can't solve Victor Martinez in Dodgers' 7-6 loss

    Kenley Jansen can't solve Victor Martinez in Dodgers' 7-6 loss
    It was only the 10th game of the season for the Dodgers but mark it down as the early leader for their strangest. And, maybe, the most disappointing. A steal of home, a suicide squeeze by a pitcher, three errors by the Dodgers, a dramatic three-run...
  • Josh Beckett is shaky in comeback as Dodgers lose to Tigers, 7-6

    Josh Beckett is shaky in comeback as Dodgers lose to Tigers, 7-6
    Josh Beckett was not great. The Dodgers do not need him to be, and that makes for a pretty great situation for the home team. Think about it. What other team could afford to employ a guy making close to $16 million as a fifth starter, with no shortage...
  • Dodgers' ninth-inning rally goes to waste in 7-6 loss to Tigers

    Dodgers' ninth-inning rally goes to waste in 7-6 loss to Tigers
    KEY MOMENT: Yasiel Puig had not played since spraining a thumb on a headfirst dive Saturday. But, as the Dodgers loaded the bases with none out in the ninth inning, there was Puig, headed to the on-deck circle and then the plate, as Dodger Stadium went...
  • Coffee Companion (5/14): Cabrera, Martinez spoil Orioles' night

    Coffee Companion (5/14): Cabrera, Martinez spoil Orioles' night
    Baseball Reference lists Tommy Hunter's Twitter account (incorrectly) as @TommyGoesBoom. He did just that on Tuesday, but that's not all that happened around here. Here's the Coffee Companion, which compiles the local sports headlines every weekday...
  • 'Track record' is difference between Tommy Hunter and Jim Johnson, Buck Showalter says

    'Track record' is difference between Tommy Hunter and Jim Johnson, Buck Showalter says
    When Jim Johnson blew a save in the past two seasons, Orioles manager Buck Showalter continued to stick with him as the club’s closer because of his experience in the role. This year, though, closer Tommy Hunter’s leash seems to be a bit...
  • Two strikes, no problem for Marlins OF Marcell Ozuna

    Two strikes, no problem for Marlins OF Marcell Ozuna
    MIAMI  Most hitters choke up and look to hit singles with two strikes. Not Marcell Ozuna. The Marlins center fielder followed up his grand slam Wednesday with a two-run shot in the Fish’s 4–3 win over the Phillies Thursday afternoon...
  • Orioles appear to believe Balfour is too much of a risk to warrant $15 million

    Orioles appear to believe Balfour is too much of a risk to warrant $15 million
    The soap opera between the Orioles and Grant Balfour gets weirder by the day. How’s his shoulder? Is it healthy? Is it not? He did have major surgery on it back in 2005, but he's never missed time because of his shoulder since. Where’s the...