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  • Detroit Tigers - PlayerWatch

    C Alex Avila left Detroit's final game of the year Oct. 5 with concussion symptoms for the third time in the season. Avila is arbitration-eligible for the final time in 2015 and could become a free agent at the end of next season. His pattern of getting...
  • 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...
  • Tigers season wrapup: Bullpen is top priority

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers season wrapup: Bullpen is top priority DETROIT -- After three postseasons sabotaged by bad bullpens it should be no secret what the Detroit Tigers make their top priority this off-season. The...
  • Tigers' Avila hit in head with foul ball, leaves game

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adds dateline Tigers' Avila hit in head with foul ball, leaves game DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila left Sunday's American League Division Series Game 3 against the Baltimore Orioles after taking a foul...
  • Predict the ALDS outcome and Game 1 score

    Predict the ALDS outcome and Game 1 score
    OK, it’s prediction time at the bar. It’s not a Prediction Friday, it’s a Playoff Thursday. And that’s even better. I don’t really consider The Baltimore Sun baseball writers to be homers, but we sure do smell like that...
  • 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' pitching depth beats Tigers' Cy Young winner in Game 1

    Orioles' pitching depth beats Tigers' Cy Young winner in Game 1
    The Orioles came into the American League Division Series knowing they couldn't match the Detroit Tigers ace for ace. No single Oriole could comfortably compare resumes with Detroit's Game 1 starter, Max Scherzer, the 2013 AL Cy Young Award winner....
  • 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,...
  • Orioles defense back in form in the postseason

    Orioles defense back in form in the postseason
    Comebacks and eighth innings aside, one of the most pleasing sights in the first two games of the American League Division Series has to be that the Orioles' stellar defense is back. Orioles manager Buck Showalter makes it clear that it’s your...