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  • Being a closer at Camden Yards isn't easy

    Being a closer at Camden Yards isn't easy
    As I watched Miguel Cabrera's killer home run fly into the night, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-1 lead over the Orioles in the ninth inning of Tuesday's game at Camden Yards, I wondered: Where in the real world, outside of baseball, does one person get...
  • Big night for rookie catcher Caleb Joseph in Orioles' loss to Tigers

    Big night for rookie catcher Caleb Joseph in Orioles' loss to Tigers
    Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph picked up his first career major League hit in the bottom of the fourth inning Tuesday night when he lined a fastball from Detroit Tigers left-hander Drew Smyly on an 0-1 count to center field. “It was good, but it...
  • Tommy Hunter allows four runs in ninth as Orioles lose, 4-1, to Tigers

    Tommy Hunter allows four runs in ninth as Orioles lose, 4-1, to Tigers
    New Orioles closer Tommy Hunter had been walking the tightrope between disaster and success pretty much since the season started, narrowly escaping trouble nearly every time he touched the ball in a save situation. On Tuesday, in a 4-1 loss to the...
  • 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...
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Angels go on another extra-base binge to beat Tigers, 11-6

    Angels go on another extra-base binge to beat Tigers, 11-6
    Angels 11, Detroit Tigers 6 AT THE PLATE: Ian Stewart, a late addition to the lineup when third baseman David Freese was scratched because of right quadriceps tightness, came within a home run of the cycle, hitting a run-scoring triple in the second...
  • 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...
  • Angels power up win with Albert Pujols' 497th homer

    DETROIT -- An offensive barrage that featured a pair of two-run home runs from Howie Kendrick and a three-run shot from Albert Pujols — career homer No. 497 — was impressive and, it turns out, necessary for the Angels, who made things far...