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  • Orioles squander chances vs. Yankees, lose in 12 innings

    Orioles squander chances vs. Yankees, lose in 12 innings
    The night was staged for Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen to take the spotlight. And with more than 1 million viewers in his native Taiwan watching his big league debut half a world away at 7 a.m. there, Chen nearly pitched well enough to earn his first major league win against one of the deadliest lineups in baseball.
  • Catcher's interference costs Orioles in 4-3 loss to Rays

    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter and his staff spend the┬áspring breaking down the game into increments of 90 feet – the distance between the basepaths. But one ninth-inning mistake in Thursday’s Grapefruit League game against...

    Orioles first base prospect Tyler Townsend shelved again

    Orioles first-base prospect Tyler Townsend, a Delaware native who was the organization’s third-round pick in 2009 out of Florida International, is hurt again and has no set timetable for returning to action. Townsend, 24, injured his right wrist in...

    Phillies nominee for Roberto Clemente Award announced

    The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...

    John McEnroe cuts short Federer interview, hugs him

    Holy Goolagong! At least youngish sports fans now know how and why tennis was a huge deal in the early 1980s. What more do you need to know about Sunday's Wimbledon final than that NBC's John McEnroe repeatedly called it...