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Toronto Blue Jays Jonathan Villar safely steals second base as Baltimore Orioles infielder Hanser Alberto drops the ball during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Jays lose finale to Orioles 7-5, will face Rays in playoffs

Sep. 27, 2020 6:41 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays are set to face the Tampa Bay Rays in the first round of the postseason after losing to the Baltimore Orioles 7-5 on Sunday in their regular season finale. The Orioles denied Toronto (32-28) a chance to finish second in the AL East and instead relegated the Blue...

Toronto Blue Jays' Cavan Biggio beats Baltimore Orioles catcher Pedro Severino to the plate on a ball hit by Vladimir Guerrero Jr. during the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Biggio and Grichuk homer as Blue Jays beat Orioles 5-2

Sep. 26, 2020 10:41 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Cavan Biggio broke up a no-hit bid with a solo home run in the sixth inning, Randal Grichuk added a three-run shot and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Saturday night. The Blue Jays need another victory in Sunday’s regular-season finale, and a Miami win over...

Toronto Blue Jays' Travis Shaw, left celebrates his two-run home run with teammate Randal Grichuk during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Grichuk, Shaw homer, Pearson returns as Blue Jays beat O's

Sep. 25, 2020 10:31 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Randal Grichuk and Travis Shaw homered, Nate Pearson returned from an elbow injury to earn his first major league win and the playoff-bound Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-5 Friday night. Shaw narrowly missed a multihomer game, hitting a double in the seventh that...

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Alex Cobb watches a delivery during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Hays, Orioles bash Red Sox 13-1 to avoid last in AL East

Sep. 24, 2020 11:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — José Iglesias, Pat Valaika and Austin Hays homered to lead the Baltimore Orioles past the Boston Red Sox 13-1 Thursday night in a struggle for last place in the AL East. Hays, Valaika, Rio Ruiz and Ramón Urías — the Nos. 5-8 hitters — each had three of...

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi delivers during the first inning of the team'ss baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at Fenway Park. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Eovaldi's solid outing, Devers' hit lift Sox over O's 9-1

Sep. 23, 2020 11:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi struck out eight over six scoreless innings, Rafael Devers hit a three-run double that capped a six-run third and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-1 on Wednesday night in a matchup of the AL East’s worst teams. Kevin Plawecki had three hits and drove in...

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow throws a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles during the second inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Glasnow fans 10 in 5 innings to help Rays beat Orioles 2-1

Sep. 18, 2020 11:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tyler Glasnow struck out 10 over five innings to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat Alex Cobb and the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 Friday night. Glasnow (4-1) allowed one run, four hits and a pair of walks. The right-hander has won four straight decisions, a streak that began with a 13-strikeout...

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Cole Hamels throws a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Hamels yields 3 runs in Braves debut, a 5-1 loss to Orioles

Sep. 16, 2020 11:13 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cole Hamels could have easily dismissed the results, attributing the lackluster numbers in his Atlanta Braves debut to rustiness after an unaccustomed layoff. Instead, the 36-year-old deemed his performance to be well below his own high expectations. Pitching for the first time since last...

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Touki Toussaint (62) is removed by manager Brian Snitker (43) during the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams)

Orioles slug 3 homers in 9-run 3rd, pummel Braves 14-1

Sep. 14, 2020 11:19 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — DJ Stewart hit the first of three Baltimore homers in a nine-run third inning, and the Orioles pounded the Atlanta Braves 14-1 Monday night to end a five-game losing streak. After winning three of four in Washington to extend their NL East lead to a season-high 3 1/2 games, the Braves were...

New York Yankees pinch hitter Gleyber Torres follows through on a two-run double to center field in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Yanks beat O's 3-1, open 5 1/2-game lead for playoff berth

Sep. 13, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres had a tiebreaking, two-run double with two outs in the eighth inning for his first career pinch hit, lifting the Yankees over the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Sunday for a four-game sweep that consolidated New York’s playoff position. Torres, given the day off from the...

New York Yankees Clint Frazier, left, is safe scoring ahead of the tag by Baltimore Orioles catcher Pedro Severino (28) on pinch-hitter Gleyber Torres's two-run double during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Torres' pinch-double helps Yanks sweep O's; lead at 5 1/2 G

Sep. 13, 2020 4:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres drove in two with a pinch-hit double with two outs in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Sunday to complete a pivotal four-game sweep. The Yankees have won five straight and moved 5 1/2 games ahead of the Orioles for the eighth and final...