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Miami Marlins' Francisco Cervelli (29) greets Jesus Aguilar, back, after they both scored on a Brian Anderson single during the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Marlins beat Orioles 8-7 to complete stunning 4-game sweep

Aug. 6, 2020 11:31 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — In early March, Don Mattingly figured the rebuild of the Miami Marlins just might begin to show results this season. The world, and the Marlins, are vastly different since then. Yet, somehow, this baseball team has found a way to overcome a team-wide coronavirus outbreak, an unwanted...

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Elieser Hernandez throws a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning in game one of a baseball double-header, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Surprising first-place Marlins stay hot, sweep Orioles

Aug. 5, 2020 11:33 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Don Mattingly feels like he's been working all summer, even though his Miami Marlins have played only six games. And lately, the Marlins manager is making every right move for a gritty team that's overcome a COVID-19 outbreak and a radical roster change to equal the best start in franchise...

Miami Marlins catcher Francisco Cervelli, center, reacts he engages with teammates in a social distant celebration after defeating the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 during a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Triumphant return for retooled Marlins, who beat Orioles 4-0

Aug. 4, 2020 11:48 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Finally back on the baseball diamond after enduring eight days of virus testing, hotel room service and lengthy bus rides, the Miami Marlins scratched out a victory worth savoring. Following one final delay in their effort to return from a miserable coronavirus-induced hiatus, the Marlins...

Boats are piled on each other at the Southport Marina following the effects of Hurricane Isaias in Southport, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Tropic storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6

Aug. 4, 2020 11:03 PM EDT

WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) — At least six people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain Tuesday along the U.S. East Coast after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people. Two people died when Isaias spun off a...

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Tommy Milone throws a pitch to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game, Sun, Aug. 2, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Orioles beat Rays 5-1 for first series sweep since 2018

Aug. 2, 2020 4:45 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Hanser Alberto doubled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, Renato Núñez and Pat Valaika homered, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. After the final out, the Orioles celebrated (with proper social distancing) their...

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc throws a pitch to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Orioles extend Rays' skid to 4 with 5-4 win in 11 innings

Aug. 2, 2020 12:07 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Pat Valaika singled in the winning run in the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Tampa Bay 5-4 Saturday night to extend the Rays' losing streak to four games. Newcomer Bryan Holaday scored the deciding run after making a sensational diving catch in the top of the 11th...

Baltimore Orioles' Richard Bleier (48) walks off the mound and reaches out to Pedro Severino (28) after being relieved by manager Brandon Hyde (18) during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Marlins get LHP Bleier from Orioles for player to be named

Aug. 1, 2020 2:04 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Miami Marlins acquired left-handed reliever Richard Bleier from the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named. Miami has been seeking to shore up its roster after more than dozen players tested positive for COVID-19. The team has had its season suspended since Sunday. Bleier went 3-0...

Baltimore Orioles' Hanser Alberto, right, talks with Anthony Santander (25) after hitting a solo home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Ryan Thompson during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Santander hits unique HR, has 3 RBIs as Orioles top Rays 6-3

Aug. 1, 2020 12:39 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Santander hit an odd home run off Blake Snell and had three RBIs to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 Friday night. The Orioles trailed 2-0 in the fourth inning before Renato Núñez doubled and Santander followed with a drive to center. Kevin Kiermaier...

New York Yankees' Luke Voit (59) celebrates with Giancarlo Stanton, center right, after hitting a grand slam off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher John Means during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Baltimore. Yankees' Gleyber Torres, Aaron Hicks (31) and Stanton scored on the grand slam. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Judge HR rallies Yankees to another win over Orioles 8-6

Jul. 31, 2020 12:24 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Down by a run and held scoreless since the first inning, the New York Yankees appeared to be in trouble with three outs to go against the Baltimore Orioles. Manager Aaron Boone didn't see it that way. “Absolutely not," Boone said after the Yankees rallied to an 8-6 victory Thursday...

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge (99) greets DJ LeMahieu, right, after LaMahieu hit a solo home run off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Asher Wojciechowski during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Yankees make most of schedule change, defeat Orioles 9-3

Jul. 29, 2020 11:58 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — If the New York Yankees must adjust on the fly to a sudden change in the schedule, there's no team they'd rather face than the Baltimore Orioles. Baseball's weird season reached another level of strange Wednesday night when New York stepped in for the Miami Marlins and ruined Baltimore's...