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Wojciechowski starts 1-hitter as Orioles blank Red Sox 5-0

Jul. 21, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It all seemed rather surreal, watching Asher Wojciechowski head into the seventh inning working on a no-hitter. After all, the 30-year-old journeyman hadn't won a major league game since 2017, came in with a 6.49 career ERA and was facing the highest-scoring team in the majors. Alas,...

Devers double in 7th breaks up Wojciechowski no-hit bid

Jul. 21, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Boston's Rafael Devers led off the seventh inning with a double to end a no-hit bid by Baltimore Orioles right-hander Asher Wojciechowski. Making his fourth start of the season, Wojciechowski was 0-3 with a 5.74 ERA going into Sunday's game against the Red Sox at Camden Yards. Facing the...

Light-hitting Broxton designated for assignment by Orioles

Jul. 21, 2019 12:15 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Outfielder Keon Broxton has been designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles, who grew weary of waiting for him to hit. Broxton was obtained from the New York Mets on May 22 for $500,000 in 2019-20 international signing bonus pool allotment. He homered on the first pitch he saw as...

Red Sox go on offensive, hit 3 HRs in 17-6 rout of Orioles

Jul. 21, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — On a sizzling night at Camden Yards, the Boston Red Sox worked up a sweat running around the bases during their most prolific offensive performance of the year. Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a pair of three-run homers, Mookie Betts homered and had three RBIs, and Boston blew out the Baltimore...

Orioles hit 2 HRs off Price, cruise past Red Sox 11-2

Jul. 19, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — David Price was clearly uncomfortable on the mound, and it had nothing to with the sweltering conditions at swampy Camden Yards. Price had owned the Baltimore Orioles for most of his career, yet the five-time All-Star just wasn't himself this time against the team with the worst record in...

Eovaldi expected to rejoin Boston bullpen Saturday

Jul. 19, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi is poised to return to the Boston pitching staff as a reliever after missing three months with an elbow injury. The right-hander passed his final test Thursday, striking out the side in a one-inning rehab appearance with Triple-A Pawtucket. Barring any setback, Eovaldi will...

Ex-NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for stolen documents

Jul. 19, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A former National Security Agency contractor who stored two decades' worth of classified documents at his Maryland home was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison. Harold Martin, 54, apologized to the federal judge who sentenced him for a theft that prosecutors have called "breathtaking"...

Riders stuck for 2 hours on Six Flags coaster in Maryland

Jul. 19, 2019 10:06 AM EDT

BOWIE, Md. (AP) — Roller coaster riders were stuck atop a hill for nearly two hours at a Six Flags amusement park in Maryland when the ride malfunctioned. News outlets quote Six Flags America spokeswoman Denise Stokes as saying the ride came to a stop at the top of the lift hill on the Firebird ride...

Locksley excited to lead Terps football past tumultuous 2018

Jul. 19, 2019 6:33 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — When Mike Locksley was hired in December as Maryland's head football coach — the first black head coach in program history — he knew the timing was perfect. Locksley, a Washington D.C. native, was Maryland's offensive coordinator and then interim coach for the latter half of...

ATF offers $5,000 for leads on Morgan State student slaying

Jul. 18, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities in Baltimore are offering $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of two suspects in the slaying of a Morgan State University student during a botched robbery. News outlets report Baltimore's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering the reward in...