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Tigers split with O's, remain on track for top draft pick

Sep. 16, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — There was only one fitting way for a four-game series between the major leagues' worst teams to end — with no one winning. In the first series in American League history between teams 50 or more games under .500, the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Monday to earn a...

Orioles top Tigers 6-2 in meeting of historically bad teams

Sep. 14, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Baltimore beat Detroit in the opener of the battle of the bad. In the first meeting in 50 years of major league teams both 50 or more games under .500, DJ Stewart and Trey Mancini homered to lead the Orioles over the Tigers 6-2 on Friday night. "I think we can all look in the mirror at night...

Royals load bases on 3 bunts, rally past Orioles 7-5

Aug. 31, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals went small to come up big against the Baltimore Orioles. "That's the Kansas City Royal way right there," outfielder Brett Phillips said. Whit Merrifield drove a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning after Kansas City loaded the bases on three bunts,...

Orioles tie MLB record for HRs allowed, beat Royals 8-1

Aug. 21, 2019 11:11 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — In his trying first season as the Orioles' manager, Brandon Hyde was not the least bit concerned about his team tying a dubious record on a night it cruised to an easy win. Baltimore matched a major league mark by allowing its 258th homer this season, but the Orioles hit four of their own...

Rodriguez, Devers carry Red Sox past Orioles, 4-0

Aug. 17, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Eduardo Rodríguez's role in Boston's rotation just got a lot bigger. Judging by his first start since ace lefty Chris Sale went on the 10-day injured list, he looks like he can take on the added responsibility. Rodríguez pitched 7 1/3 stellar innings, red-hot Rafael Devers belted a...

Yanks top O's 8-3, run win streak over Baltimore to 15 games

Aug. 13, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Domingo Germán pitched seven strong innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors and the New York Yankees beat Baltimore 8-3 on Tuesday night, running their winning streak over the Orioles to 15 games. Germán allowed two runs, five hits, struck out seven, walked one...

Germán becomes majors first 16-game winner as Yanks beat O's

Aug. 13, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — From the outset, there was something different about Domingo Germán. His fastball zipped a little more, setting up an effective curveball and the Yankees got what they needed from their unexpected ace. German pitched seven strong innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors...

Torres (13 homers vs Os) lifts Yanks to doubleheader sweep

Aug. 12, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres walked to the plate in the eighth inning with runners on first and second, two outs and the Yankees ahead by five runs. Baltimore called for an intentional walk, and who could blame the Orioles? Torres hit three of New York's seven home runs in an 8-5, 11-8 doubleheader sweep...

Alvarez hits three homers in Astros 23-2 rout of Orioles

Aug. 10, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Houston manager A. J. Hinch was awestruck by his team's extraordinary display of power. The Astros aren't showing any type of weakness heading into the final stretch of the season. Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit three of Houston's six homers and drove in a career-high seven runs to help the...

Miley helps Astros beat Orioles 3-2 for 7th straight victory

Aug. 9, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — If Wade Miley pitched this well for the Baltimore Orioles, they never would have let him get away. The resurgent left-hander extended his unbeaten streak to nine games, throwing impressively against his former team to help the surging Astros beat Baltimore 3-2 Friday night. Jose Altuve hit...