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

Sep. 16, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jordy Mercer hit a two-run homer in the first inning, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Monday to split a four-game series between the teams with the worst records in the major leagues. After the first series in American League history between teams in 50 or more games...

100 losses no novelty this year; same with 100 wins

Sep. 16, 2019 3:13 AM EDT

The Baltimore Orioles might lose 110 games and still not end up with the No. 1 pick in the draft. That race, so to speak, is pretty unforgiving this year. The Orioles (49-100) are in the middle of a four-game series at Detroit (44-104) that matches the teams with the two worst records in baseball. Baltimore won...

Tigers lose 104th game, move closer to first overall pick

Sep. 15, 2019 6:22 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — In the big picture, the Detroit Tigers are helping themselves with a bad finish to a terrible season. Edwin Jackson allowed five runs in five innings, and the Tigers took control of the race for the top pick in next June's amateur draft with an 8-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday....

Hicks, Reyes power Tigers past Orioles in 12 innings 8-4

Sep. 14, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — John Hicks had a walk-off bunt last season. He said this one felt way better. His game-ending grand slam in the 12th inning gave the the Detroit Tigers an 8-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night, a blast that was set up by Victor Reyes, who hit a game-tying home run with two...

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...

Hill struggles in return as Dodgers rally past Orioles 4-2

Sep. 12, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Now that Rich Hill finally got past an arm injury, he's got a knee problem that might ruin his bid to pitch for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the postseason. Hill struggled with his control during his first start since June 19 and hurt his left knee in the process, a development that took the...

Villar's record-setting HR carries Orioles past Dodgers 7-3

Sep. 11, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — In a season defined by baseballs flying out of the park, the Baltimore Orioles have been on the wrong end of the equation more times than any team in major league history. For a welcome change, the Orioles contributed to a long ball record with one of their own. The milestone homer , a...

Juicy stat: MLB sets record for most home runs in a season

Sep. 11, 2019 10:57 PM EDT

Major League Baseball hitters have punctuated a power-packed year by shattering the record for most home runs in a season. Jonathan Villar of the Baltimore Orioles connected Wednesday night for the 6,106th homer. That topped the mark of 6,105 set in 2017. There are plenty more to come, too — the record was...

Dodgers beat Orioles 7-3, clinch 7th straight NL West title

Sep. 11, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West title in fitting fashion, using two home runs by Corey Seager and a masterful pitching performance by Walker Buehler to beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Tuesday night. After the final out, the first team to clinch a...

Dodgers clinch 7th straight NL West title, 1st playoff team

Sep. 10, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers sprayed each other with bubbly, emptied dozens of bottles of beer while drinking very little of it and essentially carried on in a fashion appropriate for a team celebrating its seventh consecutive NL West tile. Certainly, the Dodgers were elated about becoming the...