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Sale returns, fans 12 in 5 innings, Red Sox beat Orioles 4-1

Aug. 12, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Uncomfortable watching his teammates play without him and uncertain how he would fare after spending two weeks on the disabled list, Chris Sale was both excited and curious as he prepared to pitch again for the Boston Red Sox. Turns out, Sale was just as dominant as ever — maybe...

Martinez hits 2 HRs as Red Sox beat Orioles 6-4 for sweep

Aug. 12, 2018 12:12 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After letting his teammates do the heavy lifting in the first game of a doubleheader, J.D. Martinez carried the Boston Red Sox to victory in the nightcap. Martinez hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run drive in the eighth inning, and the Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4...

LEADING OFF: Dodgers await wait on Jansen, Arenado ailing

Aug. 11, 2018 3:13 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: NO WORD YET The Dodgers are still waiting for definitive word on how long closer Kenley Jansen might be out because of an irregular heartbeat. He was put on the 10-day disabled list Friday and manager Dave Roberts wasn't sure if his absence would be 10 days or...

Red Sox hit 3 HRs, erase 5-run deficit and top Orioles 19-12

Aug. 11, 2018 12:59 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Down five runs in the third inning? Hardly a challenge for the Boston Red Sox, who quickly wiped out the deficit with a display of patience and power. Xander Bogaerts and Andrew Benintendi each hit three-run homers, Brock Holt connected in a six-run sixth inning and the Red Sox overwhelmed...

Orioles CF Jones moves to RF to make room for rookie Mullins

Aug. 10, 2018 6:13 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The reshaping of the Baltimore Orioles took another significant turn Friday when longtime center fielder Adam Jones was moved to right field to make room for rookie Cedric Mullins. Jones has started in center for Baltimore since his arrival in 2008. The 33-year-old played the position well...

Bauers has 3 RBIs, Rays beat Orioles 5-4

Aug. 9, 2018 10:58 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Close games have become commonplace for the Tampa Bay Rays. Jake Bauers drove in two of his three runs with a go-ahead two-run single in the seventh inning and the Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 Thursday night. Bauers' decisive hit off Cody Carroll (0-1) came in the Rays'...

Orioles commit 5 errors but win for first time since 1983

Aug. 8, 2018 11:14 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Trey Mancini kept the Baltimore Orioles from beating themselves Wednesday night. Mancini hit a go-ahead two-run double in the ninth inning, and the last-place Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 despite committing five errors, their most in a game in more than 19 years. It was...

Adames hits solo HR with 2 outs in 9th, Rays top Orioles 4-3

Aug. 7, 2018 11:44 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Willy Adames' winning drive landed high in the left-field seats. According to Statcast, it measured 434 feet, the longest of the rookie's five homers. "That's all I've got," Adames said. "I went for it and I got it." Big time. Adames' solo homer with two out in the ninth inning...

Trumbo homers twice, drives in 5 as Orioles beat Rangers 9-6

Aug. 5, 2018 8:27 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mark Trumbo could have looked around the diamond at his Orioles teammates and wondered, "Who are these guys?" With veterans Adam Jones and Chris Davis out of the starting lineup, Trumbo alone represented experience on a young, struggling team. The slugger homered twice and drove in...

Gallo, Odor HR in 3rd straight for Texas in win over O's

Aug. 4, 2018 11:56 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A trifecta for Joey Gallo and Rougned Odor backed an efficient seven innings by Mike Minor as the Texas Rangers won a close game after a pair of lopsided wins. Gallo and Odor both homered for the third straight game, this time in a 3-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday...