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McClanahan solid, Zunino homers as Rays beat Orioles 6-3

Aug. 27, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Shane McClanahan won his fifth consecutive start, Mike Zunino hit a three-run homer and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 on Friday night. Tampa Bay improved to 16-1 against Baltimore, setting the team record for wins in a season against...

Elusive kitten, Orioles hittin' in 7-1 romp over Yankees

Aug. 02, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This fast kitten followed all the fancy hittin’. In a game delayed for several minutes while a bunch of groundskeepers tried to corral a scaredy cat in the outfield, the Baltimore Orioles hit four solo homers off Yankees newcomer Andrew Heaney to beat...

Elusive kitten, Orioles hittin' in 7-1 romp over Yankees

Aug. 02, 2021 22:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a game delayed for several minutes while a bevy of groundskeepers tried to corral a scaredy cat in the outfield, the Baltimore Orioles hit four solo homers off Yankees newcomer Andrew Heaney to beat New York 7-1 Monday night. The Orioles held a...

Means, Franco lead Orioles to 5-2 win over Tigers

Jul. 31, 2021 22:05 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — John Means struck out six in six strong innings, Maikel Franco homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Saturday night. Means (5-3) gave up one run on four hits and recorded his first victory since May 5. The left-hander was making...

Orioles use 9th-inning walk to beat depleted Marlins 8-7

Jul. 28, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ryan McKenna drew a bases-loaded walk from Steven Okert to force in the winning run in the ninth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles got home runs from Trey Mancini and Pedro Severino in an 8-7 comeback victory over the depleted Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. ...

Orioles complete three-game sweep of Nationals with 5-4 win

Jul. 25, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ryan McKenna scored on a sharp grounder by Ramon Urías for the winning run as the Baltimore Orioles completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with a 5-4 victory on Sunday. Trey Mancini, Maikel Franco and McKenna hit solo homers for the...

Matt Harvey impressive again, Orioles beat Nationals 5-3

Jul. 24, 2021 22:12 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Matt Harvey allowed one hit in six scoreless innings in another outstanding performance and the Baltimore Orioles held on to beat the fading Washington Nationals 5-3 on Saturday night. Harvey (5-10) allowed only one baserunner — Trea Turner hit a...

Valaika homers twice to lead Orioles past Nationals 6-1

Jul. 23, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Pat Valaika's sudden power surge helped the Baltimore Orioles to a rare win at home. Valaika homered twice — doubling his total for the season — and the Orioles beat the Washington Nationals 6-1 on Friday night for just their second victory in their...

Tampa Bay slugs 2 HRs, spoils return of Orioles' Means 9-3

Jul. 20, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Francisco Mejía had a homer and five RBIs, Randy Arozarena also homered and the Tampa Bay Rays spoiled John Means’ return from a left shoulder strain, beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-3 Tuesday night. Means (4-3), making his first start...