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Rays beat Jays 6-2, back in playoffs for 1st time since 2013

Sep. 28, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2013, clinching an AL wild card berth with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night behind Tommy Pham's two-run homer and 4 1/3 hitless innings from Tyler Glasnow. Tampa Bay will play Oakland in the wild-card...

Núñez hits 30th homer, Orioles beat Red Sox 4-1

Sep. 27, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Renato Núñez was starting to wonder if his breakout season would include 30 home runs. Baltimore's promising young slugger spent nearly three weeks at 29 homers before belting No. 30 on Friday night, a three-run shot that helped lead the Orioles to a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox....

Tellez hits two solo HRs as Blue Jays beat Orioles 3-2

Sep. 25, 2019 11:12 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto rookies have made a habit of hitting home runs in bunches this season. On Wednesday night, it was Rowdy Tellez's turn. Tellez hit two solo shots, Jacob Waguespack pitched six shutout innings and the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2. Billy McKinney also homered as the Blue...

Smith's sprint in 13th to lift Mariners over Orioles 7-6

Sep. 22, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Edging off second base with two outs in the 13th inning, Mallex Smith had one thought in mind as Orioles third baseman Rio Ruiz whipped the ball across the diamond. "I am definitely going to win that game," Smith said. Smith scored after Tim Lopes beat out an infield grounder, and the...

Hernández struggles for Mariners in 5-3 loss to Orioles

Sep. 20, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Félix Hernández isn't getting emotional as the end of the season draws closer. Given what's transpired, he probably can't wait for it to be done. Come next year, Hernández expects to pitch far more effectively — even if it's not for the Seattle Mariners....

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...

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...

Rangers beat Orioles 10-4 to complete 4-game sweep

Sep. 8, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Texas Rangers appear to have their offense operating at full efficiency again, just in time for a closing three-week stretch against some of the best teams in the American League. Rookie Nick Solak had three hits and four RBIs, Ronald Guzmán and Rougned Odor homered and the...

Odor HR in 6-run 1st inning, Rangers beat Orioles 9-4

Sep. 7, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rougned Odor set the early tone and the Texas Rangers earned a rare series win on the road. The broader goal for Texas is to maintain that momentum heading into the final three weeks of the season. Odor homered during a six-run first inning and Texas cruised to its third straight victory...