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Mancini has career-high 5 hits, Orioles rout Blue Jays 11-4

Sep. 24, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Even with the season in its final week, and extra reinforcements on hand, the Baltimore Orioles' bullpen needed a break. Dylan Bundy made sure they got one. Trey Mancini had a career-high five hits, DJ Stewart hit a two-run homer and the Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 Tuesday night....

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....

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...

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...

Mondesi has big game in return from IL as Royals top O's 6-4

Sep. 1, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi looked anything but rusty in his return to the lineup. The speedy shortstop matched career highs with four hits and three stolen bases after coming off the injured list Sunday, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. "He was...

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,...

Meadows slam, Richards' gem carry Rays past Orioles 7-1

Aug. 24, 2019 1:44 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Clutch hitting. Strong starting pitching. Road wins. Those are marks of a playoff contender, and the Tampa Bay Rays appear poised to benefit from each facet as they strive to reach the postseason for the first time since 2013. Austin Meadows hit his first career grand slam to cap a...

Orioles set mark for HRs allowed in late-night loss to Rays

Aug. 23, 2019 1:57 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — For a while, there's been no doubt the Baltimore Orioles would set a dubious record for the most home runs allowed in a season. It was just a matter of where and when. And that came early Thursday night when Tampa Bay's Austin Meadows sent a drive sailing over the right field scoreboard at...

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...

Alberto HR gives Orioles 4-1 win over Royals, ending skid

Aug. 20, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It had been a while since the Baltimore Orioles celebrated a victory, so forgive them for getting carried away after finally nabbing their 40th win of a very long season. Rookie Hunter Harvey got a ride in a laundry cart and wheeled into the shower, where he got drenched in the wake of his...