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Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Tommy Milone throws a pitch to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game, Sun, Aug. 2, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Orioles beat Rays 5-1 for first series sweep since 2018

Aug. 2, 2020 4:45 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Hanser Alberto doubled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, Renato Núñez and Pat Valaika homered, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. After the final out, the Orioles celebrated (with proper social distancing) their...

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc throws a pitch to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Orioles extend Rays' skid to 4 with 5-4 win in 11 innings

Aug. 2, 2020 12:07 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Pat Valaika singled in the winning run in the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Tampa Bay 5-4 Saturday night to extend the Rays' losing streak to four games. Newcomer Bryan Holaday scored the deciding run after making a sensational diving catch in the top of the 11th...

This July 22, 2020 photo shows Eni Owoeye, 20, in Baltimore.  Owoeye, volunteers through Maryland Covidsitters to babysit two girls whose parents are both healthcare workers.  Maryland Covidsitters is a non-profit that provides overworked healthcare workers with babysitting and tutoring helps. (Kenneth K. Lam/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Maryland students sit health workers' kids during pandemic

Aug. 1, 2020 10:01 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three times a week, Eni Owoeye leaves her West Baltimore home at 7 a.m. and drives to Locust Point for a babysitting job. Her compensation for the eight-hour stretch? The gratitude of the parents — both health care providers whose lives are stretched thin by the pandemic....

Baltimore Orioles' Richard Bleier (48) walks off the mound and reaches out to Pedro Severino (28) after being relieved by manager Brandon Hyde (18) during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Marlins get LHP Bleier from Orioles for player to be named

Aug. 1, 2020 2:04 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Miami Marlins acquired left-handed reliever Richard Bleier from the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named. Miami has been seeking to shore up its roster after more than dozen players tested positive for COVID-19. The team has had its season suspended since Sunday. Bleier went 3-0...

Baltimore Orioles' Hanser Alberto, right, talks with Anthony Santander (25) after hitting a solo home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Ryan Thompson during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Santander hits unique HR, has 3 RBIs as Orioles top Rays 6-3

Aug. 1, 2020 12:39 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Santander hit an odd home run off Blake Snell and had three RBIs to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 Friday night. The Orioles trailed 2-0 in the fourth inning before Renato Núñez doubled and Santander followed with a drive to center. Kevin Kiermaier...

Officials reviewing video of Baltimore officer pulling gun

Jul. 31, 2020 7:09 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore prosecutors are reviewing a viral video that shows a police officer pulling out a gun during an arrest and holding it over a man’s head as he tells people to back up. The 45-second exchange posted on Instagram shows the officer kneeling on the man, who is seen on the...

New York Yankees' Luke Voit (59) celebrates with Giancarlo Stanton, center right, after hitting a grand slam off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher John Means during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Baltimore. Yankees' Gleyber Torres, Aaron Hicks (31) and Stanton scored on the grand slam. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Judge HR rallies Yankees to another win over Orioles 8-6

Jul. 31, 2020 12:24 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Down by a run and held scoreless since the first inning, the New York Yankees appeared to be in trouble with three outs to go against the Baltimore Orioles. Manager Aaron Boone didn't see it that way. “Absolutely not," Boone said after the Yankees rallied to an 8-6 victory Thursday...

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge (99) greets DJ LeMahieu, right, after LaMahieu hit a solo home run off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Asher Wojciechowski during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Yankees make most of schedule change, defeat Orioles 9-3

Jul. 29, 2020 11:58 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — If the New York Yankees must adjust on the fly to a sudden change in the schedule, there's no team they'd rather face than the Baltimore Orioles. Baseball's weird season reached another level of strange Wednesday night when New York stepped in for the Miami Marlins and ruined Baltimore's...

Astros obtain RHP Hector Velázquez from Orioles

Jul. 29, 2020 8:10 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The pitching-strapped Houston Astros have acquired right-hander Hector Velázquez from the Baltimore Orioles for a player to named. The deal, announced Wednesday, comes after the AL champion Astros learned that reigning Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander will be out a while with a...

FILE - Delegate Cheryl Glenn, a Baltimore Democrat, calls for a special session to approve additional licenses to grow medical marijuana during a news conference April 12, 2017, in Baltimore. The former Maryland state lawmaker has been sentenced to two years in prison for taking bribes for legislative favors. U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake on Wednesday, July29, 2020, ordered former Del. Glenn to pay $18,750 in restitution. Glenn represented parts of Baltimore as a state delegate. The 69-year-old Democrat resigned in December and pleaded guilty in January to a bribery-related charge and honest services wire fraud. Glenn admitted that she accepted five bribe payments totaling $33,750 over an 11-month period in 2018 and 2019. Glenn told Judge Blake that she hopes other public officials can learn from her mistakes. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)

Ex-Maryland lawmaker gets 2 years in prison in bribery case

Jul. 29, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A former state lawmaker who helped create Maryland's medical marijuana industry was sentenced on Wednesday to two years in prison for taking bribes for legislative favors, including votes to benefit a medical marijuana company. Cheryl Glenn, a Democrat who represented parts of...