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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Cole Hamels heads to the dugout after being pulled from the mound during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

LHP Cole Hamels done for year after just 1 start for Braves

Sep. 21, 2020 8:00 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — After making just one start for the Atlanta Braves, Cole Hamels is done for the season. Hamels reported shortly before the start of a four-game series against the Miami Marlins that he didn't feel like he could get anything on the ball. The left-hander was scheduled to make his second start...

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher John Means throws a pitch to the Tampa Bay Rays during the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Means strikes out 12; Orioles halt Rays' surge with 2-1 win

Sep. 20, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Denied a five-game sweep and a chance to lengthen their lead in the AL East, the Tampa Bay Rays took consolation in receiving another fine performance from a member of their impressive rotation. John Means struck out a career-high 12 in a pitching duel with Tampa Bay lefty Ryan Yarbrough,...

Tampa Bay Rays' Randy Arozarena celebrates his two-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Streaking Rays beat Orioles 3-1 to maintain lead in AL East

Sep. 19, 2020 11:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It's the time of year when teams in contention start scoreboard watching, a trait that rings true even during a shortened 60-game season played in empty ballparks. The AL East-leading Tampa Bay are doing it. And for the moment, they're looking down at the competition in the standings....

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow throws a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles during the second inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Glasnow fans 10 in 5 innings to help Rays beat Orioles 2-1

Sep. 18, 2020 11:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tyler Glasnow struck out 10 over five innings to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat Alex Cobb and the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 Friday night. Glasnow (4-1) allowed one run, four hits and a pair of walks. The right-hander has won four straight decisions, a streak that began with a 13-strikeout...

Baltimore Orioles shortstop Andrew Velazquez (13) forces out Tampa Bay Rays' Austin Meadows, bottom, at second base on a ball hit by Joey Wendle during the second inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Rays OF Meadows placed on injured list; could miss playoffs

Sep. 18, 2020 6:26 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Austin Meadows was placed on the 10-day injured list Friday with an oblique strain that will keep him sidelined into the postseason. The injury occurred while Meadows took a swing in the opener of Thursday's doubleheader against the Orioles. The Rays won both...

FILE - In this Oct. 4, 1944, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Danny Litwhiler heads to first base as St. Louis Browns third baseman Mark Christman fields his ground ball before forcing out Browns' Ray Sanders, heading to third, for the third out during the third inning in the opening game of the 1944 World Series at Sportsman's Park in St. Louis, Mo. The Browns won 2-1. The last time the World Series was held in a single ballpark was 1944.  (AP Photo/FIle)

Column: Remembering the last series to be played in one park

Sep. 18, 2020 5:25 PM EDT

The last time the World Series was held in a single ballpark, there was a bit of a conundrum over where the two managers would stay. It was 1944. World War II was raging. The major leagues carried on with rag-tag rosters. And the lowly St. Louis Brown actually managed to win the AL pennant. That set up a...

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell throws a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Rays earn AL playoff spot with doubleheader sweep of Orioles

Sep. 17, 2020 11:25 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Having clinched a return trip to the postseason, the Tampa Bay Rays marked the occasion with a subdued celebration on the field before heading to the clubhouse, where they slipped on hats and shirts that will serve as souvenirs of the accomplishment. Make no mistake, the Rays are proud of...

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Cole Hamels throws a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Hamels yields 3 runs in Braves debut, a 5-1 loss to Orioles

Sep. 16, 2020 11:13 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cole Hamels could have easily dismissed the results, attributing the lackluster numbers in his Atlanta Braves debut to rustiness after an unaccustomed layoff. Instead, the 36-year-old deemed his performance to be well below his own high expectations. Pitching for the first time since last...

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Tom Eshelman, right, reacts to a home run hit by Atlanta Braves left fielder Adam Duvall, left, during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams)

Duvall 10th HR in Sept, Braves top Orioles, pad NL East lead

Sep. 15, 2020 11:23 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Adam Duvall tied a Braves record with his 10th homer in September, and Atlanta used the collective work of six pitchers to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 Tuesday night. Freddie Freeman had three hits, including a pair of RBI doubles, to help the Braves bounce back from a 14-1 drubbing by...

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Touki Toussaint (62) is removed by manager Brian Snitker (43) during the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams)

Orioles slug 3 homers in 9-run 3rd, pummel Braves 14-1

Sep. 14, 2020 11:19 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — DJ Stewart hit the first of three Baltimore homers in a nine-run third inning, and the Orioles pounded the Atlanta Braves 14-1 Monday night to end a five-game losing streak. After winning three of four in Washington to extend their NL East lead to a season-high 3 1/2 games, the Braves were...