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Orioles endure 110-loss season, have 'lot of work to do'

Oct. 04, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles had enough of their own problems this year without getting too caught up in what the teams around them were doing. Still, a look at the rest of the AL East reveals the daunting path ahead. Four teams in the...

Jays stay close in wild-card race, hit 5 HRs, rout O's 10-1

Oct. 03, 2021 01:55 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 47th home run and the Toronto Blue Jays pressed their AL wild-card chase to the final day of the regular season by thumping the Baltimore Orioles 10-1 Saturday. The Blue Jays launched five homers while Alek Manoah allowed one...

Matz sharp, Jays beat Orioles 6-4 to stay in wild card race

Oct. 02, 2021 01:47 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Steven Matz pitched seven solid innings to win his fifth straight decision, Danny Jansen homered and drove in three runs, and the Toronto Blue Jays kept their playoff hopes alive by beating the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Friday night. “It’s exciting,”...

Ibáñez leads 99-loss Rangers over 106-loss Orioles 7-4

Sep. 26, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Andy Ibáñez hit a two-run homer and the Texas Rangers avoided their 100th loss for at least a day by beating the Baltimore Orioles 7-4 Sunday for a four-game split. ​​Adolis García had two hits and drove in a run for Texas. He set a club rookie...

Gutierrez homers, 105-loss Orioles send Rangers to 99th loss

Sep. 25, 2021 22:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Kelvin Gutierrez homered to cap a three-run seventh inning and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Saturday night. Jose Trevino and Nathaniel Lowe homered for the Rangers, who have lost nine of 11 and fell to 56-99 on the season. Texas...

Harper's throw to plate saves Phillies' 4-3 win over O's

Sep. 22, 2021 23:18 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper won games for the Phillies this year with one swing, one slide, one daring dash around the bases. Now add this save to the highlight reel: Harper fired a heater on the fly from right field that nailed a runner at home — and gave the...

Phillies' NL East-chase hindered in 2-0 loss to 100-loss O's

Sep. 21, 2021 08:33 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper gave the 96 mph fastball a deep ride that had a few thousand straggling fans that paid for $1 hot dogs and a pennant race standing in euphoria. Harper's ball landed 401 feet away in Baltimore center fielder Cedric Mullins's glove, the...

AL wild-card leading Red Sox rally past O's 8-6

Sep. 19, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kiké Hernández’s game-tying RBI single caromed off the second-base bag and into shallow center field, sparking a three-run, seventh-inning rally that carried the AL wild-card leading Boston Red Sox to an 8-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles Sunday and a sweep of their...

Gardner's 2-run single in 9th lifts Yankees over Orioles 4-3

Sep. 16, 2021 02:26 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Brett Gardner blooped a two-run single in the ninth inning that was set up by a double steal, and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Wednesday night for their third straight win. The Yankees kept pace with Toronto and Boston atop the AL...

Judge starts 5-HR barrage to back Cole, Yanks beat O's 7-2

Sep. 15, 2021 02:29 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Aaron Judge started a five-homer barrage that backed Gerrit Cole, and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 Tuesday night to win consecutive games for the first time since Sept. 1 and 3. Giancarlo Stanton, Luke Voit, Joey Gallo and DJ...