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1 hr ago | Houston Chronicle

Orioles clinch AL East with 8-2 win over Blue Jays

Members of the Baltimore Orioles pour beer and champagne on manager Buck Showalter after a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baltimore Orioles, Toronto Blue Jays, Baseball Players, Adam Jones, Jonathan Schoop

16 hrs ago | Camden Chat

Can the Orioles afford to not re-sign J.J. Hardy?

What are the Orioles going to do at shortstop in 2015? The free agent market is barren. The trade options are plentiful but expensive.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ryan Flaherty, Jonathan Schoop, Mike Aviles, Jed Lowrie, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball

Mon Sep 15, 2014

TSN.ca

MacArthur: Gibbons cites defence as Orioles' advantage

BALTIMORE Manager John Gibbons likes to claim he doesn't read what gets written. But he will, on occasion, when something gets passed along.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Matt Wieters, Caleb Joseph, Ryan Goins

Camden Chat

Who is the Most Valuable Oriole of 2014? Vote here

The mainstream Orioles media writers have balloting this week to decide who will be named the Most Valuable Oriole for the 2014 season. They will be making their pick through Friday of this week, when results will be announced and an award presented to the winners.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Davis, Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Hartford Courant

After giving up run in top of 9th, Orioles rally for 3-2 win over New York Yankees

Sunday evening at Camden Yards was supposed to belong to Derek Jeter and Francis Scott Key, perhaps in that order. But Kelly Johnson shifted the spotlight with a walk-off double to the right-center-field gap to give the Orioles a comeback 3-2 win over the New York Yankees .

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Derek Jeter, David Robertson, Quintin Berry

NJ.com

What Yankees' 3-2 loss to Orioles means

Robertson gave up two runs in the top of the ninth as the Orioles earned a come-from-behind, 2-1 win over the Yankees at Camden Yards Sunday night. It was Robertson's fourth blown save in 40 opportunities since taking over for Mariano Rivera at the start of the year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Mariano Rivera, David Robertson, Antoan Richardson, Adam Jones

The Wichita Eagle

Recap: Baltimore vs. NY Yankees

Kelly Johnson's RBI double in the ninth inning gave the Baltimore Orioles a 3-2 walkoff victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday. After Brian McCann's home run provided the Yankees with a 2-1 lead in the top of the ninth, the Orioles rallied in the home half.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, David Robertson, Quintin Berry

Sporting News

Orioles may look a lot different in 2015

The Orioles are closing in on their first American League East title in 17 years. But Baltimore may defend that title with a very different team than the one it has fielded this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Nick Markakis, Baseball Players, Chris Davis

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Ananova

MLB: Orioles double delight

The Baltimore Orioles won back-to-back games against the New York Yankees to stretch their lead at the top of the American League East standings to 11.5 games. Jimmy Paredes' double at the bottom of the 11th inning saw David Lough and JJ Hardy cross home plate to secure a 2-1 victory for the Orioles in the first game at Camden Yards.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Jimmy Paredes, Baseball Players, David Lough

Fri Sep 12, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Yankees fall apart as Orioles sweep doubleheader

In the 20 innings played Friday at Camden Yards, the Yankees tallied one run and lost two games - a sharp dose of reality delivered by the first-place Orioles, whose October invitation is being engraved. Orioles' Nelson Cruz, left, celebrating with teammates J.J. Hardy and David Lough after Hardy and Lough scored on a double by Jimmy Paredes in the 11th inning of the first game of a day-night doubleheader against the Yankees on Friday in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Adam Warren, Bryan Mitchell, David Phelps

Camden Chat

Norris pitches seven strong innings and De Aza triples twice in 5-0 Orioles win

Bud Norris pitched seven shutout innings and a makeshift lineup scored five runs as the Orioles swept the doubleheader from the Yankees After grinding out an extra-inning win in the first game of today's doubleheader, the Orioles cruised 5-0 win in the nightcap. Thanks to strong pitching by Bud Norris and an impressive performance from a spring-training-like lineup, the Orioles have now won six games in a row and decreased their magic number to just five.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nick Markakis, Baseball Players, Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Bryan Mitchell, Ryan Flaherty

The Baltimore Sun

After five-game absence, Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (lower back) starts again Friday

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy returned to the starting lineup for the opening game of Friday's split doubleheader, after nagging lower-back spasms had forced him to miss the previous five games. Hardy hadn't played since Friday's game in Tampa Bay, when pain in his lower back flared up and worsened throughout the game.

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The Baltimore Sun

With Chris Davis out, Orioles again scramble for infield replacements

The news that Chris Davis had been suspended 25 games for a violation of Major League Baseball 's drug policy was still fresh Friday morning, as was the reality that the Orioles likely will be without one of their power bats for the rest of the year. But with the first game of the club's split doubleheader against the New York Yankees hours away, Orioles manager Buck Showalter had to quickly turn his focus to his lineup card.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Davis, American League, Major League Baseball, Matt Wieters, Manny Machado, Adam Jones

The Maryland Gazette

With Chris Davis suspended, Orioles again scramble for replacements for absent star

The news that Chris Davis had been suspended 25 games for a violation of Major League Baseball 's drug policy was still fresh Friday morning, as was the reality that the Orioles likely will be without one of their power bats for the rest of the year. But with the first game of the club's split doubleheader against the New York Yankees hours away, Orioles manager Buck Showalter had to quickly turn his focus to his lineup card.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Davis, American League, Major League Baseball, Matt Wieters, Manny Machado, Adam Jones

Birds Watcher

Baltimore Orioles: Fighting Showalters "on Parades"

When Jimmy Parades came to the plate with the bases loaded and the Baltimore Orioles down 1-0 in the last of the 11th, little did he know that he'd become the latest Oriole to embody the spirit of the Fighting Showalters. The Orioles appeared to be reeling in a sense; not only had they lost Chris Davis to suspension for 25 games, but they were looking a 1-0 loss right in the face.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Chris Davis, Kevin Gausman, Brad Brach, Ryan Flaherty

BleacherReport

Chris Davis' 25-Game Suspension Could Impact O's More Than You'd Think

The word came down late Friday morning: Chris Davis , the Hulk-sized first baseman who led Major League Baseball with 53 home runs in 2013, has been suspended for 25 games for testing positive for an amphetamine. He will miss Baltimore's final 17 regular-season games and, potentially, its first eight postseason games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Davis, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Adam Jones, Nelson Cruz, Caleb Joseph

New York Yankees

McCarthy gets call in opener of twin bill against Orioles

Not since 1969 have the Orioles gotten the opportunity to celebrate a division title in Baltimore. After a sweep of the Red Sox in Boston, the O's magic number is down to 8. The earliest they can clinch the division is Monday since the Blue Jays won on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Kevin Gausman, Bryan Mitchell, Alex Cobb, Masahiro Tanaka

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

With four hits Wednesday, Orioles' Ryan Flaherty stays hot in Boston

Ryan Flaherty, who had a career-high four hits in the Orioles' 10-6 win Wednesday, doesn't have a specific reason for why he hits so well at Fenway Park. But the Maine native admits that it is somewhat special playing in front of familiar faces.

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Major League Baseball

Perched atop AL East, O's have overcome plenty

To see the Orioles leading the American League East by 10 games might lead one to a couple of conclusions. First, this season has been easy.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Matt Wieters, Manny Machado, Chris Davis

Boston Red Sox

Workman, Red Sox look to send O's packing with loss

The Orioles are firing on all cylinders as the team inches closer and closer to the postseason. Baltimore's magic number to clinch the American League East was trimmed to nine with a 4-1 win over the Red Sox on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Wei-Yin Chen, Baseball Players, Brandon Workman, Dustin Pedroia, Adam Jones

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