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1 hr ago | CBS Local

Scott Garceau: O's Clinch The East

It was heavenly night for a pitcher who's had a hellish season. Yes, that Ubaldo Jimenez was very good and got the pennant clinching win as the O's punched their post-season dance card.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Tommy Hunter, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Adam Jones

8 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Baltimore seals first division title since ’97

Champagne was spraying all around him, and Dan Duquette couldn't help but laugh at the mayhem he helped create. The Orioles clinched their first AL East title since 1997 by beating Toronto 8-2 Tuesday night, and Duquette was right in the middle of a long overdue celebration in the Baltimore clubhouse.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players

Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Maryland Gazette

Fans 'needed to see this' as Orioles win first AL East title since 1997

Fan after fan said it as they waited for Ubaldo Jimenez to throw the first pitch Tuesday night at Camden Yards : "We just had to be here." The Orioles clinching a division title had been inevitable for weeks.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Adam Jones, Matt Wieters

The Baltimore Sun

With 8-2 win Tuesday, Orioles clinch first American League East title since 1997

A week ago, Ubaldo Jimenez might have been the least likely candidate to pitch the Orioles to their first division title since 1997. But in a season full of unlikely heroes, Jimenez wasn't alone, especially Tuesday night as the Orioles were crowned champions of the American League East .

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Toronto Blue Jays, Tommy Hunter, Baseball Players, Matt Wieters, Chris Davis

The Toronto Star

Orioles beat Blue Jays to wrap up AL East crown: Griffin

The Orioles finally ended their six-month hunt for Orange October on Tuesday, besting the second-place Blue Jays 8-2 and securing the club's first AL East title since 1997. It was a different time, long ago, when Pat Gillick was GM and Robbie Alomar was the O's second baseman.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Drew Hutchison, Aaron Loup, Jose Bautista

SFGate

Yankees' Prado has appendectomy; out for season

New York Yankees' Martin Prado walks off the field after striking out swinging in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Baltimore.

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Jays Journal

Blue Jays Slip in Wild Card Race as Pitch "Slips" from Stroman's Hand

Sep 15, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman yells at the Baltimore Orioles bench as he walks off the field after the sixth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Baltimore Orioles defeated Toronto Blue Jays 5-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Marcus Stroman, Baseball Players, Baltimore Orioles, Wei-Yin Chen, Ryan Flaherty

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Orioles Reduce Magic Number To One After 5-2 Win Over Blue Jays

The Blue Jays got an early run against Wei-Yin Chen in the first inning as Edwin Encarnacion drove in a run with his single. Help From Friends - Chen, was able to minimize the damage in the first inning as he struck out two batters and then Nick Markakis got the final out with a great defensive play.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Wei-Yin Chen, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Jones

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Washington Times

Orioles rally to beat Yankees 3-2

No matter what the situation and regardless of who's at the plate, the Baltimore Orioles believe they're going to win. Often, that's precisely what happens.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Baseball Players, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy

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, Baseball Players, J.J. Hardy, Chris Davis

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Yankees Snap Orioles' Six-Game Winning Streak

The Orioles' September surge to the cusp of an American League East championship has been characterized by their strong starting pitching in general, and right-hander Miguel Gonzalez in particular. Gonzalez could tell early on against the New York Yankees that he didn't have his best stuff Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, New York Yankees, Baseball Players, David Robertson, Shane Greene

The Miami Herald

Young steals home, Yanks end O's 6-game win streak

Chris Blythe, left, and Jackie Brown participated in the Swim to Alligator Lighthouse as a relay team last year, but this time they are each doing it solo. "> Chris Blythe, left, and Jackie Brown participated in the Swim to Alligator Lighthouse as a relay team last year, but this time they are each doing it solo.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Shane Greene, Baseball Players, David Robertson

Boston Herald

Photo Gallery

THEY'VE GOT SPIRIT: The Patriots cheerleaders perform a dance routine at the start of their 2015 swimsuit calendar launch party last at night at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill at Patriot Place in Foxboro. Proceeds went to the Massachusetts 9/11 Fund.

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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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Fri Sep 12, 2014

SFGate

Yankees left frustrated by 2-1 loss to Orioles

New York Yankees starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the fifth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, Baseball Players, Kevin Gausman, Adam Warren

Camden Chat

Orioles 2, Yankees 1. Jimmy Paredes walks off in a battle of pitching staffs

The game remained scoreless for the first 10 innings of the day. Chris Young homered for the Yanks and Jimmy Paredes delivered an 11th-inning, two-run double to get the win for the Birds.

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Rant Sports

Baltimore Orioles Will Be Just Fine Without Chris Davis

Davis is suspended for 25 games, including the team's remaining 17 games in the regular season and up to eight postseason games. If the Orioles were not to play eight postseason games, he would make up the remainder of the suspension at the start of the 2015 regular season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Davis, Adam Jones

Hometown Annapolis

Answering some Orioles questions from Twitter ahead of Friday's doubleheader

The Orioles take on the New York Yankees for a day-night doubleheader today in what should be the kickoff for clinch week -- assuming the Orioles can continue the momentum they built in a three-game sweep over the Boston Red Sox . I thought Thursday's day off would be a good time to do a question-and-answer session, so I asked Twitter followers to help out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Daily Journal

Chen perfect into 6th, Orioles sweep Red Sox

When Wei-Yin Chen saw right fielder Nick Markakis make a diving grab in the fifth inning, sure, he thought about a perfect game. Chen didn't permit a runner until the sixth, Adam Jones helped provide an early cushion and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 10-6 Wednesday for a three-game sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Wei-Yin Chen, Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox

Camden Chat

Orioles 4, Red Sox 1: De Aza and Jones power O's to victory

The Orioles used their patented combination of home runs and a shut down bullpen to earn the series win over the Red Sox tonight at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass by a final score of 4-2. Camden North is officially a "thing."

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