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52 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

Orioles rally to beat Yankees 3-2

Steve Pearce doubled in a ninth-inning run and scored the game-winner on a double by Kelly Johnson as the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night to inch closer to the AL East title. The winning rally came after Brian McCann hit a tiebreaking homer off Darren O'Day in the top of the ninth.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, Quintin Berry

52 min ago | The Maryland Gazette

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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52 min ago | ABC News

Orioles Rally to Beat Yankees 3-2

Steve Pearce doubled in a ninth-inning run and scored the game-winner on a double by Kelly Johnson as the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night to inch closer to the AL East title. The winning rally came after Brian McCann hit a tiebreaking homer off Darren O'Day in the top of the ninth.

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1 hr ago | Toronto Blue Jays

Every game key for Blue Jays as they face first-place O's

For the Orioles, who own a hefty lead in the American League East, a playoff spot is all but guaranteed. But for the Blue Jays, who remain four games behind in the AL Wild Card race after a loss on Sunday, each game could have a significant impact on whether they join their division rivals in October.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Marcus Stroman, Baseball Players, Wei-Yin Chen, Colby Rasmus, Toronto Blue Jays, Ubaldo Jimenez

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Escobar Riles Up Crowd, Rays Beat Blue Jays In 10

Yunel Escobar riled up the crowd with an exaggerated display after a home run in the eighth inning and Sean Rodriguez hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th that lifted the Tampa Bay Rays over the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday. A frequent target of boos in Toronto after being suspended by the Blue Jays for writing an anti-gay slur on his eye-black in 2012, Escobar homered off the facing of the fourth deck against Todd Redmond.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Chris Archer, Brandon Gomes, Baseball Players, Yunel Escobar, Brett Cecil, Sean Rodriguez

5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Escobar riles up crowd, Rays beat Blue Jays in 10

Yunel Escobar riled up the crowd with an exaggerated display after a home run in the eighth inning and Sean Rodriguez hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th that lifted the Tampa Bay Rays over the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday. A frequent target of boos in Toronto after being suspended by the Blue Jays for writing an anti-gay slur on his eye-black in 2012, Escobar homered off the facing of the fourth deck against Todd Redmond.

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8 hrs ago | The China Post

Avila hits 2-run HR in 8th as Tigers top Indians

Alex Avila hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers kept their slim AL Central lead, beating the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Saturday night. Avila sent a full-count pitch from reliever Bryan Shaw into the right-field stands for his 11th home run and kept the Tigers a half-game ahead of Kansas City, which topped Boston 7-1.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Alex Avila, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Torii Hunter, Yan Gomes

13 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

Orioles slugger Davis suspended

Orioles slugger Chris Davis was suspended 25 games without pay on Friday for using amphetamines, a punishment that will extend into the postseason.

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17 hrs ago | Ananova

Yankees end Orioles streak

The New York Yankees ended the Baltimore Orioles' six-game winning streak on Saturday with a 3-2 victory over the American League East leaders. Chris Young scored what proved to be the decisive run on a steal of home in a three-run second inning off Miguel Gonzalez to keep the Yankees in wild-card contention.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Chris Young, Baseball Players, Miguel Gonzalez, American League West, Mike Trout, National League, National League Central

21 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Crew working on avoiding collapse

Bobby Thomson of the New York Giants hit the "Shot Heard 'Round the World" - a dramatic home run that won the NL pennant and punctuated the Dodgers' collapse in 1951. If the Brewers keep their turnaround going over the final two weeks of the season and salvage a playoff spot - even the less-palatable second wild-card berth that sends you on the road for one game - they will avoid joining a list that no team wants to make.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, National League East, New York Mets, Chicago Cubs, American League, Jonathan Papelbon, Baseball Players

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Yanks Go Yard

Breaking Down the Yankees' Remaining Schedule

Sep 5, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley hits a single against the Kansas City Royals during the fifth inning of a game at Yankee Stadium. The Royals defeated the Yankees 1-0.

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The Washington Post

Yankees bust Oriolesa 6-game winning streak

The Orioles' September surge to the cusp of an American League East championship has been characterized by their strong starting pitching, and perhaps no one on the club has pitched better than right-hander Miguel Gonzalez. But Gonzalez's standout rA©sumA© actually dates further.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Baseball Players, David Robertson, Nick Markakis, Mark Teixeira, Antoan Richardson

Yanks Go Yard

Game One Recap: Yankees Falter After Gaining Lead In The 11th

After almost being no-hit through 7 innings last night in the Bronx, and having Chris Young not only break up the no-no, but to hit a three-run walk-off winner, the Yankees came into Baltimore feeling as is their last charge is energized with some much needed momentum. The AL East is all but gone, but the Bombers are hanging on to dear life for the second Wild Card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Vidal Nuno, Mark Teixeira, Antoan Richardson

Toronto Blue Jays

Blue Jays, Dickey look to gain in Wild Card race

The Blue Jays, who can ill afford to lose a game as they try to gain ground in the American League Wild Card race, will turn to knuckleballer R.A. Dickey to even their set against the Rays Saturday at Rogers Centre. In Friday's series opener, Toronto was shut down by Tampa Bay's Nate Karns, making his season debut, pushing the Blue Jays to four games out of an AL Wild Card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Jeremy Hellickson, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Marcus Stroman, Toronto Blue Jays

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Orioles slugger Chris Davis suspended 25 games

A former day care worker was convicted Friday of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her school classroom and sexually assaulting her during a 19-hour ordeal. A former day care worker was convicted Friday of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her school classroom and sexually assaulting her during a 19-hour ordeal.

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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, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Jimmy Paredes, Baseball Players, J.J. Hardy, David Lough

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Red Sox knock Royals out of first place in AL Central

Second baseman Jemile Weeks doubled twice and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night, knocking the Royals out of first place in the American League Central. The Royals' defeat, coupled with the Detroit triumph over Cleveland, dropped the Royals a half-game behind the Tigers, the defending division champions.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Danny Duffy, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer

The Baltimore Sun

Five Orioles questions with ESPN Sunday Night Baseball announcer Dan Shulman

ESPN is bringing its Sunday Night Baseball crew to Baltimore this week to cover the final stop of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter's farewell tour at Camden Yards and, oh yeah, to showcase the first-place Orioles, who entered Friday's game 10 games up on the second-place Toronto Blue Jays and 4.5 games behind the Los Angeles Angels for the best record in baseball. ESPN was kind enough to hook us up with Sunday Night Baseball announcer Dan Shulman, who has called the Sunday showcases since 2011 and is one of the best in the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Derek Jeter, Chris Davis, Matt Wieters, Manny Machado

ABC News

Orioles Rally to Beat Yankees 2-1 in 11 Innings

Jimmy Paredes hit a two-run double with two outs in the 11th inning to rally the Baltimore Orioles past the New York Yankees 2-1 Friday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader. After Chris Young homered in the top of the 11th, Baltimore countered in the bottom half against Adam Warren .

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Rounding Third: Scary night in Milwaukee

Some people think the hardest thing to do in sports is to hit a major league pitch. That might be true, but how much harder is it after taking a fastball square in the face? Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton will have to answer that question next season after getting drilled flush in the left side of his face in the top of the fifth inning on Thursday on a pitch from Milwaukee Brewers starter Mike Fiers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Mike Fiers, Milwaukee Brewers, National League, Casey McGehee, American League

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