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Nick Markakis will not have the pins removed from his left thumb for at least another week, putting the Orioles outfielder's return at a minimum of three weeks and contingent on the club getting deep into the postseason.Share Tweet
CNNSI.com Oct 1, 2012Rays stay alive, while Orioles fall in AL East raceShare Tweet
Hammel could return to start an ALDS gameOrioles right-hander Jason Hammel threw a five-inning simulated game Monday afternoon with no problems in regards to his right knee, and the 30-year-old is a candidate to start a postseason game for the club later this week.Share TweetThe Red Sox opened Monday night's series at Yankee Stadium without the services of their best all-around player, as second baseman Dustin Pedroia injured his left ringer finger getting thrown out on an attempted steal in the eighth inning of Sunday's ga…Share TweetHal Steinbrenner is buckling up for what promises to be a wild finish to the division race, as his Yankees hope to hold off the Orioles and achieve their goal of winning the American League East.Share TweetTwo key players on contending teams were honored Monday for their play last week, as Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander and Orioles slugger Chris Davis were named co-American League Players of the Week.Share Tweet
State of the Race: Tale of Two Games (and Seasons)nytimes.com Oct 1, 2012If the Yankees win the division, Sunday's victory may be the game that defines the season. But if Baltimore takes the A.L. East, it will be Saturday's defeat in Toronto that should haunt them most.Share Tweet
The Orioles Clinched A Playoff Berth For The First Time Since 1997 So Of Course There Was A Fire On The Team FlightThe Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 6-3 Sunday afternoon before beginning a season-ending series with the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday. They hoped to clinch a playoff spot in front of their fans at Camden Yards while watching game one of a day-nig…Share Tweet