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‘Carl’ Ripken Jr. joins TBS wild card broadcast

‘Carl’ Ripken Jr. joins TBS wild card broadcast

yahoo.com deadspin.com Updated Oct 5, 2012
Carl Ripken Jr.? Of course his name is really Cal Ripken Jr. A Baltimore Orioles legend. Enshrined in Cooperstown at the Hall of Fame. Maybe you heard of him. The only possible explanation is that the graphics person for TBS was eating lunch - specifica
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  • Orioles shut down Rangers, advance to ALDS

    Orioles shut down Rangers, advance to ALDS

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Oct 5, 2012
    The Orioles' magical season continues. The Rangers' collapse is complete. Joe Saunders outdueled Yu Darvish in Baltimore's 5-1 wild-card victory over Texas. Next stop: The Bronx.
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  • O's punch ticket to ALDS with Wild win in Texas

    O's punch ticket to ALDS with Wild win in Texas

    MLB.com Oct 5, 2012
    The Orioles -- denied a proper celebration of their postseason berth in 15 years because of plane troubles -- broke out the bubbly after punching a ticket to the ALDS on Friday in Texas.
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  • The Rosters For The Wild-Card Deathmatch Games Are Pretty Wacky…

    The Rosters For The Wild-Card Deathmatch Games Are Pretty Wacky

    deadspin.com Oct 5, 2012
    Big baseball games coming your way: Cardinals-Braves right now, and Rangers-Orioles at 8:37 p.m. Both air on TBS, if they're not preempted by whatever Tyler Perry show was originally scheduled. These games will, if all goes according to plan, excite you…
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  • Your MLB Wild Card Death Match Open Thread

    Your MLB Wild Card Death Match Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 5, 2012
    Hey everyone, the playoffs start tonight! We've got two do-or-die games to watch: The Cardinals are taking on the Braves at 5:07 p.m. EDT, and the Orioles are squaring off against the Rangers at 8:37 p.m. EDT. That's like, seven straight hours of baseba…
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  • 10 numbers for the Orioles-Rangers wild card

    10 numbers for the Orioles-Rangers wild card

    yahoo.com Oct 5, 2012
    As the postseason opens with its first-ever wild-card games,  Alex Remington takes  a look at the statistics that might make a difference in each do-or-die contest. Next up: The American League game featuring the Baltimore Orioles visiting the Texas Ra
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  • Video - J.J. Hardy On Orioles' Win 01:23

    J.J. Hardy On Orioles' Win

    Oct 5
    Orioles run past Rangers 5-1.
  • Video - Highlight Of The Night 02:11

    Highlight Of The Night

    Oct 5
    Orioles stun Rangers at home, will face Yankees in ALDS.
  • Video - Breaking Down The Orioles' Win 02:44

    Breaking Down The Orioles' Win

    Oct 5
    Baseball Tonight breaks down the Orioles' win over the Rangers

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Chicago Bears better off with feisty Jay Cutler

    Oct 5
    The Bears should just let Cutler do his thing, and they might be better off for it.
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Oct 5
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.