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LIVE: Yankees-Orioles

LIVE: Yankees-Orioles

CNNSI.com nytimes.com Updated Oct 8, 2012
Andy Pettitte is back in the postseason, trying to deliver the Yankees another win. Can the Orioles bounce back in Game 2 to even the series? Follow tonight's rain-delayed ALDS clash here.
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  • Orioles' Comeback Story Is Rewritten

    Orioles' Comeback Story Is Rewritten

    nytimes.com Oct 8, 2012
    The Orioles have known what it is like to come from behind and win all season, but the Yankees changed that script with a ninth-inning rally in Game 1.
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  • Deadspin Up All Night: Build A Playground In Your Head

    Deadspin Up All Night: Build A Playground In Your Head

    deadspin.com Oct 8, 2012
    Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. Sean's here later to keep you on top of things while you watch Yankees-Orioles or Texans-Jets. Click here if you feel like yakking about baseball. More »
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  • Wieters' bat, glove key to O's success

    Wieters' bat, glove key to O's success

    MLB.com Oct 8, 2012
    Catcher Matt Wieters has already been named to two American League All-Star teams, and has won a Gold Glove. But he has also won the trust of the Baltimore pitchers and the admiration of seemingly everyone in the Orioles' organization.
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  • Maryland troopers ask Derek Jeter and Nick Swisher for autograp…

    Maryland troopers ask Derek Jeter and Nick Swisher for autographs during ALDS Game 1

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Oct 8, 2012
    The Baltimore Orioles haven't reached the Major League Baseball playoffs since 1997 and nowhere was their lack of experience on the big stage more glaring than in the visitor's dugout during Game 1 of the ALDS on Sunday night. What happened there? It wa…
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  • Your MLB Playoffs Open Thread

    Your MLB Playoffs Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 8, 2012
    There are two more division series games for you to watch today, and this is the place to contribute your trenchant baseball analysis and dick jokes while you do so. The Nats and Cardinals have already started their game, and the Orioles will be taking …
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  • Exclusive: Jeffrey Maier talks with Yahoo! Sports

    Exclusive: Jeffrey Maier talks with Yahoo! Sports

    yahoo.com Oct 8, 2012
    Jeffrey Maier won't be attending any of the ALDS games between the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles this week and for good reason. The 28-year-old is the father of a newborn son and there's simply no time for him to travel down from his home in Ne…
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  • Can Pettitte help Yankees take 2-0 lead?

    Can Pettitte help Yankees take 2-0 lead?

    CNNSI.com Oct 8, 2012
    Just as they've done so many times before, the Yankees are sending Andy Pettitte to the mound for a postseason Game 2. Cliff Corcoran breaks down the matchup with the Orioles.
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  • On TBS broadcast of Yankees vs. Orioles ALDS Game 1, Cal Ripken…

    On TBS broadcast of Yankees vs. Orioles ALDS Game 1, Cal Ripken Jr. is a hit behind the microphone

    nydailynews.com Oct 8, 2012
    It’s always a jolt to the system of Yankees fans when national broadcasters report for playoff duty. When loyalists turned on TBS Sunday night, they had the orange and black shock of seeing Cal Ripken Jr. in the booth.
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  • Joe Lemire: Sabathia, Yankees spoil return of playoff baseball …

    Joe Lemire: Sabathia, Yankees spoil return of playoff baseball to Baltimore

    Orioles pitchers matched Yankees ace CC Sabathia for eight innings before New York rallied for a 7-2 Game 1 win. It ruined the return of the postseason to Baltimore, says Joe Lemire.
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  • It was All-Star closer Jim Johnson who betrayed Buck Showalter …

    It was All-Star closer Jim Johnson who betrayed Buck Showalter and Baltimore Orioles in Game 1 of ALDS vs. Yankees, not starting

    nydailynews.com Oct 8, 2012
    Buck Showalter was not even born when Charlie Dressen - a 5-foot-6 pepperpot whose diminutive presence was belied by an out-sized ego - was managing the Dodgers in Brooklyn. But whether he knows it or not, the low-key Showalter’s underlying formula for
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  • Russell Martin shows once again he's one of the most clutch Yan…

    Russell Martin shows once again he's one of the most clutch Yankees as his home run propels Bombers over Baltimore Orioles in Ga

    nydailynews.com Oct 8, 2012
    This is exactly the kind of game that defined Orioles’ magic all season. Nobody in baseball was better in the late innings or close games, and nobody had a better bullpen, so as midnight approached, the O’s had to be thinking they had the Yankees righ
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  • Yanks-Orioles and the Kid Brother Theory

    Yanks-Orioles and the Kid Brother Theory

    grantland.com Oct 8, 2012
    On Friday, as I watched the Orioles and Rangers fight out the wild-card playoff in Arlington, Texas, I was begging for a Baltimore win. The winner wou...
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  • Video - Baseball Tonight Spotlight 02:49

    Baseball Tonight Spotlight

    Oct 8
    Orioles win to even series with Yankees.
  • Video - Orioles Win To Even Series With Yankees 01:26

    Orioles Win To Even Series With Yankees

    Oct 8
    Orioles hold off Yankees 3-2.
  • Video - Matt Wieters On Orioles Game 2 Win 00:49

    Matt Wieters On Orioles Game 2 Win

    Oct 8
    Matt Wieters talks after the Orioles' 3-2 win over the Yankees

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