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Joba leaves game after being hit by broken bat

Joba leaves game after being hit by broken bat

ESPN.com Updated Oct 11, 2012
New York Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain has left Game 4 of the AL division series against the Baltimore Orioles in the 12th inning after being hit on the right elbow by a broken bat.
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  • Saunders starts, but Tillman gets taste of limelight

    Saunders starts, but Tillman gets taste of limelight

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    Joe Saunders was asked to keep the Orioles' season alive on Thursday night with the team down, 2-1, in its matchup with the New York Yankees.
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  • LIVE: Yankees try to eliminate Orioles in ALDS

    LIVE: Yankees try to eliminate Orioles in ALDS

    CNNSI.com nytimes.com Oct 11, 2012
    The Orioles and Yanks are in the 12th inning as they decide Game 4 in the Bronx. Nate McLouth's home run had given Baltimore the lead, but Robinson Cano and New York countered in sixth.
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  • Ibanez's heroics prompt social media eruption

    Ibanez's heroics prompt social media eruption

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    The bedlam that broke out in the Bronx on Wednesday with Raul Ibanez's pair of home runs to lift the Yankees to a 3-2 win in 12 innings over the Orioles in Game 3 of the American League Division Series spilled over into social media.
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  • O's will give ball back to Johnson in save situation

    O's will give ball back to Johnson in save situation

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    If the Orioles are in a save situation for Game 4 of the American League Division Series on Thursday night, closer Jim Johnson will get the ball.
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  • If they advance, A's to remove tarps for seats

    If they advance, A's to remove tarps for seats

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    Oakland announced that the team will remove the tarps that covered the seats on the third deck of the main grandstand for Games 1 and 2, opening up 11,698 new seats for a potential ALCS matchup against the Yankees or Orioles.
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  • Rodriguez Batting Fifth; Jeter Designated Hitter for Game 4

    Rodriguez Batting Fifth; Jeter Designated Hitter for Game 4

    nytimes.com MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    Alex Rodriguez will be in the lineup and be playing third base while Derek Jeter, who had started 155-straight playoff games at shortstop, will still be leading off but as the designated hitter.
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  • Inside Girardi's Big Decision That Won Game 3

    Inside Girardi's Big Decision That Won Game 3

    nytimes.com Oct 11, 2012
    Yankees Manager Joe Girardi did Wednesday night what would have been unthinkable just a few years back: he pinch hit for Alex Rodriguez and it paid off.
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  • Adam Jones’ bubble-blowing habit finally goes prime time -thoug…

    Adam Jones’ bubble-blowing habit finally goes prime time -though not in a good way (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 11, 2012
    It was easy on Wednesday night to tell the people who are new to watching the Baltimore Orioles from those of us who have watched their games the past few years. There were those who saw Adam Jones as he pursued Derek Jeter's triple in center field and …
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  • Leading Off: Coast to Coast, Comeback Fever

    Leading Off: Coast to Coast, Comeback Fever

    nytimes.com Oct 11, 2012
    Ninth-inning comebacks by the A's and the Yankees on Wednesday night provided sportswriters with many story lines.
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  • Yankees will turn to Hughes in Game 4 vs. O's

    Yankees will turn to Hughes in Game 4 vs. O's

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012
    Manager Joe Girardi said right-hander Phil Hughes would start Game 4 against the Baltimore Orioles even if the New York Yankees were facing elimination.
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  • Baltimore Orioles headed up by Dan Duquette and Buck Showalter …

    Baltimore Orioles headed up by Dan Duquette and Buck Showalter may not have enough to beat Yankees, but they are on right track

    nydailynews.com Oct 11, 2012
    When he was named Oriole GM a little less than a year ago - the last man standing after a half-dozen execs declined to be interviewed, and one, Toronto Blue Jays scouting director Tony LaCava, turned down the job - Dan Duquette knew what he had to do.
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  • Joe Girardi follows gut feeling to lift Alex Rodriguez in favor…

    Joe Girardi follows gut feeling to lift Alex Rodriguez in favor of Raul Ibanez as move pays off in Yankees' victory over Orioles

    nydailynews.com Oct 11, 2012
    Honestly, did anybody really think Joe Girardi had it in him? The Yankee manager has come to be known, not so fondly, as Joey Looseleafs, for his devotion to the statistics in his famous binder on the bench.
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  • Loss ends Orioles' extra-innings win streak at 16

    Loss ends Orioles' extra-innings win streak at 16

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    The Orioles entered the ALDS with a 74-0 record when leading after seven innings and, more appropriate for Wednesday night, as winners of 16 straight extra-inning games. Both streaks are now over.
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  • Jones 'not satisfied' that misplay cost O's run

    Jones 'not satisfied' that misplay cost O's run

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones said making excuses about missing Derek Jeter's RBI triple in Game 3 on Wednesday wouldn't be his style.
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  • Win deserved but elusive for strong Kuroda

    Win deserved but elusive for strong Kuroda

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    It had been a week since Hiroki Kuroda last took the mound but more than a month since he delivered a performance like he did on Wednesday in the Yankees' 3-2 win in 12 innings over the Orioles in Game 3 of the American League Division Series.
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  • Video - Highlight Of The Night 04:05

    Highlight Of The Night

    Oct 11
    Orioles top Yankees in 13 innings to force Game 5.

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