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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.Upvote Share TweetThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Ibanez's heroics prompt social media eruptionThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
O's will give ball back to Johnson in save situationIf 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.Upvote Share TweetOakland 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.Upvote Share TweetAlex 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.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 11, 2012Yankees 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Adam Jones’ bubble-blowing habit finally goes prime time -though not in a good way (Video)yahoo.com Oct 11, 2012It 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Leading Off: Coast to Coast, Comeback Fevernytimes.com Oct 11, 2012Ninth-inning comebacks by the A's and the Yankees on Wednesday night provided sportswriters with many story lines.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Oct 11, 2012Manager Joe Girardi said right-hander Phil Hughes would start Game 4 against the Baltimore Orioles even if the New York Yankees were facing elimination.Upvote Share Tweet
Baltimore Orioles headed up by Dan Duquette and Buck Showalter may not have enough to beat Yankees, but they are on right tracknydailynews.com Oct 11, 2012When 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Joe Girardi follows gut feeling to lift Alex Rodriguez in favor of Raul Ibanez as move pays off in Yankees' victory over Oriolesnydailynews.com Oct 11, 2012Honestly, 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Loss ends Orioles' extra-innings win streak at 16The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Jones 'not satisfied' that misplay cost O's runOrioles center fielder Adam Jones said making excuses about missing Derek Jeter's RBI triple in Game 3 on Wednesday wouldn't be his style.Upvote Share Tweet
Win deserved but elusive for strong KurodaIt 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Highlight Of The NightOct 11Orioles top Yankees in 13 innings to force Game 5.
John Clayton's Last CallOct 11Upsets. Crazy plays. Debatable play calls. Incredible kicks. Week 6 had it all, writes John Clayton.
Peter King: Week 6 PicksOct 11Last week: 12-2, .857. Year to date: 43-34, .558 Pittsburgh 27, Tennessee 14. The talk in Pittsburgh will be about Ben Roethlisberger?s shot at breaking Terry Bradshaw?s record for career passing yards?he needs a 300-yard game in Nashville to do it?but …
Biggest NFL games of Week 6 -- John Clayton's First & 10Oct 11It's a crucial weekend for three slumping NFC teams, writes John Clayton.
The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL PickOct 11The Tennessee Titans have been outscored 88-181 through five weeks, which means they're giving up an astonishing 36.2 points per game. They're on pace...