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Orioles pepper Sox in Game 2 to split twin bill

Orioles pepper Sox in Game 2 to split twin bill

MLB.com Updated 2 hours ago
The Orioles tallied 13 hits and capitalized on some sloppy White Sox defense to pave the way for a 6-3 win and a doubleheader split at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Thursday night.
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  • TV Sports: As Royals Fever Lifts Ratings, Announcers Enjoy the …

    TV Sports: As Royals Fever Lifts Ratings, Announcers Enjoy the Buzz

    nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    Kansas City has fallen in love with its baseball team again, and while the announcers said they were never overwhelmed by the team’s drought, they welcome the winning.
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  • Dominant Sale sets up win as Sox hold off O's

    Dominant Sale sets up win as Sox hold off O's

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    Chicago ace Chris Sale was dominant, spoiling Orioles rookie Tyler Wilson's impressive first Major League start and striking out 12 in the White Sox 3-2 Game 1 win over Baltimore on Thursday afternoon at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
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  • Wilson deals, duels in promising first MLB start

    Wilson deals, duels in promising first MLB start

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    Rookie Tyler Wilson had an impressive first career Major League start. Wilson -- ranked by MLB.com as the Orioles' No. 8 prospect and recalled from Triple-A before the game -- went six solid innings, allowing two runs on five hits in the Orioles' 3-2 lo…
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  • Chisox Beat Orioles in Doubleheader Opener Caused by Riots

    Chisox Beat Orioles in Doubleheader Opener Caused by Riots

    nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Chris Sale struck out 12 over 7 2-3 shutout innings and the Chicago White Sox defeated the Orioles 3-2 Thursday in the first game of a doubleheader caused by rioting in Baltimore last month.
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  • Struggles behind him, Moose can let loose

    Struggles behind him, Moose can let loose

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    It's been an incredible turnaround for Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas. A year after his demotion, Moustakas is on top of the world, hitting .329 with a whopping .876 OPS.
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  • Pipeline Inbox: White Sox eyeing arm at No. 8?

    Pipeline Inbox: White Sox eyeing arm at No. 8?

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Will the White Sox go for a college arm with the No. 8 pick? Will the Yankees target pitchers early in the upcoming Draft? Reporter Jim Callis answers these questions and more from fans.
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  • Paul Molitor has surprising Twins in tie for first in tough AL …

    Paul Molitor has surprising Twins in tie for first in tough AL Central

    yahoo.com 12 hours ago
    You could make a pretty good case that the AL Central is toughest division in baseball right now. You’ve got the Tigers, a perennial powerhouse who have won the division four years in a row. You’ve got the Royals, the defending American League champions…
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  • Machado gets first Major League hit

    Machado gets first Major League hit

    MLB.com May 27 (yesterday)
    Tigers shortstop Dixon Machado practiced his first major-league hit before actually accomplishing it in a game that counted. Machado lined a solid single into left field with two outs in the top of the sixth inning Wednesday against Athletics closer Sea…
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  • Kazmir gets MRI after left shoulder injury

    Kazmir gets MRI after left shoulder injury

    MLB.com May 27 (yesterday)
    Left-hander Scott Kazmir exited Wednesday's start against the Tigers after three no-hit innings with left shoulder tightness, and the A's are holding out hope the All-Star pitcher is not their next disabled list victim.
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  • Cespedes' homer gives Tigers series win over A's

    Cespedes' homer gives Tigers series win over A's

    MLB.com May 27 (yesterday)
    Tigers slugger Yoenis Cespedes blasted a three-run home run at his old stomping grounds Wednesday afternoon, leading Detroit to a series-winning 3-2 victory over his former A's club at the Coliseum.
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  • Indians Players Shave Heads to Support Aviles, Daughter

    Indians Players Shave Heads to Support Aviles, Daughter

    nytimes.com yahoo.com May 27 (yesterday)
    Cleveland Indians infielder Mike Aviles is touched by the show of support he's getting from teammates for his 4-year-old daughter, who was diagnosed with leukemia this month.
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  • A-Rod Breaks Gehrig's AL RBI Record; Yanks Sweep Royals, 4-2

    A-Rod Breaks Gehrig's AL RBI Record; Yanks Sweep Royals, 4-2

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 27 (yesterday)
    Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig's American League record for RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Wednesday to finish a three-game sweep.
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  • Santana, Carrasco Lead Indians Past Rangers 12-3

    Santana, Carrasco Lead Indians Past Rangers 12-3

    nytimes.com May 27 (yesterday)
    Carlos Santana capped and eight-run third inning with a three-run homer, leading the Cleveland Indians past Texas 12-3 on Wednesday to end the Rangers' seven-game winning streak.
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  • Price stopper: Lefty stymies A's, snaps Tigers' skid

    Price stopper: Lefty stymies A's, snaps Tigers' skid

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 27 (yesterday)
    David Price pitched seven shutout innings and the Tigers took advantage of an early A's error to claim a 1-0 victory at the Coliseum on Tuesday night.
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  • Donaldson's walk-off HR caps historic day in Jays' win

    Donaldson's walk-off HR caps historic day in Jays' win

    MLB.com May 27 (yesterday)
    Josh Donaldson hit a walkoff three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Blue Jays a 10-9 win over the White Sox on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.
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  • With a chance to sweep Royals, Yankees have five signs of hope

    With a chance to sweep Royals, Yankees have five signs of hope

    ESPN.com May 27 (yesterday)
    With a chance to sweep Royals, Yankees have five signs of hope
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  • Video - Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win 00:37

    Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win

    Mar 6
    The Mets beat the Tigers 5-4 in Matt Harvey's return to the mound.
  • Video - Royals Injury Update 02:12

    Royals Injury Update

    Mar 4
    ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell discusses Royals outfielder Alex Gordon's recovery from offseason wrist surgery and pitcher Luke Hochevar's recovery from Tommy John surgery.
  • Video - Price Excited For 2015 Season 02:56

    Price Excited For 2015 Season

    Mar 3
    Tigers pitcher David Price discusses the status of his contract situation in Detroit and what he did in the offseason to get better.
  • Video - Cabrera, Tigers Focused On Title 02:46

    Cabrera, Tigers Focused On Title

    Mar 3
    Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera says the team is focused on winning a championship and discusses his performance during last season during an injury-riddled campaign, and the importance of DH Victor Martinez.

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