Orioles fall to A's, remain tied for 1st in AL East
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 15, 2012
The Orioles remained tied atop the division with the New York Yankees , who lost 6-4 at home to Tampa Bay. The Baltimore Orioles are already enjoying the view from the top of their division. The Oakland Athletics ' remarkable turnaround over the last three months has them atop the AL wild-card race, and the West leaders are well within reach. The Athletics' 56-26 record since June 11 is baseball's best, and the numbers in that stretch - 118 homers and a 3.21 ERA, both second in the majors - offer plenty of evidence for why they've been so effective.