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O's overcome Rays despite Shields' 15-K night

O's overcome Rays despite Shields' 15-K night

ESPN.com Updated Oct 2, 2012
Chris Davis homered for the sixth straight game and the Baltimore Orioles overcame a club-record 15 strikeouts by James Shields to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 Tuesday night, pushing the AL East race to the final day of the season.
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  • State of the Race: Yankees Have an Edge as Season Winds Down

    State of the Race: Yankees Have an Edge as Season Winds Down

    nytimes.com Oct 2, 2012
    A Yankees victory Tuesday night, coupled with another Orioles loss, would finally end a tense division race in the American League East.
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  • Video - Davis' Homer Lifts Orioles Past Rays 00:31

    Davis' Homer Lifts Orioles Past Rays

    Oct 2
    Orioles blank Rays 1-0.
  • Video - Baseball Tonight Spotlight 02:42

    Baseball Tonight Spotlight

    Oct 2
    Chris Davis' homer lifts Orioles past Rays.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: No ref's return as special as Corrente's; the future in LA; ma…

    Oct 2
    The voice of Tony Corrente was ebullient, as ebullient as a man who stared down his own mortality within the past few months and lived to tell about it.
  • Don Banks: Early middle-dwellers still have playoff shot, but who'll make …

    Oct 2
    Taking stock at the quarter pole of the NFL's regular season, 10 teams are sitting pretty with winning records and at least three wins, while 10 others already are in trouble, with losing marks and no fewer than three losses. But what about the 12 teams…
  • Don Banks: Early middle-dwellers still have playoff shot, but who'll make …

    Oct 2
    Taking stock at the quarter pole of the NFL's regular season, 10 teams are sitting pretty with winning records and at least three wins, while 10 others already are in trouble, with losing marks and no fewer than three losses. But what about the 12 teams…
  • Peter King: No ref's return as special as Corrente's; the future in LA; ma…

    Oct 2
    The voice of Tony Corrente was ebullient, as ebullient as a man who stared down his own mortality within the past few months and lived to tell about it.