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Hundley, Cruz Hit HRs as Orioles Lose to Twins

The Baltimore Orioles weren’t throwing bats or breaking chairs in the clubhouse after failing to complete a sweep of the Minnesota Twins.

09/01/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 31: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates with teammate J.J. Hardy #2 after hitting a solo home run against the Minnesota Twins in the third inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 31, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Hardy Hits Grand Slam, Orioles Beat Twins 12-8

J.J. Hardy hit his fourth career grand slam during a seven-run sixth inning, Nelson Cruz connected for his major league-leading 35th home run and Ryan Flaherty also homered, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Minnesota Twins 12-8 on Sunday.

08/31/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 30: Jimmy Paredes #38 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a solo home run in the sixth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 30, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore Orioles won, 3-2. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Paredes Homers as Orioles Beat Twins 3-2

When Steve Pearce went down with an injury, Orioles utility infielder Jimmy Paredes knew it was an opportunity to make his mark on a first-place team.

08/31/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 29: Chris Davis #19 of the Baltimore Orioles is greeted at home plate by teammates after hitting a grand slam home run against the Minnesota Twins in the fourth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 29, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Davis Slam Carries Orioles Past Twins 9-1

If one was to judge Chris Davis’ season solely by comparing his current numbers to last year’s figures, it would appear as if the Baltimore Orioles slugger is performing miserably.

08/30/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 4: Nick Markakis #21 of the Baltimore Orioles slides into second base safely as Pedro Florimon #25 of the Minnesota Twins throws to first to get an out during the first inning of the game on May 4, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins Top Orioles 5-2

Phil Hughes won his third start in a row, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit two-run doubles and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Sunday.

05/04/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Oswaldo Arcia #31 of the Minnesota Twins hits an RBI single against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Twins’ Oswaldo Arcia Should Develop With Experience

Oswaldo Arcia was a bright spot for the Twins in 2013. Can he hold down a corner outfield spot this season?

03/14/2014

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Two Wins in One Day for Nats

Ian Desmond doubled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Washington Nationals made manager Davey Johnson’s “fun day” even better Sunday with a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins to complete a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.

06/09/2013

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Nats Shut Out Twins in Game 1 of Double Header

Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven scoreless innings to get his ninth win, tying him for most in the majors, and the Washington Nationals’ bats showed some rare signs on life Sunday in a 7-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.

06/09/2013

Craig Stammen of the Washington Nationals walks off the field at the end of the 11th inning after giving up the game-winning run against the Minnesota Twins during a game at Nationals Park on June 8, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Struggles Continue in 4-3 Loss to Twins

Washington manager Davey Johnson is frustrated. The Nationals’ offense continues to struggle and, as mid-June approaches, it’s getting harder and harder to say it’s still early.

06/09/2013

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