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Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar waits for the throw as the Orioles' Adam Jones slides safely into second base for a double during a game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in May. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Orioles ALCS Schedule vs. Royals

After winning the American League East Division and sweeping the Detroit Tigers in the AL Division Series, the Baltimore Orioles are making their first appearance in the AL Championship Series since 1997.

10/08/2014

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants is out at home plate by Aaron Barrett #30 of the Washington Nationals in the seventh inning during Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Season Ends With 3-2 Loss to Giants in NLDS Game 4

The Washington Nationals’ season is over after losing 3-2 to the San Francisco Giants in Game 4 of their National League Division Series on Tuesday night.

10/08/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

The Baltimore Orioles celebrate their 2 to 1 win over the Detroit Tigers to sweep the series in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Orioles the First to Clinch Spot in MLB’s Final Four

Nelson Cruz sliced a two-run homer for his latest big postseason hit, and the Orioles held off the Tigers 2-1 Sunday to reach the AL Championship Series for the first time since 1997.

10/05/2014

Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals reacts after striking out in the thirteenth inning against Yusmeiro Petit #52 of the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Nationals Down 2-0 in NLDS After 18-Inning Loss

On and on and on the Giants and Nationals played Saturday, until Brandon Belt’s homer off Tanner Roark leading off the 18th lifted San Francisco to its 10th consecutive postseason victory, edging Washington 2-1 on Saturday night for a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.

10/05/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03: Delmon Young #27 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a three run RBI double to deep left feild in the eighth inning against Joakim Soria #38 of the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

5 Months When You Forget Sports Aren’t The Only Thing Happening

Is there a better time of the year for sports than now? Well, depends on what you like. Here are five of the best sports months.

10/03/2014

Rafael Soriano adjusts his cap on the mound after blowing a lead against the Phillies in September. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Nats Leave Detwiler Off NLDS Roster, Keep Soriano

Left-hander Ross Detwiler has been left off the Washington Nationals’ roster for their NL Division Series against the San Francisco Giants.

10/03/2014

Gregor Blanco of the San Francisco Giants is tagged out at third base by Kevin Frandsen of the Washington Nationals at AT&T Park on June 9, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Nationals-Giants: NL’s Top Record vs. Postseason Experience

The San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals both missed the postseason last year. That’s pretty much where the similarities end heading into Friday’s NL Division Series opener.

10/03/2014

The Nationals and Orioles appear to be on a collision course to make a Beltway Series a reality. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Nationals, Orioles Savor Concept of Beltway World Series

Not long ago, the prospect of a Baltimore-Washington matchup in the World Series was nothing short of absurd.

10/03/2014

Giants pitcher Tim Hudson took a shot below the belt at the Nats. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Tim Hudson Clarifies ‘What Do You Have Between Your Legs?’ Comment About Nationals

The Nationals and Giants don’t start their playoff series until Friday afternoon but shots were fired late Wednesday night, just hours after San Francisco booked its trip to Washington.

10/02/2014

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