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BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 10: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 10, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: James Shields-Wil Myers Trade A Success For Royals

The Kansas City Royals traded for starting pitcher James Shields before the 2013 season, giving up top hitting prospect Wil Myers.

10/19/2014

ST PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 7:  Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the eleventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on September 7, 2014 in St Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Cruz Powers Orioles Past Rays 7-5 in 11 Innings

Nelson Cruz hit his second homer of the game in the 11th inning and drove in seven runs, and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Sunday.

09/07/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 6:  Jonathan Schoop #6 of the Baltimore Orioles reacts as he strikes out swinging to pitcher Drew Smyly of the Tampa Bay Rays during the second inning of a game on September 6, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Hundley’s Passed Ball Costs Orioles in 3-2 Loss

A pitch sailed that away from catcher Nick Hundley cost the Baltimore Orioles a game.

09/07/2014

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5 Crazy Events From Major League Baseball You May Have Missed

By Adam W. Bloom The second half of the MLB season is under way with a number of teams making moves to try and stamp their ticket into the playoffs. While you’d think the pressure […]

07/25/2014

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

BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 28:  Manny Machado #13 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates a two-run home run in the eighth inning with J.J. Hardy #2 during a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on June 28, 2014 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.  The Rays won 5-4.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Orioles Pitchers Hit Hard in 12-7 Loss to Rays

The Baltimore Orioles had their worst pitching performance of the season, and afterward there was plenty of blame to pass around.

06/29/2014

Wei-Yin Chen #16 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches in the first inning during a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on June 28, 2014 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.  The Rays won 5-4.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Chen Hit Hard, Orioles Lose to Rays 5-4

Wei-Yin Chen had plenty of time in the dugout to think about what went wrong against the Tampa Bay Rays.

06/29/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 27:  Nick Hundley #40 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a solo home run in the sixth inning during game two of a doubleheader against the Tampa Bay Rays on June 27, 2014 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.  The Orioles won 4-1.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Orioles Beat Rays 4-1 After Losing 5-2 in DH

The Baltimore Orioles were struggling to score in a second straight game during a very long day.

06/28/2014

James Loney #21 of the Tampa Bay Rays slides safely into home plate against Caleb Joseph #36 of the Baltimore Orioles in the second inning during a game one of a doubleheader on June 27, 2014 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

O’s Fall to Rays 5-2 in Opener of Doubleheader

Rookie Alex Colome allowed two singles in 5 2-3 innings to earn his first win in over a year, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Friday in the opener of a split doubleheader.

06/27/2014

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 26: Don Zimmer of the Tampa Bay Rays looks on during batting practice against the Philadelphia Phillies during game four of the 2008 MLB World Series on October 26, 2008 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Longtime Baseball Fixture Don Zimmer Dies at 83

Don Zimmer, a popular fixture in professional baseball for 66 years as a manager, player, coach and executive, has died. He was 83.

06/04/2014

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