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  • Orioles lose to Royals 6-4, behind 2-0 in ALCS

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — If Adam Jones was deflated after his Baltimore Orioles dropped the opening two games of the AL Championship Series at home against the Kansas City Royals, he was not about to let on. "Let's get back after it. We're going to go to K.C. We've been a very good team on...

  • Royals pitcher Ventura exits ALCS game with injury

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Kansas City Royals rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura has left Saturday's playoff game against the Orioles because of tightness in his pitching shoulder. Ventura exited Game 2 of the AL Championship Series at Baltimore. Ventura was facing Caleb Joseph in the sixth...

  • Giants' Peavy hopes deliver again in NLCS Game 2

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — It wasn't the change of scenery that turned around Jake Peavy's season. It was a jolt of confidence shown by his new team and old manager, along with a little tweak to his mechanics. San Francisco's starter for Game 2 of the NL Championship Series on Sunday night was...

  • Cubs, Selig break ground on Wrigley Field project

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have officially launched their Wrigley Field renovation project with a groundbreaking ceremony that included Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. From a podium in the infield, Selig recalled his first visit to the century-old ballpark, in May...

  • Gordon-led Royals beat Orioles 8-6 in ALCS

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Alex Gordon had already compiled a career's worth of playoff memories when he stepped to the plate in the 10th inning of a tie game. Given the Kansas City Royals' success rate in extra innings this postseason, what happened next was almost inevitable. Gordon homered...

  • Orioles give up 3 HRs, lose 8-6 to Royals in 10

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — All season, the Baltimore Orioles relied on a simple formula — hit more homers than the other guys and use a deep relief corps to outpitch them in the late innings. So much for that. Orioles hitters failed to go deep, their pitchers allowed three long balls in a...

  • ALCS Game 2: Royals' Ventura vs Orioles' Norris

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Buck Showalter shifted in his chair and chose his words carefully. Asked the simple question of who would be pitching for the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, the seasoned manager felt compelled to provide the AL Championship Series with a bit of a mystery. "We're...

  • Royals, Orioles head to extra innings tied at 5

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles headed to the 10th inning tied at 5 in the AL Championship Series opener. The Royals led 4-0 in the third Friday night, then 5-1 in the fifth, before the Orioles pulled even in the sixth as a steady rain fell. In the...

  • Texas wraps up planned interviews with Bogar, Cora

    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have interviewed interim manager Tim Bogar for the job as Ron Washington's full-time replacement. Bogar and former major league player Alex Cora were the last of the eight planned interviews. The team had no comment beyond announcing Friday's...

  • Giants vs Cardinals: Here we go again in NLCS

    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two years later, the sting is still fresh for Mike Matheny. His St. Louis Cardinals were seemingly on the verge of a second straight trip to the World Series under manager Tony La Russa's first-year successor, and instead the San Francisco Giants ended up using them...

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