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Topic - Matt Wieters
Entering play Monday, Cabrera comfortably led the AL with a .356 batting average, 28 points higher than runner-up Mike Trout. His 126 RBIs were best in the league, too, eight better than Davis. In home runs, though, Davis held a 46-42 advantage.
Only Chris Davis stands between Miguel Cabrera and baseball history.
These Birds don't rattle easily.
Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain was hit by a flying broken bat in the 12th inning and left Game 4 of the AL division series against Baltimore with a bruised right elbow Thursday night.
Sometimes, postseason experience isn't all that important.
Evan Longoria hit three home runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Baltimore 4-1 Wednesday, ending the Orioles' bid to force a one-game tiebreaker for the AL East title.
Taylor Teagarden ended his first game with the Baltimore Orioles in stunning fashion, hitting a two-run homer in the 13th inning that sealed an 8-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.
We got our first inkling this year of what a true Nationals-Orioles rivalry could be like. And what it could be like is heavenly, like a snow cone on a summer day — sweet, refreshing and not nearly long-lasting enough.
Kevin Youkilis said farewell at Fenway Park on Sunday, a 9-4 win over the Atlanta Braves helped by Cody Ross, who hit two homers and drove in five runs.
For much of the past few weeks, when the Washington Nationals have been winning and putting up big offensive numbers, it's been in spite of third baseman Ryan Zimmerman.
Wilson Betemit hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning after Matt Wieters doubled in two runs, giving the Baltimore Orioles an unlikely 5-2 comeback victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
Previewing the 2012 Baltimore Orioles
The Boston Red Sox maintained a share of the AL wild-card lead Tuesday night, using four home runs to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-7 and set up a dramatic conclusion to the regular season.
Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter has been ejected after Matt Wieters was called out on a third strike by third-base umpire Chris Guccione.
The rain came to Yankee Stadium in droves. The fans? Not so much.
"One is pretty special to have. It's a pretty impressive feat to win it once," Orioles catcher Matt Wieters said. "So, I'm going to root for Chris to keep rolling. Whether Miggy wins the Triple Crown or not, I don't think anybody's going to doubt what kind of a player and hitter he is."
"Chris is a huge team guy," Wieters said. "He's about winning more than anything. We're all rooting for him because of that, because he cares more about us winning than any kind of home run title. Everybody in this clubhouse is rooting for him to keep going because, one, it's going to help us win and two, because he deserves it."