Facing a pitcher who had given them fits in the past, the Texas Rangers continued their long-ball barrage against the Baltimore Orioles, but Wei-Yin Chen again proved to be too tough.
Mitch Moreland hit two home runs in a second straight game, and the Texas Rangers celebrated the return of Josh Hamilton by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Tuesday night.
The Texas Rangers went 72 games without hitting four home runs before realizing their potential for power against Bud Norris and the Baltimore Orioles.
Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for fourth place on the career homer list, connecting for No. 661 Thursday night an at-bat after he was robbed of the milestone drive by a leaping catch.
Due to the riots that have paralyzed the city of Baltimore, Wednesday’s Major League Baseball game between the White Sox and Orioles at Camden Yards is getting an earlier start time and will be closed to the public.
Verrett was selected out of Baylor in the third round of the 2011 amateur draft by the New York Mets.
Buck Showalter and Matt Williams won the Manager of the Year awards Tuesday, turning a Beltway double play.
The Royals reach their first World Series since 1985 with 8 straight American League playoff wins, beating the Athletics, Angels and Orioles.
With another tight win over the Orioles, the Royals captured their first the AL championship since 1985. That was also the last time that they were in the playoffs.
The Royals lead the Orioles 2-0. The Cardinals and Giants are tied at one game. What’s the chance of each possible World Series matchup?
Nail-biting tension. Extra-inning excitement. Game-changing home runs. Baseball’s postseason has offered up a lot of drama, if you can stay awake long enough to see it.
The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.