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9 min ago | BleacherReport

Yankees' Playoff Chances Dying While Future Problems Persist

When an early morning team meeting is needed just before facing a team 20 games under .500 in your own house, it might be time to start choosing pallbearers.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Baseball Players, Mark Teixeira

4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Orioles can overcome Machado being out for the rest of the season

With news that Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is having surgery on his right knee and will be lost for the season, two questions immediately arise.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Manny Machado, Baseball Players, Chris Davis

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Smyly throws 2-hitter, Rays blank Blue Jays

Drew Smyly pitched a two-hitter and retired the final 19 batters for the first complete game of his career, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the struggling Toronto Blue Jays 8-0 on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Jeremy Hellickson, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Brett Lawrie, Drew Smyly, Evan Longoria

The Washington Post

Reports: Machado to get season-ending knee surgery

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will soon have season-ending surgery on his injured right knee, according to multiple reports.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Manny Machado, Baseball Players

Yanks Go Yard

Series Preview: The Yankees & White Sox

Aug 21, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli and New York Yankees starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy celebrate after a game against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Francisco Cervelli, New York Yankees

CBS Local

Preview: Orioles At Cubs

A healthy lead in the AL East is evidence that the Baltimore Orioles have few regrets about their recent decisions.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, Steve Clevenger, Adam Jones

The Baltimore Sun

A resurgent rotation and bullpen has helped turn around the Orioles' season

CHICAGO Sometimes when you're in the middle of the baseball season, it takes a day off to take a step back and really look at what's going on.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Miguel Gonzalez, Baseball Players, Brian Matusz, Kevin Gausman, Wei-Yin Chen, Andrew Miller, Opinion

Birds Watcher

Baltimore Orioles: Buck Showalter for Manager of the Year?

One thing that we haven't heard much talk about thus far in 2014 is the Manager of the Year award.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Baseball Players, Jake Arrieta, Baltimore Orioles

Boston.com

Yankees Cautious About Pineda in Loss That Complicates Their Place in RaceSports

The New York Yankees will surely wonder what the season might have been like with Michael Pineda in their rotation for the entire year.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Michael Pineda, New York Yankees, Jason Castro, David Huff

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Blue Jays look to bank wins in upcoming home stand

Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Munenori Kawasaki scores on a base hit in the fifth inning at Miller Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays, Baseball Players, Munenori Kawasaki

Halo Hangout

Matt Shoemaker, Angels Look for Series Sweep in Boston

Garrett Richards lay motionless on Fenway Park's infield grass as his teammates helplessly looked on.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League, Matt Shoemaker, Baseball Players

Click Orlando

Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees spring training

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has progressed to live batting practice and will face hitters Saturday, his first exposure to hitters since being diagnosed with a partially torn right elbow ligament.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, New York Yankees

Birds Watcher

Can a wet Wrigley stop Baltimore Orioles, if White Sox couldn't?

Steve Pearce talks to Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter after being tagged out at home by White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers during the fifth inning at U.S Cellular Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Tyler Flowers, Baseball Players, Baltimore Orioles, Nick Markakis, Chris Davis, Manny Machado

Birds Watcher

Will Chris Tillman Help The Baltimore Orioles In October?

At this point, the AL East title is a foregone conclusion for the Baltimore Orioles.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox

Newsday

Reliever Esmil Rogers fails as Yankees lose to Astros

In North Amityville road construction. two lanes closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 WB between CR-47/Great Neck Rd and Rt-110/Broadway in Suffolk In North Amityville road construction.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Jon Singleton, David Robertson

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Wei-Yin Chen, three home runs power Orioles to 4-3 win over White Sox

Even though Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen fell behind early to the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night, there was no question the club's hitters could quickly take control of the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Wei-Yin Chen, Chicago White Sox, Hector Noesi, Adam Jones

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Richards looking to twirl another gem against Red Sox

The Angels right-hander didn't allow a hit in the first six innings against Boston on Aug. 9 in Anaheim, finishing the night by allowing three runs on three hits in 6 1/3 innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Clay Buchholz, Koji Uehara

CottageCountryNow.ca

Bautista, Blue Jays end Brewers' 5-game win streak-Image1

Jose Bautista's three-run homer capped a five-run sixth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays outslugged Milwaukee 9-5 Wednesday, snapping the Brewers' five-game winning streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, American League, Jose Bautista, Baseball Players, Brandon Kintzler, Jonathan Lucroy, Toronto Blue Jays

New York Daily News

Crushing loss for Yankees as Astros' Chris Carter blasts long HR off David Robertson

It's not the ball's fault - David Robertson checks out a new chunk of hide after Chris Carter deposits one way into the left-filed seasts off the Yankees closer to give the Astros a 7-4 win Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Robertson, American League, Major League Baseball, Dellin Betances, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, Robbie Grossman

The China Post

Baltimore defeat Chicago, extend lead in AL East

Baltimore stretched its lead in the American League East to a seemingly impregnable 7-1/2 games by beating the Chicago White Sox 8-2 on Monday, with Nick Markakis hitting a two-run homer and preventing one with a leaping catch in right field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Nick Markakis, Baseball Players, American League West, Mike Trout, J.J. Hardy

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