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Ryan Pollack

  • joined Dec 04, 2009
  • last login Aug 22, 2014
  • posts 114
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Orioles 4, White Sox 3: Chen + Dingers = Victory

Wei-Yin Chen was impressive tonight, Darren O'Day got some key strikeouts, and the Orioles bashed three home runs to edge the White Sox 4-3.

Weekly Wrap: Jimenez scuffles, Schoop hits bombs

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Ubaldo Jimenez scuffled again, but Bud Norris, Wei-Yin Chen, Jonathan Schoop, and Darren O'Day came through when it counted.

Orioles 11, Yankees 3: Machado exits but O's rally

A wild night saw a double rundown gone wrong, Manny Machado exit with a right knee sprain, and an offensive fireworks show started by Chris "I wasn't even supposed to be here tonight" Davis.

Weekly Wrap: Hardy hits, Machado still clutch

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Manny Machado continued his timely hitting while J.J. Hardy hit the ball all over the place.

Weekly Wrap: Cruz slides, Machado rises

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Nelson Cruz continued his slide but Manny Machado played the hero again, along with Nick Markakis and Tommy Hunter.

Weekly Wrap: Matusz, Chen fuel West Coast success

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Brian Matusz and Wei-Yin Chen pitched well this week on the way to a 6-4 West Coast road trip.

Orioles 2, Angels 3: Doomed by the bullpen

Brian Matusz walked in the go-ahead run as the Orioles fell to the Angels 3-2.

Should the Orioles extend Nelson Cruz?

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Nelson Cruz is delighting Orioles fans and other teams' advance scouts. Should the Orioles try to keep him in Baltimore?

A.L. East midseason review: Third base

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Manny is hanging in at the hot corner despite missing a month of play.

Weekly Wrap: Machado breaks out

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Manny Machado led all of baseball in offense this week.

Orioles 2, Nationals 6: Norris struggles

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Bud Norris couldn't deal with the Nationals tonight, but Chris Davis had a mult-hit game! That's something to get excited about.

Weekly Wrap: Brach brings it

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The Orioles had an excellent week as Brad Brach, Kevin Gausman, and Nelson Cruz all went above and beyond.

Weekly Wrap: Machado, Webb are key

Manny Machado and Ryan Webb were key to the Orioles this week and Ubaldo Jimenez turned in a fantastic start.

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CHW @ BAL: Start a new streak

The Orioles attempt to start a new winning streak against Hector Noesi and the White Sox.

Orioles can't repeat late inning magic, lose 4-2

Miguel Gonzalez put the Orioles in an early hole and the offense wasted some key scoring opportunities as the Orioles lost to the White Sox 4-2.

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CHW @ BAL: Rematch

Jose Quintana faces Miguel Gonzalez on the hill for the second time in their careers.

Weekly Wrap: Pearce & Davis boost winning week

Steve Pearce, T.J. McFarland, and Chris Davis kept the O's in the hunt and helped sustain a 5-1 week.

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CHW @ BAL: A Sale on Pearce-ings

Ace left Chris Sale takes on okay lefty Wei-Yin Chen.

Orioles 3, Yankees 5: Walks and a walk-off

Ubaldo Jimenez matched his career high with six walks, and Carlos Beltran delivered a walk-off three-run home run to end the Orioles' hopes.

Orioles starters can't fool hitters

Orioles starters all have a below-average O-Swing rate, with Ubaldo Jimenez being the worst of the bunch.

Zach Britton continues to shine

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The story this week was the pitching, and Zach Britton did his part.

Loss to Blue Jays earns series split

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The Orioles lost 5-2 to the Blue Jays when their offense couldn't break out against J.A. Happ or the Toronto bullpen.

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TOR @ BAL: Make the win Happ-en

J.A. Happ faces Chris Tillman, who hopes to put the Orioles in line for a series win.

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TOR @ BAL: 13131313

On Friday the 13th, it's all about Manny Machado (#13) and Brett Lawrie (#13).

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Game 63: Tillman on the hill...man

Brandon Workman faces Chris Tillman tonight in Baltimore.

How to Explain Nelson Cruz Without Mentioning PEDs

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Your friend asks you whether Nelson Cruz is back on performance enhancing drugs. How do you respond?

Jones rolls and Markakis, Britton are clutch

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Adam Jones was the best hitter in baseball this week, Nick Markakis and Zach Britton came through in the clutch, and Nelson Cruz tried to deke the Athletics.

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BOS @ BAL: Norristime

Jake Peavy takes on Bud Norris to start the series.

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BAL @ TEX: Hoping for five!

Chris Tillman goes for the sweep and tries to keep the Orioles' winning streak alive.

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