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Hardy Hits Grand Slam, Orioles Beat Twins 12-8

J.J. Hardy hit his fourth career grand slam during a seven-run sixth inning, Nelson Cruz connected for his major league-leading 35th home run and Ryan Flaherty also homered, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Minnesota Twins 12-8 on Sunday. Caleb Joseph had a career-high four hits for the Orioles, who extended their AL East lead over the second-place New York Yankees to nine games.

08/31/2014

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Paredes Homers As Orioles Beat Twins 3-2

Chris Davis hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the seventh, Jimmy Paredes homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Saturday night. The Orioles have won five of their past six games and lead the Yankees by eight games in the AL East. The Twins have lost 10 of their past 14 games.

08/30/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

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The 5 Dirtiest Plays in Baseball History

Check out our list of the 5 dirtiest plays in baseball history.

06/27/2014

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Mauer, Dozier HR, Correia Pitches Twins Over O’s

Joe Mauer and Brian Dozier both homered, Kevin Correia earned his first win of the season and the Minnesota Twins ended their four-game losing streak by beating the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 Saturday. Mauer had three hits and four RBIs. His three-run shot off reliever Brad Brach in the seventh inning broke open the game.

05/03/2014

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Rain Washes Out Twins-Orioles Game

The Baltimore Orioles had two games scheduled for Monday — and didn’t play a single inning. Hours after rain canceled Baltimore’s 1 o’clock game against Philadelphia in Clearwater, the 7 p.m. game between the Twins and Orioles was washed out.

03/17/2014

6 Mar 2000: Pedro Martinez #45 of the Boston Red Sox winds back to pitch the ball during the Spring Training Game against the Texas Rangers at Charlotte County Stadium in Port Charlotte , Florida.

Top 5 Incredible Spring Training Moments

Yes, we’re all aware spring training records, stats and accomplishments don’t count toward the regular season. But that doesn’t mean we should just dismiss a legitimately amazing accomplishment with a mere “huh” just because it happened in early March.

03/12/2014

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Former Twin Johan Santana, Orioles Agree To Minor League Deal

Two-time AL Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana has agreed to a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles as he tries to come back from the second major operation on his left shoulder.

03/04/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - JULY 20: Henry Urrutia #51 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a single against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on July 20, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.

Orioles Hoping Henry Urrutia Finds His Power Stroke

Henry Urrutia, who defected from Cuba last year, will likely platoon at DH for the Orioles.

03/03/2014

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. Orioles

Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?

07/25/2013

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Diamond Struggles At Home Again As O’s Blank Twins

Even when the sun is shining and the crowd is in a festive mood, Target Field is just no place to be for Scott Diamond.

05/12/2013

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Mauer, Morneau Have 3 Hits, Twins Beat Orioles 8-5

Ryan Doumit homered, Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau each had three hits, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 Saturday night. Vance Worley (1-4) struggled through 5 1-3 innings, but a strong performance by Minnesota’s bullpen enabled him to earn his first win in 13 starts dating to Aug. 1, 2012.

05/11/2013

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Hicks, Twins Rally To 4-3 Victory Over Orioles

The Minnesota Twins aren’t playing like a team content to muddle through rebuilding.

04/07/2013

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Wieters, Ford, Johnson Lead Orioles Over Twins 7-1

Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer, Lew Ford drove in three runs and Steve Johnson pitched four scoreless innings to help a Baltimore Orioles split squad beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Sunday.

03/17/2013

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Orioles’ Manny Machado Has Tools To Be Eventual MVP

Those are minor quibbles with Manny Machado’s game. For a 20-year-old, he is extremely impressive.

03/04/2013

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