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?
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.
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.
The Minnesota Twins aren’t playing like a team content to muddle through rebuilding.
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.
Those are minor quibbles with Manny Machado’s game. For a 20-year-old, he is extremely impressive.
As news spread that Joe Mauer and his wife are expecting twins in August, the All-Star catcher had two hits with an RBI, a walk and two runs scored to lead the Minnesota Twins over the Baltimore Orioles 7-1 on Thursday.
Mark Reynolds’ two-run single in the eighth inning backed a strong performance from Wei-Yin Chen and rallied the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.
The Baltimore Orioles plan to recall right-hander Tommy Hunter in time to start Wednesday night against Minnesota.
The Minnesota Twins are mostly out of postseason contention. Ben Revere and Denard Span can still put on quite the skills competition.
Dave Boswell, who won 20 games for the Minnesota Twins in 1969 despite missing a couple of weeks after a fight with manager Billy Martin, has died. He was 67.
Father’s Day is special. But some Father’s Days are more special than others. Read about these favorites and add your own.
Jason Hammel took a no-hitter into the eighth inning in his Baltimore debut, and the Orioles beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Twenty years ago, Cal Ripken Jr. had mixed emotions leading up to the inaugural opening day at Camden Yards.
Mark Reynolds hit a three-run homer and Jo Jo Reyes went six strong innings to lead the Orioles to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, Baltimore’s first four-game winning streak since early June.