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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.


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The 5 Dirtiest Plays in Baseball History

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


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.


Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after his flyout during the first inning at Dodger Stadium on September 3, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Sources: Agent Expects Matt Kemp To Be Traded

The chances the Los Angeles Dodgers will trade former All-Star centerfielder Matt Kemp seem to be increasing.


Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles reacts and tosses his helmet away in frustation after striking out for the final out of the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on August 11, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Orioles’ Jones Moving On After Giants Fan Throws Banana Towards Him During Game

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is moving on a day after tweeting a fan in San Francisco threw a banana onto the field near him during a game.



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?


Albert Pujols connects in the 9th inning to keep the Angels from being shut out Thursday evening. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images Sport)

Angels End Their 4-Game Skid With 9-4 Win Over Orioles

One rousing comeback victory won’t completely turn around a frustrating season for the Los Angeles Angels.


Third basemen Manny Machado #13 of the Baltimore Orioles makes a play against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the ninth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 11, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore Orioles won, 3-2.(credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Markakis Leads Orioles Over Angels 3-2

Miguel Gonzalez allowed one run over eight innings and Markakis hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the seventh inning to give Baltimore a 3-2 victory Tuesday night.


Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a two-run home run in the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 10, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

After Rain Delay, Adam Jones Leads Orioles Past Angels 4-3

Adam Jones homered and drove in three runs, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Monday night in a game marred by rain.


Starting pitcher Jason Vargas #60 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim is congratulated by third base coach Dino Ebel #21 after pitching a shutout against the Baltimore Orioles at Angel Stadium on May 3, 2013. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Angels Hit 2 HRs In Vargas’ Win Over O’s

Jason Vargas pitched a three-hitter for his first victory with his new club, Mark Trumbo and Mike Trout homered and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 Friday night.

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Mark Ellis #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers scores on a wild pitch from Pedro Strop #47 of the Baltimore Orioles during the seventh inning of the Orioles 7-5 win in game one of a double header at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 20, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Orioles Rally To Beat Dodgers In Game 1 Of Doubleheader

Nolan Reimold played in only 16 games last season, so he can be forgiven for needing a little time to get back in the swing of things with the Baltimore Orioles.


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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.


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Adam Jones Gets Center Field Gold Glove, Not Mike Trout

Mike Trout, the Angels rookie who spent the year climbing walls to take away potential homers, was not picked. Among his best catches came against Hardy at Camden Yards in June.


Jered Weaver #36 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitches against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 7, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Weaver, Downs Shut Out Orioles 3-0

Jered Weaver scattered three hits over eight innings in his final start before heading to his third straight All-Star game, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 on Saturday night.


BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 27:  Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim celebrates scoring a run in the third inning with manager Mike Scioscia #14 during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 27, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Trout Makes Catch Of The Year As Angels Rout Orioles 13-1

Torii Hunter homered and scored four runs, Jered Weaver pitched into the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 13-1 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep.