Braves, former Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis agree on four-year deal

...physical.The team announced the move Wednesday night.Markakis, 31, is a two-time Gold Glove winner with the Baltimore Orioles and is expected to replace the traded Jason Heyward in right field and the leadoff spot for the Braves.The San...

Kansas City Royals, Baltimore Orioles each have three Gold Glove winners

...catcher Yadier Molina has won his seventh Gold Glove in a row while three players from both the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles have been honored for fielding excellence.Rawlings announced the winners Tuesday. Managers and coaches voted for...

Braves' Schuerholz denies GM report

...room Wednesday and promptly apologized for what he had worn just 12 hours earlier.After the Royals had beaten the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 to take a 3-0 lead in their AL Championship Series, Guthrie showed up to his postgame news conference wearing...

Orioles sweep Tigers in ALDS

DETROIT - Nelson Cruz sliced a two-run homer and the Baltimore Orioles swept aside Detroit 2-1 Sunday to reach the AL Championship Series for the first time since 1997.

Orioles pull away from Tigers in Game 1

BALTIMORE - Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles had the good fortune of avoiding Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer during the regular season.Or maybe it was the other way around...

Orioles rally past Tigers, take 2-0 series lead

BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Orioles once again battered Detroit's shaky bullpen and pushed the Tigers to the brink of playoff elimination.Pinch-hitter Delmon...

Derek Jeter, New York Yankees eliminated from playoff contention

...postseason contention, wasting a three-run lead Wednesday in a 9-5 loss to Nelson Cruz and the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles.Jeter went 0 for 4 as the designated hitter in his next-to-last game home game, ending a seven-game hitting...

Long games have been the norm this postseason in baseball

...finish is becoming a time-consuming task like never before."They're really slow. It's tough to watch," Baltimore Orioles reliever Darren O'Day said after the first two games of the AL Champion ship Series each lasted more than 4 hours...

Severe storms blamed for 2 deaths

...in southeast Tennessee to delay the start of classes by up to two hours Tuesday.The weather also led to the postponement of Game 3 of the American League Championship Series in Kansas City, between the Royals and the Baltimore Orioles.

Kansas City Royals on brink of World Series

...go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning, and the Royals' steel-curtain bullpen shut down the Baltimore Orioles the rest of the way for a 2-1 win Tuesday night and a commanding 3-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.Third...