Orioles advance, 5-1 over 2-time AL champion Texas

Updated: October 6, 2012, 5:24 AM ET
Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Buck Showalter thrust his arm into the air, then stood back and savored watching his surprising Baltimore Orioles celebrate on the field.

Champagne showers followed in the clubhouse after hugs from their manager following a 5-1 victory over the two-time defending American League champion Texas Rangers in the league's first win-or-go-home wild-card playoff Friday night.

"One of our biggest regrets of the year would have been if our guys couldn't have a moment after ...

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