Eric Karabell dissects Nationals outfielder Michael Taylor and how plate discipline hurts him.
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Beltway World Series would be a joy
The Orioles haven't been to the Series since 1983 and the Nationals haven't been there at all. Both teams' managers could put on a show trying to match wits. Best World Series matchups
Yordano Ventura struck out a career-high 11 in just six innings, Paulo Orlando homered and the Kansas City Royals hung on to beat the struggling Baltimore Orioles 5-3 on Thursday.
Royals beat O's 5-3 to win 4-game series
Yordano Ventura struck out 11 over six IP, and 3B Mike Moustakas went 3-for-4 with two RBIs in the Royals' win at home. They hold a 12.5-game lead in the AL Central. Box score
Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones left the game against the Royals after running into the wall while tracking down a fly ball in the first inning Thursday.
Hey Royals fans, put the umbrellas away
After more than a 90-minute delay, the Royals have taken the field for the start of their home game against the Orioles. Follow live
Orioles-Royals in rain delay ... still
The game was scheduled for a 2:10 p.m. ET start, but the rain continues at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
#OsThrowback to 12-year old Jonathan Schoop at the Little League World Series as a member of Team Caribbean, the 2004 champions. #LLWS #tbt #Orioles
A look at six potential World Series matchups not worthy of prime time and five that certainly are.
Bidding has begun for Maryland residents on MD license plates 2130 and 2131. Proceeds benefit the Orioles Charitable Foundation. Visit Orioles.com/2131 for more information on the plates and our 2131 Anniversary Celebration. #Birdland #Ripken #Maryland #2131 #Orioles
Schoop's shot one of season's longest?
Jonathan Schoop cranked a home run 484 feet, which is the second longest home run this season according to one measure. By another measure, it wasn't even the longest home run of the night. Wednesday's Top 5
#Orioles launch 5 homers in 8-5 victory over Royals. #Birdland
Chris Davis, Manny Machado and Jonathan Schoop each hit a two-run homer off Johnny Cueto, and the Baltimore Orioles totaled five long balls in all Wednesday night to power their way to an 8-5 vic
Plenty of players to help Baltimore
Jim Bowden lists eight names the Orioles could turn to as roster call-ups next month. Find out which one he feels can make the biggest difference. Potential impact additions (Insider)
Royals put up 2 in second inning
Salvador Perez's RBI double and Omar Infante's RBI infield single have the Royals up 2-0 over the Orioles after two innings, but a baserunning gaffe that resulted in an out prevented them from plating more. Follow live
Houston Astros @astrosbaseball
Call to arms: #Astros pitching has 9 consecutive games allowing 2-or-fewer runs, the longest such streak in franchise history and the longest by an American League team since the Orioles (10 straight games in 1974). #Represent
Orioles fans holding out hope
As Baltimore fights for its wild-card life, FiveThirtyEight's analysis of fan sentiment shows the team's followers are happier this month. Find out how much more. Sentiment scores
A look at the five teams that are separated by 2 1/2 games for the No. 2 wild card in the American League.
Kendrys Morales hit a solo homer, Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer also drove in runs and the Kansas City Royals leaned on their bullpen to beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Morales powers Royals past Orioles
Kendrys Morales hit a 472-foot homer into the right field fountains at Kaufman Stadium, and the Royals bullpen pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings to secure the 3-2 win, their fourth straight. Box score
Morales gives Royals early lead
Kendrys Morales hit a 472-foot HR in the second inning to give Kansas City an early 1-0 lead over the Orioles. The Royals are looking for their fourth straight win. Follow live
Orioles @ Rangers
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