As the races in both leagues start to take shape, we review one player who has delivered more than expected.
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Stephen Strasburg's 2020 debut for the Nationals unraveled in a five-run fifth inning Sunday, when the World Series MVP allowed six consecutive batters to reach base before being lifted, and Washington's game against the Baltimore Orioles was...
Pat Valaika, Pedro Severino and Anthony Santander homered during a five-run rally in the eighth inning as the Baltimore Orioles roughed up Washington's relievers and beat the Nationals 5-3 Saturday night.
It didn't take long for the reality of the pandemic to reshuffle the restart of the 2020 baseball season. Here's a look at the past week.
Even Chris Davis got in on the act for the suddenly slugging Orioles, doubling his season total by collecting two of Baltimore's 19 hits and raising his average from .087 to .143 in an 11-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Jonathan Villar hit a first-pitch leadoff homer to spark a robust offensive performance by the Miami Marlins, who beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-7 Thursday night to complete a startling four-game sweep and make Don Mattingly the winningest manager in...
Five pitchers combined on a four-hitter for Don Mattingly's undermanned, gritty and first-place Miami Marlins, who beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 Wednesday night for a doubleheader sweep.
Brian Anderson hit a fourth-inning homer off Alex Cobb and the Miami Marlins won their second straight since returning from a coronavirus-prompted layoff, beating the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 Wednesday in the opener of a doubleheader.
After enduring one final delay in their effort to return from an eight-day, coronavirus-induced hiatus, the Miami Marlins found enough power and pitching within their vastly overhauled roster to beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 Tuesday night.
The start of the Marlins' first game in nine days was delayed 40 minutes -- but the wait proved worth it, as Miami found enough power and pitching within its vastly overhauled roster to beat the Orioles 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Early returns have yielded surprises, with some superteams looking ready to rule.
Hanser Alberto doubled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, Renato Nunez and Pat Valaika homered, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
Pinch-hitter Pat Valaika singled in the winning run in the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Tampa Bay 5-4 Saturday night to extend the Rays' losing streak to four games.
Miami second baseman Isan Diaz is opting out of the 2020 season. In a separate move, the coronavirus-ravaged Marlins acquired lefty reliever Richard Bleier in a trade with the Orioles.
Orioles right-hander Kohl Stewart informed the team Friday that he will opt out of the 2020 season.
Anthony Santander hit an odd home run off Blake Snell and had three RBI to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 Friday night.
Wild, come from behind win 8-6 over the Orioles. We hear from Aaron Boone on Aaron Judge's heroics, Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .500 to start the year, while Gleyber Torres left the game after getting hit by a pitch on the elbow. JA Happ is back tyo giving up the long ball. We'll hear from Judge, on the 9th inning, and Happ about what's wrong. Fan reaction - not so thrilled with the manager, who didn't have his full bullpen available. We finally get you warmed up for the first Red Sox series of the year.
Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning after New York blew an early five-run lead, and the Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Thursday night to sweep an impromptu two-game series.
Yankees got a leadoff HR from DJ LeMahieu, and were off and running. Cole was solid, not spectacular, and gets win #2. Hear from Aaron Boone on the bizarre week, Cole in the dugout, and struggles of Gary Sanchez. Cole discusses how he was successful with no lead time, and Aaron Judge credits the tablesetter. The schedule is firming up with changes for next week, and the pitching looks interesting for this weekend against the Red Sox. A move the Yankees have to start considering soon, and an honest answer from Judge on the challenges with the virus. Finally, a preview of Thursday night.
Baseball's weird season reached another level of strange Wednesday night when the New York Yankees stepped in for the Miami Marlins and ruined Baltimore's home opener, hitting three home runs to back right-hander Gerrit Cole in a 9-3 victory.
The pitching-strapped Houston Astros have acquired right-hander Hector Velazquez from the Baltimore Orioles for a player to named.
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