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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: ALCS Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

J.J. Hardy #2 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a single in the second inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Orioles Sweep Tigers In ALDS With 2-1 Victory

Nelson Cruz sliced a two-run homer for his latest big postseason hit, and the Baltimore Orioles swept aside Detroit’s Cy Young Award winners to hold off the Tigers 2-1 Sunday and reach the AL Championship Series for the first time since 1997.

10/05/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: C.J. Cron #20 of the Los Angeles Angels looks on from the dugout in the eleventh inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s Do Or Die For Tigers And Angels On Sunday

The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each find themselves in an 0-2 hole. Can either team recover?

10/05/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 in eleven innings in Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend Action

All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.

10/04/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 30: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals reacts after hitting the game winning RBI single in the 12th inning against the Oakland Athletics during the American League Wild Card game at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four American League Teams Left To Chase World Series

It’s down to the Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Angels in the American League as the Division Series begin.

10/02/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Not Surprised By Better Play As They Take The Next Step

Manager Rick Renteria believes some pitching depth would work wonders in the future.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Cubs left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wada Throws 6 1-3 Innings Of 1-Hit Ball As Cubs Beat O’s

Tsuyoshi Wada allowed Steve Pearce’s leadoff homer in the seventh inning for Baltimore’s only hit, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Orioles 2-1 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.

08/24/2014

Avisail Garcia  hits a two-run home run in the 1st inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Orioles Sweep White Sox

Nelson Cruz took the major league lead with his 33rd home run and the surging Baltimore Orioles completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 4-3 win Wednesday night.

08/20/2014

Adam Jones scores as Tyler Flowers looks for a throw. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox Fall To Orioles, 5-1

Chris Tillman threw eight innings of one-run ball.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

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.

07/10/2014

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jake Arrieta And Progress

By now, the Cubs front office has shown we can trust their evaluations.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Jed Jacobsohn)

The 5 Dirtiest Plays in Baseball History

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

06/27/2014

Jose Abreu celebrates a solo home run in the fourth inning with Adam Dunn.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Orioles Beat White Sox 5-4 In 12 Innings

Nelson Cruz hit a game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning and David Lough scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the 12th to give the Baltimore Orioles a 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.

06/25/2014

Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Levine: Orioles Interested In Samardzija

Baltimore has a strong crop of young pitchers that it could send to Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2014

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.

03/03/2014

Jeff Manto (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Former White Sox Hitting Coach Jeff Manto Hired By Orioles

The Orioles have hired former White Sox hitting coach Jeff Manto.

670 The Score–11/05/2013

Cal Ripken Jr. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Mother Of Cal Ripken Jr. Held At Gunpoint For Second Time In Two Years

Police charged a man Wednesday with trying to carjack baseball great Cal Ripken’s mother in a bank parking lot in Maryland.

670 The Score–10/16/2013

Manny Machado. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Good News For Orioles: Machado Didn’t Tear ACL

The Baltimore Orioles and Manny Machado couldn’t have asked for a much better diagnosis on his injured left knee: The third baseman avoided tearing any major ligaments and could be running in six to eight weeks without surgery.

670 The Score–09/25/2013

Jordan Danks #20 celebrates with teammate Conor Gillaspie #12 of the Chicago White Sox after Gillaspie scored during the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 8, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

White Sox Snap 9 Game Losing Streak With 4-2 Win Over Orioles

Pinch-runner Chris Dickerson got lost on the bases and was doubled up for the final out, and the Chicago White Sox ended a nine-game losing streak by holding off the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 Sunday.

09/08/2013

Hector Santiago #53 of the Chicago White Sox pitches during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles on September 7, 2013 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

White Sox Fall To Orioles 3-2, Losing Streak Reaches Nine

Matt Wieters hit a two-run single in the 10th inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.

09/07/2013

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