As MLB teams play their 81st game of 2019, here's what we've seen so far and where things are headed from here.
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The Orioles on Monday announced the signing of top overall pick Adley Rutschman. The deal is worth $8.1 million, according to multiple reports, setting a new record for draft bonuses.
Some of the game's most famous franchises are back in the mix to take over as MLB's top team.
J.P. Crawford had a career-high four hits and drove in four, Yusei Kikuchi had his best outing in a month, and the Seattle Mariners used an eight-run third inning to thump the Baltimore Orioles 13-3 Sunday.
Jonathan Villar hit a three-run homer, Anthony Santander had a two-run shot and the Baltimore Orioles ended a 10-game skid with an 8-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.
Kyle Seager, Dylan Moore and Mac Williamson all homered to help Seattle build a big lead, and the Mariners held off Baltimore's comeback in a 10-9 win Friday night that handed the Orioles their 10th straight loss.
Albert Pujols is back in St. Louis, Dallas Keuchel is back on the mound and the Yankees are back at full strength (or close to it). Here's what we expect to see.
Domingo Santana hit his third home run in two days, Wade LeBlanc gave the Mariners a boost on the mound after another rough outing by an opener and Seattle beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Thursday night.
Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich are in an NL MVP battle for the ages. Whom do we favor? Plus, the aces and rookies most likely to raise the hardware in 2019.
Chris Bassitt took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and won for the first time in more than three weeks as the Oakland Athletics beat Baltimore 8-3 Wednesday, handing the Orioles their eighth straight loss.
Khris Davis, Robbie Grossman and Stephen Piscotty homered in a 10-run sixth inning, and the Oakland Athletics hit six home runs overall in a 16-2 rout of the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.
Who's getting the most from their entire pitching crew to shut down 2019's homer-happy hitters?
Mike Fiers pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics took advantage of Baltimore's shoddy defense to beat the Orioles 3-2 Monday night.
A breakthrough first half has the Dodgers slugger in front of the reigning NL MVP for top vote-getter honors. Where does your favorite star rank?
Looking at which teams have delivered and what you can project for them, there's a huge difference between MLB's elite and the pack in pursuit.
L.A. has been on top for much of the season, but the Braves, Cubs and Brewers are in hot pursuit.
Rafael Devers led off the 10th inning with a home run after Marco Hernandez tied it with a solo shot in ninth, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Sunday to move a season-high five games over .500.
Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday.
J.D. Martinez hit two of Boston's season-high six home runs, and the Red Sox staged another impressive power display at the expense of the Baltimore Orioles' beleaguered pitching staff in a 13-2 rout Friday night.
Will Lucas Giolito and Hyun-Jin Ryu keep their amazing runs going? Are the Rangers for real? And what else are we looking forward to this weekend?
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered to ignite a seven-run sixth inning, Cavan Biggio went deep twice and the Toronto Blue Jays hammered the Baltimore Orioles 12-3 Thursday night.
Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman, taken as the first overall pick in last week's Major League Baseball draft by the Baltimore Orioles, has been named winner of the Golden Spikes Award as the best player in college baseball.
Rowdy Tellez hit a grand slam to cap a six-run fifth inning, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Wednesday night to end a five-game losing streak.
Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer
With a triple and a homer already tonight, Orioles slugger Trey Mancini is now slashing .304/.356/.560 on the season. Impressive numbers that are even more impressive considering that Baltimore's lineup isn't exactly loaded with protection.