J.J. Hardy


OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his fifth consecutive decision, and the Oakland Athletics pounded the Baltimore Orioles 10-2 on Sunday.


Over the years, in whatever the name the decrepit building was using, the Orioles have dreaded coming to Oakland. From 2008-12, the Orioles lost 13 of 16 games at the stadium now known as O.co.


WASHINGTON – Over the last three days, the Orioles have played 41 innings in four games with a total time of exactly 15 hours.


BALTIMORE – Buck Showalter knew what Ubaldo Jimenez was feeling.


BALTIMORE – The Orioles won’t reach the official midpoint of the season until they complete the upcoming four-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays.