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Orioles End Losing Streak

Hernandez homer in ninth downs Rays

(Newser) - Ramon Hernandez hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the ninth inning to lead the Baltimore Orioles past the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 last night. Hernandez, who also had a run-scoring triple, gave Baltimore a 3-2 lead on his two-out homer off Dan Wheeler (0-1). The Orioles stopped a three-game losing... More »

Astros Demote Closer After Two Games

Brad Lidge busted to middle reliever; Dan Wheeler promoted

(Newser) - After just two woeful outings, Astros closer Brad Lidge has been demoted to middle reliever.  His close friend Dan Wheeler will take his place as Houston's ninth-inning man.  This will feel like deja vu to Lidge; he lost his closer's job twice last year as well. More »

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