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2017 Schedule
14-6, 1st in AL East
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18hEddie Matz

Anatomy of a Little League homer

Seth Smith's "Little League homer" is a fitting metaphor for the Orioles' fast start, as they've taken advantage of breaks to cruise to a 14-6 record.

Smith's walk-off walk wins it for Orioles (0:11)
Young Orioles fan loves popsicles (0:53)

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

The Orioles got a fifth straight quality start from Dylan Bundy, a Little League homer from Seth Smith, and a two-run 11th inning rally that ended with a walk-off walk to beat the Rays 5-4. At 14-6, B'more boasts the best record in the AL.

Seth Smith hits 'Little League home run' against the Rays (0:58)

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The Orioles' 13-5 start this season is their best record through 18 games since going 13-5 to start 1970. Baltimore went on to win the World Series that year.

Kurkjian, Boone critical of Barnes' throw at Machado (1:12)
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RHP Barnes suspended for buzzing Machado

Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes has been suspended four games and fined for throwing a fastball past the head of Baltimore star Manny Machado.


BBTN: Fallout From Sox-O's Conflict, Nats' Eaton, More

Before a conversation with Nats OF Adam Eaton, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss the handling of the Sox-O's drama on both sides, Madison Bumgarner's devastating injury and more. Plus, Todd Radom unveils No. 23 in his #BBTN30Logos countdown.

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Barnes ejected for throwing behind Machado

Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes fired a pitch behind Baltimore's Manny Machado in the eighth inning of Sunday's game against the Orioles and was ejected.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Terrific split screen shot on NESN of Machado-Pedroia conversation. Pedroia said, "It's not me." Machado pointed to head.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Not surprising in 6-0 game that Matt Barnes would take opportunity to throw at Manny Machado. Out of bounds, though, to throw up around head.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Orioles 4, Red Sox 2: Trey Mancini and Jonathan Schoop hit back-to-back home runs against knuckleballer Steven Wright to lead Baltimore to its fourth consecutive win. The Orioles have hit 23 homers this season compared to the Red Sox's eight. Boston didn't seek retaliation for Manny Machado's high slide into Dustin Pedroia one night earlier.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.23621st
On Base Percentage.29724th
Slugging Percentage.40715th
Earned Run Average3.413rd
Quality Starts12Tied-4th

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