Public schools in Washington have a new director of athletics, the first woman to head the department.
Baltimore right-hander Tommy Hunter finally has his first win with his new club thanks primarily to an old pitch he’s grown comfortable throwing in key situations.
Rookie Zach Britton took a four-hitter into the seventh inning, Mark Reynolds homered, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.
J.J. Hardy, Luke Scott and Adam Jones hit solo homers, Chris Jakubauskas pitched five shutout innings and the
Baltimore Orioles beat Oakland 4-0 Tuesday night to stretch the Athletics’ losing streak to a season-high eight games.
Brian Matusz and three relievers combined on a seven-hitter, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Oakland 4-2 Monday
night to extend the Athletics’ losing streak to a season-high seven games.