Britton Pitched Scoreless Ninth, Leads American League In SavesBaltimore's Zach Britton pitched a scoreless ninth, despite allowing a walk and two singles, for his 35th consecutive save to start the season. He leads the American League in saves.
Zach Britton: The American League's Favorite CloserZach Britton had his 100th career save on Sunday afternoon to cap off the first half of the season and after last night's All-Star games, he's a perfect 27-for-27 in the regular season and 1-for-1 in the ASG.
Bob Haynie: Hunter Is Saving Games & Raising Blood PressureOn Wednesday night, Tommy Hunter earned his 10th save of the season. He also made everyone with a rooting interest in the game sweat a little.
A's Acquire Closer Jim Johnson From O's The Oakland Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night as a replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour.
Bob Haynie: It's K-Rod Time For The OriolesThe Baltimore Orioles lost a heartbreaker on Tuesday night. They also lost a heartbreaker on Monday night. How many more brutal losses will they endure before the move is made.
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O's Closer Jim JohnsonAll Star joins Norris & Davis.
Gregg Becomes Favorite For Orioles' Closer JobWhen the Baltimore Orioles signed Kevin Gregg earlier this year, it was assumed that he would be their closer. Now after yet another setback to Koji Uehara, that assumption seems to be much closer to reality.