Orioles Are Closing In On The Second Wild Card SpotWith last night's win, the Orioles closed within a half-game of Minnesota for the second AL wild card spot. 
Machado's 2-run HR In 9th Lifts Orioles Past Yankees 7-6 Manny Machado hit a two-run homer off Dellin Betances with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, capping a comeback that lifted the Baltimore Orioles past the New York Yankees 7-6 on Tuesday night.
WATCH: Two Pies For Manny Machado After Walk-Off HomerunBring back the pies!
Machado's 28th Homer Enabled Baltimore To Win Two Of ThreeMachado's 28th homer enabled Baltimore to win two of three from the Athletics and remain relevant in the wild-card chase. Since sweeping Kansas City on July 31-Aug. 2, Baltimore had lost three series and split two.
Manny Machado Named American League Player of the WeekIn addition, the dynamic third baseman became just the 10th player in Baseball history, and the first in Orioles franchise history, to record three grand slams in a calendar month. 
Garceau: Players Weekend Will Be Fun For The Fans And The Families"I’d make a few changes, Jonathan Schoop would be “Johnny Baseball”, Chris Davis’s “Crush” would be replaced with “The Deputy” and of course Mark Trumbo would get a “Trumboner” on his jersey. "
MLB 'Players Weekend' Will Allow Player To Pay Tribute To People And CausesMajor League players will be allowed to let their personalities and passions shine during the upcoming Players Weekend.
Machado's Grand Slam Upstages Trout, Orioles Beat Angels 6-2 Mike Trout got his 1,000th career hit and also homered on his 26th birthday, but Manny Machado hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the seventh inning of the Baltimore Orioles' 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
WATCH: Machado Swings So Hard He Fell On His BackHe took a big swing at an off-speed, 3-2 pitch in the first inning and ultimately fell flat on his back at the plate after failing to make contact. 
POLL: Orioles Trade Deadline Is Approaching...Would You Buy, Sell Or Stay?The Orioles are 42 and 46 at the All-Star break and are just four games out of the Wild Card and 7.5 games behind the Boston Red Sox. Would you buy, sell or stick with what you've got at the trade deadline? 
What's Happening To The Orioles Halfway Through The Season?What started as a promising season with a terrific 22-10 start, has turned into a troublesome tale for the struggling Baltimore Orioles. 
Garceau: Is It Time For The Orioles To Consider Trading Machado?"It might be time to kick the tires and see what Manny could bring the Orioles in a trade," said Garceau.

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