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4:25 PM ET, September 19, 2023


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Jacob Calvin Meyer / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles reset: Comeback vs. Rays emblematic of unprecedented season: ‘We just find a way to win’  —  The Orioles did it the only way they know how.  —  Baltimore had already clinched a playoff spot thanks to the Texas Rangers' loss to the Cleveland Guardians on Sunday.
C.J. Doon / Baltimore Sun:
Who could the Orioles face in the AL playoffs? Get to know these 6 teams.
Discussion: Boston Herald
Sam Cohn / Baltimore Sun:   Inside the Orioles' playoff-clinching clubhouse celebration, from a laundry cart shower to cork collecting
Sam Cohn / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles closer Félix Bautista throws first bullpen session since elbow injury: ‘Sounds like it went pretty well’
Discussion: Camden Chat and Denver Post
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
‘There was pain:’ Brandon Hyde turned Orioles from a laughingstock to a juggernaut
Marc Topkin / Tampa Bay Times:
Rays set to announce deal for new downtown St. Petersburg stadium  —  The domed, 30,000-seat ballpark, to be built near the Tropicana Field site, would end a quest that dates back 16 years and includes proposals on both sides of Tampa Bay.  —  ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays are expected …
Marc Topkin / Tampa Bay Times:
Rays confident of closing deal for $1.3B downtown St. Petersburg stadium  —  If approved, the team will pay $700 million, and the city and county will split $600 million.  The plan is to break ground next fall, with the fixed-roof domed stadium to open in 2028.
Theo Mackie / Arizona Republic:
For Diamondbacks and Torey Lovullo, no room for error with starting rotation  —  By the time Torey Lovullo emerged from the Diamondbacks dugout Sunday night, walking steadily towards Ryne Nelson and taking the ball from his young starter's hand, it did not come as a surprise.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
Nick PiecoroArizona Republic / Arizona Republic:
Diamondbacks-Cubs pitching matchup, updates: McGough lands on injured list; Jarvis recalled  —  The Arizona Diamondbacks conclude their home series against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.  The game starts at 4 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN.  —  Scott McGough lands on injured list; Bryce Jarvis recalled
Anthony DiComo /
Díaz won't pitch for Mets this season: 'It's too risky'  —  MIAMI — Six months of rehab have yielded significant progress for Mets closer Edwin Díaz, but they won't result in a return to a big-league mound this season.  —  Díaz will not pitch down the stretch following surgery …
Gordon Wittenmyer /
Joey Votto's last (home)stand for Cincinnati Reds or new beginning for franchise icon?  —  NEW YORK — On his last night in New York before Sunday's getaway day, Joey Votto took the 7 train back to the hotel from Citi Field and started planning his big final day in the city.
Discussion: Redleg Nation and Yahoo Sports
Matt Fisher / WFAA-TV:
Rangers return home to host Boston, look to find footing in playoff chase  —  Fresh off a road trip that caused whiplash in the American League standings, the Texas Rangers take on the Boston Red Sox to open up their final homestand.  —  ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers are set to kick off …
Discussion: DraftKings Network
Andrew Marchand / New York Post:
ESPN New York ditching 98.7 FM signal in $12.5 million decision  —  The New York sports radio wars as we know it will end a little less than a year from now, The Post has learned.  —  ESPN New York will relinquish its 98.7 FM signal on Aug. 31, 2024, and focus on its digital distribution …
Reds drop out of wild card spot with 8-4 loss to Mets, who get Vogelbach's 3-run double  —  Francisco Alvarez's double gives New York Mets the leadFrancisco Alvarez (New York Mets) with a Hit Cincinnati Reds, 09/17/2023  —  NEW YORK — Pinch-hitter Daniel Vogelbach had a three-run double …
Caleb Nguyen / Sports Illustrated:
Padres Rumors: Writer Proposes Deal to Get 3-Time MVP Mike Trout in San Diego  —  An interesting possibility.  —  Never shy to continue adding star talent on top of an already potent roster, rumblings of a trade concerning Angels superstar Mike Trout may come to fruition in the coming months through San Diego GM AJ Preller.
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