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  • The Grand Slam: O's Machado hits walk-off homer in 12th to beat Angels

    David Brown at Big League Stew15 hrs ago

     

     

    A lot like they did in 2012, the Baltimore Orioles are winning once they get to extra innings. They improved to 12-3 and won their seventh straight in extras by beating the Los Angeles Angels 7-6 on Tuesday night. Manny Machado, seemingly a much more focused hitter since returning from a disciplinary suspension for throwing his bat in June, hit a walk-off home run in the 12th inning against Cory Rasmus.

    The O's were 16-2 in extra innings in 2012, when they won 93 games overall and surprised many by making the playoffs. They lead the American League East with a 59-46 record so far in 2014.

    ''We have good chemistry in the clubhouse like we did back then and obviously we have a good bullpen as well,'' Machado said.

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