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BALTIMORE -- These Oakland Athletics, they wont back down. Donte Moncrief Jersey . Not when confronted by an angry opponent, not when theyre dodging inside fastballs and definitely not when trailing late in the game. Pinch-hitter Stephen Vogt singled in the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, and the Athletics got home runs from Josh Donaldson and Derek Norris in a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. It was the sixth win in seven games for the Athletics, who own the best record in the AL (38-23) and the best road record in the majors (21-11). In the third inning, Donaldson tagged Manny Machado in the chest near third base for the third out, causing Machado to lose his balance and topple backward. Machado quickly stood up and yelled close-up at Donaldson, apparently questioning the force of the tag, and players from both sides crowded around the duo before Orioles manager Buck Showalter pulled Machado away. "I just tried to tag the guy. I was walking over there to go pick his helmet up for him, then he jumps up and starts yelling at me," Donaldson said. "I dont know what happened on his end, but Im just trying to do my job and play the game of baseball." Machado said: "Right play, he made the right play, but I just didnt agree on the tag that he made on me and I just had to get up and confront him. You get in the heat of the moment and things start flying." That appeared to be the end of it, but with two outs and nobody on in the sixth inning, Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen threw an inside pitch near Donaldsons chin. After retreating from the batters box, Donaldson smiled knowingly. But he expressed anger minutes later, when Chen hit him with another inside fastball. "I understand them pitching in. Thats fine," Donaldson said. "It was just on my hand. (Baltimores) Nellie Cruz took one on the hand just the other day, and he doesnt seem too fond of that either." In the eighth, though, the As trailed 3-2. Pinch-hitter Coco Crisp drew a walk from Darren ODay, stole second and scored on a two-out single by Yoenis Cespedes. That led to Oaklands eighth win this season when trailing after seven innings. "We dont give up until that last out is made," Oakland starter Tommy Milone said. "You see if in the last few games, it seems like were always in every game, and we find ways to win." John Jaso led off the 11th with a pinch-hit double off Evan Meek (0-2). With one out, Gold Glove shortstop J.J. Hardy botched a grounder, his fourth error in two games. Meek went to third on the play and scored when Vogt hit a liner to left. Fernando Abad (1-2) worked the 10th and Sean Doolittle got three outs for his eighth save. The Orioles missed a chance to win it in the 10th when Nick Markakis was thrown out at the plate by Moss on Adam Jones one-out single to right. Cruz was then cut down trying to steal home. "Saw it, felt it, went for it, didnt work out," Baltimore manager Buck Showalter said. Prior to that, Chen retired 10 straight batters. Chen gave up two runs -- both on homers -- in 6 1-3 innings. Milone allowed three runs and eight hits in six innings. Donaldson put the As up 1-0 in the first with his 17th home run, and Norris connected leading off the second. Baltimore used three straight two-out singles, the last by rookie Jonathan Schoop, to get a run back in the bottom of the second. Chris Davis tied it in the fourth with an opposite-field drive to left, and Machado homered in the fifth for a 3-2 lead. NOTES: The Orioles put RHP Miguel Gonzalez (strained right oblique) on the 15-day DL, recalled RHP Tim Berry from Double-A Bowie, purchased the contract of Meek from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned RHP Preston Guilmet to the same club. ... Kevin Gausman replaced Gonzalez as Baltimores starter vs. Oakland on Saturday. The As will call upon right-hander Sonny Gray (6-1, 2.45 ERA). ... Former Orioles closer Jim Johnson returned to Baltimore for the first time since being traded during the off-season. "A lot of memories. Its obviously different going into a different clubhouse. Its cool," Johnson said. ... Oakland has homered in 14 straight games. ... LHP Johan Santana, who hoped to make a comeback with the Orioles, tore his Achilles tendon in extended spring training and is lost for the year. Darius Butler Jersey . - Alex Dostie scored two goals and assisted on another to lead the Gatineau Olympiques to a 5-3 victory over the Drummondville Voltigeurs in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Sunday. Deyshawn Bond Jersey .C. -- When Michael Jordan speaks, people still listen. http://www.coltsofficialstore.us/authentic-henry-anderson-colts-jersey/ . -- Mississippi State was crushed twice by Florida last season, once by 35 points and the other by 25.ST. LOUIS - The name of the game is winning. David Ortiz is a two-time world champion with the Boston Red Sox and will do no worse than to come within a single victory of a third title. He has been a key contributor to each. What Ortiz is doing in this World Series is, lets not mince words here, bordering on the insane. With a three-hit performance in four at-bats in the Red Sox 3-1, Game Five win over the Cardinals, Big Papi is now 11-for-15 in the series. Hes hit two home runs, driven in six runs and walked four times. Thats a .733 batting average. His 2013 World Series OPS is – gulp – 2.114. Its time to acknowledge a simple fact. There are players who were Red Sox for longer, guys with better numbers, but Ortiz should be considered amongst the best to ever put on Bostons jersey. “Davids just, hes just, hes David Ortiz,” said catcher David Ross, whos RBI double in the seventh broke a 1-1 tie. “The guy is a postseason stud and a stud in general. Like I said in my interview the other day, thats why we call him ‘Cooperstown, because he does Hall of Fame stuff.” In 13 career World Series games, Ortiz has hit .465/.536/.791. The OPS is 1.327, worth posting because its so impressive. The .465 batting average is the highest for any World Series performer with at least 50 plate appearances. He has reached base in every World Series game in which hes played. Jabaal Sheard Jersey. Only Derek Jeter has more World Series extra-base hits among active players. “Hes having a great series,” said Red Sox manager John Farrell. “The one thing we wont do is get too far ahead of ourselves, whether thats what we achieve collectively or what any individuals performance suggests. But hes in a really good place, obviously.” Yes, obviously. Ortiz is signed through next season. He will turn 38 on November 18. Hes showing no signs of slowing down. In 11 seasons with the Red Sox, Ortizs slash line sits at .292/.390/.572. Hes hit 373 home runs in a Boston uniform, 58 more if his early days with the Twins are factored in. For his career, Minnesota included, Ortiz has 2,023 career regular season hits. The fact Ortiz is a designated hitter shouldnt be held against him. The position was established in the American League in 1973 and is therefore legitimate. He has shown, when interleague or World Series play has required it, an ability to play a competent first base. Ultimately, Ortiz will be remembered for the moments hes authored in October. More so, he should be thought of for the number of rings on his fingers and for his contributions to those championships. Right now, Papis got two rings. One more win in this series and hell have a third. The legacy is being cemented. Jerseys From China Jerseys NFL China Jerseys NFL China Wholesale Jerseys 2020 Jerseys NFL China Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys ' ' '


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