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Scutaro unlikely hero in Giants' four-game sweep

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Scutaro unlikely hero in Giants' four-game sweep

Of course, the hero for the San Francisco Giants was bound to be Marco Scutaro.

He didn’t have a great World Series, but if it wasn’t for Scutaro, the Giants wouldn’t have been there. Scutaro batted .500 against the St. Louis Cardinals to enable the Giants to win the National League Championship Series.

In the top of the 10th, Scutaro’s single drove in Ryan Theriot with the tie-breaking run. Scutaro’s game-winner came two days before his 37th birthday.

Scutaro has played 11 years in the majors and before this season, he played for just one postseason team, the 2006 Oakland Athletics.

Now, he’s a member of the World Series champs.

The Giants held off the Detroit Tigers for a 4-3 win, and win the World Series in four straight.

It was the Tigers’ best game of the Series, but before Sunday night, they did nothing.

Miguel Cabrera and Delmon Young had home runs for Detroit, but had little help. Cabrera was called out on strikes as the Giants began to celebrate.

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Orioles Roundup: Trey Mancini's two home runs power O's past Nationals

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Orioles Roundup: Trey Mancini's two home runs power O's past Nationals

The Orioles earned a Beltway Series split with a 9-2 win over the Nationals Wednesday night. Here's the latest Orioles news. 

Player Updates:

Trey Mancini launched two home runs, drove in three runs, and scored three more in the victory. The 27-year-old now has 19 homers on the season. 

LF Anthony Santander and 3B Rio Ruiz chipped in with two RBI apiece, the O's scoring eight unanswered runs off the Nats bullpen in the seventh and eighth innings. 

Gabriel Ynoa earned his first win of the season after pitching 4.1 innings of one-run ball out of the bullpen, Mychal Givens picking up his eighth save. Starter Aaron Brooks went just 2.2 innings, allowing one run on two hits and two walks. 

Injuries:

SP Dylan Bundy: Knee, 10-day Injured List

RP Josh Rogers: Elbow, 10-day Injured List

OF DJ Stewart: Ankle, 10-day Injured List

SP Alex Cobb: Back, 60-day Injured List

SP Nate Karns: Arm, 60-day Injured List

DH Mark Trumbo: Knee, 60-day Injured List

Coming Up:

Friday 7/19: Orioles vs. Red Sox, 7:05 p.m., Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Saturday 7/20: Orioles vs. Red Sox, 7:05 p.m., Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Sunday 7/21: Orioles vs. Red Sox, 1:05 p.m., Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Source: Rotoworld

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We can’t stop staring at these Bowie Baysox commemorative moon landing jerseys

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We can’t stop staring at these Bowie Baysox commemorative moon landing jerseys

One of the coolest things about Minor League Baseball is the creativity that comes with it.

The stadiums. The ice cream deals. The interesting mascots. And most importantly, the uniforms.

The Bowie Baysox, the Double-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, released special uniforms they will be wearing on Saturday for the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing.

And, oh wow, are they something. Take a look.

On the front of the uniform, you can see the image of where lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin planted the American flag on the lunar surface of the moon. On the back, a satellite view of the moon is pictured, with the player's number on top of it. Both the number and the cursive "Baysox" on the front are filled in with the American flag.

If you're looking for some to do on Saturday, go support the Baysox and their Moon Landing uniforms. If only there was a jersey giveaway.

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