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Orioles clinch AL East with 8-2 win over Blue Jays

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones greets fans after a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Baltimore. Baltimore won 8-2 to clinch the American League East. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards.

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Adam Driver shifts into hyper drive

In this Sept. 6, 2014 photo, actor Adam Driver poses for a portrait at the Shangri-La Hotel during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Driver has roles in two films, "This is Where I Leave You," and "Tracks," released in theaters this week. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

TORONTO (AP) — It comes as something of a shock to be talking with Adam Driver and hear so little cursing. Nothing is thrown. No explicit sexual act is performed.

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This Date In Baseball

1930 — Cleveland’s Earl Averill drove in eight runs with three consecutive home runs to lead the Indians to a 13-7 victory over the Washington Senators in a doubleheader opener. Averill added another homer in the nightcap, which the Senators took 6-4, and set an American League record with 11 RBIs in the doubleheader.

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Yankees can’t hold lead 9th, fall to Orioles 3-2

New York Yankees' Brian McCann, center, rounds second base after hitting a solo home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — It didn’t matter that David Robertson had already pitched two days in a row. The New York Yankees desperately needed to preserve a ninth-inning lead, and their closer insisted he was capable of doing the job.

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Orioles rally to beat Yankees 3-2

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Chris Tillman throws to the New York Yankees in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — No matter what the situation and regardless of who’s at the plate, the Baltimore Orioles believe they’re going to win.

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