Oakland Athletics defeat Baltimore Orioles, 11-2

FLIPPING OUT: : The defensive play of the game was turned in by Athletics third baseman Jack Hannahan in the bottom of the fifth.

He chased a foul pop toward the visiting dugout, extended his arm to reach it and flipped into the dugout, the bottom half of him caught by teammates while the top half hit the concrete. He held on for the grab.

TOUGH DEBUT:: Brian Bass, who was acquired by the Orioles yesterday from the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named, entered in th...

Hours after learning he would be leading the Orioles again in 2009, Dave Trembley witnessed something he had never seen before on a baseball diamond.

This is a guy who rode minor league buses for 20 years and managed thousands of bush league games. A guy who on Aug. 22, 2007 - the last time his job security was publicly supported by his front office - watched his Orioles allow 30 runs in one game.

And yet the eighth inning of last night's rain-soaked, 11-2 loss to th...