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  1. Orioles rally in fifth to top Rays, stretch lead in AL East to 7

    J.J. Hardy singled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Thursday night to lengthen their lead in the AL East.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  2. Mejia doesn't lament pitch to Castro

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Jenrry Mejia did not think he made a bad pitch to Starlin Castro to open the Castro Mejia ninth inning on Sunday. Castro nonetheless produced an opposite-field solo homer on the first offering from Mejia in the frame to lif...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  3. Bullpen works 4 1/3 innings to lift Yankees over Red Sox

    Derek Jeter had a two-run double, Mark Teixeira hit a solo homer and New York's bullpen worked 4 1/3 solid innings, leading the Yankees to a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 02, 2014
  4. Travis shines in return to debut locale

    Adam Rubin

    SAN DIEGO -- Travis d'Arnaud made his major league debut at San Diego's Petco Park on Aug. 17, 2013. His return to the stadium arguably will be as memorable. D'Arnaud went 3-for-5 with a tiebreaking, opposite-field RBI single with two outs in the ...

    Blog | July 19, 2014
  5. Pearce, Cruz back Gausman, O's top wobbling Rays

    Pearce, Cruz back Gausman, O's top wobbling Rays

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  6. Gallo hits walk-off homer in Double-A debut

    Richard Durrett

    FRISCO, Texas -- Joey Gallo made a dramatic entrance into the world of Double-A baseball Monday, blasting an opposite-field home run with two out and two on in the bottom of the ninth to give the Frisco RoughRiders a 7-4 victory. Gallo, who was 0-...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  7. Troy Tulowitzki’s Having a Moment …; and Possibly a ...

    Jonah Keri

    Troy Tulowitzki did something extraordinary on Monday night against the Rangers. He reached base four times, but that wasn't it. He hit two opposite-field, two-run homers, but that wasn't it, either. No, the earth-shattering moment came i...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Marlins 7, Mets 6 (10)

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Terry Collins went to his primary closer in the 10th inning with the score tied. Leadoff batter Jarrod Saltalamacchia then greeted Kyle Farnsworth with an opposite-field home run on a 2-2 fastball. After Steve Cishek rebounded from Fri...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  9. Paul Goldschmidt owns Tim Lincecum

    David Schoenfield

    I don't know which stat is more amazing: After homering off Tim Lincecum last night, Paul Goldschmidt is now 13-for-24 with seven home runs off Lincecum; or, Goldschmidt's opposite-field home run was just the eighth by a right-handed batter at AT&T P...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  10. Jeter's milestone done via usual approach

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Derek Jeter gets a lot of his hits by going to the opposite field.Derek Jeter passed Paul Molitor into eighth place on baseball's all-time hit list, and the two hits he recorded Sunday to give him 3,320 for his career were in true Jeterian fashion. ...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  11. Takeaways from Sarasota: Going deep

    Chris Girandola, Special to ESPNBoston.com

    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Takeaways from Sarasota, where the Red Sox used a wind blowing out to left to produce three homers, A.J. Pierzynski demonstrated opposite-field power and the host Orioles scored two runs without hitting the ball. The result: The...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  12. Stoic Abreu hits first spring home run

    Doug Padilla

    Pitching to Jose Abreu is hard enough. It's probably impossible to get a read on him in poker. The Chicago White Sox's biggest offseason acquisition hit his first home run of the spring Thursday, an opposite-field shot against the Kansas City Roya...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  13. Mets-Astros game rained out

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Mets-Astros game at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee, Fla., has been rained out. At the morning "B" game there, Brandon Nimmo had a two-run opposite-field triple in a loss....

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  14. Rapid Reaction: Mets 6, Phillies 4

    Adam Rubin

    PHILADELPHIA -- Welcome back, David Wright. In his first at-bat since suffering a strained right hamstring on Aug. 2, the captain produced an opposite-field two-run homer in a three-run first inning against Cole Hamels. The Mets held on to win the...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  15. Paul Goldschmidt's ninth-inning home run takes D-backs by Mets

    Paul Goldschmidt homered to the opposite field with one out in the ninth inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 09, 2013
  16. Rapid Reaction: A-Rod powers two-run shot

    Ian Begley

    MOOSIC, Pa. -- Alex Rodriguez cleared another hurdle toward his expected return to the big leagues Thursday night. Rodriguez went 1-for-4 with a two-run, opposite-field homer in his first game with Triple-A Scranton. Here is a breakdown of R...

    Blog | July 18, 2013