MLB: Chicago White Sox 4, Tampa Bay 3

CHICAGO, July 22 (UPI) -- A triple by Alexei Ramirez keyed a three-run seventh inning Wednesday that brought the Chicago White Sox from behind to a 4-3 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Tampa Bay 4, Kansas City 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 18 (UPI) -- Willy Aybar went 4-for-4 and drove in the winning run Saturday to pace the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, Florida 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 28 (UPI) -- David Price and two relievers combined on a four-hitter Sunday to boost the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-2 inter-league win over the Florida Marlins.

Rays add Chad Bradford to their bullpen

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay Rays got bullpen help Thursday, acquiring reliever Chad Bradford from the Baltimore Orioles.

MLB: Baltimore 2, Houston 1 (10 inn.)

BALTIMORE, June 18 (UPI) -- Kevin Millar singled in Melvin Mora from third with one out in the 10th inning Wednesday, delivering Baltimore a 2-1 win over Houston.

MLB: Boston 5, Baltimore 2 (13 innings)

BALTIMORE, May 31 (UPI) -- Manny Ramirez reached on an error and scored the first of three unearned runs in the 13th inning Friday, giving the Boston Red Sox a 5-2 win over Baltimore.

MLB: Baltimore 8, Seattle 7

SEATTLE, April 25 (UPI) -- A solo homer by Brian Roberts in the eighth inning gave the Baltimore Orioles the lead Thursday and the Orioles won a wild 8-7 decision over Seattle.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Tampa Bay 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 12 (UPI) -- A solo homer by Ramon Hernandez in the ninth inning Saturday gave the Baltimore Orioles a 3-2 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Texas 5, Baltimore 4 (2nd Game)

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 10 (UPI) -- Ian Kinsler drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning Thursday and the Texas Rangers completed a doubleheader sweep by defeating Baltimore 5-4.

MLB: Baltimore 10, N.Y. Yankees 9 (10 inn)

BALTIMORE, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Melvin Mora's 10th-inning bunt single Friday night gave the Baltimore Orioles a 10-9 win over New York and ended the Yankees' division title hopes.

MLB: Baltimore 3, LA Angels 0

BALTIMORE, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Jon Leicester combined with three relievers to throw a five-hit shutout Thursday night, as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Los Angeles Angels, 3-0.

MLB: Boston 3, Baltimore 2

BALTIMORE, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Josh Beckett gave up two earned runs and seven hits in seven innings Sunday afternoon, as the Boston Red Sox edged Baltimore, 3-2.

MLB: Baltimore 8, Tampa Bay 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff lofted a two-run home run and Ramon Hernandez drilled a bases-clearing double Tuesday as Baltimore beat Tampa Bay 8-4.

MLB: Toronto 3, Baltimore 2 (10 inn.)

TORONTO, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Aaron Hill hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday afternoon as the Toronto Blue Jays beat Baltimore, 3-2.

MLB: Baltimore 6, N.Y. Yankees 3 (10 inn.)

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff hit a two-run homer in the top of the 10th inning Wednesday afternoon, as the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees, 6-3.
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Chad Bradford
Baltimore Orioles pitcher Chad Bradford pitches in the seventh inning against the Cleveland Indians on May 7, 2007 at Orioles Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore. Bradford got the loss, giving up two earned runs in a third of an inning as the Indians defeated the Orioles 10-1. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Chadwick Lee "Chad" Bradford (born September 14, 1974) is an American relief pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays in Major League Baseball. He is known for his unusual delivery where he releases the pitch side-arm and very close to the ground. This is called a submarine delivery. Because of this delivery, he has experienced back and abdominal pain at times.

Bradford was born in Jackson, Mississippi. His father had suffered a stroke that left him partially paralyzed, so that he could only throw underhand when playing catch with his son. Author Michael Lewis speculates that memories of his father's throwing motion may have contributed to the development of Bradford's pitching style.

According to Michael Lewis's Moneyball, Bradford attended Central Hinds Academy in Jackson. The Baseball Cube differs, stating that Bradford went to Byram High School. Unlike most players who become major leaguers, he had not exhibited outstanding athletic talent through the early years of high school. But his high school coach suggested he try sidearm pitching after learning some tips about the approach from a professional player. This technique brought him enough success to get a spot on the teams of Hinds Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi.

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