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Baltimore 4, Cleveland 3 (10 innings)

BALTIMORE, May 7 (UPI) -- Using three singles and a groundout, the Baltimore Orioles pushed across the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning and posted a 4-3 victory over the Clev

Cleveland 9, Baltimore 4

BALTIMORE, May 6 (UPI) -- Brady Anderson scored the eventual winning run in a three-run eighth inning as the Cleveland Indians posted a 9-4 triumph over the Baltimore Orioles Monday nigh

Baltimore 10, Kansas City 5 (10 inn.)

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 26 (UPI) -- Tony Batista had four RBI Friday night, including a two-run single in a five-run 10th inning, as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Kansas City Royals, 10-5.

Baltimore 6, Tampa Bay 3

TAMPA, Fla., April 20 (UPI) -- Jay Gibbons homered to tie it and Jerry Hairston Jr. doubled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning Saturday night as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Tampa

Tampa Bay 3; Baltimore 2

BALTIMORE, April 10 (UPI) -- Paul Wilson fired seven strong innings Wednesday night and Esteban Yan escaped a jam of his own making in the ninth as the Tampa Bays Devil Rays handed the Balt

Baltimore 6, Texas 2

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., March 9 (UPI) -- Sidney Ponson threw four effective innings and Jeff Conine doubled and drove in two runs Saturday, carrying the Baltimore Orioles past the Texas Rangers, 6-2.

St. Louis 13, Baltimore 4

JUPITER, Fla., March 4 (UPI) -- Miguel Cairo had four hits and Kerry Robinson knocked in three runs Monday to power the St. Louis Cardinals to a 13-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in a Gr

Baltimore 10, Los Angeles 8

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 2 (UPI) -- Jerry Hairston and Tony Batista homered Saturday as the Baltimore Orioles built a big early lead and went on to a 10-8 Grapefruit League victory over the Los An

Boston 5, Baltimore 4

BALTIMORE, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Hideo Nomo pitched seven effective innings and Chris Stynes hit a three-run homer Thursday night as the Boston Red Sox opened a season-ending, four-game series
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Jerry Hairston
New York Yankees' Jerry Hairston Jr. connects on an RBI single scoring Nick Swisher during the fifth inning against the Chicago White Sox at U. S. Cellular Field in Chicago on August 2, 2009. UPI/Brian Kersey
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Jerry Wayne Hairston, Jr. (born May 29, 1976 in Des Moines, Iowa) is an American professional baseball utility player for the Washington Nationals.

Hairston was drafted in the 11th round of the 1997 Major League Baseball Draft by the Baltimore Orioles, and made his major league debut with the Orioles on September 11, 1998. In his seven seasons with Baltimore, he played in 558 games, batting .261.

He was traded (along with Oriole prospects Mike Fontenot and David Crouthers) to the Chicago Cubs in the 2005 offseason for Sammy Sosa. The Cubs attempted to use Hairston as a leadoff man, but he finished the 2005 season with an unremarkable on-base percentage of .336 and stole only 8 bases in 17 attempts. Even though most Cubs fans initially welcomed the dismissal of Sosa—whose performance was on the decline and was seen as a problematic teammate—the poor play of Hairston would eventually cause many fans to sour on this particular trade.

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