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Oakland beats Angels 10-9

Josh Donaldson's RBI double in the 11th inning sent Oakland past the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 10-9.
Cleveland takes win over Oakland in opener

Cleveland takes win over Oakland in opener

Nyjer Morgan provided the winning run in the ninth inning with a sacrifice fly as the Indians took a 2-0 win over the Athletics in the opener Monday.

Report: Orioles sign closer Grant Balfour to two-year deal

BALTIMORE, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The Baltimore Orioles have signed former Oakland Athletics closer Grant Balfour to a two-year contract, the Baltimore Sun reported Tuesday.

Orioles send closer Jim Johnson to Athletics

BALTIMORE, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The Baltimore Orioles announced Monday they have traded closer Jim Johnson to the Oakland Athletics for infielder Jemile Weeks and a player to be named later.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 3

ATLANTA, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Jason Heyward's clutch hit gave Atlanta a late three-run lead Friday and the Braves held on to even their playoff series with a 4-3 win over Los Angeles.

MLB: Baltimore 6, Boston 5

BALTIMORE, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Steve Pearce drove in three runs, including a two-run double that put Baltimore ahead in the eighth inning, rallying the Orioles over Boston 6-5 Saturday.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Toronto 2

BALTIMORE, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Miguel Gonzalez closed out his season by giving up just two hits in seven innings Thursday, bringing Baltimore a 3-2 win over Toronto.

MLB: Baltimore 5, Boston 3 (12 inn.)

BOSTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Chris Davis singled home two runs in the 12th inning Wednesday to bring Baltimore a 5-3 victory over Boston.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Boston 2

BOSTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Danny Valencia tripled in the ninth inning and Matt Wieters cashed in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly Tuesday, handing Baltimore a 3-2 win over Boston.

MLB: Baltimore 5, Toronto 3

TORONTO, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Chris Davis hit his 50th home run of the season in the midst of a late-inning rally Friday that brought Baltimore a 5-3 victory over Toronto.

MLB: New York Yankees 6, Baltimore 5

BALTIMORE, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A wild pitch by Baltimore closer Jim Johnson allowed Brendan Ryan to score in the ninth Thursday and give the New York Yankees a 6-5 win over the Orioles.

MLB: Baltimore 4, New York Yankees 2

BALTIMORE, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Chris Tillman struck out nine over seven efficient innings Monday and the Baltimore Orioles posted a crucial 4-2 win over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Chicago White Sox 1

BALTIMORE, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Miguel Gonzalez gave up four hits in seven innings Thursday and ended a long victory drought in Baltimore's 3-1 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Boston 2

BOSTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Chris Tillman struck out eight over seven innings Thursday and Baltimore relied on its bull pen to hold off Boston 3-2.

MLB: Baltimore 9, Oakland 7

BALTIMORE, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- A groundout by Adam Jones drove in the go-ahead score during a three-run Baltimore seventh Friday and the Orioles held on to defeat Oakland 9-7.
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Jim Johnson
SLP99020906- 09 FEBRUARY 1999- ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: Construction worker Jim Johnson walks through the Darst-Webbe high-rise apartment complex, just prior to demolition, February 9. The failed apartment complex built in the 1950's, is being cleared for one and two-story homes that devlopers are hoping will attract middle to upper income buyers. The area is located just south of the downtown area and up until now has been considered a ghetto. iw/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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James Robert "Jim" Johnson (born June 27, 1983) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles. Johnson was born in Johnson City, New York.

Johnson was born in Johnson City, New York. He was raised in Endicott, New York and graduated from Union Endicott High School in 2001 along with Chris Riley, when he was signed by Orioles scout Jim Howard. His nickname is "J.J."

He began the 2008 season in the Triple-A Norfolk Tides starting rotation, but was called up to the Orioles on April 12. Pitching middle and late relief, he ran up 18 consecutive scoreless innings before giving up a 10th inning run to Oakland on May 5.

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