STEPHEN HAWKINS
AP Sports Writer

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October 6, 2012
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Orioles eliminate Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Buck Showalter and the Baltimore Orioles will get another chance to overtake the New York Yankees.

The surprising O's have already beaten some big odds, getting past the two-time defending AL champion Texas Rangers and their Japanese ace, Yu Darvish, in the win-or-go-home wild-card playoff.

Joe Saunders pitched effectively into the sixth inning at a place where he had never won, Adam Jones delivered the tiebreaking sacrifice fly and the Orioles, in the playoffs for the first time in 15 years, eliminated the Rangers 5-1 Friday night.

"With our team it's just a bunch of guys …

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