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Orioles win first AL East title since '97
(L-R) Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes
Steve Pearce (left) and Jimmy Paredes each homered for the Orioles.
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - It took 17 years, but the Baltimore Orioles are finally back on top of the American League East.

Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes each homered to help the Orioles defeat the Toronto Blue Jays, 8-2, and clinch the AL East division title on Tuesday for the first time since 1997.

Ubaldo Jimenez (5-9) survived a rocky start to go five innings and allow two runs on two hits and four walks with six strikeouts.  Full Story