Joel Peralta


Two months ago, Nate McLouth was playing before tiny crowds in Norfolk.


The American League East didnt shake up Friday night, with the Yankees winning and Rays losing and New Yorks lead going back to 3 12 games.


Saturday night was just another Jim Johnson save. There have been 36 of them this season. Johnson is now tied for third on the Orioles single-season save list.


The Rays winning streak has opened what passes for daylight in the wild-card standings. Theyre a full game ahead of the Orioles for the No. 1 wild-card spot, while the Os hold the No.