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    SEATTLE -- Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter has been to a few rodeos, so hes not too concerned about his teams sudden power outage after an incredibly productive four-game stretch that led up to the four-game series in Seattle. Michael Schofield Jersey .Having followed a 12-hit, 12-run performance at San Diego with back-to-back losses that saw Baltimore score five runs on 13 hits, Showalter was able to shrug his shoulders Friday night.Whoever pitches the best is the last team standing, he said after Fridays 5-2 loss to the Mariners. Its not as complicated as people make it.Its baseball, star third baseman Manny Machado said. Youre not going to hit every night, plain and simple. You keep grinding it and keeping doing what you do, and you get through it.Two consecutive losses havent dampened the Orioles spirits after Baltimore (47-32) rolled into Seattle on a seven-game winning streak, but the cushion this team built up isnt as soft as it once was. Fridays loss, combined with a Boston win, left four games separating the Orioles from the second-place Red Sox heading into Saturdays game against Seattle.Baltimore is scheduled to start right-hander Tyler Wilson (4-5, 4.50 ERA), but starting pitching isnt at the top of Showalters list of concerns.When were not scoring runs, he said, it gets magnified.Seattles starting pitching is a big reason why the Orioles have been unable to get their bats going. Taijuan Walker and Wade LeBlanc kept Baltimores offense quiet in much different ways.Our pitching has stabilized, manager Scott Servais said after Fridays victory. Thats been the key to the homestand.Were capable of playing this way for extended periods of time. We showed that earlier this year. We talked about it (during a team meeting before Thursdays game), and the guys are getting after it.Seattle plans to send left-hander James Paxton (1-3, 4.15 ERA) to the mound Saturday night. Like Walker, Paxton has a young, live arm and has top-of-the-rotation potential but has struggled with injuries and consistency during his career. The 27-year-old southpaw has been really good in the early innings of his past two starts but has faded down the stretch.Seattles bullpen is in decent shape, but the Mariners used their top three relievers -- Mike Montgomery, rookie Edwin Diaz and closer Steve Cishek -- for an inning apiece Friday. Cishek pitched on back-to-back nights, including a four-out save Thursday, and probably wont be available to pitch Saturday.The struggling Mariners, who led the AL West for much of April and May but had a horrible month of June, havent won more than two consecutive games since putting together a four-game winning streak May 19-22. Baltimore hasnt lost three in a row since the Toronto Blue Jays swept the Orioles June 10-12.The four-game series ends Sunday, with Baltimore sending struggling starter Ubaldo Jimenez out again despite a rough first three months.Ubaldos had two good outings in a row, Showalter said, so we hope that continues.Seattle sends right-handed veteran Hisashi Iwakuma to the mound for the final contest of the four-game series. Branden Oliver Jersey .com) - The women will also have a new champion at the Australian Open. Kenny Wiggins Jersey . -- In a span of seven Washington Redskins offensive plays, Justin Tuck sacked Robert Griffin III four times. . And when it opened, every player was at his stall. Thats a sure sign that a team is in a slump and is searching for answers. "Its embarrassing to be at home and play the way we did," said defenceman Josh Gorges. PARIS -- The Englishman appointed to referee the European Championship final on Sunday has enjoyed a rollercoaster career that saw him appointed as the youngest elite referee in England and then survive a series of setbacks before rising to the top.Mark Clattenburgs season comes to an end at the final between France and Portugal at the Stade de France on the edge of Paris with his 50th game since last August, having already refereed Englands FA Cup final and the Champions League final.Clattenburg, 41, is a controversial figure reportedly unpopular among Englands conservative refereeing elite, but supported by ex-referee and UEFA refereeing chief Pierluigi Collina.The former head of Englands elite referees organization, Keith Hackett, said Clattenburg had beaten the system, and had been rightly rewarded with Sundays final. He deserves it thoroughly, Hackett told the You are the Ref website, not least for having the mental fortitude to keep going in the face of what appears to have been a lack of faith among his bosses.Hackett said Englands refereeing bosses had pushed referee Martin Atkinson as their candidate to represent England at the European Championship, but Collina had pressed Clattenburgs cause. In the end, England was allowed to be the only country that sent two teams of match officials to the tournament.Clattenburg has officiated at three games in France, none of which has proved controversial. He was praised for his handling of incidents in the game between Croatia and the Czech Republic when he had to suspend play after flares were thrown onto the pitch.Quietly spoken and with a strong accent from his home in northeastern England, Clattenburg is known for his fitness and calm authority on the pitch, although most referees under Collina have shown unprecedented ffitness levels in France. Nigel Harris Jersey. .His relations with his bosses in England are often under the spotlight and are still reported to be strained.In 2014 he was dropped from refereeing for a week when he broke protocol to get to a concert by singer Ed Sheeran in time.Referees are supposed to travel to games together, meeting at a hotel, to avoid security problems. But Clattenburg parked his car at West Bromwich Albions stadium so that he could leave quickly and drive to Newcastle to see Sheeran.In August 2000, Clattenburg made history as the youngest post-war referee in the Football League, at 25, and was on FIFAs elite list of officials at the age of 30.Like most referees, he has been insulted many times by teams who feel a sense of injustice at his decisions, but his worst period came in 2009, when he was sacked as an elite referee after being accused of threatening a business associate in an email.Clattenburg denied all the accusations and his appeal was successful. He was nonetheless banned for eight months by Englands Professional Game Match Officials Limited and reminded of his responsibilities and contractual obligations as a select group official.Since then, he has flourished.In the last season, over 50 games, he has shown 183 yellow cards and seven red cards, including eight yellow cards in the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.He was accused in that match of going easy on Real defender Pepe, who many agreed should have been shown a second yellow card. Pepe, if he is fit, will be playing for Portugal in Sundays final. Both teams have a number of English Premier League players who Clattenburg will know well. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '