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Buck Showalter, Tommy Hunter bemoan shrinking strike zone in Orioles loss

The Baltimore Sun (By Eduardo A. Encina) — LOS ANGELES – The glare that Buck Showalter shot home plate umpire Hal Gibson III as the Orioles manager exited the visiting dugout during the eighth inning to pull Brian Matusz spoke...
  • New: 4 hr 30 min ago

How the Orioles fared through 100 games in seasons they made the playoffs

The Baltimore Sun (By Dean Jones Jr.) — A look at the club's record this year compared to previous successful years in history How does this year's squad stack up through 100 games against successful Orioles teams of the past? With...
  • New: 6 hr 13 min ago

Orioles blow late lead, chance at sweep in 3-2 loss to Angels on Wednesday

The Baltimore Sun (By Eduardo A. Encina) — Brian Matusz walks in go-ahead run with two outs in bottom of eighth inning ANAHEIM, Calif. -- When playing the Los Angeles Angels this season, no lead has been safe.
  • 12 hr 19 min ago

Yankees slip by Rangers in five rainy innings

The Baltimore Sun Yankees slip by Rangers in five rainy innings
  • 13 hr 12 min ago

Ex-Orioles farmhand Wada takes loss for Cubs after call-up

The Baltimore Sun (By Mark Gonzales , Chicago Tribune reporter) — Throughout system, they're moving players up and around with several under consideration as September call-ups Outfielder Jorge Soler has one advantage over Triple-A Iowa teammates Javier Baez...
  • 13 hr 16 min ago

Reports: Tigers acquire Soria from Rangers

The Baltimore Sun The Detroit Tigers received insurance for the back end of their bullpen by reportedly acquiring closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers Wednesday night.
  • 14 hr 10 min ago

Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez throws bullpen session, does agility drills Wednesday

The Baltimore Sun (By Eduardo A. Encina) — Before Wednesday's game, Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez threw a 35-pitch bullpen session and performed some agility drills that tested his lateral movement on the ankle.
  • 15 hr 7 min ago

Manny Machado misses second straight game because of lower back spasms

The Baltimore Sun (By Eduardo A. Encina, The Baltimore Sun) — Third baseman still considered day-to-day, but he said it's 'getting better' Manny Machado remained out of the lineup Wednesday, a day after he was scratched when he experienced lower back spasms...
  • 15 hr 34 min ago

Orioles receive Group B draft pick in competitive balance lottery

The Baltimore Sun (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The competitive balance draft pick the Orioles received last season proved to be a valuable asset at the trade deadline.
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How the Orioles' top 10 prospects are faring midway through the season

The Baltimore Sun With the MLB trade deadline approaching, The Baltimore Sun's Jon Meoli ranks the Orioles' top 10 prospects based on their potential and the realistic impact they could have at the major league...
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Jonathan Schoop has given Orioles big homers, but still looking for consistency

The Baltimore Sun (By Eduardo A. Encina) — Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop is batting just .220 this season, but he's shown a flair for hitting important home runs, including a two-run shot against the Los Angeles Angels Tuesday.
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Miguel Gonzalez pitches into eighth inning in Orioles' 4-2 victory over the Angels

The Baltimore Sun (By Eduardo A. Encina) — In the second game of the series, right-hander Miguel Gonzalez shut down the highest scoring lineup in the major leagues in the Orioles' 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.
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Orioles learn the hard way about blinding light at Angel Stadium of Anaheim

The Baltimore Sun (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif. -- When the Orioles go on the road, detailed scouting reports tell them intricate details about not only opposing players but also visiting ballparks.
  • 1 day 13 hr ago

Using Nelson Cruz at DH allows Orioles to keep his bat in lineup late in games

The Baltimore Sun (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Nelson Cruz, who has spent the year splitting time in left field with Steve Pearce and David Lough, made his seventh consecutive start at designated hitter Tuesday against the...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

Manny Machado scratched from lineup Tuesday with lower back tightness

The Baltimore Sun (By Eduardo A. Encina) — Orioles third baseman Manny Machado was a late scratch from Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels with lower back tightness. Ryan Flaherty replaced him at third base.
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Orioles option right-hander Preston Guilmet to Triple-A Norfolk

The Baltimore Sun (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Orioles have optioned right-handed relief pitcher Preston Guilmet to Triple-A Norfolk in order to make roster space for right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who will start...
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

O's would like to improve with trade, but they must be cautious

The Baltimore Sun (Peter Schmuck) — Club must weigh risk vs. reward when considering moves before July 31 deadline It's natural to spend the midseason trading period pondering the possible moves that might improve the Orioles'...
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

After winning series opener, Orioles turn to Miguel Gonzalez on Tuesday vs. Angels

The Baltimore Sun (By Eduardo A. Encina) — After winning the opener of their three-game series on Monday night, the Orioles will turn to right-hander Miguel Gonzalez to start against the Los Angeles Angels in tonight's game.
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Prospect Watch: Dylan Bundy, Kevin Gausman and Eduardo Rodriguez struggle

The Baltimore Sun The Orioles' top three pitching prospects had a rough week, but other top minor leaguers in the organization excelled.
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Adam Jones wins MLB Players Alumni Association Heart and Hustle Award

The Baltimore Sun (By Alejandro Zuniga) — On Tuesday, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association named center fielder Adam Jones as the Orioles’ recipient of the 2014 Heart and Hustle Award.
  • 1 day 23 hr ago
Blog Articles

Two-game suspension is best case scenario for Ray Rice, Ravens

The Baltimore Sun: The Schmuck Stops Here ( Peter Schmuck ) — The Ravens apparently will be without top running back Ray Rice for their season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals and their Thursday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 2, but...
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Buck Showalter, Tommy Hunter bemoan shrinking strike zone in Orioles loss

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Eduardo A. Encina) — LOS ANGELES – The glare that Buck Showalter shot home plate umpire Hal Gibson III as the Orioles manager exited the visiting dugout during the eighth inning to pull Brian Matusz spoke...
  • New: 4 hr 30 min ago

How the Orioles fared through 100 games in seasons they made the playoffs

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Dean Jones Jr.) — A look at the club's record this year compared to previous successful years in history The Orioles play the Seattle Mariners in their 101st game of the season tonight at Safeco Field. Orioles...
  • New: 6 hr 13 min ago

Baltimore Orioles fall late

Birds Watcher (Domenic A. Vadala) — We all know that if you take two-of-three in a series you’re doing very well. However I’ve often said that if you’re going to do that odds are you want to drop either the first...
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Bullpen lets sweep slip out of Baltimore Orioles’ hands

Birds Watcher (Steve Katz) — The glass-half-full folks out there will say the Baltimore Orioles are 3-3 on this trip. Coming close to splitting the 10-game trip was a result plenty of smart people would have had no problem...
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Ubaldo Jimenez throws bullpen session, does agility drills before Wednesday's game

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez took a step forward in his recovery from a right ankle sprain that has kept him on the disabled list since July 13, retroactive to July 8.
  • 15 hr 7 min ago

Manny Machado misses second straight game because of lower back spasms

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Eduardo A. Encina, The Baltimore Sun) — Third baseman still considered day-to-day, but he said it's 'getting better' ANAHEIM, Calif. — Manny Machado remained out of the starting lineup Wednesday, a day after he was a last-minute...
  • 15 hr 34 min ago

Orioles receive Group B draft pick in competitive balance lottery

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The competitive balance draft pick the Orioles received last season proved to be a valuable asset during the trade deadline.
  • 21 hr 8 min ago

Bipolar Fans in Baltimore… and Rightly So

Birds Watcher (Mike Franz) — According to a recent study, Baltimore Orioles fans are the second-most win sensitive fans in all of baseball. In other words, Baltimore has the second-worst tolerance for their team losing in the...
  • 21 hr 49 min ago

Jonathan Schoop has given Orioles big homers, still looking for consistency at the plate

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif. – Jonathan Schoop’s batting average might not be where he’d like it, but the Orioles second baseman has had a flair for coming up with big hits in critical times.
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Baltimore Orioles “Schoop” out another win in Anaheim

Birds Watcher (Domenic A. Vadala) — There’s been some speculation over the past few days that Miguel Gonzalez could be part of a package/trade that the Baltimore Orioles could potentially make prior to Monday’s deadline....
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Orioles learn about Angel Stadium's blinding light the hard way

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif. -- When the Orioles go on the road, detailed scouting reports tell them intricate details about not only opposing players but also visiting ballparks.
  • 1 day 13 hr ago

Notables Down on the Farm

Birds Watcher (Mike Franz) — Norfolk Tides The Tides took the second game of their series against Toledo by a score of 12-4. The Tides recorded a whopping 17 hits in the ball game on Tuesday. Dariel Alvarez did his job in...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

Using Nelson Cruz at DH allows Orioles to keep his bat in lineup late in games

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Nelson Cruz, who has spent the year splitting time in left field with Steve Pearce and David Lough, made his seventh consecutive start at designated hitter Tuesday against the...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

Manny Machado scratched from starting lineup Tuesday with lower back tightness

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Orioles third baseman Manny Machado was a late scratch from Tuesday night’s game against the Los Angeles Angels with lower back tightness.
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Orioles option right-hander Preston Guilmet to Triple-A Norfolk

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Orioles have optioned right-handed relief pitcher Preston Guilmet to Triple-A Norfolk in order to make roster space for right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who will start...
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

After winning series opener, Orioles turn to Miguel Gonzalez on Tuesday vs. Angels

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif – After winning the opener of their three-game series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, the Orioles will turn to Orange County resident Miguel Gonzalez to lead them to victory...
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Adam Jones wins MLB Players Alumni Association Heart and Hustle Award

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Alejandro Zuniga) — On Tuesday, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association named center fielder Adam Jones as the Orioles’ recipient of the 2014 Heart and Hustle Award.
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Orioles closer Zach Britton fights off numbness after comebacker to close out 4-2 win in Anaheim

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (By Eduardo A. Encina) — ANAHEIM, Calif. – When Orioles closer Zach Britton took a comebacker off the inside of his right elbow in the ninth inning of Monday’s 4-2 win over the Angels, Britton made sure he got...
  • 2 days ago

Adam Jones powers the Baltimore Orioles to a west coast win

Birds Watcher (Domenic A. Vadala) — Actor Chuck Norris  probably would have been proud of Bud Norris‘ pitching effort last night. For the record, I’m guessing there’s no relation. I just thought I’d throw...
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