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  • Orioles only manage five hits as Royals cruise to 9-3 win in series finale

    Orioles only manage five hits as Royals cruise to 9-3 win in series finale
    The typically sound Orioles defense didn't help starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez on Sunday afternoon against the Kansas City Royals at Camden Yards. Center fielder Adam Jones dropped a fly ball on the first play of the game that led to an unearned run,...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Notebook: Nate McLouth boosts Orioles with speed at top of lineup

    Notebook: Nate McLouth boosts Orioles with speed at top of lineup
    Relievers usually don't throw regular side sessions because they're on call daily, but Patton said he wanted to start after struggling with command of his fastball. In the eighth inning of Thursday night's win over the Washington Nationals, Nate McLouth...
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy puts mind over body in mastering his position

    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy puts mind over body in mastering his position
    The next time you go to Camden Yards, keep your eye on him, the way he shifts a few feet before every batter to maximize his odds for an easy path to the ball, the way he avoids contorting himself into an awkward throwing position. Try not to be...
  • Orioles rookie Henry Urrutia starting at DH and batting eighth against Royals

    Orioles rookie Henry Urrutia starting at DH and batting eighth against Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Henry Urrutia will make his second major league start tonight, hitting eighth as the Orioles' designated hitter against the Kansas City Royals. Both of the left-handed Urrutia's starts have come against right-handed starters. Right-...
  • Royals score winning run in the ninth to beat the Orioles 4-3

    Royals score winning run in the ninth to beat the Orioles 4-3
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When the Orioles scraped across a run in the eighth inning to take a two-run lead on the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, it seemed like it would be enough to ensure a win, especially given the way left-hander Wei-Yin Chen...
  • Matt Wieters drives in 3 runs as Orioles beat Kansas City Royals, 4-3

    Matt Wieters drives in 3 runs as Orioles beat Kansas City Royals, 4-3
    A 48-minute rain delay on Tuesday night might have cost the Orioles their late-inning lead, but it did nothing to their grit. Soon after the storms over Camden Yards faded, so did a two-run seventh-inning cushion. But that only set the stage for more...
  • Orioles' 5-3 victory over Kansas City Royals puts them in first-place tie

    Orioles' 5-3 victory over Kansas City Royals puts them in first-place tie
    Wednesday night's win over the Kansas City Royals didn't follow any sort of traditional script, but the result remained a familiar one for these surging Orioles. They managed just five hits but took advantage of three Kansas City errors in the fifth...
  • Jeremy Guthrie out-pitches Freddy Garcia as Royals beat Orioles in series finale

    Jeremy Guthrie out-pitches Freddy Garcia as Royals beat Orioles in series finale
    Jeremy Guthrie received a warm reception from the crowd at Camden Yards when he took the mound Thursday for the first time here since he was traded away before last season. Then the Kansas City Royals right-hander did his part to beat his former team,...
  • Orioles notes: Machado has made playing third base seem like second nature

    Orioles notes: Machado has made playing third base seem like second nature
    Since being called up Aug. 9, rookie Manny Machado has started each of the Orioles' last 19 games — all at third base. Pretty impressive for a 20-year-old, who was drafted with the third overall pick in 2010 to be the shortstop of the future and...
  • Orioles look to pursue extension for J.J. Hardy

    Orioles look to pursue extension for J.J. Hardy
    On his third team in as many seasons, J.J. Hardy said he would like to stay in one spot for a while. The Orioles have seen enough from the shortstop over the past couple of months to want to accommodate his wishes. Orioles president of baseball...
  • Orioles, Hardy making progress on three-year extension

    Orioles, Hardy making progress on three-year extension
    The Orioles and shortstop J.J. Hardy continue to make progress on a three-year contract extension that would be worth between $7 million and $8.5 million per season, according to two baseball sources. "My thought is that I still hope it gets done," Hardy...