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  • Mark Reynolds goes off on umpires after Orioles' 5-3 loss to Tigers

    Mark Reynolds goes off on umpires after Orioles' 5-3 loss to Tigers
    DETROIT — Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds offered no apologies after getting ejected from Friday night’s 5-3 loss to the Tigers at Comerica Park, only a frustrated sermon on how he believed two controversial calls forced the O’s to...
  • Mark Reynolds unplugged: Orioles first baseman rips umpires after reversed call

    Mark Reynolds unplugged: Orioles first baseman rips umpires after reversed call
    DETROIT -- Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds lambasted the umpires following the Orioles’ 5-3 loss to the Tigers on Friday night, frustrated when home-plate umpire Tim Timmons overruled first-base ump Jeff Kellogg’s fifth-inning out call...
  • Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds expects to receive fine for comments

    Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds expects to receive fine for comments
    DETROIT -- Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds said Saturday he expects to receive a fine for his critical comment about the umpiring in Friday night’s 5-3 loss to the Tigers, but he didn’t really retreat from his statements. Reynolds was...
  • Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel ejected in fourth inning against Tigers

    Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel ejected in fourth inning against Tigers
    Right-hander Jason Hammel was ejected in the fourth inning Saturday when he hit the first batter he faced after allowing three consecutive home runs to the Detroit Tigers in Saturday’s 10-3 loss. Hammel hit Tigers left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo in...
  • Jason Hammel ejected after giving up three HRs in Orioles' 10-3 loss to Tigers

    Jason Hammel ejected after giving up three HRs in Orioles' 10-3 loss to Tigers
    The debate whether right-hander Jason Hammel intentionally threw at Detroit Tigers left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo's head was markedly one-sided in both clubhouses following the the Orioles' ugly 10-3 loss Saturday. Both dugouts agreed that Hammel had no...
  • Three Orioles are finalists for Gold Glove Awards

    Three Orioles are finalists for Gold Glove Awards
    For the second consecutive year, the Orioles have three players that are finalists for the annual Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, which are given to the best defensive players at each position in each league. This year, catcher Matt Wieters is up for his...
  • Analysis: Matt Wieters and J.J. Hardy should win Gold Gloves tonight

    Analysis: Matt Wieters and J.J. Hardy should win Gold Gloves tonight
    Three Orioles players were named American League Gold Glove finalists for the second straight season, and just as in 2011, two O’s players should win the game’s highest honor in fielding when they are announced tonight. Catcher Matt Wieters...
  • Orioles batters back up Reyes in 8-5 win over Tigers

    Orioles batters back up Reyes in 8-5 win over Tigers
    From the Orioles' perspective, nearly everything seemed gloomy prior to Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers. The weather was rainy and miserable, the tarp was on the field, and the forecast showed no let up in sight. Even if the game did go on as...
  • Matt Wieters can thank Russell Martin for All-Star Game action

    Matt Wieters can thank Russell Martin for All-Star Game action
    Matt Wieters entered Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game in the sixth inning, getting a couple of innings to soak in first All-Star experience. But if it wasn't for Russell Martin, who reportedly did something selfless for his Orioles catching counterpart,...
  • Orioles' Guerrero out of Thursday's lineup with hand injury

    Orioles' Guerrero out of Thursday's lineup with hand injury
    Designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero didn't hit cleanup for the Orioles on Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with his waning production in the first half. Guerrero came into the clubhouse Thursday afternoon still feeling discomfort in his right...
  • Orioles fall 4-3 to Tigers in 11th on Martinez's RBI single

    Orioles fall 4-3 to Tigers in 11th on Martinez's RBI single
    Last offseason, the Orioles thought they had a legitimate shot to land free agent Victor Martinez before he eschewed their offer for a four-year, $48 million contract with the Detroit Tigers. The Orioles came a few million dollars short in December,...
  • Whispers

    Albert Pujols' tremendous second half has restored his value and his determination to match the $27.5 million per year the Yankees gave Alex Rodriguez. … Don't be surprised if Ryan Braun steals some bases in the playoffs. He has been running well...