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  • Orioles notes and observations (Hardy, Jones, homers, fans)

    Orioles notes and observations (Hardy, Jones, homers, fans)
    With his fifth-inning home run Thursday, J.J. Hardy became the ninth shortstop since 1901 to have 25 home runs in three different seasons. He is the fourth active player to achieve that as a shortstop – though I guess it depends on your definition...
  • Showalter makes it clear this September won't be a time for auditions

    Showalter makes it clear this September won't be a time for auditions
    Often in the past 15 years, the Orioles have used September as a proving ground for the following season, experimenting with what they had in order to get a better idea of what they needed to fortify in the winter. The Orioles head into this year's...
  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 27)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 27)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night O's match team record with 7 homers in 12-2 win J.J. Hardy...
  • Orioles win over the Yankees tempered by Markakis injury

    Orioles win over the Yankees tempered by Markakis injury
    It takes a lot to force Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis from a game. He's played the past few days with a deep purple bruise on his left bicep from taking a pitch there last week in Toronto. When he was recovering from surgery on his right wrist,...
  • Yankees' flurry of home runs buries Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen in 8-5 loss to New York

    Yankees' flurry of home runs buries Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen in 8-5 loss to New York
    The last five games between the Orioles and the Yankees have been greatly impacted by the longball. In that span, the teams have combined for 25 extra-base hits, and 21 of them have been home runs. And in Friday night’s 8-5 loss to the Yankees, the...
  • Firsts in Sunday night's ALDS opener at Camden Yards

    Firsts in Sunday night's ALDS opener at Camden Yards
    Sunday was the first time Camden Yards had hosted a postseason game in 15 years, and so, of course, the Orioles' fans had to wait just a little longer. First pitch came at 8:41 p.m., thanks to a two-hour, 26-minute rain delay. The first pitch was a 94...
  • Raul Ibanez hits two HRs to lead Yankees over Orioles in ALDS Game 3

    Raul Ibanez hits two HRs to lead Yankees over Orioles in ALDS Game 3
    The Orioles knew that duplicating their regular-season success at Yankee Stadium wouldn’t be easy – that beating the Yankeesin October in their home ballpark would take an extra level of resiliency. Now, after a heart-breaking, 12-inning, 3-2...
  • Orioles beat Yankees in 13 innings to force ALDS Game 5

    Orioles beat Yankees in 13 innings to force ALDS Game 5
    On couches all over Baltimore, J.J. Hardy's game-winning RBI double in the 13th inning must have seemed like a dream, especially since the Orioles spent most of Thursday night putting fans to sleep with their offensive ineptitude. As the night crept into...
  • Orioles fall to Yankees in Game 5 of the ALDS, ending improbable season

    Orioles fall to Yankees in Game 5 of the ALDS, ending improbable season
    NEW YORK – Whether the path of Nate McLouth's towering fly ball was interrupted by the right-field foul pole at Yankee Stadium will likely be discussed in Baltimore for years to come. But when it fell harmlessly into the second deck of seats as a...
  • For one game, at least, Orioles can't foil Yankees fans' expectations

    For one game, at least, Orioles can't foil Yankees fans' expectations
    Everything about the scene at Yankee Stadium reinforces the idea that the resident team is supposed to win — not just most of the time, but every night and, especially, every night in October. It's more than the 27 World Series flags on the...
  • Orioles and Yankees lineups for Game 5: A-Rod sitting out

    Orioles and Yankees lineups for Game 5: A-Rod sitting out
    The Orioles and Yankees lineups for Game 5 of the ALDS are out and – surprise – it’s the Yankees' lineup that is making news. Alex Rodriguez, who is slumping terribly, is not in the starting lineup. Eric Chavez, who pinch-hit for...
  • Peter Schmuck: Girardi takes the hard road

    Peter Schmuck: Girardi takes the hard road
    If you’re rooting for the Orioles to complete a Division Series upset of the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium later today, you probably aren’t a big fan of Yanks manager Joe Girardi, but I have to admit that I’m impressed with his...