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  • Over 40 baseball league 'just a bunch of guys who still want to play'

     Over 40 baseball league 'just a bunch of guys who still want to play'
    Wood bats, regulation uniforms and a desire to compete against peers are just part of what drives Baltimore Senior Baseball Over 40 League players to lace up their spikes every Sunday morning from April to August for some old-fashioned hardball. The...
  • Orioles RHP Ubaldo Jimenez's early season troubles continue

    Orioles RHP Ubaldo Jimenez's early season troubles continue
    This wasn’t the way Ubaldo Jimenez or the Orioles wanted things to start this year. After three starts with the Orioles, Jimenez is 0-3 with a 7.31 ERA. He has allowed 23 hits and 10 walks in 16 innings -- or two base runners per inning. On...
  • O'Day says Jim Johnson will be fine

    O'Day says Jim Johnson will be fine
    Like much of Baltimore, the Orioles organization has watched with interest as former closer Jim Johnson has struggled this early season with the Oakland Athletics. Interest probably isn’t the right word. Try empathy. “Everybody’s...
  • Chris Tillman's strong performance spoiled by two errors in Orioles' 2-0 loss to Blue Jays

    Chris Tillman's strong performance spoiled by two errors in Orioles' 2-0 loss to Blue Jays
    Chris Tillman battled through the early innings of his outing Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays. In his mind, he wasn't carrying his best stuff, so he huddled with catcher Matt Wieters between innings to figure out how to maneuver through a...
  • Former Orioles closer Jim Johnson now ex-Athletics closer, too

    Former Orioles closer Jim Johnson now ex-Athletics closer, too
    In what has to be one of the most stunning career reversals in recent baseball history, former Orioles closer Jim Johnson -- who saved at least 50 games in each of the past two seasons -- has been removed from that role after barely two weeks in Oakland....
  • Adam Jones says he doesn't regret comments; J.J. Hardy hopes to return Friday

    Adam Jones says he doesn't regret comments; J.J. Hardy hopes to return Friday
    NEW YORK – Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, whose postgame comments Tuesday about fans who run onto the field during games sparked national headlines, said Wednesday that he doesn’t regret that he said players should be able to “kick...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    What they're saying about the Orioles
    A collection of what other media outlets are saying about the Orioles as they prepare to complete their road trip with a 7:05 p.m. game against the New York Yankees tonight: * While Orioles fans wait for Manny Machado to return to the lineup, they can...
  • Orioles' slow start is alarming, but it's not time to completely panic yet

    Orioles' slow start is alarming, but it's not time to completely panic yet
    It is fortunate for the Orioles that the 2014 season has opened with a burst of American League parity. They lost five of their first seven games and displayed all manner of disturbing tendencies in the process, but they picked a good time to do it...
  • Long a weakness for Orioles, starting rotation full of potential this year

    Long a weakness for Orioles, starting rotation full of potential this year
    When Ubaldo Jimenez was about to sign the biggest free-agent deal for a pitcher in Orioles franchise history, he considered the rotation he was joining. Frankly, he didn't know much about it. He had pitched with Miguel Gonzalez years ago in a minor...
  • Nothing like Jim Johnson off the mound, Tommy Hunter hopes to produce like him on it

    Nothing like Jim Johnson off the mound, Tommy Hunter hopes to produce like him on it
    SARASOTA, Fla. — If there is one thing you need to know about reliever Tommy Hunter, it is that he is the interpersonal opposite of the guy the Orioles hope he replaces in the critical closer role. Jim Johnson, who last year became the first...
  • Orioles in win-now mode for 2014 as Davis, Wieters, Hardy near free agency

    Orioles in win-now mode for 2014 as Davis, Wieters, Hardy near free agency
    Leave it to Adam Jones to cut past any bromides about staying in the moment. "It is going to be dicey to see what goes on in the next year, year and a half," says the Orioles' All-Star center fielder, preparing for another day's work at the club's...
  • After record-setting year, Orioles' Chris Davis focused on team success

    After record-setting year, Orioles' Chris Davis focused on team success
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Amid one of the greatest offensive seasons in team history, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was already trying to temper expectations swirling around Chris Davis. At least three times last September, Showalter told reporters that...