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  • With two more HRs on Wednesday, Orioles' Nelson Cruz keeps on cruising

    With two more HRs on Wednesday, Orioles' Nelson Cruz keeps on cruising
    MILWAUKEE -- Through the Orioles’ ups and downs this season -- and there have been plenty already -- there has been one constant: Nelson Cruz. Boy, has that guy been tremendous. Cruz hit two more homers last night, and he now leads the major...
  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters says elbow 'has gotten a lot better over the last few days'

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters says elbow 'has gotten a lot better over the last few days'
    HOUSTON -- Orioles catcher Matt Wieters isn't looking beyond Friday, when he is scheduled to throw for the first time in more than three weeks, but he's still encouraged by the progress¬†with his right elbow. "It’s gotten a lot better over the last...
  • Orioles handed third consecutive loss after Astros collect 3-1 win

    Orioles handed third consecutive loss after Astros collect 3-1 win
    HOUSTON — Believe it or not, this might not be the best time to play the Houston Astros. Yes, they still have the worst record in the American League, but bad teams with surging confidence are still dangerous, especially when an opponent leaves...
  • MLB commissioner Bud Selig calls Baltimore a 'very, very viable candidate' for the 2016 All-Star Game

    MLB commissioner Bud Selig calls Baltimore a 'very, very viable candidate' for the 2016 All-Star Game
    HOUSTON -- Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said before Friday's Civil Rights Game that he sees Baltimore as a leading candidate to host the 2016 All-Star Game. “Yes, they're certainly a very, very viable candidate,” Selig said...
  • Nelson Cruz leaves game Sunday vs. Astros after being hit by pitch in left hand

    Nelson Cruz leaves game Sunday vs. Astros after being hit by pitch in left hand
    HOUSTON -- Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz, who leads the major leagues in home runs and RBIs, left Sunday’s game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park after he was hit by a pitch in the left hand. X-rays on Cruz's left hand performed at a...
  • Manny Machado's first career grand slam leads Orioles to 9-4 win over Astros

    Manny Machado's first career grand slam leads Orioles to 9-4 win over Astros
    HOUSTON -- When Nelson Cruz hopped out of the batter’s box and dropped to the ground, clutching his left hand in pain, Orioles manager Buck Showalter feared the worst. The Orioles have been wildly inconsistent over the first two months of the...
  • Orioles' Nelson Cruz named American League Player of the Week

    Orioles' Nelson Cruz named American League Player of the Week
    Orioles outfielder-designated hitter Nelson Cruz has been named American League Player of the Week, Major League Baseball announced Monday afternoon. In seven games last week, Cruz batted .476 with four home runs and eight RBIs. In that span, he had a...
  • Nelson Cruz passes David Ortiz for lead at DH in AL All-Star voting

    Nelson Cruz passes David Ortiz for lead at DH in AL All-Star voting
    Nelson Cruz has hit eight home runs in his past 13 games, and All-Star voters have taken notice. The Orioles designated hitter has passed David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox as the top All-Star Game vote-getter at his position in the American League,...
  • For Orioles slugger Nelson Cruz, a journey back and a new beginning

    For Orioles slugger Nelson Cruz, a journey back and a new beginning
    ARLINGTON, Texas — From the first time Nelson Cruz stepped into the batter’s box at Camden Yards this season, he has heard that unmistakable sound from the home crowd — the long, steady chant of his last name. With the success he has...
  • Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion edges Orioles' Nelson Cruz for AL Player of the Month

    Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion edges Orioles' Nelson Cruz for AL Player of the Month
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz’s remarkable May wasn’t enough to win the American League Player of the Month award, as hot-hitting Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion beat him for the honor. Cruz hit .339/....
  • Orioles add left-hander Johan Santana to 40-man roster, place him on 15-day DL as he continues rehab

    Orioles add left-hander Johan Santana to 40-man roster, place him on 15-day DL as he continues rehab
    DALLAS – The Orioles purchased the contract of two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana from Triple-A Norfolk on Monday evening and placed him on the 15-day major league disabled list as he continues to rehab from left shoulder surgery. In...
  • Tuesday morning Orioles notes and observations on Nelson Cruz and Johan Santana

    Tuesday morning Orioles notes and observations on Nelson Cruz and Johan Santana
    DALLAS – As the Orioles open a three-game series against the Texas Rangers in Arlington on Tuesday, the club is optimistic that outfielder Nelson Cruz can return to the starting lineup after he was hit by a pitch Sunday in Houston. Cruz has a...