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  • 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...
  • Orioles infielder Jemile Weeks taking changes in stride

    Orioles infielder Jemile Weeks taking changes in stride
    In early December, Jemile Weeks' baseball career was thrown upside down. He was traded away from the only organization he had ever known, the Oakland Athletics, and sent to the Orioles for one of the franchise's most popular players, closer Jim Johnson,...
  • In his third season, Wei-Yin Chen 'really important' for Orioles' success

    In his third season, Wei-Yin Chen 'really important' for Orioles' success
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles manager Buck Showalter thinks it's unfair to dismiss Wei-Yin Chen's 2013 season as a disappointment. After all, the Taiwanese left-hander posted a 4.07 ERA, just a tick above the 4.02 mark from his rookie year in which...
  • Orioles third baseman Manny Machado to start season on 15-day disabled list

    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado to start season on 15-day disabled list
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- With Opening Day one week away — the moving trucks parked outside the Ed Smith Stadium complex and Orioles players preparing to flock north for the beginning of the regular season — manager Buck Showalter has watched third...
  • Orioles announce Opening Day plans, will wear patch for Tom Clancy in 2014

    Orioles announce Opening Day plans, will wear patch for Tom Clancy in 2014
    On Wednesday, the Orioles announced their plans for Opening Day, which include the traditional pregame introductions as players and coaches run down the orange carpet. The team encourages fans to take their seats by 2:30 p.m., when the festivities are...
  • International language of baseball unites Orioles' clubhouse

    International language of baseball unites Orioles' clubhouse
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Dominican slugger Nelson Cruz sat at his new locker a few weeks ago and surveyed the Orioles' spring training clubhouse. In one corner, Taiwanese pitcher Wei-Yin Chen was huddled with his interpreter. On the other side of the room,...
  • Left-hander Johan Santana throws off full mound for first time with Orioles

    Left-hander Johan Santana throws off full mound for first time with Orioles
    Left-hander Johan Santana threw a bullpen session off a full mound on Thursday for the first time since signing with the Orioles. That’s another significant step for Santana, the two-time Cy Young Award winner who was signed to a minor league deal...
  • CAT scan negative after Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz hit by pitch in helmet

    CAT scan negative after Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz hit by pitch in helmet
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Before the Orioles’ final Grapefruit League game Thursday night, manager Buck Showalter said one of his main goals for the day was to get out of Florida having avoided an injury. The Orioles appeared to dodge a major scare...
  • 1970-1979: Year-by-year capsules

    1970-1979: Year-by-year capsules
    1970 Record: 108-54 Place: First in American League East Postseason: Beat Cincinnati Reds in World Series (4-1) Manager: Earl Weaver Most Valuable Oriole: Boog Powell Batting leader: Frank Robinson (.306) Home run leader: Boog Powell (35) RBI...
  • 2000-2009: Year-by-year capsules

    2000-2009: Year-by-year capsules
    2000 Record: 74-88 Place: Fourth in American League East Manager: Mike Hargrove Most Valuable Oriole: Delino DeShields Batting leader: Delino DeShields (.296) Home run leader: Albert Belle (23) RBI leader: Albert Belle (103) Wins leader: Jose...
  • 1990-1999: Year-by-year capsules

    1990-1999: Year-by-year capsules
    1990 Record: 76-85 Place: Fifth in American League East Manager: Frank Robinson Most Valuable Oriole: Cal Ripken Jr. Batting leader: Steve Finley (.256) Home run leader: Cal Ripken Jr. (21) RBI leader: Cal Ripken Jr. (84) Wins leader: Dave Johnson...
  • 1980-1989: Year-by-year capsules

    1980-1989: Year-by-year capsules
    1980 Record: 100-62 Place: Second in American League East Manager: Earl Weaver Most Valuable Oriole: Al Bumbry Batting leader: Al Bumbry (.318) Home run leader: Eddie Murray (32) RBI leader: Eddie Murray (116) Wins leader: Steve Stone (25) ERA...