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  • Orioles are eliminated from postseason hunt after 3-2 loss to the Blue Jays

    Orioles are eliminated from postseason hunt after 3-2 loss to the Blue Jays
    The Orioles entered Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays needing a miraculous sequence of events to make the playoffs, but they were still mathematically alive in the chase for the second American League wild-card spot. But the Orioles' 3-2, 10-...
  • O's should get out of the way of the lacrosse championships

    O's should get out of the way of the lacrosse championships
    Unbelievable! The NCAA is returning the Men's Lacrosse Final Four to Baltimore in 2014, and the American League schedules the Orioles home on that weekend ("Notebook: Orioles home series, 2014 lacrosse final four scheduled for same weekend," Sept. 24)....
  • Jim Gentile talks about Chris Davis' Orioles HR record

    Jim Gentile talks about Chris Davis' Orioles HR record
    Former Orioles slugger Jim Gentile, who once held the Orioles' records for home runs and RBIs in a season, is at Camden Yards this week, partially to meet Chris Davis, who broke the club's single-season homer mark with 52 (and counting) this year....
  • Reserves Dickerson and Casilla likely out for season; Davis day-to-day with foot injury

    Reserves Dickerson and Casilla likely out for season; Davis day-to-day with foot injury
    Orioles outfielder Chris Dickerson (right hamstring) and second baseman Alexi Casilla (right thumb/head) will likely miss the remaining four games of the season. An MRI performed on Dickerson's hamstring revealed a small tear, Orioles manager Buck...
  • Jim Johnson will be back in 2014, Duquette says

    Jim Johnson will be back in 2014, Duquette says
    Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette was definitive Friday afternoon when asked whether closer Jim Johnson would be tendered a contract for 2014. “Oh, yeah,” Duquette said. Johnson, who leads the American...
  • O's rally in eighth inning to defeat Red Sox, 6-5

    O's rally in eighth inning to defeat Red Sox, 6-5
    When the Oakland Athletics lost in Seattle early Saturday evening, the night's contest between the Orioles and the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards technically became meaningless shortly after the first pitch. The Orioles were eliminated from postseason...
  • Orioles slugger Chris Davis' breakthrough season has broad appeal, historic company

    Orioles slugger Chris Davis' breakthrough season has broad appeal, historic company
    Hank Aaron never hit as many as 53 home runs in a season. Neither did Ted Williams, Lou Gehrig, Frank Robinson nor Mike Schmidt. So with 53 homers going into the final game, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is not only the most prolific single-season...
  • Jason Hammel struggles again as Orioles fall, 7-3, to Blue Jays

    Jason Hammel struggles again as Orioles fall, 7-3, to Blue Jays
    After Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel completed his first half of the season with his fifth straight defeat in the Orioles' 7-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, manager Buck Showalter tried to positively spin the performance. Showalter...
  • The Sun Remembers July 14-20

    The Sun Remembers July 14-20
    July 19, 2000: As the Ravens prepare for training camp in Westminster, owner Art Modell predicts the first postseason berth for the fifth-year team. "I think we are a playoff team this year," Modell says. "Once you're in the playoffs, you never know...
  • Chris Davis taking low-key approach to Home Run Derby

    Chris Davis taking low-key approach to Home Run Derby
    He homered in the last four games before the All-Star break. He's tied for the most home runs hit before the All-Star break in American League history with 37. He's on pace for the first 60-home run season since 2001. But Orioles first baseman Chris...
  • Orioles to interview Mariners' Carl Willis on Wednesday for pitching coach vacancy

    Orioles to interview Mariners' Carl Willis on Wednesday for pitching coach vacancy
    The Orioles have received permission to interview several external candidates for their vacant pitching coach position, with one of the higher profile interviewees coming to Baltimore on Wednesday, according to industry sources. Current Seattle Mariners...
  • Orioles RHP Chris Tillman added to AL All-Star Game roster

    Orioles RHP Chris Tillman added to AL All-Star Game roster
    Chris Tillman already had plans for the next four days. While four of his teammates traveled to New York for the All-Star Game, the Orioles right-hander was going down to North Carolina for a break from baseball. But at 1:08 p.m. Sunday, manager Buck...