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  • Orioles open second half with 3-1 win over the Rangers in Texas

    Orioles open second half with 3-1 win over the Rangers in Texas
    ARLINGTON, Texas — The last time the Orioles had played at Rangers Ballpark, the night ended with a celebration in the visitor's clubhouse after they beat Texas in the first American League wild-card game. Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis,...
  • Adam Jones suddenly piling up the walks after long streak without one

    Adam Jones suddenly piling up the walks after long streak without one
    ARLINGTON, Texas — After going through a span of 43 games without drawing a walk, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has suddenly drawn four in his past three games entering Saturday. Jones had just 14 walks in 417 plate appearances this season...
  • Jason Hammel hoping to start off his second half strong

    Jason Hammel hoping to start off his second half strong
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel is hoping for a fresh start when he makes his first start after the All-Star break Tuesday night against the Kansas City Royals. Plagued by inconsistency, Hammel is 0-4 in his past eight starts....
  • Orioles pound out 18 hits and Feldman works 8 innings in 9-2 win over Royals

    Orioles pound out 18 hits and Feldman works 8 innings in 9-2 win over Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There's no way of knowing how these first four games after the All-Star break will ultimately be defined as part of this marathon baseball season, but one thing is for sure: For now, the Orioles have finally assembled the...
  • Orioles acquire veteran reliever Francisco Rodriguez from Brewers for prospect Nick Delmonico

    Orioles acquire veteran reliever Francisco Rodriguez from Brewers for prospect Nick Delmonico
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the non-waiver trade deadline approaches in a week, the Orioles have become the biggest buyers among American League East contenders, acquiring their second veteran arm for the stretch run Tuesday evening. On Tuesday, the...
  • Wieters' bat hot since the All-Star break

    Wieters' bat hot since the All-Star break
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Matt Wieters' bat has sizzled coming out of the All-Star break, but the Orioles' catcher said he doesn't think the four days of rest over the break has anything to do with it. Since the break, Wieters was 10-for-21 with four...
  • The Sun Remembers: July 28-Aug. 3

    The Sun Remembers: July 28-Aug. 3
    July 29, 1997: The Orioles obtain designated hitter Harold Baines, who attended St. Michaels, in a deal with the Chicago White Sox. Three years later, to the day, the Orioles trade him back again. Aug. 2, 1987: Texas pitcher Bobby Witt strikes out...
  • Orioles' L.J. Hoes ready to contribute right away

    Orioles' L.J. Hoes ready to contribute right away
    It took L.J. Hoes a roundabout way to get to from Triple-A Norfolk to Baltimore this weekend, but the outfielder eventually made it to the Orioles to make his first major league start. Hoes left Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday evening with the goal to make...
  • Orioles notes and observations (free-agent free-for-all, qualifying offers, Chris Jones, Chris Davis)

    Orioles notes and observations (free-agent free-for-all, qualifying offers, Chris Jones, Chris Davis)
    Today marks the first day that Major League Baseball’s free agents can sign with any club. In the previous period between today and the end of the World Series, players could only sign with their most recent clubs. Orioles executive vice president...
  • Dan Duquette feels the Orioles have the means for a trade, if the price is right

    Dan Duquette feels the Orioles have the means for a trade, if the price is right
    For the better part of this month, the Orioles have stayed under the national radar in their pursuit of roster improvement for the second half. They made pre-emptive strikes, adding starting pitcher Scott Feldman and reliever Francisco Rodriguez while...
  • Chris Davis loses Players' Choice awards to Cabrera

    Chris Davis loses Players' Choice awards to Cabrera
    On Tuesday evening, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will find out whether he is a finalist for the American League Most Valuable Player Award. On Monday night, he lost his first two awards battles of the offseason with Detroit Tigers third baseman and...
  • Chris Davis goes deep, but celebrates his two walks

    Chris Davis goes deep, but celebrates his two walks
    Chris Davis’ sixth-inning blast ended up providing the difference in the Orioles' 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night, but after the game, the slugger was more excited about a different column on the stat sheet: his two walks. “...