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  • Orioles, Nationals spark dreams of 'Battle of the Beltways' World Series

    Orioles, Nationals spark dreams of 'Battle of the Beltways' World Series
    WASHINGTON — This is not the first time that the Orioles and Washington Nationals both have reached midseason with a chance to make the playoffs, but it might be the first time anyone seriously considered the possibility of a "Battle of the...
  • Orioles closely monitoring Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa, sources say

    Orioles closely monitoring Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa, sources say
    With the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline three weeks away, the Orioles are pursuing trade options, including an upgrade of their starting rotation. According to industry sources, the Orioles have been closely monitoring and gathering background...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones says he's 'going to have some fun' in the Home Run Derby

    Orioles' Adam Jones says he's 'going to have some fun' in the Home Run Derby
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones’ decision to participate in Monday’s Home Run Derby at Target Field in Minneapolis came down to one simple criterion. “I wanted to do it,” Jones said Wednesday. Jones will join captain Jose...
  • Can the Orioles beat the best of the American League West?

    Can the Orioles beat the best of the American League West?
    Clearly, the American League has been turned upside-down over the first half of the 2014 season. The AL West now features three of the five winningest teams in the league, and the AL East has not lived up to preseason expectations -- except in Baltimore,...
  • Baseball commissioner Bud Selig discussed MASN TV dispute, future All-Star sites

    Baseball commissioner Bud Selig discussed MASN TV dispute, future All-Star sites
    Baseball commissioner Bud Selig told a group of reporters Tuesday in Minneapolis that he believes there will be a resolution in the ongoing dispute between the Orioles and the Washington Nationals over Mid-Atlantic Sports Network television rights by...
  • After blowing lead, Orioles bounce back for 7-6 win over Red Sox in 12 innings

    After blowing lead, Orioles bounce back for 7-6 win over Red Sox in 12 innings
    BOSTON -- With his team going deep into another extra-inning game at Fenway Park, Orioles manager Buck Showalter scanned the dugout and saw first baseman Chris Davis. His mind immediately went back to that 17-inning game in 2012 when he was forced to call...
  • Bullpen provides no relief for Orioles in 12-7 loss to Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday

    Bullpen provides no relief for Orioles in 12-7 loss to Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday
    If Brian Matusz had won the matchup with the Tampa Bay Rays’ James Loney in the sixth inning, the rest of the Orioles’ game Sunday afternoon could have looked a lot different. But Loney hit a double, and Orioles manager Buck Showalter...
  • After Orioles' messy start vs. Rays, relievers continue to help with 'stopping the bleeding'

    After Orioles' messy start vs. Rays, relievers continue to help with 'stopping the bleeding'
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter didn’t want to rely on right-hander Brad Brach on Saturday, not a day after the reliever tossed two innings against the Tampa Bay Rays. When starter Wei-Yin Chen lasted just 3 1/3 innings, though, the manager knew...
  • Orioles' Nelson Cruz invited to Home Run Derby, says he likely won't participate

    Orioles' Nelson Cruz invited to Home Run Derby, says he likely won't participate
    Orioles outfielder-designated hitter Nelson Cruz was invited to participate in this year’s All-Star Game Home Run Derby earlier this week, but the major leagues' co-home run leader said Sunday that he likely won't take part in the event. Cruz said...
  • Rays' Colome outduels Orioles' Gausman in doubleheader opener

    Rays' Colome outduels Orioles' Gausman in doubleheader opener
    In a battle of minor league pitchers promoted for the afternoon game of Friday’s day-night doubleheader, the Tampa Bay Rays’ Alex Colome bested the Orioles’ Kevin Gausman. And it wasn’t close. Colome (1-0), who has spent much...
  • These Orioles have offered a lesson in nonconformity

    These Orioles have offered a lesson in nonconformity
    It has become apparent during the first three months of this season that the Orioles are determined not to conform to anyone's expectations, regardless of whether those expectations are good, bad or somewhere in between. Take the past nine days, for...
  • One out from win, Orioles lose to Yankees on Carlos Beltran's three-run homer

    One out from win, Orioles lose to Yankees on Carlos Beltran's three-run homer
    NEW YORK — The Orioles managed almost no offense Friday night. Their starting pitcher tied a career high with six walks. And yet they were close to winning. But this is Yankee Stadium, where bad things often happen to the Orioles. True to form...