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  • 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...
  • Orioles' Manny Machado could face suspension, but there's little precedent

    Orioles' Manny Machado could face suspension, but there's little precedent
    Now that Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has apologized for Sunday’s bat-throwing incident, his fate is in the hands of Major League Baseball. A decision on a suspension is expected to come down at some point on Tuesday. I’d be surprised...
  • Manny Machado 'needs to re-establish himself as a big leaguer,' Dan Duquette says

     Manny Machado 'needs to re-establish himself as a big leaguer,' Dan Duquette says
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Tuesday that he is not suggesting that third baseman Manny Machado is headed for the minor leagues any time soon. But he did make it clear that Machado would be a candidate to be sent to the minors if...
  • Manny Machado receives five-game suspension and fine, appeals

    Manny Machado receives five-game suspension and fine, appeals
    As Manny Machado appealed the five-game suspension he received Tuesday for throwing his bat in Sunday’s game against the Oakland Athletics, the Orioles prepared for life without the third baseman — regardless of whether the punishment is...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Orioles could use six-man rotation when Johan Santana joins team

    Orioles could use six-man rotation when Johan Santana joins team
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Tuesday that he is open to going to a six-man rotation once left-hander Johan Santana becomes an option to help the club. The Orioles added Santana to the 40-man roster Monday and placed him...
  • In return to Texas, Nelson Cruz hits three-run HR in Orioles' 8-3 win over Rangers

    In return to Texas, Nelson Cruz hits three-run HR in Orioles' 8-3 win over Rangers
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Orioles left fielder Nelson Cruz almost didn’t take his final at-bat Tuesday night against the Texas Rangers, but he wasn’t going to give manager Buck Showalter any reason pull him with the score tied heading into the...
  • Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore

    Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore
    When baseball commissioner Bud Selig said recently that Baltimore was a "very, very viable candidate" to host the 2016 All-Star Game at Camden Yards, those who have sought for the Midsummer Classic's return to the city for years received a boost to...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    What they're saying about the Orioles
    A collection of what other media outlets are saying about the Orioles. * ESPN's Richard Durrett reflected on Nelson Cruz's return to Texas, the team for which he played for eight years. The designated hitter-outfielder hit his major league-leading...