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  • For the Orioles, the American League East is suddenly there for the taking

    For the Orioles, the American League East is suddenly there for the taking
    Suddenly, it seems like it's all right there for the taking, and everyone — the Orioles, their fans and maybe even their closest competition — senses the leaves are going to turn orange and black in the fall. The Orioles moved to six games...
  • Orioles continue to win, but offense needs to wake up soon

    Orioles continue to win, but offense needs to wake up soon
    Maybe this is one of those gift horse situations that you shouldn't analyze too closely, but it's hard not to notice that the Orioles are in one of the most productive offensive slumps ever. Their 1-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday is...
  • Orioles players say addition of Andrew Miller 'just makes us better'

    Orioles players say addition of Andrew Miller 'just makes us better'
    The Orioles' trade with the Boston Red Sox on Thursday that added left-handed reliever Andrew Miller to the bullpen was received with positive reviews in the clubhouse, both for what he does on the mound and what he won't be doing anymore. Miller, a...
  • Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season

    Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season
    If reports are true that the Oakland Athletics have made their second blockbuster deal of the summer and sent Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes, then there’s really only one way to look at the situation:...
  • Orioles option Steve Clevenger, recall Bud Norris for tonight's start vs. Angels

    Orioles option Steve Clevenger, recall Bud Norris for tonight's start vs. Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – In order to make a room for Bud Norris from Double-A Bowie to make Monday’s start, the Orioles optioned catcher Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk before the game. Clevenger was recalled from Norfolk on July 11 to give the...
  • Orioles' West Coast success already 'a memory' as team opens homestand

    Orioles' West Coast success already 'a memory' as team opens homestand
    SEATTLE – The Orioles just finished a grueling 10-game road trip against three powers of the American League West with a 6-4 record and series wins in Anaheim and Seattle. It might have been the toughest stretch on the road this year, and the...
  • In ailing AL East, Orioles need to get wins while the getting is good

    In ailing AL East, Orioles need to get wins while the getting is good
    It has become fairly obvious that the team that makes the playoffs out of the American League East — and there probably will be only one — will be the team that best weathers what has been a division race influenced by an unusual amount of...
  • The Orioles' perch [Editorial]

    The Orioles' perch  [Editorial]
    The Baltimore Orioles have passed the mid-season mark sitting on a comfortable perch — first place in the American League East with a four game lead (five in the loss column) over the Toronto Blue Jays. It's difficult to know whether to be overjoyed...
  • 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,...
  • Orioles open second half with grueling stretch of games

    Orioles open second half with grueling stretch of games
    OAKLAND, CALIF. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter doesn't like to imply that one game is more important than another in a 162-game season, but he knows his team is facing a critical stretch coming out of the All-Star break. After winning 10 of 13, the...
  • Orioles fall behind early, can't recover in 10-2 loss to Oakland Athletics on Sunday

    Orioles fall behind early, can't recover in 10-2 loss to Oakland Athletics on Sunday
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Orioles might have another chance to play the Oakland Athletics down the road in October with much higher stakes on the line. But following a humbling, 10-2 loss to the team with the best record in baseball Sunday afternoon, the...
  • Orioles look to replicate past success out west

    Orioles look to replicate past success out west
    The Orioles' series loss in Oakland this week kicked off the season's most treacherous road trip in disappointing fashion. But the team has fared well in similar trips under Buck Showalter, giving a hint of solace as the Orioles head to Anaheim for...