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  • Coco Crisp homers off Darren O'Day in 9th inning as A's beat Orioles, 2-1

    Coco Crisp homers off Darren O'Day in 9th inning as A's beat Orioles, 2-1
    Chris Tillman, who in the past year has transformed from promising arm to All-Star, shut down a dangerous Oakland Athletics lineup through eight innings Saturday afternoon for one of the Orioles' most dominating starting performances of the season. But,...
  • Orioles overcome a two-hour rain delay to beat the Angels 4-3

    Orioles overcome a two-hour rain delay to beat the Angels 4-3
    The torrential downpour that transformed the Camden Yards infield into a muddy slop Monday night made any routine baseball play difficult. But the timing was perfect for the Orioles, who scored two runs through monsoon-like rain in the bottom of the...
  • Transcript of Buck Showalter's winter meetings news conference

    Transcript of Buck Showalter's winter meetings news conference
    A transcript of Buck Showalter's news conference Tuesday afternoon at the winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn (provided by ASAP Sports):   Q. Buck, is it any more special having the winter meetings here in Nashville?  Obviously, a place you spent a lot...
  • Say it ain't so, Joe: Rangers lineup has history of success against Saunders

    Say it ain't so, Joe: Rangers lineup has history of success against Saunders
     Orioles manager Buck Showalter has put his team's playoff hopes in the hands of veteran left-hander Joe Saunders, who has been tabbed to start tonight's do-or-die American League wild-card playoff game at Rangers Ballpark. By now, Saunders' career...
  • Buck Showalter is in the hunt for AL Manager of the Year

    Buck Showalter is in the hunt for AL Manager of the Year
    The grind of the baseball season had just hit Memorial Day and the Orioles were struggling. They had lost six straight in tough-luck fashion, including a three-game sweep in Toronto. The bats were struggling, pitchers were frustrated and Orioles...
  • Bob Melvin beats Buck Showalter for American League Manager of the Year Award

    Bob Melvin beats Buck Showalter for American League Manager of the Year Award
    The Orioles’ improbable run to the postseason wasn’t enough to earn Buck Showalter the American League Manager of the Year Award. Up until Tuesday evening’s announcement on the MLB Network, the race between Showalter and Oakland A&...
  • Wieters on Showalter not winning AL Manager of the Year

    Wieters on Showalter not winning AL Manager of the Year
    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, who has emerged as one of the club’s main leaders, was a little disappointed when he found out that Buck Showalter didn’t win the 2012 AL Manager of the Year Award, as voted on by members of the BBWAA. It’s...
  • Hooray for October baseball

    No sport carries more superstition than baseball. Whether it's really the mistreatment of a goat that has doomed the Chicago Cubs or the sale of Babe Ruth's contract that forced Boston into decades of World Series exile is irrelevant. Fans know it might...
  • Rangers manager Ron Washington: Saunders different than what he used to see

    Rangers manager Ron Washington: Saunders different than what he used to see
    ARLINGTON, Texas – The Rangers have had success against left-hander Joe Saunders -- the Orioles' starter in tonight's AL wild-card game -- but Texas manager Ron Washington said Saunders is a much different pitcher that he one his team saw often in...
  • Chris Tillman pitches 8 scoreless innings as Orioles beat Angels, 5-1

    Chris Tillman pitches 8 scoreless innings as Orioles beat Angels, 5-1
    ANAHEIM, Calif. — In this Southern California landscape full of highways, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman grew up just about 15 miles away from Angel Stadium. As a kid, he rooted for the Angels. And despite having 56 major league starts under his...
  • After tasting the minors, Freddy Garcia ready to help Orioles

    After tasting the minors, Freddy Garcia ready to help Orioles
    ANAHEIM, Calif. — As a veteran of 14 major league seasons, it took a while for right-hander Freddy Garcia to get used to those long bus rides in Triple-A. But when the 36-year-old pitcher decided to sign a minor league deal with the Orioles before...
  • Buck Showalter named Sporting News' AL Manager of the Year

    Buck Showalter named Sporting News' AL Manager of the Year
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter can add one more honor to his list of career accolades. The Sporting News named Showalter as the American League Manager of the Year today for taking the Orioles to their first playoff appearance since 1997. The Sporting...