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  • Orioles bash four homers in 10-6 win over the Blue Jays

    Orioles bash four homers in 10-6 win over the Blue Jays
    TORONTO — Rogers Centre might be one of the most difficult sites for a pitcher's introduction to the big leagues. Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman found that out Thursday. There's something about this cavernous dome that makes balls carry —...
  • Freddy Garcia sneaks past the Blue Jays

    Freddy Garcia sneaks past the Blue Jays
    Veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia was able to hold off that scary Toronto Blue Jays lineup for five innings on a bright Saturday afternoon when the ball was flying out of Rogers Centre, which is a testament to his ability to move the ball around and make...
  • Jim Johnson back to normal in save over Blue Jays

    Jim Johnson back to normal in save over Blue Jays
    It has been a tough couple of weeks for closer Jim Johnson, who blew three straight save opportunities right after setting an Orioles record with his 35th consecutive save. It was clear during those games that Johnson was not able to get good sink on...
  • Jim Johnson allows four runs in 9th as Orioles drop series finale to Blue Jays

    Jim Johnson allows four runs in 9th as Orioles drop series finale to Blue Jays
    Orioles closer Jim Johnson entered the ninth inning of Sunday afternoon’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays coming off two clean outings, including saving a one-run win the day before. But Johnson walked off the field -- with Blue Jays players...
  • Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week

    Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. 29:1 -- Kevin Gausman’s strikeout-to-walk ratio in his first five starts at Double-A Bowie. Kevin Gausman, the team's first-round...
  • Blue Jays' big trade ups the ante for Orioles in AL East

    Blue Jays' big trade ups the ante for Orioles in AL East
    I had separate conversations earlier this offseason with a scout from a rival team and a player agent that basically intimated the same thing: The industry was watching what the Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays would do this winter because they are viewed...
  • Orioles beat Blue Jays, 2-1, on Nick Markakis' RBI single in ninth inning

    Orioles beat Blue Jays, 2-1, on Nick Markakis' RBI single in ninth inning
    The moment seemed perfectly scripted for Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis. With Monday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays on the line on a chilly night at Camden Yards, the steadiest of the Orioles' bats resonated calm at the plate. Down to...
  • Jim Johnson walks in go-ahead run as Orioles' extra-inning win streak ends at 17

    Jim Johnson walks in go-ahead run as Orioles' extra-inning win streak ends at 17
    When the topic of winning streaks arose before Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles manager Buck Showalter insisted that his players don’t pay much attention to them. “I don’t think they had a thing up...
  • Orioles' Nate McLouth thriving in the leadoff role

    Orioles' Nate McLouth thriving in the leadoff role
    The primary goal of any leadoff man is to get on base, and Orioles left fielder Nate McLouth is beginning to fill that role nicely. McLouth reached base in his first four plate appearances in the Orioles' 6-5, 11-inning loss to the Toronto Blue Jays...
  • Orioles secure another late comeback with 6-4 win against Blue Jays

    Orioles secure another late comeback with 6-4 win against Blue Jays
    TORONTO – From the day early this spring when Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to place Nolan Reimold in the leadoff spot, he told Reimold he didn't need him to become a different player because of his new place atop the batting order....
  • Orioles squeeze out 2-1 win against Toronto

    Orioles squeeze out 2-1 win against Toronto
    Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter just might be his toughest critic, and over his past two starts, he’s seen plenty of flaws. His fastball command hasn’t been where it needs to be. He hasn’t thrown enough first-pitch strikes. He’s...
  • Hammel sparkles as Orioles beat Blue Jays, 3-0

    Hammel sparkles as Orioles beat Blue Jays, 3-0
    Across baseball circles, the Orioles' acquisition of right-hander Jason Hammel was seen as pre-spring training snoozer. But over his first four starts in a Baltimore uniform, Hammel has made the majors take notice. Hammel -- who came to Baltimore with a...