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  • Predicting Orioles' ALDS roster and deciding who'll take final two spots

    Predicting Orioles' ALDS roster and deciding who'll take final two spots
    We are going to get the bar going a lot in the next few weeks. There will be lots of things to discuss. Lots of predictions for you to share. Much has been made about what the Orioles’ roster for the American League Division Series will look like....
  • Unlike 2012, Orioles hitters seek to avoid power outage in postseason this year

    Unlike 2012, Orioles hitters seek to avoid power outage in postseason this year
    The key offensive component to the Orioles’ resurgence the past three years has been the ability to hit home runs. They’re never out of any game simply because they can change the tone of it with one swing. The Orioles have hit at least...
  • Thanks to Dave Wallace and Dom Chiti, Orioles' pitching now a strength

    Thanks to Dave Wallace and Dom Chiti, Orioles' pitching now a strength
    While introducing Dave Wallace and Dom Chiti to Camden Yards this offseason, Orioles manager Buck Showalter pointed out the bronze statues of the team's six Hall of Famers beyond the left-center-field fence. “You know, if you two guys figure out...
  • Looking at Nelson Cruz's history against the Tigers and the O's ALDS rotation possibilities

    Looking at Nelson Cruz's history against the Tigers and the O's ALDS rotation possibilities
    When Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette introduced Nelson Cruz to the media back in February, he was quick to point out the slugger’s postseason accolades. There’s no doubt the Orioles have gotten their money’s worth in...
  • Out of options, Orioles left-hander Zach Britton has flourished in closer's role

    Out of options, Orioles left-hander Zach Britton has flourished in closer's role
    Orioles left-hander Zach Britton won't lie about it. Yes, in the past year, he considered what it would be like to wear a different uniform, to get a second chance elsewhere. Heading into last fall, Britton had struggled through consecutive rocky...
  • Orioles prepare for start of postseason Thursday against Tigers

    Orioles prepare for start of postseason Thursday against Tigers
    TORONTO – The Orioles arrived home from Canada on Sunday night and will get a day off before having workouts Tuesday and Wednesday ahead of Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. Orioles manager...
  • After so many injuries, unsung heroes helped Orioles to the postseason

    After so many injuries, unsung heroes helped Orioles to the postseason
    When Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce was sidelined for five games last week, his absence left a big hole in the lineup. Nobody realized it more than manager Buck Showalter. "He's in a little bit different stage of his career where people are counting...
  • Miguel Gonzalez scheduled to start regular season finale in Toronto

    Miguel Gonzalez scheduled to start regular season finale in Toronto
    TORONTO – Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez is slated to start the Orioles’ regular-season finale against the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. Orioles manager Buck Showalter plans to give his relievers some work on Saturday and Sunday, with a three-...
  • With change in mechanics, Ubaldo Jimenez finds success late in season

    With change in mechanics, Ubaldo Jimenez finds success late in season
    TORONTO — Even though Ubaldo Jimenez's first season in an Orioles uniform has been a rough one, the right-hander believes he has made strides in his last few outings. Jimenez said a slight tweak in his delivery has made his unconventional...
  • Orioles morning thoughts on third-base defense, Derek Jeter, Evan Meek and Steve Pearce

    Orioles morning thoughts on third-base defense, Derek Jeter, Evan Meek and Steve Pearce
    NEW YORK – Over the past three seasons, one of the foundations of the Orioles success has been their defense. But in recent days, it’s becoming evident that the team’s defense isn’t up to the standard that manager Buck...
  • With Showalter in charge, have faith in postseason roster decisions

    With Showalter in charge, have faith in postseason roster decisions
    If there were such an academic discipline, Orioles manager Buck Showalter would have a Ph.D. in Roster Science. He has spent the past three years manipulating personnel at the major and minor league levels so deftly that the Orioles have averaged more...
  • Buck Showalter might go with 10 pitchers in ALDS

    Buck Showalter might go with 10 pitchers in ALDS
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he is considering carrying just 10 pitchers for the best-of-five ALDS. Showalter added that the club’s Game 3 and 4 starters –— likely to be right-hander Miguel Gonzalez and right-hander Bud Norris,...