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  • Optioning Miguel Gonzalez a tough call for Orioles, but there are worse problems to have

    Optioning Miguel Gonzalez a tough call for Orioles, but there are worse problems to have
    When The Baltimore Sun's Orioles writers were asked for their 2014 predictions before the season began, I picked the St. Louis Cardinals to win the World Series. I also thought that while the Orioles would have a successful season, they would just...
  • 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' Miguel Gonzalez 'not worried about' being sent to Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles'  Miguel Gonzalez 'not worried about' being sent to Triple-A Norfolk
    Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez took being optioned to Triple-A Norfolk this weekend in stride, saying that he knows someone had to be sent down with the Orioles’ current roster crunch. “We’re stacked,” Gonzalez said before Sunday&...
  • With chance to sweep St. Louis Cardinals, Orioles struggle in 8-3 loss Sunday

    With chance to sweep St. Louis Cardinals, Orioles struggle in 8-3 loss Sunday
    Buck Showalter has been frustrated by the ambiguity of baseball’s new replay review system, so when a call was overturned against the Orioles in the seventh inning of the club’s 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon, the...
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy out again Monday, but he hopes to play Tuesday

    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy out again Monday, but he hopes to play Tuesday
    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy missed his second straight start Monday because of a sprained left thumb that he originally injured while sliding into home plate Saturday afternoon. Hardy said he woke up Monday morning and the thumb felt about the same...
  • Initially sitting, Chris Davis enters game after Manny Machado's injury

    Initially sitting, Chris Davis enters game after Manny Machado's injury
    Chris Davis, who was batting .193 in 99 games through Sunday, didn’t start Monday against New York Yankees left-hander Chris Capuano. But after third baseman Manny Machado injured his right leg during an at-bat in the bottom of the third inning,...
  • Orioles should give picture of Jeffrey Maier HR to Derek Jeter, Buck Showalter says

    Orioles should give picture of Jeffrey Maier HR to Derek Jeter, Buck Showalter says
    Because the Yankees are in town, and shortstop Derek Jeter is retiring at season’s end, Orioles manager Buck Showalter fielded questions about Jeter to start his daily media briefing. Showalter was Jeter’s first manager in New York. And...
  • Adam Jones takes the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' for ALS research, calls on Obama, Boehner and Showalter to join

    Adam Jones takes the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' for ALS research, calls on Obama, Boehner and Showalter to join
    Orioles outfielder Adam Jones sure doesn't aim low. He took part in the "Ice Bucket Challenge" to raise money for research into ALS, the debilitating and fatal disease that is often called Lou Gehrig's Disease. You've probably seen friends posting...
  • Orioles, Ravens stars and coaches take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Orioles, Ravens stars and coaches take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has reached the highest levels of Baltimore sports, and we should all be glad for it. In the last day, Orioles manager Buck Showalter, Ravens coach John Harbaugh and general manager Ozzie Newsome, plus Ravens kicker Justin...
  • Thoughts on baseball's video review, the transfer rule and umpiring

    Thoughts on baseball's video review, the transfer rule and umpiring
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter tried to bite his tongue when asked about the overturned call that led to his first ejection of the season during the Orioles' 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon. Showalter has defended the new...
  • After difficult journey to U.S., Orioles prospect Dariel Alvarez on path to majors

    After difficult journey to U.S., Orioles prospect Dariel Alvarez on path to majors
    What do you do when the small speedboat you're using to escape illegally from Cuba runs out of fuel partway through the Gulf of Mexico? The vessel rocks uncomfortably atop large waves. You haven't eaten in days. You know what could happen if you're...
  • With two home runs in eighth, Orioles rally for 5-3 win over the New York Yankees

    With two home runs in eighth, Orioles rally for 5-3 win over the New York Yankees
    If you weren't certain before, Wednesday night at Camden Yards confirmed it: The American League East is officially on its ear. It was the Orioles who bided their time against a filthy starter, battered the underbelly of the opposition's bullpen and...