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  • Colby Rasmus' HR in first inning Sunday is 78th to reach Eutaw Street

    Colby Rasmus' HR in first inning Sunday is 78th to reach Eutaw Street
    Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus has homered in consecutive games. The one Saturday night against Tommy Hunter put the game into extra innings. And his blast in the first inning Sunday also had some significance. Rasmus' homer against...
  • Orioles designate Teagarden, purchase contracts of Snyder, Clevenger

    Orioles designate Teagarden, purchase contracts of Snyder, Clevenger
    NEW YORK — The Orioles made major switches at the catcher position on the first day of roster expansion Sunday, designating backup Taylor Teagarden for assignment while purchasing the contract of veteran Chris Snyder and Baltimore native Steve...
  • Hammel activated; Britton to Aberdeen; S. Johnson called up; Teagarden clears; Thames claimed

    Hammel activated; Britton to Aberdeen; S. Johnson called up; Teagarden clears; Thames claimed
    Lots of little news with the Orioles today. Jason Hammel, who has been on the disabled list since July 31 with a flexor mass strain in his right forearm, was activated but likely won’t pitch before Saturday, unless he is needed in an emergency...
  • Orioles send Zach Britton to Aberdeen after his rough start in Cleveland

    Orioles send Zach Britton to Aberdeen after his rough start in Cleveland
    After lasting just 2 1/3 innings Wednesday in his first big league start since July, lefty Zach Britton's next appearance seemed tenuous. It's now expected to happen within the next week — for the short-season Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds....
  • Orioles pound out 15 hits in 10-4 win over the Mariners

    Orioles pound out 15 hits in 10-4 win over the Mariners
    SEATTLE —In recent years, the Orioleshave experienced plenty of these games in September, when a contender demolishes and demoralizes an overmatched also-ran playing out the string. Almost exclusively, though, the Orioles were on the wrong end of...
  • Adam Jones suddenly piling up the walks after long streak without one

    Adam Jones suddenly piling up the walks after long streak without one
    ARLINGTON, Texas — After going through a span of 43 games without drawing a walk, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has suddenly drawn four in his past three games entering Saturday. Jones had just 14 walks in 417 plate appearances this season...
  • Orioles' prospect Schoop returns to action in Gulf Coast League

    Orioles' prospect Schoop returns to action in Gulf Coast League
    Infielder Jonathan Schoop, the Orioles’ top position player prospect who has missed the past two months with a stress fracture in his lower back, returned to action earlier Thursday in the Gulf Coast League. Schoop went 0-for-2 with a walk in...
  • Orioles make minor deal with Mariners for OF Eric Thames

    Orioles make minor deal with Mariners for OF Eric Thames
    The Orioles acquired minor league outfielder Eric Thames from the Seattle Mariners’ organization Sunday afternoon for infielder Ty Kelly. Thames, 26, has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. He is currently on the disabled list with a non-...
  • Orioles split doubleheader against the Rangers

    Orioles split doubleheader against the Rangers
    The Orioles entered Thursday's doubleheader with the hot-hitting Rangers focused on survival. Orioles pitchers served up eight home runs (and 24 runs) in the first two games of the series to the most dangerous hitting lineup in the American League. A...
  • Chris Tillman finds groove against his former team in victory

    Chris Tillman finds groove against his former team in victory
    There was plenty of motivation for Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman  on Monday night if he wanted to seize it. He was facing the Seattle Mariners, the team that traded him away in 2008; his Orioles are in a surprising pennant race; his fellow...
  • Orioles top Blue Jays, 7-5, in slugfest

    Orioles top Blue Jays, 7-5, in slugfest
    The Orioles opened their first road trip of the year — a three-city, 10-game swing that will take them to two countries and four time zones — under a closed roof at Rogers Center on Friday night. That set the stage for a home run derby...
  • Matt Wieters takes a big left turn

    Matt Wieters takes a big left turn
    When switch-hitting catcher Matt Wieters homered in the fourth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night, it was his sixth home run of the season and all of them have come from the left side of the plate. That's not a tremendous statistical...