| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Five Orioles made the All-Star Game last year in New York.
That won’t happen again July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.
This year, the Orioles will have one All-Star for sure: Nelson Cruz, who is nearly 1 million votes ahead of the Boston Red...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:55 AM
A fast-rising Adam Jones was fifth in the outfield balloting for the American League when results were last released Monday, and MLB tweeted today that he's been gaining on Toronto's Melky Cabrera and Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes, both of whom were ahead...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:20 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Orioles right-hander Bud Norris on Tuesday defended a tweet that gained national steam after it called the unprecedented extension signed by Houston Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton "terrible."
The 22-year-old Singleton, one of the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Bud Norris has been in Baltimore for almost a year, but it appears he’s kept a keen eye on the goings-on back in Houston.
The Orioles right-hander took to Twitter Tuesday morning to tear into the contract extension the Astros signed prospect Jon...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:45 PM
HOUSTON — Believe it or not, this might not be the best time to play the Houston Astros.
Yes, they still have the worst record in the American League, but bad teams with surging confidence are still dangerous, especially when an opponent leaves...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:19 AM
It was a packed slate of Baltimore sports yesterday with the Ravens opening their OTAs to the media and the Orioles playing against the suddenly-becoming-relevant Astros, so this Coffee Companion was easy to brew. Every weekday morning, we use this...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:16 PM
HOUSTON — The Orioles' offense didn't exactly erupt against the Houston Astros on Saturday afternoon, but it was productive enough to finally scrape out a much-needed win three days into their trip to Texas.
These Orioles have drawn their share of...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:48 AM
HOUSTON – Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy batted .333 in May and continued his hot hitting with a 2-for-4 afternoon on the first day of June in the Orioles' 9-4 win over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
But while the hits are coming for...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Following a 55-minute rain delay that they probably shouldn't have had to endure Saturday night, the Orioles had new life against the Houston Astros.
Closer Tommy Hunter had just blown a one-run lead in the top of the ninth inning before a downpour...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:03 AM
CF George Springer had two hits in four at-bats, including his 19th home run of the season, and two RBIs, while also robbing Texas' Alex Rios of extra bases with a leaping catch against the wall in the Astros' 8-4 victory. His home run total trails only...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:37 PM
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EditorsNote: Update 3: Adds Astros-Rangers; four games to follow Game roundup: Scherzer, Tigers win duel with Dodgers
DETROIT -- Max Scherzer held the Los Angeles Dodgers to one run in seven innings, outdueling Zack Greinke in a...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:05 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas Last place Texas Rangers.
And that's not all.
On Wednesday, after Houston kicked sand in the face of the Rangers to complete a dominant three-game sweep with an 8-4 win, the Rangers found themselves in a the mother of all messes. Not...