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  • With another opportunity, Steve Pearce playing key role for the Orioles

    With another opportunity, Steve Pearce playing key role for the Orioles
    Three weeks into this season, Steve Pearce walked out of the Orioles manager Buck Showalter's office in Toronto, sat down and just stared into his locker. It was an all-too-familiar feeling for Pearce, who had just been told he was being designated...
  • Before final game at Camden Yards, Yankees' Derek Jeter shares memories

    Before final game at Camden Yards, Yankees' Derek Jeter shares memories
    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter said his final visit to Camden Yards this week brought back memories of his first full season in pinstripes. That year, he played against the Orioles in the American League Championship Series and he was in awe of...
  • Who would be your No. 3 Orioles starter in the postseason?

    Who would be your No. 3 Orioles starter in the postseason?
    I apologize if all the TVs in this joint were on baseball Thursday night. If you wanted to watch football, you had to go elsewhere. I’m not apologizing for that. If you want to watch two NFC teams battle on opening night, buy your own fake bar....
  • Getting help from old and new sources, Orioles hold on for 3-2 win over Minnesota

    Getting help from old and new sources, Orioles hold on for 3-2 win over Minnesota
    During this first-place run, Orioles manager Buck Showalter is continually asked about the resiliency of his club, primarily the way it has been able to bounce back after absorbing injuries to key players. And he usually delivers the same answer: The...
  • Orioles promote utility player Jimmy Paredes from Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles promote utility player Jimmy Paredes from Triple-A Norfolk
    Manager Buck Showalter isn’t waiting for rosters to expand Monday to give the Orioles the kind of position player depth that he thinks they will need for the stretch run. The Orioles selected the contract of utility player Jimmy Paredes from...
  • As playoff ticket invoices hit the mail, this year seems different for Orioles

    As playoff ticket invoices hit the mail, this year seems different for Orioles
    There was a time when such a scene exceeded the imagination of a new generation of Orioles fans. On the fourth floor of the B&O Warehouse, Orioles employees stuffed envelopes with playoff ticket order forms and dispatched them to season-ticket holders...
  • Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez to start Saturday against St. Louis Cardinals

    Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez to start Saturday against St. Louis Cardinals
    TORONTO -- Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez will come off the 15-day disabled list and return to the starting rotation for Saturday’s interleague game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Camden Yards, Showalter said Thursday. Since Jimenez returned from...
  • With bullpen an option, Orioles still deciding how to use Ubaldo Jimenez

    With bullpen an option, Orioles still deciding how to use Ubaldo Jimenez
    TORONTO — The Orioles still don’t know their next step with pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez, but sending the veteran right-hander to the bullpen for the time being is among the possibilities. Jimenez, who remains on the 15-day disabled list with a...
  • After losing series against Indians, Orioles turn their attention to the Windy City

    After losing series against Indians, Orioles turn their attention to the Windy City
    CHICAGO – The Orioles open a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox on the South Side tonight at U.S. Cellular Field. The Orioles are coming off their first series loss since dropping two of three in Oakland on July 18-20, and they have...
  • Orioles playing matchups against Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle

    Orioles playing matchups against Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle
    TORONTO – Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will hit from the No. 7 spot tonight for the first time since Sept. 23, 2012, and Delmon Young will bat cleanup for the second time in three games. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the revamped roster...
  • Behind trio of left-handers led by Wei-Yin Chen, Orioles beat Mariners, 2-1

    Behind trio of left-handers led by Wei-Yin Chen, Orioles beat Mariners, 2-1
    Before reporters had a chance to ask Wei-Yin Chen a question Friday night following his tremendous performance in a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners, the Orioles left-hander said he needed to make a statement. Chen wanted to dedicate his eight-...
  • Orioles miss chance to sweep Los Angeles Angels in 1-0 loss in 13 innings Thursday

    Orioles miss chance to sweep Los Angeles Angels in 1-0 loss in 13 innings Thursday
    Based on the way the first five battles between the Orioles and Los Angeles Angels had played out, there was little question the season-series finale was going to possess its share of drama. So how about a scoreless tie that stretched into the 13th...