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  • Orioles load the bases in the ninth but lose 4-2 to the White Sox

    Orioles load the bases in the ninth but lose 4-2 to the White Sox
    After the Orioles again failed to take advantage of ample opportunities to score in their 4-2 loss Sunday to the reeling Chicago White Sox, there was a strange vibe in the home clubhouse. Yes, the Orioles (76-66) had won three of four against the White...
  • McLouth and Feldman aren't irreplaceable, but Orioles still need plan to replace them

    McLouth and Feldman aren't irreplaceable, but Orioles still need plan to replace them
    I received plenty of feedback on Twitter — and, you can imagine, most of it wasn’t positive — regarding my story that the Orioles did not make official offers to either outfielder Nate McLouth or right-hander Scott Feldman before both...
  • Bud Norris will resume throwing Sunday and could rejoin rotation in Tampa

    Bud Norris will resume throwing Sunday and could rejoin rotation in Tampa
    TORONTO — Orioles right-hander Bud Norris, who has been shelved since Wednesday with lingering stiffness in his elbow, will resume throwing Sunday in hopes of returning to the starting rotation next week. If everything goes well Sunday –...
  • Possibility of Orioles using Tommy Hunter at closer looking more likely each day

    Possibility of Orioles using Tommy Hunter at closer looking more likely each day
    Don’t expect the Orioles to resolve their closer situation any time soon. As the club tries to distance itself from the mess the situation with Grant Balfour created, the Orioles' external search still seems to be focused on free-agent right-...
  • Is Astros right-hander Bud Norris truly an upgrade for Orioles' rotation?

    Is Astros right-hander Bud Norris truly an upgrade for Orioles' rotation?
    As today’s 4 p.m. nonwaiver trade deadline approaches and the Orioles still appear interested in acquiring Houston right-hander Bud Norris, the big question is whether the Astros ace truly an upgrade to the O’s rotation -- and at what cost?...
  • Some Orioles morning trade talk: Jason Vargas, Bud Norris, Mariners

    Some Orioles morning trade talk: Jason Vargas, Bud Norris, Mariners
    Baseball's nonwaiver trade deadline is at 4 p.m. today, and the Orioles are still looking to add pieces -- a right-handed hitter and a pitcher are still on the priority list. Here are some updates on trade talk: Heading into Wednesday morning, the...
  • Orioles on pace to shatter record for fewest errors in a season

    Orioles on pace to shatter record for fewest errors in a season
    Jim Palmer pitched most of his career in front of defenses replete with Gold Glovers. Brooks Robinson, Paul Blair, Mark Belanger, Bobby Grich. Palmer benefited from them all. Yet the Hall of Famer turned television analyst barely hesitated recently when...
  • Chris Davis' record homer helps Orioles defeat the Red Sox 3-2

    Chris Davis' record homer helps Orioles defeat the Red Sox 3-2
    BOSTON – Chris Davis hit his way into the Orioles record books Tuesday night with his 51st home run of the season — a ball that caught the chilly New England air and suddenly took off, much like his breakout 2013 season — setting a new...
  • Chris Davis' 2-out, 2-run single in 12th inning lifts Orioles over Red Sox, 5-3

    Chris Davis' 2-out, 2-run single in 12th inning lifts Orioles over Red Sox, 5-3
    BOSTON — The Orioles' extra-inning battles in Boston last season helped build this franchise a new foundation of winning against the big, bad Red Sox. And this year's version of the Orioles never needed a victory at Fenway Park as badly as it did...
  • Orioles thoughts and observations: The thriving bullpen, Darren O'Day, making history with defense

    Orioles thoughts and observations: The thriving bullpen, Darren O'Day, making history with defense
    Give the Orioles credit where it is due. They’ve figured out a winning formula without the high-powered offense, with a banged up rotation and minus one of their top relievers. What does it come down to? The same thing that propelled the Orioles...
  • Friday morning Orioles thoughts and observations

    Friday morning Orioles thoughts and observations
    BOSTON -- The Orioles head to Tampa Bay for a four-game series against the Rays with their season on the line. The Rays are tied with the Rangers for the two AL wild-card spots. If the Orioles leave Tropicana Field on Monday night having won three of...
  • Orioles end losing skid with 9-5 win over Toronto

    Orioles end losing skid with 9-5 win over Toronto
    Aday after they were eliminated from the playoff picture, the Orioles fielded a starting lineup Wednesday night more fit for late-February than late-September. But an Orioles batting order void of a considerable amount of its everyday muscle still...