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  • Chris Davis ends homerless streak and helps Orioles to a 4-3 win over Astros

    Chris Davis ends homerless streak and helps Orioles to a 4-3 win over Astros
    Chris Davis hasn't allowed his post-All-Star break slump sap his sense of humor, so the Orioles slugger could joke about hitting his first home run of the second half Tuesday night — the decisive blow in the Orioles' 4-3 win over the Houston Astros....
  • Chris Davis goes deep, but celebrates his two walks

    Chris Davis goes deep, but celebrates his two walks
    Chris Davis’ sixth-inning blast ended up providing the difference in the Orioles' 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night, but after the game, the slugger was more excited about a different column on the stat sheet: his two walks. “...
  • Davis and Hunter reflect on pre-deadline deal that brought them to Baltimore

    Davis and Hunter reflect on pre-deadline deal that brought them to Baltimore
    Two years ago Tuesday, Tommy Hunter and Chris Davis received a set of phone calls in a Toronto hotel room: They were traded from the pennant-chasing Texas Rangers to the last-place Orioles in a move that would help alter the course of a franchise and...
  • 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?...
  • Henry Urrutia looks to regain form in Triple-A

    Henry Urrutia looks to regain form in Triple-A
    When the Orioles sent outfielder-designated hitter Henry Urrutia back to Triple-A Norfolk after Friday night's loss to the Colorado Rockies, it ended the Cuban defector's first stint in major league baseball. After batting .365 in the minor leagues,...
  • 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...
  • Adam Jones issues a call to arms as Orioles start facing weaker opponents

    Adam Jones issues a call to arms as Orioles start facing weaker opponents
    The Orioles have just begun a stretch of 11 straight games against four of the losingest teams in baseball, and center fielder Adam Jones isn’t afraid to call out himself and his teammates for the way they have failed to store up wins against the...
  • Josh Hader says 'it's pretty crazy' he's been traded from Orioles to Astros

    Josh Hader says 'it's pretty crazy' he's been traded from Orioles to Astros
    Minor league lefty Josh Hader came off the field in West Virginia this afternoon to learn that he had been sent to the Houston Astros organization with outfielder L.J. Hoes in the Orioles’ non-waiver trade deadline deal for Bud Norris. The 19-...
  • Orioles place Jason Hammel on 15-day DL, recall Steve Pearce

    Orioles place Jason Hammel on 15-day DL, recall Steve Pearce
    The Orioles placed right-hander Jason Hammel on the disabled list with a flexor mass in his right arm retroactive to Monday, manager Buck Showalter said before Wednesday’s game against the Houston Astros. He’s eligible to return Aug. 13....
  • Newest Orioles pitcher Bud Norris says coming to Baltimore is 'exciting'

    Newest Orioles pitcher Bud Norris says coming to Baltimore is 'exciting'
    Shortly after Bud Norris was traded to the Orioles from the Astros, the right-hander made his way from the visiting clubhouse of Camden Yards down the hall to his new locker inside the Orioles clubhouse. In between, he met with the Orioles media. Here's...
  • Roberts hits grand slam and Johnson closes out Orioles' win over A's

    Roberts hits grand slam and Johnson closes out Orioles' win over A's
    Given the rallies and momentum swings in the Orioles' series opener against the Oakland Athletics on Friday night, it became a game the Orioles needed to win to not only gain ground in the playoff chase but also boost the team's psyche. The biggest...
  • Houston's Brett Oberholtzer shuts down Orioles in his first career start

    Houston's Brett Oberholtzer shuts down Orioles in his first career start
    Brett Oberholtzer wasn’t a household name entering Wednesday night’s game between the Orioles and Houston Astros, with only three major league appearances and a 7.36 ERA. But in his first major league start at Camden Yards in front of a...