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  • Miguel Gonzalez strikes out a season-high 7 as Orioles beat Astros, 3-1

    Miguel Gonzalez strikes out a season-high 7 as Orioles beat Astros, 3-1
    HOUSTON – It’s difficult for a baseball franchise that’s been around since 1954 to establish a first in 2013. The Orioles accomplished that in Thursday afternoon’s 3-1 victory against the Houston Astros by sticking to the...
  • Should Orioles regret not bringing back Joe Saunders?

    Should Orioles regret not bringing back Joe Saunders?
    No doubt, there were a lot Orioles fans second-guessing the decision to let Joe Saunders get away while they were watching him tie the O's in knots on Monday night at Safeco Field in Seattle. The contrast was just too obvious, as Saunders pitched a...
  • Long flight west was worth the wait for Orioles call-up Zach Clark

    Long flight west was worth the wait for Orioles call-up Zach Clark
    SEATTLE — As a veteran of eight minor league seasons, right-hander Zach Clark has endured plenty of excruciating bus rides during his career. He had never been on a cross-country flight, however, until he flew to Seattle on Tuesday. The five-...
  • Kicking around the Orioles' Opening Day lineup

    Kicking around the Orioles' Opening Day lineup
    While many big league teams will start their seasons today and the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros kicked off 2013 last night (Anyone see Erik Bedard warming up in the Astros bullpen with Dennis Martinez looking on? Or Dave Trembley slapping Rick Ankiel&...
  • This Opening Day a first for Orioles coach Bobby Dickerson

    This Opening Day a first for Orioles coach Bobby Dickerson
    One of the great things about Opening Day – and I believe this is my 17th as a sports journalist – is that there are always a few guys who have never experienced it before. Rookie lefty T.J. McFarland had been to an Opening Day at Comiskey...
  • Houston Astros add Dave Trembley to coaching staff

    Houston Astros add Dave Trembley to coaching staff
    Former Orioles manager Dave Trembley, who had been a minor league instructor with the Atlanta Braves, has been hired to be on the big league staff of new Houston Astros manager Bo Porter. The exact position has not been announced, but it wouldn’t...
  • Sarasota is diamond destination for Orioles fans

    For Baltimore baseball fans inspired by the Orioles' surprising success last year, spring training couldn't have come soon enough. Those who never wanted that magic season to end along with newbie Birds fans are already flocking in droves to the team's...
  • Saturday's spring training recaps from the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues

    Saturday's spring training recaps from the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues
    GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
  • Home runs are a two-way street for the 2013 Orioles

    Home runs are a two-way street for the 2013 Orioles
    Fireworks were expected at Camden Yards this weekend with two of baseball’s highest-scoring teams, the Orioles and Detroit Tigers, duking it out in a measuring-stick series between two top American League teams. The O's took two of three, and fans...
  • Orioles news, notes and observations: Peterson, Correnti, Gausman and more

    Orioles news, notes and observations: Peterson, Correnti, Gausman and more
    The Boston Red Sox are reportedly hoping to name their new pitching coach Tuesday and Orioles director of pitching development Rick Peterson, who interviewed Saturday, is rumored to be the man to lead John Farrell’s staff. Peterson, 58, coached...
  • Pre-game notes on Markakis leaving, Jurrjens hurting, Betemit hitting

    Pre-game notes on Markakis leaving, Jurrjens hurting, Betemit hitting
    HOUSTON -- Lots of little things from today’s pre-game scrum with Buck Showalter: Right fielder Nick Markakis’ paternal grandmother passed away Sunday. Markakis drove to Long Island after the Orioles’ game and she was pronounced dead...
  • Chris Tillman builds on his road success as Orioles win for the first time in Houston

    Chris Tillman builds on his road success as Orioles win for the first time in Houston
    HOUSTON — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman can't explain it; really there's not necessarily any logical reasoning for it. Maybe it's advanced maturity or improved focus or pure coincidence, but when Tillman takes the mound on the road this season...