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  • Searching for series split in Houston today, Orioles to face Scott Feldman

    Searching for series split in Houston today, Orioles to face Scott Feldman
    HOUSTON -- As poorly as the first two games of their four-game series here at Minute Maid Park went, the Orioles can still salvage a split with a win this afternoon against the Astros. The Orioles will have to get through a familiar foe to get that win....
  • MLB commissioner Bud Selig calls Baltimore a 'very, very viable candidate' for the 2016 All-Star Game

    MLB commissioner Bud Selig calls Baltimore a 'very, very viable candidate' for the 2016 All-Star Game
    HOUSTON -- Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said before Friday's Civil Rights Game that he sees Baltimore as a leading candidate to host the 2016 All-Star Game. “Yes, they're certainly a very, very viable candidate,” Selig said...
  • Nelson Cruz leaves game Sunday vs. Astros after being hit by pitch in left hand

    Nelson Cruz leaves game Sunday vs. Astros after being hit by pitch in left hand
    HOUSTON -- Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz, who leads the major leagues in home runs and RBIs, left Sunday’s game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park after he was hit by a pitch in the left hand. X-rays on Cruz's left hand performed at a...
  • Manny Machado's first career grand slam leads Orioles to 9-4 win over Astros

    Manny Machado's first career grand slam leads Orioles to 9-4 win over Astros
    HOUSTON -- When Nelson Cruz hopped out of the batter’s box and dropped to the ground, clutching his left hand in pain, Orioles manager Buck Showalter feared the worst. The Orioles have been wildly inconsistent over the first two months of the...
  • Coffee Companion (6/2): Orioles earn split with Astros

    Coffee Companion (6/2): Orioles earn split with Astros
    There's something special about weekend when you can get things done around the house and still enjoy yourself. This was one of those for me, but I'm still pretty beat. If you are as well, take a break from work with the Coffee Companion, where we recap...
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy still searching for first homer

    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy still searching for first homer
    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...
  • Orioles' Nelson Cruz named American League Player of the Week

    Orioles' Nelson Cruz named American League Player of the Week
    Orioles outfielder-designated hitter Nelson Cruz has been named American League Player of the Week, Major League Baseball announced Monday afternoon. In seven games last week, Cruz batted .476 with four home runs and eight RBIs. In that span, he had a...
  • Nelson Cruz will make the All-Star team, but what about some other Orioles?

    Nelson Cruz will make the All-Star team, but what about some other Orioles?
    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...
  • Orioles pitcher Bud Norris calls Astros' prospect extension 'terrible'

    Orioles pitcher Bud Norris calls Astros' prospect extension 'terrible'
    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...
  • Coffee Companion (6/4): Nelson Cruz, Bud Norris dominate Tuesday's stories

    Coffee Companion (6/4): Nelson Cruz, Bud Norris dominate Tuesday's stories
    The MLB draft is always one of my favorite times of the year. The Orioles basically have no picks, which is personally depressing. But the two players who they gave picks up for --Ubaldo Jimenez and Nelson Cruz --had a night to make Orioles fans forget...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    What they're saying about the Orioles
    A collection of what other media outlets are saying about the Orioles. * ESPN's Richard Durrett reflected on Nelson Cruz's return to Texas, the team for which he played for eight years. The designated hitter-outfielder hit his major league-leading...
  • Orioles' Bud Norris explains his tweet calling Jonathan Singleton extension 'terrible'

    Orioles' Bud Norris explains his tweet calling Jonathan Singleton extension 'terrible'
    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...