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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Josh Hart, Hunter Harvey making strides toward Orioles with Delmarva

    Josh Hart, Hunter Harvey making strides toward Orioles with Delmarva
    In recent years, the Orioles' first-round draft picks haven't required much seasoning before they arrived on Eutaw Street. Manny Machado was up just over two years after his selection in 2010, while Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman, the club's last two...
  • Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman chased from Thursday's game in second inning

    Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman chased from Thursday's game in second inning
    ARLINGTON, Texas – Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman’s early-inning struggles continued Thursday night in Texas. Tillman was chased from the game without getting an out in the second inning, with nine of the 11 batters he faced reaching...
  • Chris Tillman's struggles, J.J. Hardy's errors cost Orioles in 8-6 loss to Rangers

    Chris Tillman's struggles, J.J. Hardy's errors cost Orioles in 8-6 loss to Rangers
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Inside the visiting clubhouse of Globe Life Park in Arlington, a weary Orioles team wanted to leave their 8-6 loss to the Texas Rangers behind them as quickly as possible. With their bags packed, the Orioles headed home after going a...
  • Looking back at the Orioles' 2013 draft class

    Looking back at the Orioles' 2013 draft class
    After signing free agents Ubaldo Jimenez and Nelson Cruz in February, the Orioles forfeited their selections in the first two rounds of the first-year player draft that started Thursday. The club also sent away its pick in the first competitive...
  • Terps' last competition against the ACC is for College World Series berth

    Terps' last competition against the ACC is for College World Series berth
    Maryland baseball coach John Szefc has insisted ahead of the team's first NCAA Super Regional appearance Saturday in Virginia that his squad is comfortable and loose, despite having entered the year with no postseason experience. It certainly helps that...
  • 2014 Orioles draft live blog

    2014 Orioles draft live blog
    Welcome to the live blog for the Orioles' selections in the 2014 first-year player draft. Be sure to refresh your browser periodically for the latest updates on the team's picks. The Orioles didn't have any selections in the first two rounds Thursday...
  • Could trip to Houston break Ubaldo Jimenez out of his funk?

    Could trip to Houston break Ubaldo Jimenez out of his funk?
    A trip to Houston to face the Astros could be just the right thing to break Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez out of a funk that has resulted in a pair of sub-par starts. Jimenez goes into Thursday’s start in Houston with 4-0 record and 2.32 ERA...