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  • 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...
  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters says elbow 'has gotten a lot better over the last few days'

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters says elbow 'has gotten a lot better over the last few days'
    HOUSTON -- Orioles catcher Matt Wieters isn't looking beyond Friday, when he is scheduled to throw for the first time in more than three weeks, but he's still encouraged by the progress with his right elbow. "It’s gotten a lot better over the last...
  • Wayne Kirby, others look forward to Orioles' matchup with Astros in Civil Rights Game

    Wayne Kirby, others look forward to Orioles' matchup with Astros in Civil Rights Game
    Ask Orioles first base coach Wayne Kirby about April 15, 1997, and the former Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder's eyes will spark as he recalls his days playing in the major leagues. On that day, the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking major...
  • Orioles handed third consecutive loss after Astros collect 3-1 win

    Orioles handed third consecutive loss after Astros collect 3-1 win
    HOUSTON — Believe it or not, this might not be the best time to play the Houston Astros. Yes, they still have the worst record in the American League, but bad teams with surging confidence are still dangerous, especially when an opponent leaves...
  • Coffee Companion (5/30): Plenty of headlines from Ravens OTAs

    Coffee Companion (5/30): Plenty of headlines from Ravens OTAs
    It was a packed slate of Baltimore sports yesterday with the Ravens opening their OTAs to the media and the Orioles playing against the suddenly-becoming-relevant Astros, so this Coffee Companion was easy to brew. Every weekday morning, we use this...
  • Thoughts and observations from Orioles' loss to Astros on Thursday

    Thoughts and observations from Orioles' loss to Astros on Thursday
    HOUSTON -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter wasn't searching for excuses after the Orioles' 3-1 loss to the Houston Astros on Thursday night. He made it clear that the replay challenge he lost on a close play at the plate wasn't the reason his team lost....
  • Matt Wieters back in Orioles lineup at DH, Chris Davis nears game action and more

    Matt Wieters back in Orioles lineup at DH, Chris Davis nears game action and more
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — After missing Wednesday night's game, Matt Wieters returned to the Orioles' starting lineup Thursday as the designated hitter against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Because Wieters is unavailable to catch and...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis could begin minor league rehab assignment Saturday

    Orioles' Chris Davis could begin minor league rehab assignment Saturday
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, who is currently on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique muscle, could potentially begin a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment Saturday at one of the club's...
  • Orioles first baseman Chris Davis ready for rehab assignment after taking pregame batting practice

    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis ready for rehab assignment after taking pregame batting practice
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis had been taking batting practice indoors for the past two days, but until Friday’s game against the Houston Astros, he couldn't get a true feel for how well he has recovered from a strained left oblique muscle....
  • Behind Wei-Yin Chen and decisive 7th inning, Orioles edge Astros, 4-3, for 4th straight victory

    Behind Wei-Yin Chen and decisive 7th inning, Orioles edge Astros, 4-3, for 4th straight victory
    It didn't happen immediately, but Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen slowly is emerging as the pitcher who excelled for the club in its surprising 2012 playoff run. That could be a huge development for a team that sits alone, at least for now, atop the...
  • After Hunter blows save, Clevenger keeps streak alive with walk-off double in 5-4 win vs. Astros

    After Hunter blows save, Clevenger keeps streak alive with walk-off double in 5-4 win vs. Astros
    Following a 55-minute rain delay that they probably shouldn't have had to endure Saturday night, the Orioles had new life against the Houston Astros. Closer Tommy Hunter had just blown a one-run lead in the top of the ninth inning before a downpour...
  • Looking back at the Orioles' 10-inning, walk-off win over the Astros

    Looking back at the Orioles' 10-inning, walk-off win over the Astros
    Catcher Steve Clevenger wore an appropriate T-shirt during his postgame interview after the Orioles’ 10-inning, walk-off, 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. “Just Happy to Be Here, Hope I Can Help The Ballclub,” the...