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  • Maya Angelou's death will leave somber tone at Civil Rights Game festivities

    Maya Angelou's death will leave somber tone at Civil Rights Game festivities
    There will undoubtedly be a solemn tone to this week's Civil Rights Game festivities in Houston. Nationally renowned poet and essayist Dr. Maya Angelou, who died Wednesday, was scheduled to be one of three Beacon Awards recipients in a luncheon prior to...
  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters to do some light throwing Friday in Houston

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters to do some light throwing Friday in Houston
    MILWAUKEE -- Orioles catcher Matt Wieters will do some light throwing Friday before the game against the Houston Astros, manager Buck Showalter said after the club's 8-3 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. It will be the first time Wieters has...
  • 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....
  • As Orioles play in tonight's Civil Rights Game, fight for equal footing remains

    As Orioles play in tonight's Civil Rights Game, fight for equal footing remains
    HOUSTON – When he became the first black manager in the Major Leagues the 1975 as a player/manager with the Cleveland Indians, Orioles Hall of Famer Frank Robinson was shocked to see that the Indians still specified a player’s race on their...
  • Wieters has light pregame throwing session

    Wieters has light pregame throwing session
    HOUSTON -- Matt Wieters just completed his brief throwing session in the outfield of Minute Maid Park. Blink and you might have missed it. Wieters played catch for little more than five minutes, throwing to bench coach John Russell with assistant...
  • Thoughts and observations after the Orioles' 2-1 loss in Houston

    Thoughts and observations after the Orioles' 2-1 loss in Houston
    HOUSTON — You don’t usually expect your cleanup hitter to drop a bunt in the ninth inning of a one-run game, but that’s just what Adam Jones did with the Orioles down to their second-to-last out in an eventual 2-1 loss to the Houston...
  • It's time for Orioles hitters to be accountable

    It's time for Orioles hitters to be accountable
    It might be good baseball etiquette to give a tip of the cap to the pitcher who tied your lineup in knots, as manager Buck Showalter has done after his club's last two losses, but no one seriously believes that Astros starters Brad Peacock and Brett...