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  • Nelson Cruz continues to propel Orioles offense, but where would they be without him?

    Nelson Cruz continues to propel Orioles offense, but where would they be without him?
    HOUSTON – The Orioles can celebrate how their savvy free-agent signing of outfielder Nelson Cruz has paid huge dividends through the first two months of the season. They can also wonder where they’d be without him. Cruz continued to carry...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...