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  • Orioles' Jason Hammel will be challenged to make it back by DL date

    Orioles' Jason Hammel will be challenged to make it back by DL date
    SAN DIEGO – Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel — on the disabled list with a right flexor mass strain — felt discomfort during a throwing session Tuesday, which puts his chances of being ready when he’s eligible to return from the...
  • A year after his call-up, Manny Machado is still growing as a player

    A year after his call-up, Manny Machado is still growing as a player
    SAN FRANCISCO — When Manny Machado steps in for his first at-bat Friday night against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park, it will mark the one-year anniversary of his major league debut. It may seem like Machado has been in an Orioles uniform...
  • Orioles right-hander Scott Feldman returns after long layoff

    Orioles right-hander Scott Feldman returns after long layoff
    Orioles right-hander Scott Feldman will make his first start after eight days rest in Monday’s series opener in Arizona. Two off days this week has something to do with it. Feldman was available out of the bullpen for Wednesday’s game in San...
  • Adam Jones and other Orioles have learned there are two sides to Twitter

    Adam Jones and other Orioles have learned there are two sides to Twitter
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is a dedicated tweeter. When he's not at the ballpark, he shares photos of his dynamic taste in food and his love for his dog Missy to his more than 133,000 followers on Twitter. He often offers clever short quips after...
  • Orioles bust out of slump with 8-4 win over the Rockies, end 4-game losing streak

    Orioles bust out of slump with 8-4 win over the Rockies, end 4-game losing streak
    The Orioles aren't going to talk about big wins in August, not with six weeks and 40 games left in the season. So their 8-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies before an announced 31,089 on Saturday night was just another win, one that moved them within...
  • Henry Urrutia looks to regain form in Triple-A

    Henry Urrutia looks to regain form in Triple-A
    When the Orioles sent outfielder-designated hitter Henry Urrutia back to Triple-A Norfolk after Friday night's loss to the Colorado Rockies, it ended the Cuban defector's first stint in major league baseball. After batting .365 in the minor leagues,...
  • Orioles overcame uncertainty of Astros' young starters to finish off series win

    Orioles overcame uncertainty of Astros' young starters to finish off series win
    Facing an ever-shifting cast of Houston starting pitchers over the past three days, it took the Orioles’ bats a little time to warm up in taking two of three from the Astros. Against right-hander Lucas Harrell, left-hander Brett Oberholtzer and...
  • Manny Machado within reach of baseball's all-time doubles mark as second half begins

    Manny Machado within reach of baseball's all-time doubles mark as second half begins
    These days, it seems that Manny Machado would rather earn bragging rights by beating a teammate in ping-pong inside the Orioles clubhouse than discuss his possible place in baseball history. He'd rather coax manager Buck Showalter, 35 years his elder,...
  • Bud Norris gets some support in Orioles debut and beats his former team, 6-3

    Bud Norris gets some support in Orioles debut and beats his former team, 6-3
    Bud Norris' whirlwind two days came full circle on the pitcher's mound at Camden Yards on Thursday night. A day after switching clubhouses following a trade-deadline deal that abruptly placed him in the unfamiliar uniform of a contender, Norris faced his...
  • Orioles starting to feel excitement of the pennant race

    Orioles starting to feel excitement of the pennant race
    It must be August. Following the Orioles’ 6-3 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night, first baseman Chris Davis conducted his postgame interview standing by his locker with his eyes fixed on one of the clubhouse televisions, watching the...
  • Orioles option RHP Steve Johnson to Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles option RHP Steve Johnson to Triple-A Norfolk
    The Orioles optioned right-hander Steve Johnson to Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday night following the team’s 8-4 loss to the Seattle Mariners. A corresponding roster move will be announced before Sunday’s series finale. Johnson pitched one...
  • Orioles pack up for the West Coast after a homestand of missed opportunities

    Orioles pack up for the West Coast after a homestand of missed opportunities
    In the final six weeks of the 2012 season, Joe Saunders exhibited a bend-but-don’t-break style after coming over to the Orioles. The left-hander minimized damage to keep his team in the game long enough for the offense to come through, like in...