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  • 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...
  • Could Chris Davis return to Orioles lineup on Sunday?

    Could Chris Davis return to Orioles lineup on Sunday?
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis played in his first minor league rehabilitation assignment at Double-A Bowie on Saturday night, and could be activated as soon as Sunday, the first day he is eligible to come off the disabled list. Davis played nine...
  • Orioles option LHP T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles option LHP T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk
    After he pitched three innings Sunday against the Houston Astros, the Orioles optioned left-hander T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk. The club wanted options in its bullpen for the upcoming three-game series against the Detroit Tigers -- and especially...
  • Slow start dooms Chris Tillman in Orioles' 5-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Sunday

    Slow start dooms Chris Tillman in Orioles' 5-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Sunday
    Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman isn’t sure why it is happening, but he knows he needs to be better early in games if he’s going to continue his ascent as a major league starter. On Sunday, in the Orioles’ 5-2 loss to the Houston...
  • Orioles to recall right-handed reliever Preston Guilmet from Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles to recall right-handed reliever Preston Guilmet from Triple-A Norfolk
    The Orioles will recall right-handed reliever Preston Guilmet from Triple-A Norfolk on Monday to provide the club with some bullpen depth, according to an industry source. The team optioned left-hander T.J. McFarland to Norfolk after he threw three...
  • Major league veterans Quintin Berry, Alexi Casilla heating up in Triple-A Norfolk

    Major league veterans Quintin Berry, Alexi Casilla heating up in Triple-A Norfolk
    A pair of former major leaguers are heating up this month for Triple-A Norfolk, adding to a list of veteran position players who are vying for a call-up should the Orioles have a need. Outfielder Quintin Berry and infielder Alexi Casilla are both...
  • Steve Clevenger says he's 'going to do my best' to fill in for Matt Wieters

    Steve Clevenger says he's 'going to do my best' to fill in for Matt Wieters
    Steve Clevenger said he's viewing the next few weeks simply: No pressure, no fanfare. Yes, the Mount St. Joseph graduate and former Pigtown resident is now the starting catcher for his hometown Orioles and has been called on to replace the injured...
  • 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...
  • Gausman will start against the Tigers Wednesday

    Gausman will start against the Tigers Wednesday
    By Monday night, the Orioles hadn't announced their starting pitcher for this afternoon's series finale against the Detroit Tigers. Now we know why. The Orioles will recall right-handed pitching prospect Kevin Gausman to start the 12:35 p.m. game at...
  • Tommy Hunter allows four runs in ninth as Orioles lose, 4-1, to Tigers

    Tommy Hunter allows four runs in ninth as Orioles lose, 4-1, to Tigers
    New Orioles closer Tommy Hunter had been walking the tightrope between disaster and success pretty much since the season started, narrowly escaping trouble nearly every time he touched the ball in a save situation. On Tuesday, in a 4-1 loss to the...
  • Orioles sign ex-Astros 1B Brett Wallace to minor league deal, other pregame notes

    Orioles sign ex-Astros 1B Brett Wallace to minor league deal, other pregame notes
    SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles have agreed to terms with former Houston Astros first baseman Brett Wallace on a minor league contract. Wallace was at the Ed Smith Stadium complex this morning taking his physical, and he is expected to report to...
  • Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman leaves lasting impression against Pirates on Sunday

    Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman leaves lasting impression against Pirates on Sunday
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter has talked often this spring about the challenge of selecting the club’s Opening Day roster, saying the best 25 players might not necessarily be the right 25 players to start the season. And...