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  • 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...
  • Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen records second seven-inning quality start in last three outings

    Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen records second seven-inning quality start in last three outings
    For the second time in his last three starts, Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen gave his team a quality start of seven innings. It's no secret that the Orioles starting rotation has struggled to go deep into games, forcing the bullpen into action early....
  • 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 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...
  • Bud Norris finishes a strong spring and will likely slot fourth or fifth in rotation

    Bud Norris finishes a strong spring and will likely slot fourth or fifth in rotation
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Right-hander Bud Norris has talked this spring about showing Orioles fans what he can do when he is healthy and pitching at the level he demands from himself. He used the Grapefruit League to make his point, finishing a good...
  • 2000-2009: Year-by-year capsules

    2000-2009: Year-by-year capsules
    2000 Record: 74-88 Place: Fourth in American League East Manager: Mike Hargrove Most Valuable Oriole: Delino DeShields Batting leader: Delino DeShields (.296) Home run leader: Albert Belle (23) RBI leader: Albert Belle (103) Wins leader: Jose...