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  • Chris Davis ends homerless streak and helps Orioles to a 4-3 win over Astros

    Chris Davis ends homerless streak and helps Orioles to a 4-3 win over Astros
    Chris Davis hasn't allowed his post-All-Star break slump sap his sense of humor, so the Orioles slugger could joke about hitting his first home run of the second half Tuesday night — the decisive blow in the Orioles' 4-3 win over the Houston Astros....
  • Chris Davis goes deep, but celebrates his two walks

    Chris Davis goes deep, but celebrates his two walks
    Chris Davis’ sixth-inning blast ended up providing the difference in the Orioles' 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night, but after the game, the slugger was more excited about a different column on the stat sheet: his two walks. “...
  • Davis and Hunter reflect on pre-deadline deal that brought them to Baltimore

    Davis and Hunter reflect on pre-deadline deal that brought them to Baltimore
    Two years ago Tuesday, Tommy Hunter and Chris Davis received a set of phone calls in a Toronto hotel room: They were traded from the pennant-chasing Texas Rangers to the last-place Orioles in a move that would help alter the course of a franchise and...
  • Is Astros right-hander Bud Norris truly an upgrade for Orioles' rotation?

    Is Astros right-hander Bud Norris truly an upgrade for Orioles' rotation?
    As today’s 4 p.m. nonwaiver trade deadline approaches and the Orioles still appear interested in acquiring Houston right-hander Bud Norris, the big question is whether the Astros ace truly an upgrade to the O’s rotation -- and at what cost?...
  • Some Orioles morning trade talk: Jason Vargas, Bud Norris, Mariners

    Some Orioles morning trade talk: Jason Vargas, Bud Norris, Mariners
    Baseball's nonwaiver trade deadline is at 4 p.m. today, and the Orioles are still looking to add pieces -- a right-handed hitter and a pitcher are still on the priority list. Here are some updates on trade talk: Heading into Wednesday morning, the...
  • Playing the trading game is a balancing act for clubs like the Orioles

    Playing the trading game is a balancing act for clubs like the Orioles
    Forgive Buck Showalter for displaying a certain ambivalence toward Wednesday's 4 p.m. deadline for teams to make trades without passing players through waivers. There's definitely a fine line there. If you're the manager of a team that went to the...
  • Adam Jones issues a call to arms as Orioles start facing weaker opponents

    Adam Jones issues a call to arms as Orioles start facing weaker opponents
    The Orioles have just begun a stretch of 11 straight games against four of the losingest teams in baseball, and center fielder Adam Jones isn’t afraid to call out himself and his teammates for the way they have failed to store up wins against the...
  • Josh Hader says 'it's pretty crazy' he's been traded from Orioles to Astros

    Josh Hader says 'it's pretty crazy' he's been traded from Orioles to Astros
    Minor league lefty Josh Hader came off the field in West Virginia this afternoon to learn that he had been sent to the Houston Astros organization with outfielder L.J. Hoes in the Orioles’ non-waiver trade deadline deal for Bud Norris. The 19-...
  • Orioles place Jason Hammel on 15-day DL, recall Steve Pearce

    Orioles place Jason Hammel on 15-day DL, recall Steve Pearce
    The Orioles placed right-hander Jason Hammel on the disabled list with a flexor mass in his right arm retroactive to Monday, manager Buck Showalter said before Wednesday’s game against the Houston Astros. He’s eligible to return Aug. 13....
  • Newest Orioles pitcher Bud Norris says coming to Baltimore is 'exciting'

    Newest Orioles pitcher Bud Norris says coming to Baltimore is 'exciting'
    Shortly after Bud Norris was traded to the Orioles from the Astros, the right-hander made his way from the visiting clubhouse of Camden Yards down the hall to his new locker inside the Orioles clubhouse. In between, he met with the Orioles media. Here's...
  • Orioles on pace to shatter record for fewest errors in a season

    Orioles on pace to shatter record for fewest errors in a season
    Jim Palmer pitched most of his career in front of defenses replete with Gold Glovers. Brooks Robinson, Paul Blair, Mark Belanger, Bobby Grich. Palmer benefited from them all. Yet the Hall of Famer turned television analyst barely hesitated recently when...
  • L.J. Hoes reacts to being traded from Orioles to Astros

    L.J. Hoes reacts to being traded from Orioles to Astros
    L.J. Hoes walked into the Orioles clubhouse on Wednesday glad to see his name in the starting lineup. He didn’t know that come gametime, he’d be playing for the opposing team. Hoes, the Orioles’ No. 6 prospect according to Baseball...