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  • Orioles notes and observations (Blowout loss, Chen, Betemit)

    Orioles notes and observations (Blowout loss, Chen, Betemit)
    One of the pratfalls you have to overcome as a baseball beat writer is being hyperbolic when describing the now. You have to be careful about saying something is the best or worst of the season because it just happened. It’s human nature to say...
  • Orioles bullpen blows late lead in 4-3 loss to Red Sox

    Orioles bullpen blows late lead in 4-3 loss to Red Sox
    BOSTON — After being throttled by the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on Tuesday night, several Orioles said they believed a one-run loss was more painful than an 11-run blowout. Now, they have an easy, comparative study. Taking a two-run lead into...
  • Orioles acquire Michael Morse in deal with Mariners

    Orioles acquire Michael Morse in deal with Mariners
    In an 11th-hour move aimed at bolstering their lineup for the stretch run, the Orioles acquired power-hitting outfielder Michael Morse from the Seattle Mariners on Friday afternoon in exchange for minor league outfielder Xavier Avery. Morse adds a much...
  • Hammel activated; Britton to Aberdeen; S. Johnson called up; Teagarden clears; Thames claimed

    Hammel activated; Britton to Aberdeen; S. Johnson called up; Teagarden clears; Thames claimed
    Lots of little news with the Orioles today. Jason Hammel, who has been on the disabled list since July 31 with a flexor mass strain in his right forearm, was activated but likely won’t pitch before Saturday, unless he is needed in an emergency...
  • Orioles send Zach Britton to Aberdeen after his rough start in Cleveland

    Orioles send Zach Britton to Aberdeen after his rough start in Cleveland
    After lasting just 2 1/3 innings Wednesday in his first big league start since July, lefty Zach Britton's next appearance seemed tenuous. It's now expected to happen within the next week — for the short-season Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds....
  • Orioles load the bases in the ninth but lose 4-2 to the White Sox

    Orioles load the bases in the ninth but lose 4-2 to the White Sox
    After the Orioles again failed to take advantage of ample opportunities to score in their 4-2 loss Sunday to the reeling Chicago White Sox, there was a strange vibe in the home clubhouse. Yes, the Orioles (76-66) had won three of four against the White...
  • Bud Norris will resume throwing Sunday and could rejoin rotation in Tampa

    Bud Norris will resume throwing Sunday and could rejoin rotation in Tampa
    TORONTO — Orioles right-hander Bud Norris, who has been shelved since Wednesday with lingering stiffness in his elbow, will resume throwing Sunday in hopes of returning to the starting rotation next week. If everything goes well Sunday –...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Orioles acquire Bud Norris from Astros for L.J. Hoes, Josh Hader and pick

    Orioles acquire Bud Norris from Astros for L.J. Hoes, Josh Hader and pick
    Attempting to make the postseason for a second consecutive year, the Orioles made the boldest move of Wednesday’s exceptionally quiet non-waiver trade deadline, acquiring 28-year-old right-handed pitcher Bud Norris from the Houston Astros for two...
  • 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...
  • Chris Davis' record homer helps Orioles defeat the Red Sox 3-2

    Chris Davis' record homer helps Orioles defeat the Red Sox 3-2
    BOSTON – Chris Davis hit his way into the Orioles record books Tuesday night with his 51st home run of the season — a ball that caught the chilly New England air and suddenly took off, much like his breakout 2013 season — setting a new...