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  • Machado will face Santana on Saturday (Hardy, Lough, pine tar)

    Machado will face Santana on Saturday (Hardy, Lough, pine tar)
    In the next step of his recovery from October knee surgery, Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will take two at-bats against Johan Santana in a “simulated” game on Saturday in Sarasota, Fla. Machado, 21, can do everything but sprint. And he...
  • Hardy in lineup; Flaherty rests (lineups, Alex Gonzalez starts for Tigers)

    Hardy in lineup; Flaherty rests (lineups, Alex Gonzalez starts for Tigers)
    J.J. Hardy, who sat out Friday’s game because of “light lower back spasms,” was back in the lineup Saturday, playing shortstop and hitting sixth. He said he dealt with the spasms for two days and just wanted to get themresolved. He...
  • After dropping three straight, Orioles' troubles are mounting

    After dropping three straight, Orioles' troubles are mounting
    Hey, I can be optimistic for only so long. (I'm kidding. Optimism isn't my strength). By Game 4, with the Orioles having dropped three straight and struggling on the mound and in the batter’s box, it’s worth mentioning a few of their most...
  • Orioles' J.J. Hardy out of lineup with lower-back spasms

    Orioles' J.J. Hardy out of lineup with lower-back spasms
    DETROIT -- Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy has been dealing with "light back spasms" for the past two days and is being given Friday's game off. Hardy apparently felt the spasms most when jumping for a liner, and Orioles manager Buck Showalter did not want...
  • Orioles' early offensive struggles seem all too familiar

    Orioles' early offensive struggles seem all too familiar
    It’s easy to be critical of the Orioles’ offense three games into the season, simply because we’ve seen the script play out this way before. Down the stretch last season, and even as far back as the 2012 postseason, the vaunted Orioles...
  • Near-misses, hot-hitting Red Sox foil Orioles in 4-3 series-ending loss

    Near-misses, hot-hitting Red Sox foil Orioles in 4-3 series-ending loss
    The Orioles had plenty of time to digest their 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards on Thursday night. After dropping two of three to the defending World Series champions to open the season, they lingered in the home clubhouse, waiting to...
  • Orioles getting used to stretch of daytime baseball

    Orioles getting used to stretch of daytime baseball
    Friday’s series opener in Detroit will be the first of five straight day games for the Orioles. All of their games against the Tigers this weekend will be day games, and their next two games, against the New York Yankees in the Bronx, will be on...
  • Orioles announce four possible players for the fans' choice bobblehead

    Orioles announce four possible players for the fans' choice bobblehead
    The Orioles plan to give a fans' choice bobblehead to fans for the third consecutive season, and the club announced the four possible players -- all right-handed pitchers -- Thursday. This year's giveaway is set for the Sept. 21 game at 1:35 p.m....
  • Some firsts for the Orioles' 2014 regular-season opener at Camden Yards

    Some firsts for the Orioles' 2014 regular-season opener at Camden Yards
    The first pitch of the 2014 baseball season came at 3:14 p.m., an 89 mph strike from Chris Tillman to Daniel Nava. The first out recorded was a grounder by Nava to Tillman, who threw to Orioles first baseman Chris Davis. The next Boston batter, second...
  • With resources in place, the Orioles can't make any more excuses

    With resources in place, the Orioles can't make any more excuses
    For too long, the Orioles and their fans have lived in a fishbowl full of excuses. The Baltimore market was too small to compete on the same economic level as the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. The owner was unwilling to spend enough of the...
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy feeling better, but still out of starting lineup with back spasms

    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy feeling better, but still out of starting lineup with back spasms
    NEW YORK – Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (back spasms) missed his second straight game Monday afternoon and is considered day-to-day, but the club's Gold Glove shortstop said he was feeling better after his first round of treatment. “It's...
  • Orioles set 25-man roster for Opening Day

    Orioles set 25-man roster for Opening Day
    The Orioles have set their 25-man roster, although it will not become official until Sunday. The Orioles will need to take two members off their 40-man roster to make room for Evan Meek and Delmon Young. Here is the roster: Catchers (2): Matt Wieters,...