| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:24 PM
The Orioles recalled right-hander Jairo Asencio (pronounced HIGH-row) from Triple-A Norfolk on Friday and designated for assignment right-hander Jair Jurrjens.
Asencio made his first appearance for the Orioles on Friday, pitching a scoreless seventh. He...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:28 PM
The Orioles' three starters in next week's MLB All-Star Game — Chris Davis, Adam Jones and J.J. Hardy — have each done their share to carry the offense through the first half of the season.
And on Friday night, the trio combined to drive...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Kevin Gausman, who pitched a scoreless eighth inning in the Orioles’ loss to the White Sox on Tuesday night, has thrown 5 1/3 scoreless innings out of the bullpen and figures to stay there for now.
Gausman, the organization’s No. 2 prospect,...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:22 PM
The Orioles have acquired minor league right-hander Jairo Asencio from the Milwaukee Brewers for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
Asencio, 28, pitched for both the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs last year before signing a minor...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Some of you are wondering why manager Buck Showalter stuck with closer Jim Johnson in the ninth inning of the Orioles’ 6-5 loss to Toronto on Sunday afternoon.
The bottom line it that right now this Orioles bullpen is spent. This game was Johnson&...
| May 11, 2013
| 8:59 PM
This may come as a surprise to loyal Orioles fans, but the club is going to make a roster move on Sunday.
I was kidding about the surprise part.
The Orioles’ Norfolk Express, which in the last three weeks has brought Josh Stinson, Zach Britton,...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The primary goal of any leadoff man is to get on base, and Orioles left fielder Nate McLouth is beginning to fill that role nicely.
McLouth reached base in his first four plate appearances in the Orioles' 6-5, 11-inning loss to the Toronto Blue Jays...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:19 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles hit four homers against the Mets and closed their Grapefruit League schedule with a 7-1 win over the New York Mets.
Three of those home runs caught in the wind blowing out in left field, which has been a constant at Ed...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:07 AM
The Sports Xchange
12/08/2013 MLB Note - New York Yankees Johnson, Kelly
2B Kelly Johnson finalized a one-year, $3 million deal with the Yankees, and he will be an option to replace Robinson Cano at second base. Johnson, 13, batted .235 with 16 home...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:26 PM
Norfolk (73-64) preserved its half-game lead over Rochester for the wild-card playoff spot with a 4-3, 12-inning win Tuesday night against Gwinnett (57-81) in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Braves second baseman Phil Gosselin, a...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Despite squandering a ninth-inning lead, the Norfolk Tides beat Rochester 3-2 Saturday night at Harbor Park on Jonathan Schoop's RBI single in the 12th inning.
Chris Dickerson scored to break a tie that was created when the Red...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:25 PM
A University of Virginia source said pro rookie left-handed reliever Kyle Crockett of Poquoson has been promoted to Double-A.
Crockett, a former star pitcher for Poquoson High's state champions and U.Va., has been elevated...