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  • Looking deeper into Jim Johnson's command issues

    Looking deeper into Jim Johnson's command issues
         Jim Johnson’s sixth blown save – which ties him with setup man James Russell of the Chicago Cubs for the major league lead – on Friday night in the Bronx was particularly painful to watch.     That’s partially because...
  • Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week

    Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. 72 -- number of doubles Manny Machado is on pace to hit in 2013. Somewhat surprisingly, the 20-year-old third baseman did not have a...
  • Orioles seek more consistent starting pitching, better run production

    Orioles seek more consistent starting pitching, better run production
    An argument could be made that the Orioles fielded a club this season with more stability — and talent — than the one that won 93 games and advanced to the American League Division Series in 2012. But playing in the rough-and-tumble AL East,...
  • Orioles prospects Henry Urrutia and Eduardo Rodriguez selected for All-Star Futures Game

    Orioles prospects Henry Urrutia and Eduardo Rodriguez selected for All-Star Futures Game
    It appears that the Orioles will be well represented in next month’s All-Star Game in New York, and two of the organization’s top prospects have been chosen to participate in the All-Star Futures Game. Double-A Bowie outfielder Henry Urrutia...
  • O's notes: Duquette declines to comment on interest in bringing back Reynolds

    O's notes: Duquette declines to comment on interest in bringing back Reynolds
    Executive vice president Dan Duquette wouldn't comment on the Orioles' interest in bringing back former first baseman Mark Reynolds, who was designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians on Thursday, noting that Reynolds is still under contract....
  • Orioles thoughts and observations on Chris Tillman, Jim Johnson and Chris Davis

    Orioles thoughts and observations on Chris Tillman, Jim Johnson and Chris Davis
    Heading into the season, Buck Showalter believed that one of the organization’s talented young starters needed to make a significant step forward for the Orioles to remain competitive. The O's needed to grow their starting rotation differently...
  • Chris Davis drives in 2 runs in the 10th to lead O's to 5-2 win over the Giants

    Chris Davis drives in 2 runs in the 10th to lead O's to 5-2 win over the Giants
    SAN FRANCISCO – The events that transpired in the final two innings of the Orioles’ series opener in San Francisco on Friday night – events that happened well past midnight in Baltimore – displayed first hand the Orioles’...
  • Chris Tillman looking like the staff ace Orioles have long coveted

    Chris Tillman looking like the staff ace Orioles have long coveted
    It has become a matter of seeming universal agreement that the Orioles have one glaring weakness that will eventually be their undoing — either at crunch time in September or early in the postseason. They lack that one go-to starting pitcher at...
  • Showalter says K-Rod will get expanded role down the stretch

    Showalter says K-Rod will get expanded role down the stretch
    Orioles right-hander Francisco Rodriguez is still adapting to a new clubhouse and a new role in the bullpen, but manager Buck Showalter said the veteran reliever will play an expanded role down the stretch. Rodriguez, who had excelled in the closer role...
  • Diamondbacks beat Orioles with another walk-off homer after Johnson blows save

    Diamondbacks beat Orioles with another walk-off homer after Johnson blows save
    Orioles closer Jim Johnson stood by his locker and explained what has become a familiar scene at the end of games. For his second straight outing, Johnson – the majors' saves leader with 39 – couldn't preserve a one-run ninth-inning lead....
  • Orioles pregame: Showalter doesn't 'foresee' save opportunities for K-Rod

    Orioles pregame: Showalter doesn't 'foresee' save opportunities for K-Rod
    A day after Jim Johnson blew his eighth save of the season in the Orioles’ 4-3 extra-inning loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks, manager Buck Showalter is still standing by his closer. Asked today whether Francisco Rodriguez could get some save...
  • Jim Johnson's struggles put Orioles in a tough situation

    Jim Johnson's struggles put Orioles in a tough situation
    It doesn't take a baseball savant to figure out that the Orioles are in a heck of a fix. They can't win with Jim Johnson giving away games in the ninth inning night after night, and they probably can't get to the playoffs without him. So, what's a...