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  • Some thoughts on the Orioles' trade possibilities, A.J. Pierzynski and more

    Some thoughts on the Orioles' trade possibilities, A.J. Pierzynski and more
    I’ve been talking to several baseball people outside of the Orioles organization for the past week or so about the club's trade possibilities as the July 31 nonwaiver deadline approaches. Everyone basically says the same thing: Dan Duquette will...
  • Orioles in win-now mode for 2014 as Davis, Wieters, Hardy near free agency

    Orioles in win-now mode for 2014 as Davis, Wieters, Hardy near free agency
    Leave it to Adam Jones to cut past any bromides about staying in the moment. "It is going to be dicey to see what goes on in the next year, year and a half," says the Orioles' All-Star center fielder, preparing for another day's work at the club's...
  • Looking at Nelson Cruz and other Orioles free agent rumors

    Looking at Nelson Cruz and other Orioles free agent rumors
    As often is the case, this offseason has been about the rumor mill and the Orioles, with nearly every free agent attached to the club. That’s kind of the drill this time of year – especially for the Orioles, who always have holes that need...
  • Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book

    Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book
    We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
  • Some more numbers that explain Chris Davis' historic season

    Some more numbers that explain Chris Davis' historic season
    TORONTO -- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis tied the franchise record for homers in a season with his 50th home run on Friday night. His next home run will pass with Brady Anderson's team mark set in 1996. while 50 is a nice round number, here are some...
  • O's want to finish season being the windshield, not the bug

    O's want to finish season being the windshield, not the bug
    The Orioles have lost four straight after winning four of five to start this three-city road trip. They are now 5-8 in the first 13 games of this crucial 20-game stint against American League East teams to end the season. The Orioles had a...
  • Orioles' offensive struggles continue in 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay Rays

    Orioles' offensive struggles continue in 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay Rays
    When Orioles manager Buck Showalter approached the media after Sunday’s 3-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, the first question he was asked started with a statement about the obvious focus being placed on the club’s lackluster...
  • Orioles pregame: Still no timetable on Troy Patton's return

    Orioles pregame: Still no timetable on Troy Patton's return
    TORONTO -- The Orioles are in first place in September for the first time in 15 years, but there was no difference in the O's clubhouse before today's game than the past two days here. It's all business here with the Orioles. With a win, the O's can...
  • Pregame Orioles notes on Tillman, Arrieta, Ripken and more

    Pregame Orioles notes on Tillman, Arrieta, Ripken and more
    Some notes from Buck Showalter’s news conference this afternoon: Showalter said Chris Tillman will see Dr. John Wilckens today to have his right elbow re-examined. A MRI showed an inflamed ulnar nerve, but no ligament damage. Tillman said he has...
  • Orioles notes: Arrieta consulted sports psychologist to get back on track

    Orioles notes: Arrieta consulted sports psychologist to get back on track
    Jake Arrieta said it really hit him after a terrible outing against Triple-A Gwinnett on Aug. 7, in which he allowed five earned runs and lasted just 3 2/3 innings. Arrieta stewed on Norfolk's bus ride that night — "I had a long internal...
  • Orioles fail to guarantee a home playoff game, will face Texas in wild card

    Orioles fail to guarantee a home playoff game, will face Texas in wild card
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — When the Orioles left Baltimore for their final series of the regular season, manager Buck Showalter said that one of his team's main goals was to make sure it hadn't played its final game at Camden Yards of 2012. And the one...
  • Notes: Orioles call up L.J. Hoes from his home in Mitchellville

    Notes: Orioles call up L.J. Hoes from his home in Mitchellville
    L.J. Hoes was at home in Mitchellville watching a Tom Selleck baseball flick Tuesday around noon when his phone rang. A week after his Triple-A season ended, Hoes received notice to come to Baltimore — and be there in two hours or so. "I got the...