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  • Lineups for Game 3 of ALDS: A-Rod batting third for Yankees

    Lineups for Game 3 of ALDS: A-Rod batting third for Yankees
    There was some speculation that New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi might drop Alex Rodriguez in Wednesday’s lineup because the aging star is 1-for-9 with five strikeouts in the series so far. But the lineups are out and Rodriguez is batting third...
  • Where have the Orioles' bats been at this series?

    Where have the Orioles' bats been at this series?
    The Orioles apparently left their bats back in the visitors’ clubhouse at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas. They enter tonight’s game against the New York Yankees with just six runs in their past three games, which is obviously a pretty...
  • Orioles rally for 3 runs in the 12th inning and beat Red Sox, 9-6

    Orioles rally for 3 runs in the 12th inning and beat Red Sox, 9-6
    BOSTON – When the Orioles acquired Jim Thome in early July, they did so hoping the 42-year-old had enough hits left in his bat to help get them get to the postseason for the first time in 15 years. Thome himself said being thrust into a pennant...
  • Orioles pregame: Hammel throws off half mound, still optimistic he can return this season

    Orioles pregame: Hammel throws off half mound, still optimistic he can return this season
    BOSTON -- Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel threw a brief side session from halfway up the mound before Friday’s series opener against the Boston Red Sox, the first time he threw downward since coming out of his Sept. 11 start with pain in his...
  • Orioles' Jim Thome says he's ready to rumble

    Orioles' Jim Thome says he's ready to rumble
    Designated hitter Jim Thome joined the Orioles in Boston and told reporters before Friday night’s game that he is ready to play, but manager Buck Showalter decided to give him at least a day before returning to the starting lineup. “...
  • L.J. Hoes and Dylan Bundy named Orioles top minor league players for 2012

    L.J. Hoes and Dylan Bundy named Orioles top minor league players for 2012
    The Orioles didn’t have to make any extra travel plans for their top minor-league award winners for the first time in 20-plus years. On Tuesday, as part of minor league appreciation night, the organization honored current Oriole right-hander...
  • Orioles shut out for the first time in 49 games in 4-0 loss to Blue Jays

    Orioles shut out for the first time in 49 games in 4-0 loss to Blue Jays
    As the regular season winds down, the Orioles insist they aren't sneaking glances to right field for a peek at the out-of-town scoreboard at Camden Yards to see how the division-leading New York Yankees are doing. Instead, they say their focus must be on...
  • Orioles match team record with 7 homers in 12-2 win over Blue Jays

    Orioles match team record with 7 homers in 12-2 win over Blue Jays
    With the way the Orioles have mixed and matched this season, bringing in rookies and former All-Stars, once-weres and never-have-beens to form an eclectic group that keeps winning when it's supposed to fall back to reality, perhaps Wednesday's 12-2...
  • O's notes: Strop says his struggles have nothing to do with fatigue

    O's notes: Strop says his struggles have nothing to do with fatigue
    SEATTLE — Orioles set-up man Pedro Strop, who was supremely effective for most of this season, has struggled with his command for a few weeks, leading to speculation that he's getting worn down by the grind and spotlight of a major league season....
  • Is lack of postseason experience good or bad for Orioles?

    Is lack of postseason experience good or bad for Orioles?
    When the playoff microscope gets rolled out next week and experts begin to dissect the Orioles — assuming they hold on to at least an American League wild-card spot — one of the primary criticisms is going to be the club's overall lack of...
  • Orioles fans are buying in to playoff hopes

    Orioles fans are buying in to playoff hopes
    It's early fall in Baltimore, that time of year when purple banners, car flags and sweatshirts normally dominate the landscape, as surely as the colors are soon to hit the trees. But Charm City isn't just NFL country now. In grade schools and taverns, at...
  • Morning briefing: A few Orioles notes to get your day started

    Morning briefing: A few Orioles notes to get your day started
    Catcher Matt Wieters had two more hits on Friday night and drove in three of the Orioles’ four runs in the series-opening victory over the Boston Red Sox. In 17 games this month, he is 20 for 60 (.333) with five home runs and 17 RBI. His big blow...