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  • Jim Thome and Troy Patton expected to join Orioles for Boston series this weekend

    Jim Thome and Troy Patton expected to join Orioles for Boston series this weekend
    Assuming all goes well in Sarasota in the next two days, designated hitter Jim Thome and left-handed reliever Troy Patton will be back with the Orioles for Friday’s series opener in Boston. They are expected to fly into Boston on Thursday and re-...
  • Dan Duquette's two hot buttons; one has worked, one hasn't

    Dan Duquette's two hot buttons; one has worked, one hasn't
    In the 10 months or so that executive vice president Dan Duquette has been on the job, there’s been a couple areas he has stressed more than anything else. One is that he wanted to discover undervalued assets. Acquire players that can help the team...
  • Dan Duquette says Orioles have what it takes to win the division

    Dan Duquette says Orioles have what it takes to win the division
    SEATTLE — Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette never revealed his specific expectations for the season when it began in April. But now his immediate goal is clear. And it's not winning an American League wild-card spot. "We're in a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Some thoughts about the Jim Thome trade

    Some thoughts about the Jim Thome trade
    On Saturday, the Orioles dealt two minor leaguers, catcher Gabriel Lino and pitcher Kyle Simon, to the Philadelphia Phillies for likely Hall-of-Famer Jim Thome. At first blush, it’s a "why not?" trade. Thome doesn't have a high salary -- roughly...
  • Jeremy Guthrie's return to Baltimore gets a bit overshadowed

    Jeremy Guthrie's return to Baltimore gets a bit overshadowed
    Manny Machado’s major league debut overshadowed a reunion of sorts Thursday. Former Orioles ace Jeremy Guthrie returned to Camden Yards for the first time since being traded to the Colorado Rockies in early February. The 33-year-old right hander,...
  • 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. “...