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  • Orioles baffled by Justin Verlander in 4-0 loss to Tigers

    Orioles baffled by Justin Verlander in 4-0 loss to Tigers
    The Orioles turned in one of their most dramatic victories in recent memory Saturday evening, using two 13th-inning homers, including the game-winner by a backup catcher in his first game with the club, to beat the powerful Detroit Tigers. On Sunday...
  • What would Jim Thome do to get home run ball back from Twins?

    What would Jim Thome do to get home run ball back from Twins?
    The outfield walls at Target Field, the home of the Minnesota Twins, are lined with plants that occasionally eat home run balls.  Last month, current Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hit the 607th home run of his career while he was with the...
  • Analysis: Slumping shortstop J.J. Hardy still best option at No. 2 hole

    Analysis: Slumping shortstop J.J. Hardy still best option at No. 2 hole
    When things are going bad Рas they no doubt are with the Orioles Рeveryone thinks he has the solution. And recently, slumping shortstopJ.J. Hardy Рand whether he should be bumped from the No. 2 spot in the order -- is a popular topic...
  • Orioles DH Jim Thome finally recovers his 607th home-run ball

    Orioles DH Jim Thome finally recovers his 607th home-run ball
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Jim Thome’s 607th home run ball has finally landed in the right hands. The 41-year-old Orioles DH, knowing that every homer he hits in his incredible big league career could be his last, has been collecting his home run balls since...
  • Coffee Companion for July 19, 2012

    Coffee Companion for July 19, 2012
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, we'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday. ** Tommy Hunter surrendered just one run Wednesday in his start for the Orioles, who...
  • Reynolds delivers the clutch hit as Orioles salvage split with Twins

    Reynolds delivers the clutch hit as Orioles salvage split with Twins
    MINNEAPOLIS – Orioles manager Buck Showalter calls the month following the All-Star break the true dog days of summer. It’s the critical time of the baseball season when the game is a matter of survival through injuries and fatigue, the time...
  • Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome getting adjusted to new team, embracing every opportunity

    Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome getting adjusted to new team, embracing every opportunity
    MINNEAPOLIS -- If you walked into the Orioles clubhouse at Target Field at the right time this week, you might have seen the seventh-leading home-run hitter of all-time laying on the floor of the clubhouse, stretching his legs into the air with the help...
  • Orioles ride a big third inning to a third straight win

    Orioles ride a big third inning to a third straight win
    CLEVELAND — The Orioles have been victims of the big inning recently, when everything seemingly collapses around the starting pitcher. On Friday, the Orioles finally saw it from a different vantage point. They pounded the Cleveland Indians, 10-2,...
  • Jim Thome passes Sammy Sosa for 7th on all-time home run list

    Jim Thome passes Sammy Sosa for 7th on all-time home run list
    Jim Thome hadn’t hit a homer in his first 11 games with the Orioles. He finally did it in the fourth inning Friday night in Cleveland. The Orioles were already up by six runs, so it was a pretty meaningless bomb. But when you are 41, have played...
  • Orioles designate Steve Pearce for assignment to make room for Quintanilla

    Orioles designate Steve Pearce for assignment to make room for Quintanilla
    Orioles outfielder Steve Pearce became the odd man out Saturday when the club added newly acquired infielder Omar Quintanilla to the 25-man roster. Pearce, who hit .254 with three homers and 14 RBIs in 28 games with the Orioles this season, was...
  • Tillman bounces back as Orioles beat Indians, 3-1, for 4th straight win

    Tillman bounces back as Orioles beat Indians, 3-1, for 4th straight win
    CLEVELAND — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman took the mound at Progressive Field on Saturday night with two big league starts under his belt this season — one a two-hit gem and the other an absolute disaster in which he could only manage two...
  • Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list

    Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list
    CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....