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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 19)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 19)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night Orioles beat Mariners, 4-2, in 18-inning marathon Duquette...
  • 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...
  • Coffee Companion (9/19): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (9/19): your daily Ravens fix
    Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
  • 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....
  • 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. “...
  • 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...
  • 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 come up short of a sweep in Boston

    Orioles come up short of a sweep in Boston
    Of all the nooks and nuances of Fenway Park — from the afternoon shadows that creep along the infield in the fall to the adventurous outfield that includes the Green Monster and the Pesky Pole — none of them go unnoticed by Orioles manager...
  • Dylan Bundy's debut falls short of storybook ending

    Dylan Bundy's debut falls short of storybook ending
    — It seemed almost unfair that in this storybook season for the Orioles, 19-year-old pitching prospect Dylan Bundy did not get the storybook ending that was supposed to come with his major league debut on Sunday afternoon at historic Fenway Park....