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  • Playing in Texas has become a homecoming for Orioles

    Playing in Texas has become a homecoming for Orioles
    ARLINGTON, Texas — A couple of wisecracking Orioles couldn't help themselves when they watched Tommy Hunter against the dugout railing shaking hands with members of the Texas media or Chris Davis and Omar Quintanilla chatting with Rangers fans in...
  • Orioles' Thome might need another epidural, Showalter says

    Orioles' Thome might need another epidural, Showalter says
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter's pregame press briefing unearthed one decent sized item and a couple other interesting things. Designated hitter Jim Thome, who has been rehabbing in Sarasota with a herniated disk in his neck, has been experiencing some...
  • Dan Duquette on Joe Saunders, Matt Lindstrom and more

    Dan Duquette on Joe Saunders, Matt Lindstrom and more
    Dan Duquette met with the Baltimore media about the deal today that sent reliever Matt Lindstrom and a player to be named to the Arizona Diamondbacks for lefty starter Joe Saunders and cash. Here’s Duquette: On the trade: “We’ve...
  • Statistically, Orioles don't look like contenders — but there are moves to be made

    Statistically, Orioles don't look like contenders — but there are moves to be made
    No sport lends itself more to comparative statistical analysis than major league baseball. Crunch the numbers in key areas, stack them up against the others in the league and simple conclusions can be made. Doing this with the Orioles' first half of the...
  • Orioles pregame: Chris Davis making his first big-league start in left

    Orioles pregame: Chris Davis making his first big-league start in left
    There will be a few firsts tonight when the Orioles return from the All-Star break against the Tigers here at Camden Yards. First, Nick Markakis will return from his first stint on the DL tonight and by making his first start batting leadoff. (Read...
  • 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...