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  • Orioles pregame: Manny Machado makes second straight start at third, Betemit starting at first

    Orioles pregame: Manny Machado makes second straight start at third, Betemit starting at first
    Manny Machado is getting his second straight start at third base tonight against the Royals, hitting eighth in the Orioles lineup. Initially it appeared that Machado would get most of his at bats against left-handed pitching, but he's agains starting...
  • Despite sneak peek, Eddie Murray 'speechless' after statue unveiling

    Despite sneak peek, Eddie Murray 'speechless' after statue unveiling
    Two days ago, Orioles Hall of Famer Eddie Murray received a sneak peek of the statue that would be unveiled Saturday in his honor. With the switch-hitting Murray hitting from the left side, crouched low to the ground, bat barrel pointing to the sky in...
  • After drug suspension, Jason Pridie relishes his chance with Orioles

    After drug suspension, Jason Pridie relishes his chance with Orioles
    SARASOTA. Fla. — Jason Pridie will be the first to admit his mistake. The 29-year-old outfielder has spent most of the past six years on the cusp of finding a home in the big leagues — his life-long dream just within reach. But around this...
  • Who was the oldest player to wear an Orioles' uniform?

    Who was the oldest player to wear an Orioles' uniform?
    When I reported that the Orioles had held a brief workout for lefty reliever Arthur Rhodes at Camden Yards on Thursday, I received a whole lot of age jokes on my Twitter account. For once, they weren’t aimed at me. Rhodes, who didn’t pitch...
  • Orioles manager Buck Showalter deserving of Baltimore Sun Marylander of the Year honor

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter deserving of Baltimore Sun Marylander of the Year honor
    It was the Orioles’ final regular-season series in Tampa Bay -- three October games that preceded the team’s first trip to the playoffs in 15 years -- and I was sitting in Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s office in the visiting clubhouse...
  • Duquette talks about Winter Meetings priorities

    NASHVILLE -- On the eve of this year's Winter Meetings, Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette re-emphasized that the team's top priority is acquiring a middle-of-the-order power bat. Speaking to reporters Sunday night at...
  • Orioles top priority at winter meetings is landing power bat

    Orioles top priority at winter meetings is landing power bat
    On the eve of this year's Winter Meetings, Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette re-emphasized that the team's top priority this week is acquiring a middle-of-the-order power bat. Speaking to reporters Sunday night at...
  • Highlights from Dan Duquette interview at winter meetings

    Highlights from Dan Duquette interview at winter meetings
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Dan Duquette, the Orioles’ executive vice president of baseball operations, took some time away from the organization’s affiliates’ reception to talk to reporters tonight at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville....
  • Venezuelan pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez has potential to be big league starter one day

    Venezuelan pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez has potential to be big league starter one day
    One of the examples I often use to illustrate the Orioles’ awful international scouting record in the recent past is this one: The organization has never in its history signed, developed and then promoted a native Venezuelan to the big leagues. It&...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    What they're saying about the Orioles
    Here's a look at what some other media outlets are saying about the Orioles:   ** Matt Snyder of CBSSports.com takes a semi-tongue-in-cheek look at the Orioles’ October travel plans after clinching a playoff spot: Have you stayed with us before?...
  • Postgame quotes from the Orioles after their wild-card win over Rangers

    Postgame quotes from the Orioles after their wild-card win over Rangers
    Here are some quotes from the Orioles after their 5-1 victory over the Texas Rangers to advance to the AL Division Series. Jim Johnson on celebrating victory: “It’s a lot of fun obviously. Just doing all that hard work we put in from the...
  • Postgame quotes after Orioles' loss in Game 5 of the ALDS

    Postgame quotes after Orioles' loss in Game 5 of the ALDS
    Here are some quotes from Friday's Game 5 of the American League Division Series, a 3-1 loss to the New York Yankees that ended the Orioles season. Buck Showalter on his feelings about the season ending: "It's always real tough to talk to them after...