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  • Ubaldo Jimenez allows two homers in debut as Orioles lose to Red Sox, 6-2

    Ubaldo Jimenez allows two homers in debut as Orioles lose to Red Sox, 6-2
    During Ubaldo Jimenez’s highly-anticipated Orioles debut on Wednesday night, the right-hander showed the home crowd at Camden Yards flashes of why the Orioles signed him to most lucrative deal given a free-agent starting pitcher in club history....
  • Chris Tillman is sniffing around ace status (and other Orioles observations)

    Chris Tillman is sniffing around ace status (and other Orioles observations)
    There probably have been five times in the past 20 months or so that I've written a game story about Chris Tillman's continued emergence/maturation as a pitcher. Several times I've written about whether he is – or is at least on his way to...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    What they're saying about the Orioles
    A collection of what other media outlets are saying about the Orioles as they prepare to complete their road trip with a 7:05 p.m. game against the New York Yankees tonight: * While Orioles fans wait for Manny Machado to return to the lineup, they can...
  • Getting to know Orioles pitching coach Dave Wallace

    Getting to know Orioles pitching coach Dave Wallace
    Dave Wallace Age: 66 Birthplace: Waterbury, Conn. Resides: Wrentham, Mass. Most recent position: Atlanta Braves' minor league pitching coordinator (2010-2013) Major league pitching coach experience: Los Angeles Dodgers (1995-1997), New York Mets...
  • After years away from the majors, Dave Wallace lends Orioles arms a helping hand

    After years away from the majors, Dave Wallace lends Orioles arms a helping hand
    SARASOTA, Fla. — When the Orioles first contacted Dave Wallace in October about their pitching coach vacancy, the 66-year-old baseball veteran took pause. Wallace already had a nice job as the minor league pitching coordinator for the Atlanta...
  • Orioles fall to Red Sox, 5-0, in series finale

    Orioles fall to Red Sox, 5-0, in series finale
    The Orioles entered this weekend with the opportunity to knock the Boston Red Sox out of first place in the AL East. And even though the Orioles – following a 5-0 shutout loss to Boston on Sunday afternoon – allowed the Red Sox to leave...
  • L.J. Hoes reacts to being traded from Orioles to Astros

    L.J. Hoes reacts to being traded from Orioles to Astros
    L.J. Hoes walked into the Orioles clubhouse on Wednesday glad to see his name in the starting lineup. He didn’t know that come gametime, he’d be playing for the opposing team. Hoes, the Orioles’ No. 6 prospect according to Baseball...
  • Wilson Betemit will likely be with the Orioles in Boston

    Wilson Betemit will likely be with the Orioles in Boston
    Unless something changes dramatically, Orioles designated hitter Wilson Betemit will be making his 2013 debut this week in Boston, possibly starting Wednesday at Fenway Park against a right-hander. On the disabled list all season after tearing a...
  • Chris Tillman helps Orioles avoid series sweep with a 3-2 win over Red Sox

    Chris Tillman helps Orioles avoid series sweep with a 3-2 win over Red Sox
    BOSTON — If right-hander Chris Tillman is indeed the Orioles' ace, if he is indeed a bona fide top-of-the-rotation starter who can walk into any situation against any opponent and succeed, than he had the perfect opportunity to prove it Thursday...
  • Numbers game isn't in Orioles' favor

    Numbers game isn't in Orioles' favor
    The Orioles head into this afternoon’s series finale at Yankee Stadium 8½ games back of AL East-leading Boston, the largest deficit they’ve faced all season. It doesn’t seem that long ago when the Orioles won the first four games after...
  • Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts finishing season strong

    Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts finishing season strong
    While Brian Roberts could be playing his final games in an Orioles uniform this weekend, the veteran second baseman has made it clear that he wants to remain with the team in 2014. And as the season nears a close, Roberts is building a solid case to...
  • O's rally in eighth inning to defeat Red Sox, 6-5

    O's rally in eighth inning to defeat Red Sox, 6-5
    When the Oakland Athletics lost in Seattle early Saturday evening, the night's contest between the Orioles and the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards technically became meaningless shortly after the first pitch. The Orioles were eliminated from postseason...