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  • Chris Davis' milestone 100th homer was yet another against a lefty

    Chris Davis' milestone 100th homer was yet another against a lefty
    Chris Davis slugged his way to another milestone Sunday, pulling his 100th career home run into the right field seats, but lost in the shuffle was another trend that shows how well the Orioles first baseman has been hitting this year. The home run,...
  • Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week

    Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. 14-9 -- Baltimore’s record in series-opening games this season. The Orioles lost Monday night’s series opener against the...
  • Around the AL East: Storylines through the first few weeks

    Around the AL East: Storylines through the first few weeks
    We're almost a month into the season, and it seems an appropriate time for another trip "Around the AL East." Here’s a look at a main storyline for each opponent in the Orioles' division as well as a look at who's hot and who's not on each club:...
  • Orioles had held Boston scoreless for 18 innings before Red Sox rallied

    Orioles had held Boston scoreless for 18 innings before Red Sox rallied
    Through the first two games of this four-game series with Boston, the Orioles pitching staff kept a potent Red Sox lineup in check. Boston tallied 12 hits in 74 at-bats in the two Orioles wins for a paltry .181 average and four runs. Despite the...
  • Dad-to-be Gonzalez pitches Orioles to a series victory over Boston on Father's Day

    Dad-to-be Gonzalez pitches Orioles to a series victory over Boston on Father's Day
    One quality that has made Miguel Gonzalez such a valuable pitcher to the Orioles has been his ability to block out distractions. When on the mound, the Orioles right-hander is rarely rattled, and that’s why he’s pitched so well in his brief...
  • Orioles send a message against Red Sox and long-time tormentor Lester

    Orioles send a message against Red Sox and long-time tormentor Lester
    This is how good the Orioles are going now: even Jon Lester can't stop them anymore. You remember Lester, of course. The Boston Red Sox lefty used to be the Orioles' personal Grim Reaper. All that was missing was the cloak with the hood and the...
  • Orioles pregame notes on Reimold, Chen, Wada, Lester

    Orioles pregame notes on Reimold, Chen, Wada, Lester
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter provided the following updates during his pre-game session: Nolan Reimold (hamstring) has progressed to the point that he should be able to go on a minor league rehab assignment when the Orioles head on the road June 17....
  • Pedro Strop bothered by boos, says fans care about results, not players

    Pedro Strop bothered by boos, says fans care about results, not players
    While most players don't acknowledge being affected when they're the target of fan angst, Orioles reliever Pedro Strop admitted Thursday that he was bothered by the loud chorus of boos he received as he walked off the mound during Wednesday's 9-5 loss...
  • Brian Roberts will travel with Orioles, could start rehab after road trip

    Brian Roberts will travel with Orioles, could start rehab after road trip
    When the Orioles travel to Detroit to begin a six-game road trip Monday, second baseman Brian Roberts will be with the team, and the club is optimistic he can start a minor league rehabilitation assignment upon the return from the trip. Roberts,...
  • Orioles first baseman Chris Davis named AL Player of the Week

    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis named AL Player of the Week
    -- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was named American League Player of the Week on Monday following his history-making start to the season. It is the second consecutive player of the week honor for Davis, who ended the regular season last year...
  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 21)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 21)
    [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 Miguel Gonzalez takes long road to O's pennant chase Peter...
  • Jim Johnson sets save record and Orioles grind out 4-2 win over Red Sox

    Jim Johnson sets save record and Orioles grind out 4-2 win over Red Sox
    BOSTON — Orioles closer Jim Johnson often refers to his teammates as a bunch of grinders, a group of blue-collar players who pay little attention to individual accolades and instead focus on doing the unnoticed essentials that lead to winning....