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  • Yankees leaving Orioles, others in AL East far behind in spending spree

    Yankees leaving Orioles, others in AL East far behind in spending spree
    For years I’ve heard the bellyaching about how the Orioles can’t compete financially with the big boys in the American League East, specifically the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. Well, now it looks like everyone, including the Red...
  • 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' series opener against the Dodgers postponed, will be made up as part of split doubleheader Saturday

    Orioles' series opener against the Dodgers postponed, will be made up as part of split doubleheader Saturday
    The Orioles’ scheduled interleague series opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, which was postponed by rain, will be made up as part of a split-doubleheader on Saturday. Games will be at 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. After a one-hour, 48-...
  • Manny Machado hits 3-run homer, Orioles sweep doubleheader

    Manny Machado hits 3-run homer, Orioles sweep doubleheader
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter might not be a fan of doubleheaders, but he couldn't complain about the result of Saturday's split twin bill against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Camden Yards. The Orioles won both games of the doubleheader, getting a career-...
  • 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. 66 -- saves, most in the major leagues, for Orioles closer Jim Johnson since Sept. 7, 2011. With Tuesday’s win over the Toronto Blue...
  • Orioles scout Dodgers right-hander Aaron Harang

    Orioles scout Dodgers right-hander Aaron Harang
    While the Orioles aren’t actively pursuing additional starting pitching, it didn’t stop them from scouting veteran right-hander Aaron Harang in the Los Angeles Dodgers' Phoenix camp on Monday. The Dodgers’ free-spending offseason...
  • Most interesting spring storyline in NL?

    All eyes on Dodgers Mandy Housenick Morning Call The Braves' acquisitions of the Upton brothers have some people believing that's enough to bring a World Series back to Atlanta. The Nationals, anchored by their young pitching staff, could be on...
  • Andino, Orioles not stopping to look back at last year's walk-off finale

    Andino, Orioles not stopping to look back at last year's walk-off finale
    Second baseman Robert Andino and his band of upstart, red-hot, second-place Orioles swear they're facing just another tough divisional rival on the road this weekend. It's not a big deal, Andino says, that Friday will be the first time his club plays a...
  • Machado is focused on one position

    Machado is focused on one position
    With a wide smile and a hint of bravado, Manny Machado says mostly all the right things about his baseball-playing future. The Orioles' 19-year-old phenom doesn't have a timetable for when he'll make the majors, though he'd like it to be sooner rather...
  • It's time to gaze at All-Stars

    Every team has its guy — a fringe candidate it believes should be recognized as an All-Star. For the Rays, it's Kyle Farnsworth, the journeyman reliever manager Joe Maddon refuses to call his closer, even though he entered the weekend 15 of 16 in...
  • Notebook: Ortiz apologizes for role in Friday's scuffle

    Notebook: Ortiz apologizes for role in Friday's scuffle
    BOSTON — A day after four players were ejected in a benches-clearing incident that featured Kevin Gregg and David Ortiz throwing punches, the Orioles closer maintained that he had no regrets, while the Red Sox All-Star designated hitter apologized...