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  • Orioles notes and observations (Gonzalez's start, Lough's bunt, Wada, Hendriks)

    Orioles notes and observations (Gonzalez's start, Lough's bunt, Wada, Hendriks)
    Miguel Gonzalez gets the start tonight in Pittsburgh – his first since May 10, when he had a quality start in a no-decision against Houston. His last outing was in relief of Kevin Gausman on Wednesday. Earlier this week in Kansas City, I asked...
  • Some thoughts and observations from the Orioles beat

    Some thoughts and observations from the Orioles beat
    Let’s get the most painful part out of the way first. This offense is dreadful right now. The Orioles went 1-for-5 with runners in scoring position Thursday and are now 3-for-52 in their last 10 games, a .058 average. Want more? In their three-game...
  • Orioles' Gregg hangs on to closer's role

    Orioles' Gregg hangs on to closer's role
    A day after Kevin Gregg squandered a one-run lead in a loss to the New York Yankees, Orioles manager Buck Showalter wouldn't change his stance on the team's closer situation. He also didn't publicly endorse Gregg as his exclusive closer, even though...
  • Orioles' Wieters gets rare day off

    Orioles' Wieters gets rare day off
    If it were up to Matt Wieters, he'd catch 162 games in a season. That, of course, will never happen. "I'd like to catch them all," Wieters said with a smile, "but I don't think that is physically possible." Orioles manager Buck Showalter sat Wieters...
  • Orioles' MacPhail: Keeping Hardy made more sense than trading him

    Orioles' MacPhail: Keeping Hardy made more sense than trading him
    Orioles president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail said he received "legitimate interest" from clubs looking to upgrade at shortstop this month, but in the end he felt the Orioles should keep J.J. Hardy instead of dealing him away for prospects. In a...
  • Showalter hopes to avoid using Markakis at first again

    Showalter hopes to avoid using Markakis at first again
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter actually thought Nick Markakis looked halfway decent at first base when Baltimore's regular right fielder was asked to play there in a pinch during the team's final game against the Seattle Mariners. Showalter would prefer,...
  • Notebook: Instead of being lockdown closer, Gonzalez is mopping up

    Notebook: Instead of being lockdown closer, Gonzalez is mopping up
    When Michael Gonzalez signed a two-year, $12 million deal before the 2010 season, he envisioned entering the game in the ninth inning and closing out an Orioles' victory against a tough divisional foe. Gonzalez did that in the Orioles' victory over the...
  • Jones 'just missed the ball' on Longoria's inside-the-park home run

    Jones 'just missed the ball' on Longoria's inside-the-park home run
    The Orioles' series finale with the Tampa Bay Rays had already included a series of unusual plays when Evan Longoria came up in the eighth inning and lined a Jeremy Accardo pitch to center field. Orioles center fielder Adam Jones broke on the ball, but...
  • After 2,500th hit, Guerrero could be relegated to pinch hitter

    After 2,500th hit, Guerrero could be relegated to pinch hitter
    Orioles designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero picked up his 2,500th career hit with an RBI double Thursday afternoon against the Toronto Blue Jays. His 2,501st may come as a pinch-hitter. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he would speak to Guerrero on...
  • Coffee Companion -- 6/17: O's conquer Canada, lose Guthrie

    Coffee Companion -- 6/17: O's conquer Canada, lose Guthrie
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.  Running it back: The...
  • Orioles get good news on injury front

    Orioles get good news on injury front
    Perhaps it's just a small victory in a long season, but the Orioles left Nationals Park on Sunday without placing anyone on the disabled list. The Orioles lost two players to injury Saturday afternoon and their staff leader Thursday, but it looks like...
  • O's expect to have only one All-Star, though more are worthy

    O's expect to have only one All-Star, though more are worthy
    When the 2011 American League All-Star team is revealed Sunday afternoon, the Orioles expect one trend to continue. Even with perhaps more worthy All-Star candidates than in the past, a group that includes shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam...