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  • Orioles' Chris Davis picked as team's nominee for Hank Aaron Award

    Orioles' Chris Davis picked as team's nominee for Hank Aaron Award
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has been named the club's nominee for the annual Hank Aaron Award. Davis, who led the major leagues with a franchise-record 53 home runs and also led the majors with 138 RBIs and 96 extra-base hits, is one of 30...
  • Defense is big reason for Orioles' success in 2013

    Defense is big reason for Orioles' success in 2013
    The thing the Orioles have done most consistently this season, even more so than their repeated outbursts at the plate, has been playing exceptional defense, whether it has been Manny Machado scooping up slow rollers at third base, Matt Wieters throwing...
  • Notebook: Nate McLouth boosts Orioles with speed at top of lineup

    Notebook: Nate McLouth boosts Orioles with speed at top of lineup
    Relievers usually don't throw regular side sessions because they're on call daily, but Patton said he wanted to start after struggling with command of his fastball. In the eighth inning of Thursday night's win over the Washington Nationals, Nate McLouth...
  • Orioles continue to be postseason underdogs

    Orioles continue to be postseason underdogs
    Our columnist Peter Schmuck wrote today that the Orioles continue to defy the odds -- literally. Oddmakers, most of whom predicted the Orioles to be one of the worst teams in baseball, continue to see the O's as a playoff longshot. According to offshore...
  • Taking a look at Adam Jones' recent history of late-inning go-ahead homers

    Taking a look at Adam Jones' recent history of late-inning go-ahead homers
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones’ dramatic two-run homer off Mariano Rivera on Sunday afternoon, giving the O’s a much-needed 2-1 win to salvage a win in this weekend's series at Yankee Stadium, was his fifth homer in the ninth inning or...
  • Wieters' bat hot since the All-Star break

    Wieters' bat hot since the All-Star break
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Matt Wieters' bat has sizzled coming out of the All-Star break, but the Orioles' catcher said he doesn't think the four days of rest over the break has anything to do with it. Since the break, Wieters was 10-for-21 with four...
  • Royals score winning run in the ninth to beat the Orioles 4-3

    Royals score winning run in the ninth to beat the Orioles 4-3
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When the Orioles scraped across a run in the eighth inning to take a two-run lead on the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, it seemed like it would be enough to ensure a win, especially given the way left-hander Wei-Yin Chen...
  • Friday (early) morning Orioles thoughts and observations

    Friday (early) morning Orioles thoughts and observations
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Orioles couldn’t wait to get home after their 7-1 loss to the Royals on Thursday night. And this morning, neither can I as I sit in the Kansas City International Airport airport terminal at 4:30 a.m. I see that a lot...
  • Orioles end road trip with three straight losses to the Royals

    Orioles end road trip with three straight losses to the Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. –- As promising as the Orioles’ seven-game road trip to Texas and Kansas City was through their first four games, this was not the way they wanted it to end. After winning the first four games, including a three-game sweep...
  • Dan Duquette feels the Orioles have the means for a trade, if the price is right

    Dan Duquette feels the Orioles have the means for a trade, if the price is right
    For the better part of this month, the Orioles have stayed under the national radar in their pursuit of roster improvement for the second half. They made pre-emptive strikes, adding starting pitcher Scott Feldman and reliever Francisco Rodriguez while...
  • Experts optimistic Dennis Pitta can return from hip injury next season

    Experts optimistic Dennis Pitta can return from hip injury next season
    The right hip fracture and dislocation Dennis Pitta suffered Saturday is an extremely rare injury for an NFL player and will force the standout Ravens tight end to miss the entire 2013-14 season. But it shouldn't jeopardize his career, according to...
  • A year after his call-up, Manny Machado is still growing as a player

    A year after his call-up, Manny Machado is still growing as a player
    SAN FRANCISCO — When Manny Machado steps in for his first at-bat Friday night against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park, it will mark the one-year anniversary of his major league debut. It may seem like Machado has been in an Orioles uniform...