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  • 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...
  • With another Orioles season derailed, focus again shifts to future

    With another Orioles season derailed, focus again shifts to future
    They entered the All-Star break last year with an interim manager, 27 games out of first place in the American League East and with a 29-59 record that had them on pace for a franchise-worst 109 losses. Yet the circumstances surrounding the current...
  • Uncertainty clouds Simon situation as Orioles pitcher prepares to travel to Dominican

    Uncertainty clouds Simon situation as Orioles pitcher prepares to travel to Dominican
    What's certain is that Orioles right-hander Alfredo Simon is scheduled to start against the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night before heading to his native Dominican Republic on Sunday. What's uncertain is what comes next for Simon. The team hopes...
  • Coffee Companion -- 5/4

    Coffee Companion -- 5/4
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some 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:...
  • Orioles starters are putting their bullpen counterparts in jeopardy

    Orioles starters are putting their bullpen counterparts in jeopardy
    It has been more than two weeks since an Orioles starter went seven innings. It last happened on June 10 when Jake Arrieta managed to keep his pitch count down long enough to hand the ball over to the bullpen before the eighth inning, and it was the...
  • Matusz rocked in O's 9-6 loss to Cardinals, demoted

    Matusz rocked in O's 9-6 loss to Cardinals, demoted
    After turning in one of the worst statistical outings of his professional career in a 9-6 loss Thursday night to the St. Louis Cardinals, struggling left-hander Brian Matusz was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk, putting to bed a nightmarish June for the...
  • Simon stymies Royals as Orioles win, 8-2

    Simon stymies Royals as Orioles win, 8-2
    As the Orioles' rotation continues to crumble and the front office scrambles for replacements, perhaps it is fitting that one of the club's only reliable options is a player who many thought wouldn't throw a pitch in 2011. Alfredo Simon, who spent two...
  • How the 2012 Orioles' start matches up to other teams in franchise history

    How the 2012 Orioles' start matches up to other teams in franchise history
    In 59 seasons in Baltimore, the Orioles have started with 19 wins or more in their first 28 games only six times -- 1969, 1970, 1992, 1997, 2005 and, now, 2012. The Orioles ran their current winning streak to five games following Sunday's 17-inning...
  • Orioles notebook: Arrieta likely shut down for season

    Orioles notebook: Arrieta likely shut down for season
    Jake Arrieta, the Orioles' leader in wins, has decided to have his right elbow examined in California next week and will be shut down for at least a start and likely the rest of the season. Arrieta, 25, has been dealing with a fibrous mass in his right...
  • Coffee Companion (8/3): Orioles win, but bad news for Arrieta

    Coffee Companion (8/3): Orioles win, but bad news for Arrieta
    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: Jake...
  • Guthrie's start falls apart in 7th in Orioles' 6-2 loss

    Guthrie's start falls apart in 7th in Orioles' 6-2 loss
    On one pitch, Jeremy Guthrie's outing against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night quickly morphed from unlucky to unsuccessful. Despite trailing by a run, Guthrie took a quality start into the bottom of the seventh, when Billy Butler crushed a...
  • Orioles pregame: Showalter absent from pregame

    The Orioles are here at Kauffman Stadium to open this quick two-game series against the Royals, but as of the beginning of batting practice today, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was not. As of 5:40 local time, when the Orioles were taking batting...