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  • A negative run differential and the Orioles' playoff chances

    A negative run differential and the Orioles' playoff chances
    One of the biggest mysteries involving the Orioles’ success this season is how they can be 18 games over .500 and yet have been outscored by 21 runs this year. The easy answer is that they have won 27 games by one run and 22 more by two runs. And...
  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 19)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 19)
    [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 Orioles beat Mariners, 4-2, in 18-inning marathon Duquette...
  • Baltimore Highlands: New leaders for Baltimore Highlands American Legion Post

    The August J. Raveio American Legion Post 195 installed new officers for 2012-13. They are Joseph Phillips, commander; Joseph Miller, adjutant; Noah Crum, judge advocate; Howard Cooke, finance officer; Ben Olson, assistant finance officer; William Byrd,...
  • O's notes: Bergesen could be a short-term solution in long relief

    O's notes: Bergesen could be a short-term solution in long relief
    MINNEAPOLIS — Brad Bergesen received the phone call right as he began dozing off around 12:30 Tuesday morning. That's when Triple-A Norfolk manager Ron Johnson phoned to tell the right-hander to come pick up his bag for an early-morning flight to...
  • Orioles receive fourth pick in Competitive Balance Lottery

    Orioles receive fourth pick in Competitive Balance Lottery
    The Orioles received the fourth pick in Wednesday's first Competitive Balance Lottery, a new initiative from the latest collective bargaining agreement aimed at helping small-market and small-revenue franchises. The Orioles were one of 13 teams...
  • Orioles pregame: Manny Machado makes second straight start at third, Betemit starting at first

    Orioles pregame: Manny Machado makes second straight start at third, Betemit starting at first
    Manny Machado is getting his second straight start at third base tonight against the Royals, hitting eighth in the Orioles lineup. Initially it appeared that Machado would get most of his at bats against left-handed pitching, but he's agains starting...
  • Notes: Showalter optimistic that Tillman and Britton can help the Orioles

    Notes: Showalter optimistic that Tillman and Britton can help the Orioles
    MINNEAPOLIS — Despite watching a pair of head-shaking starts from Chris Tillman and Zach Britton the past two nights, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he's confident the 24-year-old pitchers can contribute at the major league level now. "It's...
  • After long delay, Chris Tillman falls behind early and O's lose, 7-3

    After long delay, Chris Tillman falls behind early and O's lose, 7-3
    As the skies opened and relented several times Saturday night at Camden Yards, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman waited through a three-hour, nine-minute rain delay. He sat at his locker but tried not to stay idle too long so he wouldn't tighten up....
  • Baseball's circle of life: Sanchez/Guthrie edition

    Baseball's circle of life: Sanchez/Guthrie edition
    OK, so in late October, the San Francisco Giants were shopping lefty Jonathan Sanchez and contacted the Orioles. At the time, the Orioles were without a GM, so nothing materialized between the clubs. And in early November the Giants dealt Sanchez to...
  • Loss to Royals on Saturday was all too familiar

    Loss to Royals on Saturday was all too familiar
    The Orioles’ 7-3 loss to the Kansas City Royalson Saturday night was a necessary reminder of why the franchise hasn’t made the playoffs in 15 years: It drops games it should win. The O’s are 61-53. They’re just a half game...
  • The Sun Remembers: July 22-28

    The Sun Remembers: July 22-28
    July 27, 2003: On an overcast day in Cooperstown, N.Y., former Orioles slugger Eddie Murray is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame and gives a heartfelt speech to the crowd of 18,000. "I had a dream as a kid, and I actually lived that dream," says...
  • The Sun remembers: Aug. 12-18

    The Sun remembers: Aug. 12-18
    Aug. 14, 1998: Orioles catcher Chris Hoiles hits two home runs with the bases loaded in a 15-3 romp over the Indians in Cleveland. "My biggest asset is when I have a stick in my hands," says Hoiles, only the ninth player [and first catcher] to slug two...