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  • Zach Britton gets his first major league save in Orioles' 2-1 win over Royals

    Zach Britton gets his first major league save in Orioles' 2-1 win over Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The drama of Thursday's night game had little to do with the Kansas City Royals' impressive hard-throwing rookie Yordano Ventura or another short but solid performance from the Orioles' Wei-Yin Chen. No, this one was mostly...
  • Matt Wieters back in Orioles lineup at DH, Chris Davis nears game action and more

    Matt Wieters back in Orioles lineup at DH, Chris Davis nears game action and more
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — After missing Wednesday night's game, Matt Wieters returned to the Orioles' starting lineup Thursday as the designated hitter against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Because Wieters is unavailable to catch and...
  • How much can we read into Zach Britton's first Orioles save? Plenty.

    How much can we read into Zach Britton's first Orioles save? Plenty.
    OK, let’s start with the official comments. Buck Showalter said after Thursday's 2-1 win versus the Kansas City Royals that using left-hander Zach Britton in the ninth inning instead of previous closer Tommy Hunter — or anyone else, for that...
  • Reliever Brad Brach says he's 'more comfortable' in second stint with Orioles

    Reliever Brad Brach says he's 'more comfortable' in second stint with Orioles
    KANSAS CITY, MO — Although he had been in the majors for parts of the past three seasons with the San Diego Padres, right-handed reliever Brad Brach admits he may have been a little jittery when he made his Orioles debut May 3. He allowed three...
  • Chris Tillman pitches first career shutout in Orioles' 4-0 win over Royals

    Chris Tillman pitches first career shutout in Orioles' 4-0 win over Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman isn't going to show a lot of emotion and he's never going to crow about a personal achievement. That's just not the style of the easygoing Southern Californian. But after he fell two outs short...
  • How the Orioles fared through 40 games in seasons they made the playoffs

    How the Orioles fared through 40 games in seasons they made the playoffs
    The Orioles play the Kansas City Royals in their 41st game of the season tonight at Kauffman Stadium. Orioles right-hander Bud Norris is scheduled to pitch against Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, and first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. How does this year's...
  • Some thoughts and observations from the Orioles' 4-0 win over Kansas City

    Some thoughts and observations from the Orioles' 4-0 win over Kansas City
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chris Tillman’s four-seam fastball was in the 87-to-91-mph range Friday night, certainly not what it can be or what it has been in the past. In some instances, it would be a cause for alarm. But he commanded it on both...
  • With Buck Showalter away from team, John Russell manages for a day

    With Buck Showalter away from team, John Russell manages for a day
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Because manager Buck Showalter was in Texas on Saturday to witness his daughter’s graduation from law school, bench coach John Russell took over the team for a day. Russell said he spoke with Showalter at length Friday night...
  • Orioles load the bases in the ninth, can't score in 1-0 loss to Royals

    Orioles load the bases in the ninth, can't score in 1-0 loss to Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the majority of this young season, the Orioles' vaunted offense — which led the major leagues in home runs last year and then added slugger Nelson Cruz this offseason — has failed to live up to its advanced billing....
  • Orioles notes and observations from 1-0 loss to Kansas City Royals

    Orioles notes and observations from 1-0 loss to Kansas City Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — We’ve been talking — and writing — about how concerning the Orioles’ ballyhooed offense has been for most of this season. Saturday night’s 1-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals and left-hander Danny...
  • Dylan Bundy could hit 'another level' Tuesday, Buck Showalter says

    Dylan Bundy could hit 'another level' Tuesday, Buck Showalter says
    Despite top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy being scheduled for just one inning Tuesday in extended spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he'd "be surprised if you don't see another level gone to by him in that game. Just because the juices...
  • Orioles fail to convert chances in 8-6 loss to Kansas City Royals on Sunday

    Orioles fail to convert chances in 8-6 loss to Kansas City Royals on Sunday
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The first seven weeks of the Orioles’ season has been defined, maybe more than anything, by the club’s inability to get on a roll offensively and on the mound simultaneously. This weekend at Kauffman Stadium was Exhibit A...