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  • 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...
  • Buck Showalter talks about Kevin Gausman, starting rotation and more

    Buck Showalter talks about Kevin Gausman, starting rotation and more
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter isn’t naming his rotation for the upcoming series on the road against the Kansas City Royals until he gets a better feel for a whole lot of variables. This much was gleaned during Showalter’s pregame media...
  • Gausman will start against the Tigers Wednesday

    Gausman will start against the Tigers Wednesday
    By Monday night, the Orioles hadn't announced their starting pitcher for this afternoon's series finale against the Detroit Tigers. Now we know why. The Orioles will recall right-handed pitching prospect Kevin Gausman to start the 12:35 p.m. game at...
  • Jonathan Schoop's brother, Sharlon, heating up in Double-A Bowie

    Jonathan Schoop's brother, Sharlon, heating up in Double-A Bowie
    Jonathan Schoop isn’t the only member of his family garnering attention in the Orioles system. His older brother, Sharlon, is batting .306 with a pair of home runs for Double-A Bowie. Schoop, 27, joined the Orioles organization last offseason...
  • 'Track record' is difference between Tommy Hunter and Jim Johnson, Buck Showalter says

    'Track record' is difference between Tommy Hunter and Jim Johnson, Buck Showalter says
    When Jim Johnson blew a save in the past two seasons, Orioles manager Buck Showalter continued to stick with him as the club’s closer because of his experience in the role. This year, though, closer Tommy Hunter’s leash seems to be a bit...
  • Kevin Gausman 'wasn't too thrilled' with his performance vs. the Tigers

    Kevin Gausman 'wasn't too thrilled' with his performance vs. the Tigers
    Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman dominated the Detroit Tigers on June 2, 2013, allowing just one run in six innings en route to a 4-2 win. On Wednesday, though, the Tigers got the best of Gausman in his first start of the season. The right-hander gave...
  • Preakness ticket sales running ahead of last year

    Preakness ticket sales running ahead of last year
    Ticket sales for Saturday's 139th Preakness are running ahead of last year, as the event's past success and star power of featured musical acts allow organizers to curtail advertising. With the spotlight on the Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome...
  • Switchfoot, Eli Young Band to play Preakness' second stage

    Switchfoot, Eli Young Band to play Preakness' second stage
    March 21 update: The Preakness InfieldFest's Jagermeister Stage will feature the San Diego rock veterans Switchfoot, country act Eli Young Band, classic rock-meets-country duo Sundy Best and the electronic dance music-leaning cover band Go Go Gadjet....
  • 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...
  • 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...