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  • Near-misses, hot-hitting Red Sox foil Orioles in 4-3 series-ending loss

    Near-misses, hot-hitting Red Sox foil Orioles in 4-3 series-ending loss
    The Orioles had plenty of time to digest their 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards on Thursday night. After dropping two of three to the defending World Series champions to open the season, they lingered in the home clubhouse, waiting to...
  • Orioles' J.J. Hardy out of lineup with lower-back spasms

    Orioles' J.J. Hardy out of lineup with lower-back spasms
    DETROIT -- Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy has been dealing with "light back spasms" for the past two days and is being given Friday's game off. Hardy apparently felt the spasms most when jumping for a liner, and Orioles manager Buck Showalter did not want...
  • Norris 'champing at the bit' for first start of season for slumping O's

    Norris 'champing at the bit' for first start of season for slumping O's
    DETROIT —┬áBud Norris had to wait longer than last year to make his first of the regular season, but now that it is here, he couldn't be more psyched. "It's a little different, but we have such a good five-man rotation that as long as I get the...
  • Hardy in lineup; Flaherty rests (lineups, Alex Gonzalez starts for Tigers)

    Hardy in lineup; Flaherty rests (lineups, Alex Gonzalez starts for Tigers)
    J.J. Hardy, who sat out Friday’s game because of “light lower back spasms,” was back in the lineup Saturday, playing shortstop and hitting sixth. He said he dealt with the spasms for two days and just wanted to get themresolved. He...
  • After dropping three straight, Orioles' troubles are mounting

    After dropping three straight, Orioles' troubles are mounting
    Hey, I can be optimistic for only so long. (I'm kidding. Optimism isn't my strength). By Game 4, with the Orioles having dropped three straight and struggling on the mound and in the batter’s box, it’s worth mentioning a few of their most...
  • Orioles snap four-game losing streak with 3-1 victory over Detroit Tigers

    Orioles snap four-game losing streak with 3-1 victory over Detroit Tigers
    DETROIT -- Chris Tillman isn't going to admit it, but his progression into staff ace took another step Sunday afternoon when he outdueled the Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander and halted the Orioles' four-game losing streak. “He’s...
  • Coffee Companion (5/7): Wieters steals headlines on eve of NFL draft

    Coffee Companion (5/7): Wieters steals headlines on eve of NFL draft
    No amount of coffee will wake you up from the deep, nightmarish sleep you likely had while thinking about Matt Wieters' elbow injury. But in case that kept you up, blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion, where Monday through Friday, he recaps the...
  • Five Orioles players have multihit games in 11-4 victory over Toronto Blue Jays

    Five Orioles players have multihit games in 11-4 victory over Toronto Blue Jays
    TORONTO -- Chris Davis' power numbers so far this year haven't matched the pace of last year's 53-homer season, but on Thursday night, the Orioles' slugging first baseman still found a way to be an offensive force without the long ball. Davis drove in...
  • Orioles first baseman Chris Davis out of lineup, but says left oblique feels better

    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis out of lineup, but says left oblique feels better
    Chris Davis is out of the lineup on Saturday because of his strained left oblique, which he says has gotten much better but remains sore. He had an MRI taken on Saturday and is awaiting the results. “[It feels] better than it did yesterday,...
  • Markakis starts at 1B for third time in his career

    Markakis starts at 1B for third time in his career
    Despite making only two starts and playing three games at first base in his nine-season big league career, Nick Markakis said he enjoys playing first on occasion. "Yeah, it's a lot shorter run than it is in the outfield," joked Markakis, who has...
  • How the Orioles will handle Chris Davis' absence

    How the Orioles will handle Chris Davis' absence
    Some thoughts on manager Buck Showalter’s announcement Saturday night that Chris Davis is heading to the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain: -- Davis is a tough guy. He plays through injuries. He’s in tremendous shape. But the...
  • After nearly a month, Orioles have mixed reviews for baseball's new replay system

    After nearly a month, Orioles have mixed reviews for baseball's new replay system
    When Orioles left fielder Nelson Cruz ran through first base on a close play April 19 at Fenway Park and was called out by first base umpire Ted Barrett, it sparked a chain of events that has become common in the major leagues this season. After...