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  • With Jim Johnson gone, who closes games for the Orioles now?

    With Jim Johnson gone, who closes games for the Orioles now?
    If you went to bed early last night, you woke up this morning to the news that the Orioles suddenly have an opening at closer. In a trade that was literally made in the 11th hour prior to Monday’s midnight tender deadline, the Orioles dealt closer...
  • Why O's pitching coach Dave Wallace's hire was a slight surprise

    Why O's pitching coach Dave Wallace's hire was a slight surprise
    I have to admit that I was a bit surprised when the Orioles named Dave Wallace their new pitching coach Tuesday. And it’s not because Wallace isn’t exceptionally qualified — he is. He has held the position for four other organizations...
  • Davis and Hunter reflect on pre-deadline deal that brought them to Baltimore

    Davis and Hunter reflect on pre-deadline deal that brought them to Baltimore
    Two years ago Tuesday, Tommy Hunter and Chris Davis received a set of phone calls in a Toronto hotel room: They were traded from the pennant-chasing Texas Rangers to the last-place Orioles in a move that would help alter the course of a franchise and...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones gets a DH day; Nate McLouth to start in center field

    Orioles' Adam Jones gets a DH day; Nate McLouth to start in center field
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter is continuing to give some of his key players days off from playing in the field. Tonight, it is Adam Jones, who will be the Orioles' designated hitter against the Astros. Nate McLouth will make his first start of the...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles' trade for Bud Norris

    What they're saying about the Orioles' trade for Bud Norris
    The Orioles sure weren't timid in their approach to this year's non-waiver trade deadline. They kicked off the unofficial trading season with their deal for Scott Feldman, grabbed Francisco Rodriguez last week and then beat the deadline by minutes with...
  • A-Rod suspension will 'guarantee' Wieters to Yankees in 2 years, Showalter says

    A-Rod suspension will 'guarantee' Wieters to Yankees in 2 years, Showalter says
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter isn't happy with some of the possible repercussions from the looming suspension of New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez. Speaking to USA Today, Showalter said he will "guarantee you" that Orioles catcher Matt Wieters...
  • Wilson Betemit to begin rehab assignment and other Orioles pregame notes

    Wilson Betemit to begin rehab assignment and other Orioles pregame notes
    Infielder Wilson Betemit (knee) will begin a rehab assignment in the Gulf Coast League on Tuesday, manager Buck Showalter said before Thursday’s game between the Orioles and Astros. He hasn’t played since suffering a Grade 2/3 tear of his...
  • Steve Pearce discusses his return to Orioles

    Steve Pearce discusses his return to Orioles
    At 3 p.m. Wednesday, Steve Pearce was in Frederick preparing to take batting practice for his third rehabilitation game with the High-A Keys. By 7 p.m., Pearce was at Camden Yards, batting ninth as the Orioles’ designated hitter in an 11-0 loss to...
  • Bud Norris gets some support in Orioles debut and beats his former team, 6-3

    Bud Norris gets some support in Orioles debut and beats his former team, 6-3
    Bud Norris' whirlwind two days came full circle on the pitcher's mound at Camden Yards on Thursday night. A day after switching clubhouses following a trade-deadline deal that abruptly placed him in the unfamiliar uniform of a contender, Norris faced his...
  • Orioles manager Buck Showalter addresses his comments on Yankees, Wieters in USA Today

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter addresses his comments on Yankees, Wieters in USA Today
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said his comments to USA Today – in which he said that allowing the Yankees to take Alex Rodriguez’s salary off their books would allow them to unfairly skirt the luxury tax, ensuring that O’s catcher...
  • Orioles pregame notes on Roberts, Hammel, Tillman and more

    Orioles pregame notes on Roberts, Hammel, Tillman and more
    Brian Roberts left the Orioles to be with his pregnant wife, Diana, at the hospital on Friday. The couple is expecting its first child. Ryan Flaherty will start at second base and bat ninth in Roberts’ place. Manager Buck Showalter said there is...
  • Davis hits his 40th homer and McLouth adds a grand slam in Orioles' 11-8 win over Mariners

    Davis hits his 40th homer and McLouth adds a grand slam in Orioles' 11-8 win over Mariners
    There's not a whole lot of mystery to this version of the Orioles. Pitch well enough and hope for the home run — because no one in the sport is better at hitting baseballs a long way. In an 11-8 slugfest victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday...