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  • As Buck Showalter's right-hand man, John Russell helps Orioles in many ways

    As Buck Showalter's right-hand man, John Russell helps Orioles in many ways
    Orioles bench coach John Russell stands on the top dugout step, elbows resting on the padded railing in front of him. The tanned, rugged face of an eternal boy of summer is expressionless. His calculating eyes are masked by a pair of reflector sunglasses....
  • Despite past success with bat, Zach Britton unlikely to pinch-hit vs. Pirates

    Despite past success with bat, Zach Britton unlikely to pinch-hit vs. Pirates
    PITTSBURGH — When the Orioles began to prepare for interleague play in National League ballparks, they had relief pitcher Zach Britton take batting practice with the starters. Britton handled the bat well in limited action in 2011, and the club...
  • Orioles hitters need to be more patient to break out of offensive funk

    Orioles hitters need to be more patient to break out of offensive funk
    It's easy enough to look back at the way the Orioles have scored runs the past few weeks and conclude that their once-feared offensive attack has been in crisis, but the problem is a little more complicated than that. What they really have been...
  • Chris Davis hits three HRs as Orioles crush Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-2, on Tuesday

    Chris Davis hits three HRs as Orioles crush Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-2, on Tuesday
    PITTSBURGH -- Before Orioles slugger Chris Davis left for PNC Park on Tuesday, he made a proclamation to his wife. Davis was giving himself a mulligan for the first seven weeks of the season. “I told Jill, I’m just going to start over. I&...
  • On his 28th birthday, Orioles catcher Matt Wieters still waiting to test elbow

    On his 28th birthday, Orioles catcher Matt Wieters still waiting to test elbow
    PITTSBURGH -- Catcher Matt Wieters celebrated his 28th birthday Wednesday on the road with his team. But Wieters is still waiting out the stiffness in his right elbow, and he remains unsure about when he'll be able to test it by throwing. Initially,...
  • Orioles acquire veteran catcher Nick Hundley in trade with Padres for left-hander Troy Patton

    Orioles acquire veteran catcher Nick Hundley in trade with Padres for left-hander Troy Patton
    The Orioles have acquired veteran catcher Nick Hundley from the San Diego Padres, along with cash, in exchange for left-handed reliever Troy Patton, the club announced before Saturday’s game. The club also recalled infielder Steve Lombardozzi,...
  • Orioles escape bases-loaded jam in ninth for 5-3 win over Tampa Bay Rays

    Orioles escape bases-loaded jam in ninth for 5-3 win over Tampa Bay Rays
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- After an opening five weeks to the season that included rain delays, irregular start times and early-morning flights, the Orioles were looking forward to playing three night games with no risk of weather delays under the roof of...
  • 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...
  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters speaks about visit to Dr. James Andrews

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters speaks about visit to Dr. James Andrews
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Orioles catcher Matt Wieters arrived from his appointment with Dr. James Andrews before the game Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Wieters was happy with the results of the visit. A source said earlier Wednesday that...
  • Matt Wieters won't need surgery on right elbow

    Matt Wieters won't need surgery on right elbow
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Orioles received good news Wednesday when renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews recommended that catcher Matt Wieters rest his sore right elbow instead of undergoing surgery. For now, Wieters will not catch in order to rest...
  • Coffee Companion (5/8): Wieters spared surgery as draft day arrives

    Coffee Companion (5/8): Wieters spared surgery as draft day arrives
    The Ravens likely won't pick until late this evening in the NFL draft. Given the team's penchant for trading back, it could be an even later night. So maybe it's best to wait until the evening to brew up something strong and read this Coffee Companion,...
  • Henry Urrutia to undergo sports hernia surgery and other pregame notes on Davis and Wieters

    Henry Urrutia to undergo sports hernia surgery and other pregame notes on Davis and Wieters
    Orioles outfield prospect Henry Urrutia will undergo sports hernia surgery on Tuesday and is expected to miss six to eight weeks. He will have the procedure in Philadelphia and it will be performed by Dr. William Meyers. Urrutia hasn’t been in...