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Michael Gonzalez

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  • Early exit for Matusz in Orioles' 9-6 loss to Rays

    Early exit for Matusz in Orioles' 9-6 loss to Rays
    Third baseman Mark Reynolds made two errors -- both leading to Tampa Bay Rays runs -- and center fielder Adam Jones played Evan Longoria's tailing liner into a two-run, inside-the-park home run. The Rays got absolutely no resistance in stealing four...
  • Orioles open Nationals series with a dud

    Orioles open Nationals series with a dud
    There have been plenty of times this season when it would have been easy to sum up another Orioles loss by looking at just one play or one statistic. But not Friday night, not when there was so much bad baseball to choose from, not when the Orioles all...
  • Orioles' offense breaks out in 8-3 win over Pirates

    Orioles' offense breaks out in 8-3 win over Pirates
    For weeks, they promised that an offensive outburst like this one was coming. Even as the scoring opportunities vanished amid ill-timed strikeouts and double-play balls, the Orioles maintained that they were a good offensive club and it was only a...
  • Orioles' Davis gets another shot at second

    Orioles' Davis gets another shot at second
    In his major league debut Wednesday, Orioles infielder Blake Davis played second base for the first time this year and made a key error that allowed the Pittsburgh Pirates to score the eventual game-winner. Orioles manager Buck Showalter made sure...
  • No replacement for Matusz in rotation named yet

    No replacement for Matusz in rotation named yet
    A day after optioning Brian Matusz to Triple-A Norfolk, Orioles manager Buck Showalter acknowledged that the replacement for the struggling left-hander in the rotation may not be decided until after this weekend. Assuming that everything goes as...
  • Showalter one of many Orioles with ties to Rangers

    Showalter one of many Orioles with ties to Rangers
    Just about a year ago, when the Orioles were in town to play the Texas Rangers in the series prior to the All-Star Break, Buck Showalter was contemplating whether he should return to the game as Orioles manager. He even had a clandestine meeting near...
  • Guthrie, Orioles' bullpen rocked as Rangers complete sweep

    Guthrie, Orioles' bullpen rocked as Rangers complete sweep
    If the Orioles are looking for a bright side to their three-game pummeling by the Texas Rangers, it's this: They don't have to come back here this season. That likely won't make a long flight to Boston -- and four more games in never-friendly Fenway Park...
  • Q&A with Rob Neyer: Showalter will get Orioles to 82 wins

    Q&A with Rob Neyer: Showalter will get Orioles to 82 wins
    Nationally-known baseball blogger and numbers geek Rob Neyer joined SB Nation as its national baseball editor on Feb. 1 after 15 years at ESPN. He took time out of his busy schedule at his new gig to chat with me Wednesday about the 2011 Orioles, and I...
  • Orioles limp into All-Star break on 7-game losing streak

    Orioles limp into All-Star break on 7-game losing streak
    The Orioles quietly packed their belongings late Sunday afternoon and dispersed to various parts of the country, carrying more baggage into the All-Star break than they could have possibly imagined. After an ejection-marred 8-6 loss to the Boston Red...
  • Orioles' Guthrie, Showalter criticize umpiring in Red Sox series

    Orioles' Guthrie, Showalter criticize umpiring in Red Sox series
    A contentious four-game series with the Boston Red Sox ended Sunday with four more ejections, Michael Gonzalez's not denying that he threw a purpose pitch behind David Ortiz, and Buck Showalter and Jeremy Guthrie criticizing the umpiring crew. "I've said...
  • So yeah, the 2011 Orioles haven't hit rock bottom yet

    So yeah, the 2011 Orioles haven't hit rock bottom yet
    Ten days ago, I asked on the blog if the 2011 Orioles season could get any worse. Nine losses, 75 runs allowed and one demotion of Zach Britton later, the answer is a resounding yes -- a Marv Albert-type yes. This weekend’s four-game sweep at the...
  • Orioles displeased with suspensions stemming from Red Sox series

    Orioles displeased with suspensions stemming from Red Sox series
    The Orioles were already a little angry about the way they were treated in Boston, and that fire has been flamed by Major League Baseball's ruling Thursday to suspend two Orioles players and manager Buck Showalter and only one Red Sox player, slugger...