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  • Morning thoughts on Jimenez, Joseph, Hardy, Flaherty and Lough

    Morning thoughts on Jimenez, Joseph, Hardy, Flaherty and Lough
    The Orioles tried to give Ubaldo Jimenez some work in a pressure-free situation Sunday afternoon, allowing the struggling right-hander to work the ninth inning with a seven-run lead. But Jimenez would last just five batters after loading the bases and...
  • Orioles add outfielder Alejandro De Aza to roster for Sunday's game, other notes

    Orioles add outfielder Alejandro De Aza to roster for Sunday's game, other notes
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter had hoped to get trade acquisition Alejandro De Aza into the starting lineup Sunday, especially since he had previous success against Minnesota Twins starter Ricky Nolasco. But De Aza, who is 3-for-9 with two home runs...
  • Ryan Webb, Joe Saunders likely to join Orioles on Monday as rosters expand

    Ryan Webb, Joe Saunders likely to join Orioles on Monday as rosters expand
    The Orioles will make a number of moves when rosters expand Monday, including recalling at least two pitchers from Triple-A Norfolk. The club is expected to add right-hander Ryan Webb and left-hander Joe Saunders from the Tides to give the team...
  • Getting help from old and new sources, Orioles hold on for 3-2 win over Minnesota

    Getting help from old and new sources, Orioles hold on for 3-2 win over Minnesota
    During this first-place run, Orioles manager Buck Showalter is continually asked about the resiliency of his club, primarily the way it has been able to bounce back after absorbing injuries to key players. And he usually delivers the same answer: The...
  • Analyzing the Orioles' two trades Saturday

    Analyzing the Orioles' two trades Saturday
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette mentioned several times this month that he would like to bolster his bench depth, especially from the left side of the plate. Well, in a matter of four days, he added four left-handed hitters to the roster. No...
  • Struggling Chris Davis comes through in grand fashion for Orioles in 9-1 win over Twins

    Struggling Chris Davis comes through in grand fashion for Orioles in 9-1 win over Twins
    While Chris Davis’ season has been a struggle at the plate, there’s no question the Orioles first baseman still can change a game with one swing of his bat. Davis is hitting just .189 this season, but regardless of his place in the club's...
  • Twins manager Ron Gardenhire: 'I agree with Buck Showalter' on replay misruling

    Twins manager Ron Gardenhire: 'I agree with Buck Showalter' on replay misruling
    During his pregame press conferences, Orioles manager Buck Showalter often shares his random baseball thought of the day about how something in the game could be changed or improved. Many times this year, it’s been the same concept, but prompted...
  • Orioles' Steve Pearce 'not all that concerned' about right abdominal strain

    Orioles' Steve Pearce 'not all that concerned' about right abdominal strain
    First baseman Steve Pearce said the right abdominal strain that forced him out before the fourth inning of Friday's 9-1 win over the Minnesota Twins was more uncomfortable than painful, and he hopes he won't have a lengthy absence from the Orioles'...
  • Orioles have had preliminary extension talks with Nelson Cruz

    Orioles have had preliminary extension talks with Nelson Cruz
    While Nelson Cruz has previously made it clear that he would like to make Baltimore his long-term home, Cruz said for the first time Friday that he and the Orioles have had preliminary discussions about keeping him in an Orioles uniform beyond 2014. The...
  • Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce leaves game with right abdominal strain

    Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce leaves game with right abdominal strain
    Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce left Friday’s game against the Minnesota Twins before the top of the fourth inning with a right abdominal strain. Pearce has been one of the Orioles’ hottest hitters, becoming a regular starter with the...
  • In procedural move, Orioles option Kevin Gausman to GCL after Wednesday's loss

    In procedural move, Orioles option Kevin Gausman to GCL after Wednesday's loss
    Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman was optioned to the club's Rookie-level Gulf Coast League team after Wednesday night's 3-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Camden Yards. A corresponding move will be made before Thursday's series finale. Gausman...
  • Orioles struggle offensively in 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night

    Orioles struggle offensively in 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night
    Just about every time the Tampa Bay Rays have been mentioned to Buck Showalter in the past month, he can't help but talk about Drew Smyly, the left-handed starter the Rays received from the Detroit Tigers in last month's blockbuster deal that included...