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  • 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...
  • Nothing like Jim Johnson off the mound, Tommy Hunter hopes to produce like him on it

    Nothing like Jim Johnson off the mound, Tommy Hunter hopes to produce like him on it
    SARASOTA, Fla. — If there is one thing you need to know about reliever Tommy Hunter, it is that he is the interpersonal opposite of the guy the Orioles hope he replaces in the critical closer role. Jim Johnson, who last year became the first...
  • Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race

    Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race
    — As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
  • 1970-1979: Year-by-year capsules

    1970-1979: Year-by-year capsules
    1970 Record: 108-54 Place: First in American League East Postseason: Beat Cincinnati Reds in World Series (4-1) Manager: Earl Weaver Most Valuable Oriole: Boog Powell Batting leader: Frank Robinson (.306) Home run leader: Boog Powell (35) RBI...
  • 1960-1969: Year-by-year capsules

    1960-1969: Year-by-year capsules
    1960 Record: 89-65 Place: Second in American League Manager: Paul Richards Most Valuable Oriole: Brooks Robinson Batting leader: Brooks Robinson (.294) Home run leader: Ron Hansen (22) RBI leader: Jim Gentile (98) Wins leader: Chuck Estrada (18)...
  • Orioles beat the Pirates, 4-2, behind strong outing from Bud Norris

    Orioles beat the Pirates, 4-2, behind strong outing from Bud Norris
    BRADENTON, Fla. – Right-hander Bud Norris rebounded impressively from a rough outing last time out and the Orioles scratched out a few runs to beat the PittsburgPirates 4-2 on Thursday night. Norris, who is expected to pitch in the fifth slot in...
  • With Nelson Cruz in the fold, what would your Orioles batting order be?

    With Nelson Cruz in the fold, what would your Orioles batting order be?
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- In today’s Baltimore Sun, I gave a projected Orioles Opening Day lineup now that the club has added designated hitter/outfielder Nelson Cruz as a middle-of-the order bat. Here was my batting order, as it ran in the paper today:...
  • Orioles' interest in Kendrys Morales intensifying since Ubaldo Jimenez signing, source says

    Orioles' interest in Kendrys Morales intensifying since Ubaldo Jimenez signing, source says
    Since signing right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, the Orioles have intensified their interest in free agent designated hitter Kendrys Morales, according to a source. The Orioles have been linked to the switch-hitting designated hitter throughout the offseason,...
  • Orioles agree to terms with Chris Davis, Tommy Hunter, Brian Matusz and Troy Patton

    Orioles agree to terms with Chris Davis, Tommy Hunter, Brian Matusz and Troy Patton
    The Orioles signed all but one of their remaining arbitration-eligible players Friday while making slugger Chris Davis the third-highest paid member of the team by more than tripling his 2013 salary. The lone arbitration question now centers on...
  • Chris Davis loses Players' Choice awards to Cabrera

    Chris Davis loses Players' Choice awards to Cabrera
    On Tuesday evening, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will find out whether he is a finalist for the American League Most Valuable Player Award. On Monday night, he lost his first two awards battles of the offseason with Detroit Tigers third baseman and...
  • Who deserves the Hall of Fame?

    The Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2014 is being announced on Wednesday, and it is completely loaded with lots of candidates who are eligible for the first time, along with a slew of candidates who have been on the ballot previously, and one candidate,...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis named a finalist for AL MVP Award

    Orioles' Chris Davis named a finalist for AL MVP Award
    Despite his gaudy run-production numbers this past season, first baseman Chris Davis will be an underdog to become the first Orioles player to win the American League Most Valuable Player Award in more than two decades. Davis was named one of three...