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  • Manny Machado's first career grand slam leads Orioles to 9-4 win over Astros

    Manny Machado's first career grand slam leads Orioles to 9-4 win over Astros
    HOUSTON -- When Nelson Cruz hopped out of the batter’s box and dropped to the ground, clutching his left hand in pain, Orioles manager Buck Showalter feared the worst. The Orioles have been wildly inconsistent over the first two months of the...
  • Nelson Cruz passes David Ortiz for lead at DH in AL All-Star voting

    Nelson Cruz passes David Ortiz for lead at DH in AL All-Star voting
    Nelson Cruz has hit eight home runs in his past 13 games, and All-Star voters have taken notice. The Orioles designated hitter has passed David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox as the top All-Star Game vote-getter at his position in the American League,...
  • In return to Texas, Nelson Cruz hits three-run HR in Orioles' 8-3 win over Rangers

    In return to Texas, Nelson Cruz hits three-run HR in Orioles' 8-3 win over Rangers
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Orioles left fielder Nelson Cruz almost didn’t take his final at-bat Tuesday night against the Texas Rangers, but he wasn’t going to give manager Buck Showalter any reason pull him with the score tied heading into the...
  • Orioles thoughts and observations on Nick Markakis' success against lefties, Don Zimmer's passing and more

    Orioles thoughts and observations on Nick Markakis' success against lefties, Don Zimmer's passing and more
    ARLINGTON, Texas – With two on and two out in the sixth inning of a tied ballgame Wednesday, the Texas Rangers went to left-hander Aaron Poreda to face left-handed hitting Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis, hoping that playing matchups would yield...
  • Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman chased from Thursday's game in second inning

    Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman chased from Thursday's game in second inning
    ARLINGTON, Texas – Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman’s early-inning struggles continued Thursday night in Texas. Tillman was chased from the game without getting an out in the second inning, with nine of the 11 batters he faced reaching...
  • Kevin Gausman shows big-time potential as Orioles beat Athletics, 6-3

    Kevin Gausman shows big-time potential as Orioles beat Athletics, 6-3
    The Orioles were forced to call on pitching prospect Kevin Gausman for a spot start Saturday night against the Oakland Athletics because of an injury to their rotation. With his honeymoon of hype over, all the hoopla that accompanied the 23-year-old's...
  • Orioles won't engage in any contract extension talks during season, Dan Duquette says

    Orioles won't engage in any contract extension talks during season, Dan Duquette says
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday he wouldn't be engaging in contract extension talks with any players during the season -- meaning the future of pending free agents J.J. Hardy, Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis will be on hold until...
  • Coffee Companion (5/13): Norris' night spoiled by blast, beanball

    Coffee Companion (5/13): Norris' night spoiled by blast, beanball
    Some might think it was overkill to have three Sun reporters at a Monday night Orioles game. Nonsense. We knew something big would happen, and when the benches emptied yesterday, we were ready. Want proof? This is the Coffee Companion, your No. 1 source...
  • After strong performance Saturday, Kevin Gausman to start again this week

    After strong performance Saturday, Kevin Gausman to start again this week
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said right-hander Kevin Gausman, who held the Oakland Athletics to one run and four hits in seven innings Saturday, earned another start with the Orioles. That likely will come Thursday against the Toronto Blue Jays at...
  • Bud Norris pitches into 8th inning, gets ejected in Orioles' 4-1 loss to Tigers

    Bud Norris pitches into 8th inning, gets ejected in Orioles' 4-1 loss to Tigers
    Bud Norris silenced the Detroit Tigers hitters early in his outing Saturday night by pitching inside effectively, but when his 113th and final pitch sailed inside and hit right fielder Torii Hunter, it wasn't received well. Tempers flared and both...
  • Orioles fall, 7-5 to Tigers on Wednesday afternoon for fourth consecutive loss

    Orioles fall, 7-5 to Tigers on Wednesday afternoon for fourth consecutive loss
    The Orioles offense received the wake-up call it needed in the fourth inning of Wednesday afternoon’s series finale when Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander threw a 94-mph fastball behind designated hitter Nelson Cruz. The pitch...
  • Zach Britton gets his first major league save in Orioles' 2-1 win over Royals

    Zach Britton gets his first major league save in Orioles' 2-1 win over Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The drama of Thursday's night game had little to do with the Kansas City Royals' impressive hard-throwing rookie Yordano Ventura or another short but solid performance from the Orioles' Wei-Yin Chen. No, this one was mostly...