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  • 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...
  • Matt Wieters back in Orioles lineup at DH, Chris Davis nears game action and more

    Matt Wieters back in Orioles lineup at DH, Chris Davis nears game action and more
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — After missing Wednesday night's game, Matt Wieters returned to the Orioles' starting lineup Thursday as the designated hitter against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Because Wieters is unavailable to catch and...
  • Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph enjoying his moment in the majors

    Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph enjoying his moment in the majors
    Fill-in catcher Caleb Joseph, who started two games against the Tampa Bay Rays last week after coming up to spell Wieters, said the fact that he is now, at least for the moment, a major league player is just starting to sink in. “It took a while,...
  • Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen records second seven-inning quality start in last three outings

    Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen records second seven-inning quality start in last three outings
    For the second time in his last three starts, Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen gave his team a quality start of seven innings. It's no secret that the Orioles starting rotation has struggled to go deep into games, forcing the bullpen into action early....
  • Slow start dooms Chris Tillman in Orioles' 5-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Sunday

    Slow start dooms Chris Tillman in Orioles' 5-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Sunday
    Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman isn’t sure why it is happening, but he knows he needs to be better early in games if he’s going to continue his ascent as a major league starter. On Sunday, in the Orioles’ 5-2 loss to the Houston...
  • Major league veterans Quintin Berry, Alexi Casilla heating up in Triple-A Norfolk

    Major league veterans Quintin Berry, Alexi Casilla heating up in Triple-A Norfolk
    A pair of former major leaguers are heating up this month for Triple-A Norfolk, adding to a list of veteran position players who are vying for a call-up should the Orioles have a need. Outfielder Quintin Berry and infielder Alexi Casilla are both...
  • Orioles notes on Preston Guilmet, Steve Clevenger and more

    Orioles notes on Preston Guilmet, Steve Clevenger and more
    Even though Preston Guilmet has been primarily a one-inning pitcher at Triple-A Norfolk this season, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he believes the right-hander can provide the club with the long reliever it needs. Three of Guilmet’s 13...
  • 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...
  • Oblique injuries like the one Chris Davis suffered can be serious

    Oblique injuries like the one Chris Davis suffered can be serious
    When the phrases “oblique strain” and “baseball player” are intertwined, it’s usually cringe-worthy. Rarely is it ever good news. An oblique strain, depending on its severity, can sideline a player more than a month. It...
  • Orioles first baseman Chris Davis out of lineup, but says left oblique feels better

    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis out of lineup, but says left oblique feels better
    Chris Davis is out of the lineup on Saturday because of his strained left oblique, which he says has gotten much better but remains sore. He had an MRI taken on Saturday and is awaiting the results. “[It feels] better than it did yesterday,...