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  • Chris Davis headed to disabled list with strained left oblique

    Chris Davis headed to disabled list with strained left oblique
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is headed to the 15-day disabled list after an MRI on Saturday showed his left oblique strain was worse than anticipated. Davis, who was pulled from Friday’s game before the fifth inning, said Saturday afternoon...
  • How the Orioles will handle Chris Davis' absence

    How the Orioles will handle Chris Davis' absence
    Some thoughts on manager Buck Showalter’s announcement Saturday night that Chris Davis is heading to the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain: -- Davis is a tough guy. He plays through injuries. He’s in tremendous shape. But the...
  • After Chen's strong start, Orioles score in bottom of 10th to beat Royals, 3-2

    After Chen's strong start, Orioles score in bottom of 10th to beat Royals, 3-2
    The Orioles don’t necessarily need an explosive offensive effort every night if they can get the kind of solid starting pitching performance they received Saturday evening from Wei-Yin Chen. They just need to make sure they get some offense...
  • Orioles only manage five hits as Royals cruise to 9-3 win in series finale

    Orioles only manage five hits as Royals cruise to 9-3 win in series finale
    The typically sound Orioles defense didn't help starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez on Sunday afternoon against the Kansas City Royals at Camden Yards. Center fielder Adam Jones dropped a fly ball on the first play of the game that led to an unearned run,...
  • Orioles re-sign Steve Pearce to major league deal

    Orioles re-sign Steve Pearce to major league deal
    First baseman-outfielder Steve Pearce was claimed on unconditional release waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, according to an industry source, but he rejected the claim, became a free agent and re-signed with the Orioles. Pearce now will re-...
  • Back with the Orioles, Steve Pearce to fill hole at first base

    Back with the Orioles, Steve Pearce to fill hole at first base
    Orioles first baseman-outfielder Steve Pearce hasn’t had a normal career trajectory. In 2012, he was in four different organizations in one year and was acquired two different times that season by both the Orioles and the New York Yankees. But...
  • Matt Wieters delivers late with sweep-clinching homer as Orioles edge Pirates, 6-5, in 10 innings

    Matt Wieters delivers late with sweep-clinching homer as Orioles edge Pirates, 6-5, in 10 innings
    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado received a standing ovation upon his season debut Thursday night at Camden Yards, but it was the team’s veteran stars who brought them back from a 4-0 deficit for a 6-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Catcher...
  • Orioles create 40-man roster spot by outrighting infielder David Adams to Double-A Bowie

    Orioles create 40-man roster spot by outrighting infielder David Adams to Double-A Bowie
    MINNEAPOLIS – The Orioles opened a 40-man roster spot Sunday when they outrighted infielder David Adams to Double-A Bowie. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the move wasn’t related to another pending transaction, but he said the...
  • Chris Tillman is sniffing around ace status (and other Orioles observations)

    Chris Tillman is sniffing around ace status (and other Orioles observations)
    There probably have been five times in the past 20 months or so that I've written a game story about Chris Tillman's continued emergence/maturation as a pitcher. Several times I've written about whether he is – or is at least on his way to...
  • Orioles clearly can't deal with prosperity

    Orioles clearly can't deal with prosperity
    If you just look at the 9-3¬†final score from the Orioles' loss Tuesday night in Toronto, you’d never know that the club is riding a strange wave of reversible momentum. They had a 5-0 lead Sunday night at Fenway Park and ushered the Boston Red Sox...
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy feeling better, but still out of starting lineup with back spasms

    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy feeling better, but still out of starting lineup with back spasms
    NEW YORK – Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (back spasms) missed his second straight game Monday afternoon and is considered day-to-day, but the club's Gold Glove shortstop said he was feeling better after his first round of treatment. “It's...
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy nearing return to starting lineup

    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy nearing return to starting lineup
    NEW YORK – J.J. Hardy is out of the starting lineup for the third straight game, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter indicated that the shortstop is close to returning from nagging back spasms. Showalter said that Hardy could be an option off the...