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  • Orioles begin road trip with 5-4 loss to Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night

    Orioles begin road trip with 5-4 loss to Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter preached that the key to his team remaining competitive in the American League East was going to be getting consistent starting pitching. And while the Orioles rotation isn't...
  • 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...
  • Nobody asked me but ... on Dance, Waters, homeless camp

    Nobody asked me but ... on Dance, Waters, homeless camp
    Nobody asked me, but ... it's hard to believe that Dallas Dance, the Baltimore County school superintendent, could take a consulting job with a company that does business with the school system he runs and not see that as a problem. He says he "didn't...
  • Orioles thoughts: Beating the Blue Jays, Nick Markakis, Kevin Gausman and AC/DC

    Orioles thoughts: Beating the Blue Jays, Nick Markakis, Kevin Gausman and AC/DC
    I realize that it is almost comical to be checking the American League East standings right now. It’s mid-June. These teams, with the exception of the surprisingly bad Tampa Bay Rays, are bunched up. And they will play each other so many more...
  • 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,...
  • Scouting director Gary Rajsich thinks Orioles 'hit the jackpot' with top 3 picks

    Scouting director Gary Rajsich thinks Orioles 'hit the jackpot' with top 3 picks
    The Orioles were without first- and second-round draft picks this year, but that didn't stop Gary Rajsich, the club's director of scouting, from being excited about his new crop of players, including the three pitchers he introduced to the media and...
  • With two hits, Nick Markakis passes Brian Roberts on Orioles' all-time hit list

    With two hits, Nick Markakis passes Brian Roberts on Orioles' all-time hit list
    When you play nine seasons with one club, and you are a career .293 hitter, eventually you are going to start moving up the organization’s all-time lists. With a single in the first inning and a double in the seventh Thursday, right fielder Nick...
  • Kevin Gausman pitches well again as Orioles top Blue Jays, 4-2, on Thursday

    Kevin Gausman pitches well again as Orioles top Blue Jays, 4-2, on Thursday
    Whether Kevin Gausman's strong start Thursday night, in which he shut down a Toronto Blue Jays team with one of the most dangerous lineups in baseball, solidified him a place in the Orioles starting rotation remains to be seen. But he has made it...
  • Coffee Companion (6/13): Gausman shines again as Orioles stay hot

    Coffee Companion (6/13): Gausman shines again as Orioles stay hot
    Lost in all the sports commotion this weekend is the U.S. Open, at which a wet course this morning is allowing players to score early. I hope it's like that at Pine Ridge today. Either way, here is the Coffee Companion, where every weekday morning, we...
  • It's a different team, but the Orioles are starting to resemble the 2012 squad

    It's a different team, but the Orioles are starting to resemble the 2012 squad
    This isn’t the same Orioles team that went to the playoffs in 2012, but there is some resemblance between this year's squad and that one. The Orioles improved to 16-11 this season in games decided by one or two runs with Monday’s comeback...
  • 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...
  • Orioles escape bases-loaded jam in ninth for 5-3 win over Tampa Bay Rays

    Orioles escape bases-loaded jam in ninth for 5-3 win over Tampa Bay Rays
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- After an opening five weeks to the season that included rain delays, irregular start times and early-morning flights, the Orioles were looking forward to playing three night games with no risk of weather delays under the roof of...