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  • 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...
  • Despite rough start, Chris Tillman made adjustment to help Orioles on Wednesday

    Despite rough start, Chris Tillman made adjustment to help Orioles on Wednesday
    TORONTO – Chris Tillman certainly didn’t have his best outing in the Orioles’ 10-8 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night, but his ability to make adjustments and stay in the game following a nightmare six-run second inning...
  • Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez working on more 'aggressive' mechanics

    Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez working on more 'aggressive' mechanics
    BOSTON — Since his last start a week ago, Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez has made several visits to the team’s video room, trying to figure out why he’s struggled in his first three starts as an Oriole. A day after allowing five...
  • 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,...
  • Markakis starts at 1B for third time in his career

    Markakis starts at 1B for third time in his career
    Despite making only two starts and playing three games at first base in his nine-season big league career, Nick Markakis said he enjoys playing first on occasion. "Yeah, it's a lot shorter run than it is in the outfield," joked Markakis, who has...
  • Versatile Orioles can handle Chris Davis' absence

    Versatile Orioles can handle Chris Davis' absence
    It's tempting to look at the the uncertain status of Orioles slugger Chris Davis and think that the left oblique strain that forced him out of the lineup and onto the disabled list could not have come at a more inopportune time. Of course, there’s...
  • 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 left-hander Zach Britton back from sickness; Manny Machado plays first extended spring game

    Orioles left-hander Zach Britton back from sickness; Manny Machado plays first extended spring game
    BOSTON -- Left-handed reliever Zach Britton was the latest victim of the illness bug that’s gone around the clubhouse the past two weeks. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Britton was sent back to the team hotel before Friday’s game and...
  • Orioles getting defensive in the season's early going

    Orioles getting defensive in the season's early going
    Defense has been a staple of the Orioles’ success the past two seasons, and the team enters this afternoon’s game against the Boston Red Sox leading the major leagues with a .995 fielding percentage. The Orioles have made just three errors...
  • 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...