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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...