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  • Orioles may have trouble finding room in bullpen for Troy Patton

    Orioles may have trouble finding room in bullpen for Troy Patton
    Left-hander Troy Patton, who is currently serving a 25-game suspension for testing positive for an amphetamine, is eligible to come off the restricted list on April 30, and the Orioles might have a tough time finding a spot for him when he is able to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Orioles load the bases in the ninth, can't score in 1-0 loss to Royals

    Orioles load the bases in the ninth, can't score in 1-0 loss to Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the majority of this young season, the Orioles' vaunted offense — which led the major leagues in home runs last year and then added slugger Nelson Cruz this offseason — has failed to live up to its advanced billing....
  • Davis makes a speedy impact for Frederick Keys

    When he was at Sunset Elementary School in Pasadena, Glynn Davis was the fastest runner in his class. He recalls that the school held a field day every year, and he was never defeated in the 100-yard dash. Davis, 22, is using that speed as a center...
  • Orioles pregame notes on Chris Davis, Johan Santana and Ubaldo Jimenez

    Orioles pregame notes on Chris Davis, Johan Santana and Ubaldo Jimenez
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, on the disabled list with a left oblique strain, did some light exercises – including work with a resistance band -- before this afternoon’s game with strength coach Joe Hogarty. Manager Buck Showalter is...
  • 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...
  • After big night, new and old problems resurface for Orioles in 6-1 loss to Minnesota

    After big night, new and old problems resurface for Orioles in 6-1 loss to Minnesota
    In baseball, the effects of an erratic schedule can last for several days. Even though they beat the Twins on Friday night after consecutive rainouts, a doubleheader and an ensuing early-morning arrival in Minnesota, Orioles manager Buck Showalter...
  • 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,...
  • Offense struggles again in Orioles' 5-2 loss to Twins on Sunday

    Offense struggles again in Orioles' 5-2 loss to Twins on Sunday
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter is always looking ahead. And following his team's lethargic 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday afternoon at Target Field, Showalter’s major concern wasn’t his sputtering offense but...