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  • Three Orioles named to The Sporting News' American League All-Star team

    Three Orioles named to The Sporting News' American League All-Star team
    Three Orioles players -- first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J. Hardy -- have been named to this year’s The Sporting News American League All-Star team. The Orioles were the only AL club to have three honorees. The...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Former Oriole Sammy Stewart out of prison and enjoying a 'simple life'

    Former Oriole Sammy Stewart out of prison and enjoying a 'simple life'
    For years after he took his last hit, Sammy Stewart dreamed the same dream. He'd climb a set of stairs under a dogwood tree, and at the top, a man would hand him some rocks of crack cocaine. Stewart would take them home and place them by his bedside...
  • Orioles notebook: Tillman eyes 200 innings, Stinson unhittable since call-up

    Orioles notebook: Tillman eyes 200 innings, Stinson unhittable since call-up
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – As is his laid-back Southern Californian nature, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman has tried to avoid having the spotlight shine on him. In his start on Tuesday, however, Tillman has a chance to reach a milestone that few...
  • Red Sox dominate from start to finish, 12-3, as Orioles' final series opens with thud

    Red Sox dominate from start to finish, 12-3, as Orioles' final series opens with thud
    Even though the Orioles entered their final series of the season chasing little more than pride, the American League East champion Boston Red Sox came to Camden Yards with plenty to play for. Boston entered its three-game series at Camden Yards with a...
  • O's rally in eighth inning to defeat Red Sox, 6-5

    O's rally in eighth inning to defeat Red Sox, 6-5
    When the Oakland Athletics lost in Seattle early Saturday evening, the night's contest between the Orioles and the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards technically became meaningless shortly after the first pitch. The Orioles were eliminated from postseason...
  • Orioles seek more consistent starting pitching, better run production

    Orioles seek more consistent starting pitching, better run production
    An argument could be made that the Orioles fielded a club this season with more stability — and talent — than the one that won 93 games and advanced to the American League Division Series in 2012. But playing in the rough-and-tumble AL East,...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis picked as team's nominee for Hank Aaron Award

    Orioles' Chris Davis picked as team's nominee for Hank Aaron Award
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has been named the club's nominee for the annual Hank Aaron Award. Davis, who led the major leagues with a franchise-record 53 home runs and also led the majors with 138 RBIs and 96 extra-base hits, is one of 30...
  • Chris Davis not focused on home runs or Miguel Cabrera

    Chris Davis not focused on home runs or Miguel Cabrera
    BOSTON -- In the sixth inning of Wednesday night’s 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 47th homer of the season, breaking a tie for third on the franchise’s all-time single season list...
  • Chris Tillman helps Orioles avoid series sweep with a 3-2 win over Red Sox

    Chris Tillman helps Orioles avoid series sweep with a 3-2 win over Red Sox
    BOSTON — If right-hander Chris Tillman is indeed the Orioles' ace, if he is indeed a bona fide top-of-the-rotation starter who can walk into any situation against any opponent and succeed, than he had the perfect opportunity to prove it Thursday...
  • Catonsville's Kolarek makes the most of relief appearance against Bowie Baysox

    Catonsville's Kolarek makes the most of relief appearance against Bowie Baysox
    Binghamton Mets Double-A pitcher and Catonsville native Adam Kolarek acknowledged he had some extra adrenaline when he made his first relief appearance Tuesday in the second game of the series with the Bowie Baysox at Prince George's Stadium. The crowd,...
  • Orioles rally for 7 runs in the 7th inning and beat Yankees, 7-3

    Orioles rally for 7 runs in the 7th inning and beat Yankees, 7-3
    NEW YORK --As much as the Orioles’ bats were struggling going into their series finale against the New York Yankees, it only took one inning for their fortune to change — and for a season set for doom to suddenly be rejuvenated. The Orioles...