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  • Orioles continue to win, but offense needs to wake up soon

    Orioles continue to win, but offense needs to wake up soon
    Maybe this is one of those gift horse situations that you shouldn't analyze too closely, but it's hard not to notice that the Orioles are in one of the most productive offensive slumps ever. Their 1-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday is...
  • Former closer Jim Johnson to work out for Orioles on Monday in Sarasota, Fla.

    Former closer Jim Johnson to work out for Orioles on Monday in Sarasota, Fla.
    Former Orioles closer Jim Johnson cleared release waivers Sunday afternoon, so he now is eligible to sign with any major league organization. The Orioles have had trouble this week hiding their desire to bring Johnson back, but they needed to wait until...
  • Why the Orioles want to bring back old players like Joe Saunders

    Why the Orioles want to bring back old players like Joe Saunders
    We all know Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette loves taking low-risk, high-reward gambles. That’s been his calling card since he arrived in Baltimore before the 2012 season. It’s worked at times: Nate McLouth, Miguel Gonzalez and,...
  • In Baltimore, waiting for Jim Johnson

    In Baltimore, waiting for Jim Johnson
    The Oakland Athletics released former Orioles closer Jim Johnson on Friday, which means that any club will be able to sign him at just the prorated portion of the minimum major league salary soon. Chances are, that club will be the Orioles, who dealt...
  • Orioles players say addition of Andrew Miller 'just makes us better'

    Orioles players say addition of Andrew Miller 'just makes us better'
    The Orioles' trade with the Boston Red Sox on Thursday that added left-handed reliever Andrew Miller to the bullpen was received with positive reviews in the clubhouse, both for what he does on the mound and what he won't be doing anymore. Miller, a...
  • Kevin Gausman shines as Orioles hold on for 4-3 win over Los Angeles Angels

    Kevin Gausman shines as Orioles hold on for 4-3 win over Los Angeles Angels
    When Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman walked off the mound after the fourth inning Wednesday, moments after third baseman Manny Machado turned in another stunning defensive gem, the rookie said he wasn't dreaming of his potential moment in history....
  • Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season

    Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season
    If reports are true that the Oakland Athletics have made their second blockbuster deal of the summer and sent Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes, then there’s really only one way to look at the situation:...
  • Lester goes to A's and other trade thoughts

    Lester goes to A's and other trade thoughts
    The big trade deadline shoe dropped early Thursday morning, and it landed in an unexpected place for an unexpected value. The Boston Red Sox dealt their ace and pending free agent left-hander Jon Lester as well as outfielder Jonny Gomes and some cash to...
  • Orioles acquire LHP Andrew Miller from Red Sox for prospect Eduardo Rodriguez

    Orioles acquire LHP Andrew Miller from Red Sox for prospect Eduardo Rodriguez
    The Orioles didn’t make a blockbuster deal before Thursday’s nonwaiver trade deadline like some other American League contenders, but they picked up one of the fiercest left-handed relievers in the major leagues to further fortify a stout...
  • Dan Duquette declines to comment on whether Orioles have interest in Jim Johnson

    Dan Duquette declines to comment on whether Orioles have interest in Jim Johnson
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette would not comment on whether the club had any interest in reuniting with former closer Jim Johnson, whom Duquette traded to the Oakland Athletics in December. The Athletics designated Johnson for...
  • A's fans let Manny Machado hear it early on in Oakland

    A's fans let Manny Machado hear it early on in Oakland
    OAKLAND, CALIF. – Any question as to whether Oakland Athletics fans had forgotten about Manny Machado’s bat toss and confrontation with A’s third baseman Josh Donaldson last month were answered quickly Friday night in the Orioles' series...
  • Orioles option Steve Clevenger, recall Bud Norris for tonight's start vs. Angels

    Orioles option Steve Clevenger, recall Bud Norris for tonight's start vs. Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – In order to make a room for Bud Norris from Double-A Bowie to make Monday’s start, the Orioles optioned catcher Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk before the game. Clevenger was recalled from Norfolk on July 11 to give the...