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  • 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...
  • Orioles closer Zach Britton fights off numbness after comebacker to close out 4-2 win in Anaheim

    Orioles closer Zach Britton fights off numbness after comebacker to close out 4-2 win in Anaheim
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – When Orioles closer Zach Britton took a comebacker off the inside of his right elbow in the ninth inning of Monday's 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels, he made sure he got the out before giving in to the pain. Facing pinch-...
  • After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier

    After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier
    Nelson Cruz presents a deep rooting dilemma for the modern baseball fan. Is the Orioles outfielder the well-mannered son of teachers who built himself into a slugger step by painstaking step? In this version of the story, Cruz is the perfect baseball...
  • With second half set to begin, Orioles' Kevin Gausman ready to play key role

    With second half set to begin, Orioles' Kevin Gausman ready to play key role
    The Orioles' plan all along was to let Kevin Gausman loose in the second half of this season. It took some rigid discipline — limiting his innings and pitch counts earlier this year — in order to preserve him for the stretch run. It also...
  • Orioles squeeze in West Coast practice as All-Star break ends

    Orioles squeeze in West Coast practice as All-Star break ends
    OAKLAND – The atmosphere at the O.co Coliseum during the Orioles’ workout on Thursday evening was more like one that took place on the back fields of the team’s spring training complex in February¬†rather than the end of the All-Star...
  • Can the Orioles beat the best of the American League West?

    Can the Orioles beat the best of the American League West?
    Clearly, the American League has been turned upside-down over the first half of the 2014 season. The AL West now features three of the five winningest teams in the league, and the AL East has not lived up to preseason expectations -- except in Baltimore,...
  • Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez could pitch minor league rehab game by middle of next week

    Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez could pitch minor league rehab game by middle of next week
    OAKLAND, Calif. — After throwing off a mound for the first time since going on the disabled list with a sprained right ankle, Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez could pitch a minor league rehabilitation game by the middle of next week, Orioles...
  • Orioles open second half with grueling stretch of games

    Orioles open second half with grueling stretch of games
    OAKLAND, CALIF. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter doesn't like to imply that one game is more important than another in a 162-game season, but he knows his team is facing a critical stretch coming out of the All-Star break. After winning 10 of 13, the...
  • Three outs from win, Orioles lose to Athletics on Josh Donaldson's walk-off homer, 5-4

    Three outs from win, Orioles lose to Athletics on Josh Donaldson's walk-off homer, 5-4
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Orioles closer Zach Britton hadn’t allowed a run over his previous 10 outings heading into the ninth inning of Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland Athletics, converting six straight save opportunities along...
  • One pitch costs Orioles closer Zach Britton in walk-off loss to Athletics

    One pitch costs Orioles closer Zach Britton in walk-off loss to Athletics
    Before Friday night’s game against the Oakland Athletics, Orioles manager Buck Showalter talked about how difficult it is to get a reliever back into a routine after the All-Star break. “It’s always a tough time because you have...
  • After walk-off loss, Orioles see familiar face in A's Hammel

    After walk-off loss, Orioles see familiar face in A's Hammel
    As they try to rebound from a 5-4 walk-off loss to the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum, the Orioles will face right-hander Jason Hammel – Baltimore's Opening Day starter in 2013 – for the first time this season. Hammel signed a one-year...