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  • Orioles fall further behind Rays with 7-4 loss

    Orioles fall further behind Rays with 7-4 loss
    The steady stream of fans rapidly heading toward the exits of Camden Yards in the ninth inning of the Orioles' 7-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night signaled that they had seen enough. A one-run game quickly spiraled into a five-run deficit for...
  • Davis homers and Hunter gets the save as Orioles beat Rays, 4-2

    Davis homers and Hunter gets the save as Orioles beat Rays, 4-2
    Needing three critical outs to squeeze out a much-needed victory, the Orioles used three pitchers in the ninth inning — none of them being American League saves leader Jim Johnson — to close out their 4-2 win over the division-rival Tampa...
  • Jason Hammel throws from mound, could get rehab start by midweek

    Jason Hammel throws from mound, could get rehab start by midweek
    Right-hander Jason Hammel took the first major step toward returning to the Orioles in September, throwing from a mound Friday for the first time in nearly four weeks and feeling no discomfort in his right forearm. “It went real well, 44 pitches...
  • Wei-Yin Chen struggles through his worst start as Red Sox blast Orioles, 13-2

    Wei-Yin Chen struggles through his worst start as Red Sox blast Orioles, 13-2
    BOSTON — Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen had never thrown fewer than four innings or given up more than seven runs in any of his starts as a major leaguer. He picked a particularly inopportune time to do both. The Orioles embarked Tuesday on...
  • Catching Up With... former Orioles outfielder Russ Snyder

    Catching Up With... former Orioles outfielder Russ Snyder
    He's the forgotten Oriole, one who helped the club soar in 1966 and then fell off the radar. Brooks, Frank and Boog were stars in that championship season. But who remembers Russ Snyder? "I had a pretty good year, too," said Snyder, 79. Did he ever....
  • To back up their turnaround, Orioles must buck history

    To back up their turnaround, Orioles must buck history
    The Orioles are coming off a 93-win season in which they improved their record from 2011 by 24 games, finished second in the mighty American League East and appeared in the playoffs for the first time since 1997. But heading into 2013, the Orioles,...
  • The Sun Remembers: June 30-July 6

    The Sun Remembers: June 30-July 6
    June 30, 1999: Three Maryland players go early in the NBA draft. The Vancouver Grizzlies select Steve Francis, the Terps' star guard, with the second overall pick, and center Obinna Ekezie in the second round. Francis becomes a three-time All-Star over...
  • Orioles notes (oddsmakers, Jurrjens, Gamboa, Robinson)

    Orioles notes (oddsmakers, Jurrjens, Gamboa, Robinson)
    The Orioles are now listed as having 16-1 odds to win the 2013 World Series, according to betting site Bovada.lv. Typically, the Orioles have had 25-1 odds or worse in the past year. They are currently tied with the ninth-best odds, along with the...
  • With trade deadline in sight, Orioles focused on pitching

    With trade deadline in sight, Orioles focused on pitching
    With the Orioles entering July in second place in the American League East and tied with the Oakland A's for the top Wild Card spot, it's natural to look ahead to the end of the month and baseball's non-waiver trade deadline. The Orioles are, without...
  • The Sun Remembers: March 31-April 6

    The Sun Remembers: March 31-April 6
    April 4, 2006: Maryland wins its first NCAA women's basketball championship, 78-75 over Duke. Down by 13 points in the second half, the Terps (34-4) rally as freshman Kristi Toliver hits a 3-point basket with six seconds left in regulation to send the...
  • Buck Showalter is in the hunt for AL Manager of the Year

    Buck Showalter is in the hunt for AL Manager of the Year
    The grind of the baseball season had just hit Memorial Day and the Orioles were struggling. They had lost six straight in tough-luck fashion, including a three-game sweep in Toronto. The bats were struggling, pitchers were frustrated and Orioles...
  • Old Mill's Hader has been impressive as Orioles prospect

    Old Mill's Hader has been impressive as Orioles prospect
    A few days before the Major League Baseball draft last year, Baltimore Orioles director of pitcher development Rick Peterson had a conversation with longtime scout Dean Albany about a young pitcher from Millersville, Josh Hader. "I remember Dean calling...