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  • Slumping Wieters gets a night off with tight right bicep muscle

    Slumping Wieters gets a night off with tight right bicep muscle
    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters didn't start Friday night's game against theOakland A's, but it wasn't because he is mired in a 1-for-30 slump. Wieters was held out of the lineup because of a tight right bicep muscle. "We want to make sure we can get that...
  • Jim Johnson gives up 6 runs in the 9th as the O's lose wild one to the A's

    Jim Johnson gives up 6 runs in the 9th as the O's lose wild one to the A's
    The Orioles entered Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland A's with a 41-0 record when leading after eight innings. Their 14-9 loss changed that, as All-Star closer Jim Johnson gave up six runs in the ninth, the most in his major league...
  • Hunter gives up two home runs in Orioles' 6-1 loss to Athletics

    Hunter gives up two home runs in Orioles' 6-1 loss to Athletics
    Even when things have been going well for Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter, he's had difficulty keeping the ball in the park. And when things spiral out of control for Hunter, it is often because of his tendency to give up home runs. That was the case...
  • Overworked bullpen is one man shorter for Orioles

    Overworked bullpen is one man shorter for Orioles
    Orioles starting pitcher Tommy Hunter gave up five runs in 5 1/3 innings Saturday night, marking the third time in the last four games that an Orioles pitcher hasn't recorded a quality start. That quality start was also the only Orioles win in the last...
  • Outfielder Lew Ford arrives in Baltimore, will likely be added to Orioles' roster Sunday

    Outfielder Lew Ford arrives in Baltimore, will likely be added to Orioles' roster Sunday
    Outfielder Lew Ford, expected to be added to the Orioles' 25-man roster before Sunday's game, announced his arrival in Baltimore on Twitter late Saturday night. "The tougher the battle the sweeter the victory," Ford tweeted along with a photo of Oriole...
  • Hooray for October baseball

    No sport carries more superstition than baseball. Whether it's really the mistreatment of a goat that has doomed the Chicago Cubs or the sale of Babe Ruth's contract that forced Boston into decades of World Series exile is irrelevant. Fans know it might...
  • 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...
  • Former Orioles minor leaguer Pat Neshek will pitch for A's in ALDS after baby's death

    Former Orioles minor leaguer Pat Neshek will pitch for A's in ALDS after baby's death
    Pat Neshek, the A’s reliever (and former Oriole minor leaguer) who lost his newborn 23 hours after his birth, will be on Oakland’s playoff roster for the ALDS against Detroit. Neshek told the San Francisco Chronicle yesterday that the one day...
  • Success of Ravens and Orioles brings back memories of 1971

    Success of Ravens and Orioles brings back memories of 1971
    Forty-one years. Until now, that's how long it had been since Baltimore's baseball and football teams thrilled fans by making their respective playoffs in the same year. In January, the Ravens played New England for the AFC championship, and lost to the...
  • 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...