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  • Nelson Cruz will make the All-Star team, but what about some other Orioles?

    Nelson Cruz will make the All-Star team, but what about some other Orioles?
    Five Orioles made the All-Star Game last year in New York. That won’t happen again July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis. This year, the Orioles will have one All-Star for sure: Nelson Cruz, who is nearly 1 million votes ahead of the Boston Red...
  • Kevin Gausman pitches well again as Orioles top Blue Jays, 4-2, on Thursday

    Kevin Gausman pitches well again as Orioles top Blue Jays, 4-2, on Thursday
    Whether Kevin Gausman's strong start Thursday night, in which he shut down a Toronto Blue Jays team with one of the most dangerous lineups in baseball, solidified him a place in the Orioles starting rotation remains to be seen. But he has made it...
  • When Miguel Gonzalez is activated from DL depends on Orioles' use of bullpen Sunday

    When Miguel Gonzalez is activated from DL depends on Orioles' use of bullpen Sunday
    Whether or not the Orioles use two long relievers today will determine when right-hander Miguel Gonzalez is activated from the 15-day disabled list -- and on what day he’ll make his first major league start since straining his groin. If right-...
  • As a fill-in for Manny Machado at third, Ryan Flaherty hits the mark

    As a fill-in for Manny Machado at third, Ryan Flaherty hits the mark
    Manny Machado's suspension may be leaving the Orioles down an infielder from their 25-man roster, but it's given Ryan Flaherty a chance to showcase why he's a valuable major league ballplayer. On Wednesday, the utility infielder snapped a 1-for-18...
  • Steve Pearce gets 4 hits as Orioles beat the Rangers, 5-2, to complete 4-game sweep

    Steve Pearce gets 4 hits as Orioles beat the Rangers, 5-2, to complete 4-game sweep
    Life has been so charmed for the Orioles in the past few days that on Thursday, they chased one of baseball’s best pitchers with a weather report. They followed that up with a 5-2 win over the Texas Rangers without hitting one long ball —...
  • Orioles wake up Saturday morning to a first place position in AL East

    Orioles wake up Saturday morning to a first place position in AL East
    Rest assured, there were plenty of “Do Not Disturb” signs hanging from doors in the Orioles' team hotel Friday. The early postponement of Friday afternoon’s game in Boston allowed the Orioles, who arrived here around 4 a.m., to go back...
  • Bud Norris could start for Orioles on Wednesday after simulated game

    Bud Norris could start for Orioles on Wednesday after simulated game
    BOSTON — Without the advantage of being in their own facility on Saturday at Fenway Park, the Orioles needed to ensure that right-hander Bud Norris could test his strained right groin as scheduled. So with the Orioles playing a split doubleheader,...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones, Nelson Cruz, Matt Wieters picked as All-Star starters

    Orioles' Adam Jones, Nelson Cruz, Matt Wieters picked as All-Star starters
    BOSTON -- For the second consecutive year, three Orioles players have been voted by the fans to start in the All-Star Game. Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and center fielder Adam Jones will start for the American League in this year’s Midsummer...
  • It's a different team, but the Orioles are starting to resemble the 2012 squad

    It's a different team, but the Orioles are starting to resemble the 2012 squad
    This isn’t the same Orioles team that went to the playoffs in 2012, but there is some resemblance between this year's squad and that one. The Orioles improved to 16-11 this season in games decided by one or two runs with Monday’s comeback...
  • Matt Wieters leads AL catchers in All-Star voting; Nelson Cruz second at DH

    Matt Wieters leads AL catchers in All-Star voting; Nelson Cruz second at DH
    Despite being limited to just 26 games because of a strained right elbow that has prevented him from playing since May 10, the Orioles' Matt Wieters leads all American League catchers in All-Star voting, according to results released Tuesday for the first...
  • MLB commissioner Bud Selig calls Baltimore a 'very, very viable candidate' for the 2016 All-Star Game

    MLB commissioner Bud Selig calls Baltimore a 'very, very viable candidate' for the 2016 All-Star Game
    HOUSTON -- Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said before Friday's Civil Rights Game that he sees Baltimore as a leading candidate to host the 2016 All-Star Game. “Yes, they're certainly a very, very viable candidate,” Selig said...
  • After blowing lead, Orioles bounce back for 7-6 win over Red Sox in 12 innings

    After blowing lead, Orioles bounce back for 7-6 win over Red Sox in 12 innings
    BOSTON -- With his team going deep into another extra-inning game at Fenway Park, Orioles manager Buck Showalter scanned the dugout and saw first baseman Chris Davis. His mind immediately went back to that 17-inning game in 2012 when he was forced to call...