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  • Reliever Brad Brach says he's 'more comfortable' in second stint with Orioles

    Reliever Brad Brach says he's 'more comfortable' in second stint with Orioles
    KANSAS CITY, MO — Although he had been in the majors for parts of the past three seasons with the San Diego Padres, right-handed reliever Brad Brach admits he may have been a little jittery when he made his Orioles debut May 3. He allowed three...
  • After a trying few years, Orioles legend Brooks Robinson 'getting stronger every day'

    After a trying few years, Orioles legend Brooks Robinson 'getting stronger every day'
    Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson has been through a lot over the past several years, but he clearly hasn't lost his sense of humor. During a question-and-answer session before joining NBC Sports broadcaster Bob Costas for a fundraiser at Caves Valley...
  • With Buck Showalter away from team, John Russell manages for a day

    With Buck Showalter away from team, John Russell manages for a day
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Because manager Buck Showalter was in Texas on Saturday to witness his daughter’s graduation from law school, bench coach John Russell took over the team for a day. Russell said he spoke with Showalter at length Friday night...
  • Orioles fail to convert chances in 8-6 loss to Kansas City Royals on Sunday

    Orioles fail to convert chances in 8-6 loss to Kansas City Royals on Sunday
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The first seven weeks of the Orioles’ season has been defined, maybe more than anything, by the club’s inability to get on a roll offensively and on the mound simultaneously. This weekend at Kauffman Stadium was Exhibit A...
  • Ubaldo Jimenez strikes out 10, earns first win in Orioles' 3-0 victory over Twins

    Ubaldo Jimenez strikes out 10, earns first win in Orioles' 3-0 victory over Twins
    MINNEAPOLIS — Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez flew here a day early, so he wasn't a part of the Orioles travel party that arrived in Minnesota around 5 a.m. local time after Thursday's doubleheader in Baltimore. Jimenez did his part to pick up...
  • Orioles manager Buck Showalter concerned about a bullpen burnout

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter concerned about a bullpen burnout
    MINNEAPOLIS – After the Orioles' 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday, there was definitely a rare tone of concern in manager Buck Showalter's voice. Over the past two seasons, Showalter has been masterful at preserving his bullpen. He's made...
  • Troy Patton activated, Josh Stinson outrighted to Triple-A between games of doubleheader

    Troy Patton activated, Josh Stinson outrighted to Triple-A between games of doubleheader
    The Orioles activated left-hander Troy Patton between the two games of the doubleheader Thursday after he completed a 25-game suspension for testing positive for Adderall use. The Orioles' first game Thursday was their 25th of the season, meaning Patton...
  • As Buck Showalter's right-hand man, John Russell helps Orioles in many ways

    As Buck Showalter's right-hand man, John Russell helps Orioles in many ways
    Orioles bench coach John Russell stands on the top dugout step, elbows resting on the padded railing in front of him. The tanned, rugged face of an eternal boy of summer is expressionless. His calculating eyes are masked by a pair of reflector sunglasses....
  • Orioles notes and observations (Gonzalez's start, Lough's bunt, Wada, Hendriks)

    Orioles notes and observations (Gonzalez's start, Lough's bunt, Wada, Hendriks)
    Miguel Gonzalez gets the start tonight in Pittsburgh – his first since May 10, when he had a quality start in a no-decision against Houston. His last outing was in relief of Kevin Gausman on Wednesday. Earlier this week in Kansas City, I asked...
  • Despite past success with bat, Zach Britton unlikely to pinch-hit vs. Pirates

    Despite past success with bat, Zach Britton unlikely to pinch-hit vs. Pirates
    PITTSBURGH — When the Orioles began to prepare for interleague play in National League ballparks, they had relief pitcher Zach Britton take batting practice with the starters. Britton handled the bat well in limited action in 2011, and the club...
  • Chris Davis hits three HRs as Orioles crush Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-2, on Tuesday

    Chris Davis hits three HRs as Orioles crush Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-2, on Tuesday
    PITTSBURGH -- Before Orioles slugger Chris Davis left for PNC Park on Tuesday, he made a proclamation to his wife. Davis was giving himself a mulligan for the first seven weeks of the season. “I told Jill, I’m just going to start over. I&...
  • Some more Chris Davis numbers from Tuesday's game

    Some more Chris Davis numbers from Tuesday's game
    PITTSBURGH -- The Orioles public relations department crunched some more numbers on Chris Davis’ three home-run game Tuesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park, the second of his career. It’s the 20th time it has happened in...