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  • Saturday morning thoughts and observations on Oriole Magic, bullpen, walk-offs and Miguel Gonzalez

    Saturday morning thoughts and observations on Oriole Magic, bullpen, walk-offs and Miguel Gonzalez
    The way Friday night's game played out, it was the same opponent, the same deficit and the same scenario as the night “Oriole Magic” was born. The Orioles’ 7-5 walk-off win over the Tigers bore a lot of similarities to June 22, 1979....
  • Kevin Gausman shows flashes in debut, but Orioles fall to Blue Jays, 12-6

    Kevin Gausman shows flashes in debut, but Orioles fall to Blue Jays, 12-6
    TORONTO — Kevin Gausman's first moments as a big league pitcher mixed a combination of rare talent with a slice of naivete needed to remind you he's just 22 and less than a year removed from being a sophomore in college. In the first inning of his...
  • Orioles left-handed reliever Troy Patton struggling with fastball

    Orioles left-handed reliever Troy Patton struggling with fastball
    Last season, Orioles reliever Troy Patton did a tremendous job serving as a left-handed bridge between the team’s starters and late-inning relievers. But this season Patton has struggled with his control, and that fact was glaring Thursday, when he...
  • Will the Orioles' bullpen problems fix themselves?

    Will the Orioles' bullpen problems fix themselves?
    Some of you are wondering why manager Buck Showalter stuck with closer Jim Johnson in the ninth inning of the Orioles’ 6-5 loss to Toronto on Sunday afternoon. The bottom line it that right now this Orioles bullpen is spent. This game was Johnson&...
  • Yankees defeat the Orioles 6-4 in the 10th, Johnson blows third straight save opportunity

    Yankees defeat the Orioles 6-4 in the 10th, Johnson blows third straight save opportunity
    Orioles closer Jim Johnson can be depended on to always be at his locker to answer questions anytime he becomes a focal point of a game following a blown save. Those times have been rare, until recently, as Johnson has blown three consecutive ninth-...
  • What to expect as Orioles head toward tonight's tender deadline

    What to expect as Orioles head toward tonight's tender deadline
    Tonight at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline for the Orioles to tender contracts to their 14 players that are arbitration eligible. What that means in simpler, non-baseball language is that the Orioles have 14 players who are under team control, but have...
  • Orioles don't tender Mark Reynolds a contract for 2013 season

    Orioles don't tender Mark Reynolds a contract for 2013 season
    The Orioles never doubted that Mark Reynolds was a valuable piece to last season's success. But the $9 million Reynolds figured to make through the arbitration process simply didn't fit within the team's numbers crunch. They already declined Reynolds'...
  • A look at the contract situations for various Orioles

    A look at the contract situations for various Orioles
    We’ve had a lot of questions since the season ended on who will be back next year with the Orioles. We don’t have a crystal ball. But I can at least give you a sense – contractually, anyway – where guys are. I may be leaving a few...
  • Orioles' 5-3 victory over Kansas City Royals puts them in first-place tie

    Orioles' 5-3 victory over Kansas City Royals puts them in first-place tie
    Wednesday night's win over the Kansas City Royals didn't follow any sort of traditional script, but the result remained a familiar one for these surging Orioles. They managed just five hits but took advantage of three Kansas City errors in the fifth...
  • Orioles end West Coast trip with an 8-4 win over the Angels

    Orioles end West Coast trip with an 8-4 win over the Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. — The first five weeks of the Orioles’ season has included more than its share of hotel rooms and plane rides, ending with a marathon 11-day, 11-game stretch to the West Coast. And while it’s still early in the 2013...
  • Orioles bullpen got a bird's-eye view of disputed homer

    Orioles bullpen got a bird's-eye view of disputed homer
    The Orioles bullpen had a – pardon the pun – bird’s-eye view of center fielder Adam Jones’ two-run homer on Wednesday night. When Jones smoked a line drive to left-center field that hit off the a metal railing over the fence...
  • Matt Wieters' 10th-inning grand slam gives Orioles a 10-6 win over Rays

    Matt Wieters' 10th-inning grand slam gives Orioles a 10-6 win over Rays
    The sight of Matt Wieters' home-run trot ending in a frenetic pile at home plate conjured memories of the 16 straight extra-inning wins the Orioles orchestrated last season. But Thursday night's 10-inning 10-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays — which...