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  • How the Orioles fared through 40 games in seasons they made the playoffs

    How the Orioles fared through 40 games in seasons they made the playoffs
    The Orioles play the Kansas City Royals in their 41st game of the season tonight at Kauffman Stadium. Orioles right-hander Bud Norris is scheduled to pitch against Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, and first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. How does this year's...
  • Are the top Orioles pitching prospects off limits for trades?

    Are the top Orioles pitching prospects off limits for trades?
    The Orioles still hope to add another hitter this offseason, and they have discussed acquiring first baseman Ike Davis from the New York Mets, according to an industry source. Those talks, however, apparently hit a roadblock because the Mets were asking...
  • Pending free agent Michael Morse will have surgery on left wrist Wednesday

    Pending free agent Michael Morse will have surgery on left wrist Wednesday
    Outfielder Michael Morse, who finished the season hitless in his last 10 games with the Orioles, will undergo surgery Wednesday to fix a bone outgrowth in his left wrist, according to an industry source. Dr. Richard Berger of the Mayo Clinic in...
  • Orioles team charter flight forced to make emergency landing in Jacksonville (UPDATED)

    Orioles team charter flight forced to make emergency landing in Jacksonville (UPDATED)
    The Orioles team charter heading to Tampa Bay on Sunday night was forced to make an emergency landing in Jacksonville because of smoke coming out of the oven in the kitchen area of the plane, an industry source said. The landing was a precautionary move....
  • Notes: Cal Ripken Jr. enjoys the call for Orioles' return to postseason

    Notes: Cal Ripken Jr. enjoys the call for Orioles' return to postseason
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Cal Ripken Jr. was in the TBS broadcast booth for Friday night's American League wild-card game, alongside former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz and play-by-play man Ernie Johnson. Ripken had previously been a postseason...
  • O's notes: Showalter picks Hunter for ALDS roster; Steve Johnson left off

    O's notes: Showalter picks Hunter for ALDS roster; Steve Johnson left off
    Faced with the task of adding four starting pitchers to the American League Division Series roster that were excluded from the one-game wild-card team, Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to go with Tommy Hunter's experience in the postseason and as...
  • Orioles, Rangers wild-card rosters released

    Orioles, Rangers wild-card rosters released
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Orioles and Rangers announced their rosters for tonight’s one-game American League wild-card playoff at Rangers Ballpark. Not a lot of surprises. Orioles manager Buck Showalter will have 10 relievers to pick from tonight...
  • Orioles rally for 3 runs in the 12th inning and beat Red Sox, 9-6

    Orioles rally for 3 runs in the 12th inning and beat Red Sox, 9-6
    BOSTON – When the Orioles acquired Jim Thome in early July, they did so hoping the 42-year-old had enough hits left in his bat to help get them get to the postseason for the first time in 15 years. Thome himself said being thrust into a pennant...
  • Michael Morse isn't stressing about his slow start at Camden Yards

    Michael Morse isn't stressing about his slow start at Camden Yards
    Orioles outfielder Michael Morse was hitless in his three at-bats Wednesday night and is now 0-for-15 since singling in the second inning on Sept. 3 in Cleveland. He is 0-for-13 as an Oriole at Camden Yards. Morse said he wasn't overly concerned, and...
  • Kevin Gausman is now Orioles' top prospect, according to MLB.com

    Kevin Gausman is now Orioles' top prospect, according to MLB.com
    By nature, ranking baseball prospects is a fluid process. And if you check out MLB.com's newest rankings -- published today -- you'll see quite a few changes involving the Orioles' top minor leaguers. Dylan Bundy, long considered the Orioles' top...
  • Orioles acquire Michael Morse in deal with Mariners

    Orioles acquire Michael Morse in deal with Mariners
    In an 11th-hour move aimed at bolstering their lineup for the stretch run, the Orioles acquired power-hitting outfielder Michael Morse from the Seattle Mariners on Friday afternoon in exchange for minor league outfielder Xavier Avery. Morse adds a much...
  • Steve Johnson put on disabled list

    Steve Johnson put on disabled list
    HOUSTON – Right-hander Steve Johnson was hoping the discomfort in his left oblique, which cropped up during his relief outing Wednesday, would go away overnight. It didn’t, and on Thursday afternoon Johnson was placed on the 15-day...