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  • Orioles pitcher Tommy Hunter will work on fastball location in Triple-A

    Orioles pitcher Tommy Hunter will work on fastball location in Triple-A
    The news caught few by surprise, especially Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter. Hunter, who this spring competed for the club's Opening Day starter spot, was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk as one of four pre-game roster moves Tuesday. The Orioles also...
  • Orioles draft target: Byron Buxton

    Orioles draft target: Byron Buxton
    From now through Monday, we'll profile six players the Orioles might target with the No. 4 overall pick in Monday night's amateur draft. Today: Byron Buxton Name: Byron Buxton Position: Outfielder Age: 18 Height/Weight: 6-feet-2, 175 pounds Bats/...
  • Nick Markakis out 2-4 weeks with broken bone in right wrist

    Nick Markakis out 2-4 weeks with broken bone in right wrist
    In the midst of their worst losing streak of the season, the Orioles will now be without their most durable player for as long as a month. Starting right fielder Nick Markakis will miss two to four weeks with a broken bone in his right wrist and make his...
  • Orioles: This is not your garden-variety slump

    Orioles: This is not your garden-variety slump
    Give some credit to Orioles manager Buck Showalter and center fielder Adam Jones for not cursing the fates and attributing the club's recent skid to the rash of injuries that has decimated the 25-man roster. They know that it wouldn't do any good anyway....
  • Orioles acquire OF/1B Steve Pearce from Yankees, designate Bill Hall for assignment

    Orioles acquire OF/1B Steve Pearce from Yankees, designate Bill Hall for assignment
    What would a day of Orioles baseball be without a roster move? Well, we don't know yet, because the club made another move before today's 4:05 p.m. game, acquiring outfielder-first baseman Steve Pearce from the Yankees for cash considerations. Pearce,...
  • Steve Pearce sticks it to his former team with 5 RBIs in win over Pirates

    Steve Pearce sticks it to his former team with 5 RBIs in win over Pirates
    Steve Pearce was just hoping to find a new team by mid-June before he had to embark on a 13-game road odyssey with his minor league club. Instead, of busing around the bushes with a Triple-A squad without a home, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, Pearce...
  • Orioles prospect watch

    Orioles prospect watch
    Here’s how the Orioles’ top 10 prospects (as ranked by Baseball America) fared over the past week: 1.    Dylan Bundy, RHP, High-A Frederick 2012 stats: 3-2, 1.66 ERA, 23 hits, 8 walks, 63 Ks in 48.2 IP Skinny: Bundy turned out his worst...
  • Orioles pregame: Avery to Norfolk, Thome batting fifth, All-Star selections looming

    Orioles pregame: Avery to Norfolk, Thome batting fifth, All-Star selections looming
        It has been a busy weekend already, but the Orioles made a couple more roster moves on Sunday morning, optioning outfielder Xavier Avery to Triple-A Norfolk to finish making room for the arrival of newly acquired DH Jim Thome and the recall of...
  • Could Dylan Bundy come up to Baltimore this year?

    Could Dylan Bundy come up to Baltimore this year?
    The Orioles have been exceptionally cautious with top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy in his first professional year, keeping him in the South Atlantic League when he obviously was too advanced for the level and not allowing him to throw more than five...
  • Orioles to place second baseman Brian Roberts on disabled list

    Orioles to place second baseman Brian Roberts on disabled list
    The Orioles are placing second baseman Brian Roberts on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin strain, manager Buck Showalter said before Tuesday's game against the Mariners. Roberts was out of the lineup Monday with groin soreness and the Orioles...
  • Andino's homer saves the Orioles in the ninth

    Andino's homer saves the Orioles in the ninth
    SEATTLE – As the clock struck midnight in Baltimore, Orioles  rookie pitcher Wei-Yin Chen flirted with perfection on the West Coast on Tuesday night. The 26-year-old held the Mariners hitless for 6 1/3 innings before giving up a solo homer to...
  • Orioles pregame: Brian Roberts heading back to Baltimore for more tests

    Orioles pregame: Brian Roberts heading back to Baltimore for more tests
    The Orioles are going for a series win in Seattle in this afternoon's series finale against the Mariners at Safeco Field. Right-hander Chris Tillman has officially been recalled from Triple-A Norfolk and will make his first big league start since last...