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  • Orioles' Buck Showalter on expectations, Brian Roberts and more

    Orioles' Buck Showalter on expectations, Brian Roberts and more
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said earlier this week that he is content with the team’s current options at second base, but manager Buck Showalter expressed his desire to re-sign free agent Brian Roberts during his news conference...
  • Jason Hammel to make minor league rehab start Thursday at Double-A Bowie

    Jason Hammel to make minor league rehab start Thursday at Double-A Bowie
    Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel is scheduled to make a minor league rehabilitation start Thursday for Double-A Bowie, which will be his first game action since a loss to the Boston Red Sox on July 28. Hammel, who has been on the disabled list for...
  • As Orioles build left-handed relief depth, how will it affect major league bullpen?

    As Orioles build left-handed relief depth, how will it affect major league bullpen?
    The Orioles’ signing of pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz on Monday was the latest addition to the club’s growing group of left-handed relievers who could compete for bullpen spots in 2014. Last season, the Orioles carried three lefty relievers --...
  • Orioles recall left-hander Zach Britton from Triple-A Norfolk

    CLEVELAND – The Orioles recalled left-hander Zach Britton from Triple-A Norfolk before Monday’s game to add another bullpen arm. Britton, who was originally slated to  start in today’s Tides game, arrived in Cleveland this morning....
  • Orioles open to using top prospect Kevin Gausman in starting role down the stretch

    Orioles open to using top prospect Kevin Gausman in starting role down the stretch
    CLEVELAND -- While top prospect Kevin Gausman has shined in his brief time in the Orioles bullpen, the club is keeping the door open for the 22-year-old right hander to possibly help them as a starter down the stretch. Gausman threw back-to-back days...
  • Orioles thoughts and observations on wild-card race, Norris, Tillman and rotation

    Orioles thoughts and observations on wild-card race, Norris, Tillman and rotation
    When discussing the teams competing for the second AL wild-card spot, you can say they all deserve each other right now. Of the Rays, Orioles, Yankees and Indians, none of them have been able to pull away from the pack. All four teams are within 3 ½...
  • Orioles' Jason Hammel to start Friday; updates on Gonzalez, Norris, O'Day, Pearce

    Orioles' Jason Hammel to start Friday; updates on Gonzalez, Norris, O'Day, Pearce
    BOSTON – Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel will start Friday’s series opener in Tampa Bay, filling in for right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who will miss his next turn in the rotation with a lingering right groin strain, manager Buck Showalter...
  • Brady Anderson says it was 'thrilling' to watch Chris Davis break his home run record

    Brady Anderson says it was 'thrilling' to watch Chris Davis break his home run record
    BOSTON — Former Orioles star and current front office executive Brady Anderson jokes that he began planning how to celebrate Chris Davis' 50th home run about three months ago after Davis hit his 30th homer of the season. "He was going to meet me...
  • Orioles notes on rotation, Gausman, O'Day's return and Tillman going for win No. 17

    Orioles notes on rotation, Gausman, O'Day's return and Tillman going for win No. 17
    BOSTON – The Orioles plan on announcing Saturday’s starter before tonight’s game. It will likely be either Bud Norris or Miguel Gonzalez. Whoever doesn’t start Saturday could be a long relief option in the bullpen, but there is a...
  • Some early morning thoughts from the historic game at the Trop

    Some early morning thoughts from the historic game at the Trop
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- We’ll do this rapid-fire, although at 3 a.m., not much is rapid. So stick with me. ** It was obviously a subdued clubhouse after the Orioles lost 5-4 in 18 innings Friday night/Saturday morning. Rookie reliever T.J....
  • Orioles notebook: Tired O's wanted to play Saturday after 18-inning marathon

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A few minutes after 2 a.m. on Saturday morning, shortly after the Orioles lost the longest game, time-wise, in the franchise's history, manager Buck Showalter informally canvassed a few veterans to see whether they wanted to...
  • Johnson will return to Orioles in 2014, Duquette says

    Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette was definitive Friday afternoon when asked whether closer Jim Johnson would be tendered a contract for 2014. "Oh, yeah," Duquette said. Johnson, who leads the American League in...