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  • Slumping Wieters gets a night off with tight right bicep muscle

    Slumping Wieters gets a night off with tight right bicep muscle
    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters didn't start Friday night's game against theOakland A's, but it wasn't because he is mired in a 1-for-30 slump. Wieters was held out of the lineup because of a tight right bicep muscle. "We want to make sure we can get that...
  • Why didn't the Orioles get Greinke or Ramirez?

    Why didn't the Orioles get Greinke or Ramirez?
    So, three of the biggest names potentially available at the non-waiver trade deadline are already off the block. Philadelphia Phillies’ lefty Cole Hamels signed a six-year, $144 million contract extension, while the Miami Marlins traded third...
  • Jim Johnson gives up 6 runs in the 9th as the O's lose wild one to the A's

    Jim Johnson gives up 6 runs in the 9th as the O's lose wild one to the A's
    The Orioles entered Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland A's with a 41-0 record when leading after eight innings. Their 14-9 loss changed that, as All-Star closer Jim Johnson gave up six runs in the ninth, the most in his major league...
  • The curious case of Jake Arrieta

    The curious case of Jake Arrieta
    Right-hander Jake Arrieta is 26, so he is beyond true prospect status. In parts of three seasons with the Orioles, he is 19-23 with a 5.27 ERA in 58 starts. He was 3-9 with a 6.13 ERA in 18 starts with the Orioles this year when he was sent down to...
  • Connolly's Bar: Were you OK with the Orioles not making any moves?

    Connolly's Bar: Were you OK with the Orioles not making any moves?
    So another non-waiver trade deadline has passed and the Orioles, who had been sellers for years and were considered buyers in 2012, ended up being window shoppers. I’m glad we’re in a bar, because I know I could use a drink. Can’t...
  • Orioles pregame: O's go for first three-game sweep in Bronx since 1986

    Orioles pregame: O's go for first three-game sweep in Bronx since 1986
    The Orioles are looking to complete a three-game sweep of the Yankees today at 1 p.m. Zach Britton (1-0) will make his fourth start of the year.   Britton is 1-1 in his career against New York in four starts. In his two starts at Yankee Stadium, he has...
  • Orioles: Clearly, PFP is overrated

    Orioles: Clearly, PFP is overrated
    Many years ago, on the first day of spring training, former major league manager John McNamara walked up to me during pitchers fielding practice (PFP). The California Angels were going through the motions on the drill in which pitchers cover first base on...
  • Orioles left hander Zach Britton bombed in the Bronx

    Orioles left hander Zach Britton bombed in the Bronx
    The Orioles had a chance to sweep their first three-game series in the Bronx since 1986, but it doesn't look like that's going to happen this afternoon against the Yankees. The more pressing concern is Orioles left hander Zach Britton, who last just 2 2/...
  • Britton hit hard as Yankees beat Orioles, 12-3, in series finale

    Britton hit hard as Yankees beat Orioles, 12-3, in series finale
    NEW YORK - After his team was on the wrong end of an offensive onslaught Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he wanted to “let the smoke clear” before deciding whether Zach Britton would make his next...
  • Orioles' day off could be prelude to busy weekend

    Orioles' day off could be prelude to busy weekend
    The Orioles will enjoy their first day off since the All-Star break today, ending a string of 20 games in 20 days. The O’s played .500 ball during that span, going 10-10, and actually picked up 1½ games on the American League East-leading New...
  • Coffee Companion for August 2, 2012

    Coffee Companion for August 2, 2012
    Each morning, we'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday. ** Michael Phelps has accomplished the unthinkable in his Olympic career. Read why he has more work to do...
  • O's notes: Andino starts at third, sending hot-hitting Betemit to the bench

    O's notes: Andino starts at third, sending hot-hitting Betemit to the bench
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Orioles infielder Robert Andino made his first start Friday since being activated from the disabled list before Tuesday's game, playing third base in the team's series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays. Andino, who has made...