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  • With 4-3 win over Nationals, Orioles reach 50 victories in their fewest games since 1997

    With 4-3 win over Nationals, Orioles reach 50 victories in their fewest games since 1997
    After their gritty, 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night, the Orioles will have to wait until August for the opportunity to claim true "Beltway Series" bragging rights. They took two of three against the Nationals this week, but...
  • After Orioles loss, no consolation is necessary

    After Orioles loss, no consolation is necessary
    If you're looking for consolation after what had to feel like the most devastating loss of the season Friday night, you might want to consider that the Orioles had no business even being in the game in the ninth inning. They didn't get a hit until the...
  • Orioles' Zach Britton blows second save, but won't 'mope' about it

    Orioles' Zach Britton blows second save, but won't 'mope' about it
    NEW YORK — To say Zach Britton has been tremendous this season as the club’s closer would be an understatement. He was 9-for-10 in save chances since taking over from Tommy Hunter and picking up his first save May 15 in Kansas City. Before...
  • Coffee Companion (6/23): U.S. draws Portugal, Orioles solve Tanaka in rout

    Coffee Companion (6/23): U.S. draws Portugal, Orioles solve Tanaka in rout
    I don't really have cute in me today. This is the Coffee Companion, where we recap the previous day's local sports headlines. - Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal broke American hearts last night with a late equalizer to give the U.S. a 2-2 draw. As always,...
  • Zach Britton talks about Kevin Gausman's demotion

    Zach Britton talks about Kevin Gausman's demotion
    Over the weekend I received a whole lot of correspondence about the Orioles' decision to send right-hander Kevin Gausman to Triple-A Norfolk on Friday night despite the fact that he pitched well in his past three starts. I tried to explain that it was...
  • Orioles thoughts and observations: pitching vs. Yankees, 2012 comparisons and Showalter's retort

    Orioles thoughts and observations: pitching vs. Yankees, 2012 comparisons and Showalter's retort
    The New York Yankees typically are known as a patient team at the plate, one that works counts and fouls off pitches to extend opponents’ pitch counts. Not so in the Orioles’ 3-2, walk-off win in 10 innings Friday night at Camden Yards....
  • Nick Hundley hits walk-off single as Orioles open Yankees series with 3-2 win in 10 innings

    Nick Hundley hits walk-off single as Orioles open Yankees series with 3-2 win in 10 innings
    By definition, it was the New York Yankees who were in┬ápinstripes at Camden Yards for the Orioles’ 3-2 win in 10 innings Friday night. Their fans, as always, were out in abundance, making up at least half of the sellout crowd. But these weren't...
  • Which Oriole will improve the most in the second half?

    Which Oriole will improve the most in the second half?
    I was doing a radio segment on 105.7 The Fan on Thursday night when host Terry Ford asked me an interesting question. And since we encourage recycling here at Connolly’s, I thought I’d drop it on you. I was asked which Oriole did I think...
  • Three outs from win, Orioles lose to Athletics on Josh Donaldson's walk-off homer, 5-4

    Three outs from win, Orioles lose to Athletics on Josh Donaldson's walk-off homer, 5-4
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Orioles closer Zach Britton hadn’t allowed a run over his previous 10 outings heading into the ninth inning of Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland Athletics, converting six straight save opportunities along...
  • One pitch costs Orioles closer Zach Britton in walk-off loss to Athletics

    One pitch costs Orioles closer Zach Britton in walk-off loss to Athletics
    Before Friday night’s game against the Oakland Athletics, Orioles manager Buck Showalter talked about how difficult it is to get a reliever back into a routine after the All-Star break. “It’s always a tough time because you have...
  • Orioles closer Zach Britton says he will learn from tough blown save Friday night

    Orioles closer Zach Britton says he will learn from tough blown save Friday night
    OAKLAND, Calif. — A day after blowing his third save opportunity of the season in a 5-4, walk-off loss Friday to the Oakland Athletics, Orioles closer Zach Britton wanted to get back on the mound as soon as possible. “I hope we either have a...
  • Behind trio of left-handers led by Wei-Yin Chen, Orioles beat Mariners, 2-1

    Behind trio of left-handers led by Wei-Yin Chen, Orioles beat Mariners, 2-1
    Before reporters had a chance to ask Wei-Yin Chen a question Friday night following his tremendous performance in a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners, the Orioles left-hander said he needed to make a statement. Chen wanted to dedicate his eight-...