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  • Orioles acquire LHP Andrew Miller from Red Sox for prospect Eduardo Rodriguez

    Orioles acquire LHP Andrew Miller from Red Sox for prospect Eduardo Rodriguez
    The Orioles didn’t make a blockbuster deal before Thursday’s nonwaiver trade deadline like some other American League contenders, but they picked up one of the fiercest left-handed relievers in the major leagues to further fortify a stout...
  • After staying in rain and heat, closer Zach Britton stays cool on the mound

    After staying in rain and heat, closer Zach Britton stays cool on the mound
    With his teammates killing time inside the clubhouse during a 1-hour, 38-minute rain delay Wednesday night, Orioles closer Zach Britton remained in the bullpen, waiting out the weather for his opportunity to close out a 6-4 win over the Texas Rangers at...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones surges in All-Star voting as his candidacy is debated

    Orioles' Adam Jones surges in All-Star voting as his candidacy is debated
    A fast-rising Adam Jones was fifth in the outfield balloting for the American League when results were last released Monday, and MLB tweeted today that he's been gaining on Toronto's Melky Cabrera and Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes, both of whom were ahead...
  • Steve Pearce gets 4 hits as Orioles beat the Rangers, 5-2, to complete 4-game sweep

    Steve Pearce gets 4 hits as Orioles beat the Rangers, 5-2, to complete 4-game sweep
    Life has been so charmed for the Orioles in the past few days that on Thursday, they chased one of baseball’s best pitchers with a weather report. They followed that up with a 5-2 win over the Texas Rangers without hitting one long ball —...
  • Orioles closer Zach Britton fights off numbness after comebacker to close out 4-2 win in Anaheim

    Orioles closer Zach Britton fights off numbness after comebacker to close out 4-2 win in Anaheim
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – When Orioles closer Zach Britton took a comebacker off the inside of his right elbow in the ninth inning of Monday's 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels, he made sure he got the out before giving in to the pain. Facing pinch-...
  • Orioles lose to Red Sox, 3-2, on walk-off single, wasting Miguel Gonzalez's strong start

    Orioles lose to Red Sox, 3-2, on walk-off single, wasting Miguel Gonzalez's strong start
    BOSTON — Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez stifled the Red Sox for eight innings in the first game of a split doubleheader at Fenway Park, delivering arguably his best start of the season, but the Orioles still suffered a sobering, 3-2, walk-...
  • Orioles' road to success this season has taken some strange turns

    Orioles' road to success this season has taken some strange turns
    The Orioles have spent a modest fraction of the 2014 season at the top of the American League East standings, but give them credit for great timing. They moved into first place by percentage points Thursday night and took sole possession of the division...
  • After Ubaldo Jimenez's shaky start, Nelson Cruz stars in Orioles' 7-4, comeback victory vs. Boston

    After Ubaldo Jimenez's shaky start, Nelson Cruz stars in Orioles' 7-4, comeback victory vs. Boston
    BOSTON — Midway through the nightcap of their twin bill against the Red Sox on Saturday, the Orioles were in danger of dropping the doubleheader and losing their hold on first place in the American League East. But after a 7-4 win over the Red Sox...
  • Orioles' West Coast success already 'a memory' as team opens homestand

    Orioles' West Coast success already 'a memory' as team opens homestand
    SEATTLE – The Orioles just finished a grueling 10-game road trip against three powers of the American League West with a 6-4 record and series wins in Anaheim and Seattle. It might have been the toughest stretch on the road this year, and the...
  • After blowing lead, Orioles bounce back for 7-6 win over Red Sox in 12 innings

    After blowing lead, Orioles bounce back for 7-6 win over Red Sox in 12 innings
    BOSTON -- With his team going deep into another extra-inning game at Fenway Park, Orioles manager Buck Showalter scanned the dugout and saw first baseman Chris Davis. His mind immediately went back to that 17-inning game in 2012 when he was forced to call...
  • Orioles manager Buck Showalter throws away the book against Nationals

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter throws away the book against Nationals
    They call them the unwritten rules of baseball, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter obviously thinks even unwritten rules are made to be broken. He ordered an intentional walk to slumping Bryce Harper in the eighth inning Thursday night, even though...
  • Matt Wieters back in Orioles lineup at DH, Chris Davis nears game action and more

    Matt Wieters back in Orioles lineup at DH, Chris Davis nears game action and more
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — After missing Wednesday night's game, Matt Wieters returned to the Orioles' starting lineup Thursday as the designated hitter against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Because Wieters is unavailable to catch and...