A study led by Anton Dahbura, a research scientist in the computer sciences department at Hopkins, explored how players hit when games were not on the line, and the results could spark conversation about player value.
There's been little word of movement on the Chris Davis front this week in the Music City, setting up the makings of what's appearing to become an intriguing poker play between the Orioles and Davis' agent, Scott Boras.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter wants to see his collective group of starters in action today for the team's final regular-season game and last action before Game 1 of the American League Division Series on Thursday.
Backed by a two-homer game from Steve Pearce, there was no hangover Wednesday night as the Orioles swept the second-place Toronto Blue Jays with a 6-1 win in front of an announced 37,537 at Camden Yards.
Games like the Orioles' 2-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in Thursday night's series finale at Rogers Centre are ones that the club will have to win as the season winds down and the playoff chase heats up.
Before Thursday's series opener against the Toronto Blue Jays at Camden Yards, Orioles manager Buck Showalter took a step back from his statement Wednesday that a six-man rotation could be a possibility once right-hander Miguel Gonzalez returns from the disabled list.
Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz is available for today's series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays after being bedridden the past two days with an illness that included a brief stay in a local hospital.
But the Orioles' faint postseason hopes died with their 3-2 10 inning loss combined with the Cleveland Indians' 5-4 walkoff win over the Chicago White Sox. It was the sixth consecutive loss for the Orioles, tying a season high.
The MRI performed on Orioles third baseman Manny Machado's left knee has this afternoon has been read by a radiologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital, but the club won't announce the findings until team ordopedist Dr. John Wilckens also reads the results.
In a game that featured the top two home-run hitting teams in the majors, the Orioles blasted Toronto left-hander Mark Buehrle for three homers, including Adam Jones¿ three-run blast, to give the Orioles a 8-5 win over the Blue Jays in Friday night¿s series opener in front of an announced 42,660 at Camden Yards.
The Orioles designated right-hander Jair Jurrjens for assignment Friday to clear room on the 40-man roster for right-hander Jairo Asencio, who joined the Orioles before the series opener against the Toronto Blue Jays.
TORONTO -- Yes, the Orioles¿ 7-6 loss to the Blue Jays on Friday night was a tough one to swallow. But let¿s remember that this road trip began with a loss to the Tigers in Detroit, but the Orioles rebounded to take the final two games of the series.
Kevin Gausman arrived in the visiting clubhouse of the Rogers Centre on Thursday to find about $300 worth of powdered mini doughnuts stacked inside and at the base of his locker, another nice welcoming gift from center fielder Adam Jones.