- Current Oriole Manny Machado and former Oriole Nick Markakis should be in the AL and NL starting lineups when the All-Star game comes to Washington in mid-July.
- In the latest All-Star voting among National League players, former Oriole Nick Markakis has taken the lead among outfielders, surpassing the Nationals' Bryce Harper.
- Aaron Judge, Carlos Correa and Nolan Arenado led a new generation of All-Stars, among 12 first-time starters elected by fans for the July 11 game.
- How important is the 14th overall pick? And how much should the Orioles be committed to keeping that selection in the upcoming draft?
- Orioles third baseman Manny Machado knows he has a long way to even think about catching Cal Ripken, Jr.¿s consecutive-games streak, but he currently owns baseball¿s active consecutive-games streak entering Thursday¿s series finale in Kansas City.