Orioles first baseman Chris Davis got the weekend off to reset and make adjustments with Buck Showalter and Scott Coolbaugh as his slow start to the season has brought on more concern than ever about his performance at the plate.
Chris Tillman spent the past three days reduced to the role of spectator, watching the Orioles’ spring training workout from the complex’s weight room, waiting for his reunion with the team to become official. It became official Wednesday.
The national narrative that developed after the Orioles' dramatic loss in Tuesday night's wild-card game was what the late, great broadcaster Howard Cosell liked to call "a piercing look into the obvious." Orioles manager Buck Showalter lost his magic touch at just the wrong moment — when God and a national television audience was watching.
Twice this month, the Orioles have demoted a starting pitcher from the rotation, only to have him rejoin it shortly thereafter out of circumstance and necessity. There are only so many alternatives inside the organization, and when the Orioles begin to assess the market to add starters through trades over the next few weeks, they might be left wanting as well.
After two returned last week, more AL East teams are back in the power rankings this week. Has the Orioles¿ hot stretch been enough to make them one of the lucky 10? As always, these rankings are completely subjective, and yet objectively correct.
SARASOTA, Fla. ¿ Orioles catcher Matt Wieters joked that catching six innings in Sunday¿s 10 a.m. ¿B¿ game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Ed Smith Stadium gave him the opportunity to catch the first morning-after-day of his career.
SARASOTA, Fla. - For the first time this spring, Orioles starters Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Manny Machado and Steve Pearce will make a road trip this afternoon at the O's travel north to Bradenton to play the Pirates at McKechnie Field.
Left fielder Nate McLouth did it again. He already had provided the margin of victory with a two-run home run in last Tuesday's game against the first-place Texas Rangers, and he launched a long two-run shot to right field off reliever Brett Myers on Monday to bring the Orioles from behind against the first-place Chicago White Sox.
Derek Jeter's leadoff homer run against the Chicago White Sox's Francisco Liriano was the Yankee shortstop's 3,256th career hit, moving him past Eddie Murray for sole possession of 11th place on the all-time list.
Following the Orioles¿ first two games here in Minnesota, silence reigned in the visiting clubhouse of Target Field. Forget about hearing a pin drop. You could hear the sound of the Orioles¿ season plummeting.
Orioles pitcher Tommy Hunter picked up on Saturday night right where Jake Arrieta left off on Opening Day. He held the Minnesota Twins scoreless through seven innings and was charged with just a pair of eighth-inning unearned runs on the way to the Orioles second straight victory.