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 Angels, Britton made sure he got the out first before giving in to the pain.
After winning the opener of their three-game series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, the Orioles will turn to Orange County resident Miguel Gonzalez to lead them to victory against the Los Angeles Angels tonight.
In Monday night's series opener against the Los Angeles Angels, Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers for his fifth career multihomer game, providing the Orioles with all the offense they needed in a 4-2 victory at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
The Orioles had to make a roster move in order to recall right-hander Bud Norris from Double-A Bowie to make tonight's start, and they optioned catcher Steve Clevenger back to Triple-A Norfolk before the game.
With the Orioles currently atop the American League East, it might be tempting for the team to orchestrate a deal as the July 31 nonwaiver deadline approaches. But manager Buck Showalter said the club must tread carefully through the trade waters.
The Orioles might have the chance to play the Oakland Athletics again in October, with much higher stakes on the line. But following a humbling, 10-2 loss Sunday afternoon, the Orioles couldn't escape Oakland quick enough.
The Orioles, currently four games up on the second-place Toronto Blue Jays in the American League East, will lead off the second half by playing 29 consecutive games against teams with a record of .500 or better.
The atmosphere at the O.co Coliseum during the Orioles¿ workout on Thursday evening was more like one that took place on the back fields of the team¿s spring training complex in February rather than the end of the All-Star break.
There's a distinct dichotomy that surrounds Orioles center fielder Adam Jones in Baltimore. He is the club's most consistent performer and surely one of its most ardent community ambassadors. And yet he also receives the most criticism from fans for his play.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who is on the 15-day disabled list with a right ankle sprain, was tentative while throwing during his workout Sunday and therefore will need a rehab assignment.
On Wednesday, Bud Norris struggled through his shortest outing of the season. He failed to get an out in the fifth inning, and Orioles pitchers gave up three homers in a 6-2 loss in front of an announced 35,575 at Camden Yards.
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones will participate in the Home Run Derby, which will be held Monday at Target Field in Minneapolis, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said before his club's game against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday.
Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman continues to show that he's grown from the flame-throwing pitcher he was in his previous big league stints to a much more polished starter who can use all his pitches to limit damage.
Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz has passed David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox as the top All-Star Game vote-getter at his position in the American League, according to results released Monday by Major League Baseball.
TAMPA ¿ Even though they¿ve lost two straight and are coming off an off day Monday, the Orioles woke up Tuesday tied for first place in the American League East following the Yankees¿ 4-1 loss in Anaheim.
MINNEAPOLIS -- In Manny Machado¿s second game back from offseason left knee surgery on Friday night, he recorded his first hit, scored his first run and made his first diving play at third base in the Orioles¿ 3-0 win over the Twins.
The news that Jim Fregosi passed away Friday morning after suffering multiple strokes during a baseball alumni cruise really hit home for this Southern California kid who grew up an Angels fan and would have the privilege of covering his hometown team as a very young beat writer in the early 1980s.
The Orioles season opener March 31 against the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox will be broadcast on ESPN2 at part of the network's Opening Day coverage. The game is scheduled for a 3 p.m. start at Camden Yards.
The Orioles have added more depth for the organization, signing left-handed hitting outfielder Xavier Paul to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, according to a SportsNet Canada report.
Despite his gaudy run-production numbers this past season, first baseman Chris Davis will be an underdog to become the first Orioles player to win win the American League MVP award in more than two decade, but Davis was named one of three finalists for this award Tuesday evening.
After a record-setting season, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will receive consideration for most of the major awards this fall. But he finished a distant second-place in one vote announced Thursday.