The Baltimore Orioles 2013 first round draft pick, pitcher Hunter Harvey, was introduced to the media Monday as a member of the Aberdeen IronBirds. Harvey, who is scheduled to pitch for Aberdeen Tuesday night, was accompanied by IronBirds manager Matt Merullo on the club level of Ripken Stadium.
Executive vice president Dan Duquette wouldn't comment on the Orioles' interest in bringing back former first baseman Mark Reynolds, who was designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians on Thursday, noting that Reynolds is still under contract.
Chris Davis' sixth-inning blast ended up providing the difference in the Orioles' 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night, but after the game, the slugger was more excited about a different column on the stat sheet: his two walks.
In the midst of his most prolonged slump of the season, Chris Davis will be the Orioles¿ designated hitter in Tuesday night's game against the Houston Astros. He'll still bat fifth, while Ryan Flaherty will take over at first base and bat eighth.
As well as Wei-Yin Chen pitched through his first seven innings in a 4-3 loss to the Royals on Wednesday night, one of the main storylines of the night ended up being how the Orioles couldn't score more runs off Kansas City starter Ervin Santana.
Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman has been added to the American League All-Star Game roster, replacing Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander, who started today's game for Detroit and is thus ineligible to pitch in the game.
First baseman Chris Davis, shortstop J.J. Hardy and center fielder Adam Jones were all elected by the fans for their first times in their careers and will start the annual exhibition, which will be Tuesday, July 16 at Citi Field in New York City. Orioles third baseman Manny Machado
TORONTO -- Four Orioles players are still in line to start for the American League in this year¿s All-Star Game, but one race is getting extremely close, according to the latest AL all-star fan balloting results released Saturday night.
After winning five of seven and taking both series in last week's homestand against the Angels and Red Sox, the Orioles hit the road today to open a six-game, seven-day road trip to Detroit and Toronto.
OK, I really don¿t know whether Adam Jones and Mike Trout would actually vote for each other if it came down to one or the other starting in center field in the All-Star Game, and a couple of votes probably wouldn¿t make much difference with them locked in a tight battle to be the top votegetter among American League outfielders.
Second baseman Alexi Casilla continues to improve from the finger injury he suffered Sunday at Tampa Bay, but he is once again out of the lineup with Ryan Flaherty earning the start Wednesday against the Los Angeles Angels.
One night after Camden Yards was transformed into a slipping, sliding mud bowl by heavy rainstorms, the Orioles played one of their crispest games of the season on a pleasant baseball Tuesday evening in Baltimore.
Orioles sixth-round pick Alex Murphy, a catcher from Calvert Hall, passed his physical Tuesday and is scheduled to leave for Sarasota, Fla., on Monday after contract terms are hammered out and approved.
The Orioles sent three players to the All-Star Game last season, just the second time since 2000 that they had multiple representatives. They could have even more this summer, perhaps as many as five or six.
But the timing was perfect for the Orioles, who scored two runs through monsoon-like rain in the bottom of the sixth, then held on following a two-hour, 14-minute rain delay for a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels that was completed just 10 minutes before midnight.