Right-hander Jason Hammel will likely make his first minor-league rehab on Thursday for Double-A Bowie. Hammel, who has been on the the disabled list with a right forearm strain, will throw 45-50 pitches. He will likely make two starts before rejoining the club, and he could return in either a starting or relief role.
The Orioles are facing reigning Cy Young Award winner David Price tonight at Camden Yards in the opener of a three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays, and the left-hander will be facing a slightly different Orioles lineup.
When the Orioles sent outfielder-designated hitter Henry Urrutia back to Triple-A Norfolk after Friday night's loss to the Colorado Rockies, it ended the Cuban defector's first stint in major league baseball.
While many Orioles haven't had the chance to look through the outline of the proposed instant replay installation released by Major League Baseball on Thursday, some still feel the much-talked-about subject will ultimately be a positive for the game.
Despite Chris Davis' majors leading 43rd homer of the season and a gritty rally in the ninth, the Orioles dropped their series opener to the Arizona Diamondbacks, 7-6, with a walk-off loss in front of an announced 18,889 at Chase Field.
SAN FRANCISCO --The Orioles have to be feeling good about themselves heading into their three-game series in Arizona tonight. They took two of three from a Jekyll-and-Hyde Giants team that can play well enough to be deserving of the title defending World Champions on day and can then stink up the joint the next.
The Orioles rallied from an early two-run deficit to score 10 unanswered runs for a 10-2 victory Sunday afternoon in their series finale in San Francisco in front of an announced sellout crowd of 41,622 at AT&T Park
The best homer-hitting team in baseball did it again Friday night, launching three longballs -- including Chris Davis' 40th homer of the season and Nate McLouth's first career grand slam -- to beat the Seattle Mariners, 11-8, at Camden Yards.
The Orioles placed right-hander Jason Hammel on the disabled list with a flexor mass in his right arm retroactive to Monday, manager Buck Showalter said before Wednesday's game against the Houston Astros. He's eligible to return Aug. 13.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter is continuing to give some of his key players days off from playing in the field. Tonight, it is Adam Jones, who will be the Orioles' designated hitter against the Astros.
When L.J. Hoes was called up to the Orioles last September, it was to learn. The Orioles were in the heat of the playoff race, and Hoes -- the team's 2012 minor league player of the year -- was on the periphery.
The Orioles couldn't wait to get home after their 7-1 loss to the Royals on Thursday night. And this morning, neither can I as I sit in the Kansas City International Airport airport terminal at 4:30 a.m.
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.