In the top of the fifth inning of Tuesday night's 84th All-Star Game, Adam Jones led off with a double against the Philadelphia Phillies' Cliff Lee, moved to third on a single by the Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer and then scored on a fielder's choice ground out by J.J. Hardy.
There's been no decision on which city will host the 2016 All-Star Game or any resolution to the ongoing MASN broadcast dispute between the Orioles and Washington Nationals, baseball commissioner Bud Selig said Tuesday.
The Orioles designated right-hander Jair Jurrjens for assignment Friday to clear room on the 40-man roster for right-hander Jairo Asencio, who joined the Orioles before the series opener against the Toronto Blue Jays.
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
The evolution of Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman continued on Friday night with a statistical gem that was an obvious struggle. In the Orioles¿ 2-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox in front of a nearly packed house, Tillman did what good pitchers are supposed to do.
The slumping Orioles have lost five in a row, but on Monday, they came away with a win off the diamond. The O's have the best uniforms in the major leagues, according to a recent fan poll conducted by ESPN.
Right-hander Jair Jurrjens, who made the National League All-Star team two years ago with the Atlanta Braves, arrived in the Orioles clubhouse on Friday afternoon to prepare for Saturday's start against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Now, the burning question is: How does Manny Machado compare with the sport's elite young players — specifically, the reigning rookies of the year Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout and Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper?
Before "Moneyball" hit the best sellers list and before Brad Pitt brought Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane to the big screen, Dan Duquette's Montreal Expos were perhaps the first incarnation of the Moneyball concept.
Through 14 games, the Orioles have gotten just three hits from their designated hitters. So just how bad have their designated hitters been? Seven National League teams have gotten more production from their pitchers than the Orioles have from designated hitters.
Three weeks after the right-hander reportedly agreed to a major-league deal with the Orioles, the club announced they¿ve instead signed Jurrjens to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training.
Orioles third baseman Danny Valencia has been linked to a Miami-area clinic that allegedly distributed performance-enhancing drugs to several major league baseball players, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports.
Jair Jurrjens, who was a National League All-Star just two summers ago, is Duquette¿s latest undervalued asset. And now with just more than two weeks before spring training, we take a look at other low-risk, high-reward additions and ask which one could be Duquette¿s ¿Get of the Year.¿
When right-hander Jair Jurrjens is in Baltimore to take a physical next week ¿ seemingly the final step before the Orioles¿ one-year major-league deal with the former Atlanta Braves pitcher comes to fruition ¿ he expects to speak with team officials about whether he will participate in the World Baseball Classic this spring.