Kevin Gausman has had his way with the Yankees in his past two starts, and on Saturday night at Camden Yards held New York to just two singles through six scoreless innings in a 2-0 Orioles win in front of an announced crowd of 30,855.
Orioles right-hander Bud Norris finally received the chance Sunday on a blistery afternoon at Comerica Park against the celebrated Detroit Tigers offense. He seized it, throwing 6 1/3 scoreless innings in a 2-1 victory, catapulting the Orioles into a second postseason round.
When Chris Tillman takes the mound Thursday as the Orioles' starting pitcher in Game 1 of the best-of-five American League Division Series matchup against the Detroit Tigers at Camden Yards, he will be making his postseason debut.
Defense has been one of the keys to the Orioles' success over the past three seasons. But since they lost American League Platinum Glove winner Manny Machado for the season following right-knee surgery in August, the club has struggled to find a steady replacement.
Over the past three seasons, one of the foundations of the Orioles success has been their defense. But in recent days, it's becoming evident that the team¿s defense isn't up to the standard that manager Buck Showalter has set.
If Derek Jeter could have scripted his perfect ending at Yankee Stadium, it would have looked a lot like what actually happened Thursday night, but it wouldn't have happened if the Orioles hadn't worked so hard on the rewrite.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter will meet with his staff Monday to decide the team's roster for the American League Division Series. In the meantime, he still wants to get some final looks at players before making those choices.
After the Orioles were held to one hit on Monday, they responded with 17 hits in Tuesday's 5-4 win. Seeing leadoff hitter Nick Markakis get four hits, including a two-run homer, was a good sign for the Orioles.
Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman has been suspended six games and handed an undisclosed fine by Major League Baseball for throwing at Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph¿s head in the sixth inning of Monday¿s game.
After clinching the American League East title Tuesday, the Orioles are in a bit of a baseball limbo: Do they try to catch the Los Angeles Angels for the AL's top seed, or do they forget about trying to get home-field advantage throughout the playoffs and try to spell their regulars?
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter said his final visit to Camden Yards this week brought back memories of his first full season in pinstripes, playing against the Orioles in the American League Championship Series and being in awe of Cal Ripken, Jr., who was a role model for Jeter.
With a 10-game homestand beginning Friday, the Orioles are in the driver's seat to clinch the American League East title at Camden Yards for the first time in the ballpark's history. The club plays the New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays in the first two series of the homestand.
MLB and ESPN keep talking and writing about Derek Jeter's legacy and final visits to this stadium and that. There's even talk of a ceremony at Fenway Park during Jeter's final game. Our turn, so to speak, comes this week. The Yankees visit Baltimore for four games from Friday through Sunday, and the series will mark Jeter's last visit to Camden Yards. And you know how I feel about that? Good riddance. I have no problem with the Yankees doing special things to recognize their superstar at their
Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop struggled to explain the magic that seems to be in his bat when he faces the New York Yankees after his eight-inning homer tied the game Wednesday night and stole momentum from the Yankees in the Orioles' eventual 5-2 win.
Delmon Young rewarded Buck Showalter's decision to give him the start, hitting a three-run home run off Hisashi Iwakuma in the third inning that powered the Orioles to a 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners in front of an announced 19,621 at Safeco Field.
Yankees second baseman Brian Roberts has already played against his old team several times this season - including two series at Yankee Stadium and during spring training in Florida - but his first trip back to Baltimore as an opposing player was definitely something different.
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 right-hander Bud Norris said he was "a little bummed out" about being placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a right groin strain, but he understands the club is best served when he is fully healthy.
Orioles right-hander Bud Norris said he is "a little bummed out" about being placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a right groin strain, but he said he understands that the club is best served when he is healthy.
One of the first things Orioles manager Buck Showalter said to reporters during his pregame news conference Sunday afternoon was about right-hander Dylan Bundy's outing for short-season Single-A Aberdeen on Saturday.
Bud Norris, who allowed just one earned run in the Orioles¿ 6-1 victory against the New York Yankees, walked off the mound with right groin tightness, forcing the constantly shuffling club to have to deal with another potential injury issue -- one that comes as Norris was in the middle of an impressive run.