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Sat, 22 Apr 2017 23:34:38 EDTThe first-place Orioles continued to feast on Steven Wright's knuckleball on Saturday, with Trey Mancini and Jonathan Schoop hitting back-to-back homers for the second time this month off the Red Sox righty in a 4-2 series-clinching win.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 23:52:01 EDTJayson Aquino was picked for Saturday's start because of an impressive spring, and as manager Buck Showalter aptly put it, the Orioles needed to see what they had in the young left-hander. If Saturday is any indication, the O's have another solid starting option. Aquino held Boston to two runs -- both of which came on Jackie Bradley Jr.'s homer -- over six innings in his first career start.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:15:13 EDTOrioles closer Zach Britton will see a hand specialist on Monday, and he could resume throwing after that, as manager Buck Showalter called it the final step for the left-hander in his rehab from a left forearm strain.
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Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:58:58 EDTOrioles starter Chris Tillman went 3 2/3 innings in his second rehab start on Saturday night, allowing three runs on five hits with three strikeouts against Double-A Harrisburg.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:53:12 EDTOrioles starter Kevin Gausman will be looking to get back on track in the finale of a three-game weekend series with the Red Sox on Sunday, while Boston starter Eduardo Rodriguez hopes to beat the team that traded him away.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:46:38 EDTComing off one of their best road trips in recent years, the Orioles kept right on rolling Friday night at Camden Yards. Backed by a terrific seven-plus innings from Dylan Bundy, who is looking more and more like the frontline starter Baltimore badly needs, the O's bested Boston, 2-0, to keep a firm hold atop the American League East.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:52:09 EDTWho do the Orioles have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Baltimore's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:57:41 EDTThere were many moments last season that almost screamed for Dylan Bundy to throw his cutter. But that wasn't the plan. Because no matter how devastating the extra pitch was to Bundy's arsenal, having the right-hander -- who had Tommy John surgery in 2013 -- healthy enough to throw it for an entire big league season was most important.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:48:48 EDTBrad Brach converted his third save in as many days in Friday's 2-0 win over the Red Sox, as the right-hander has filled in for lefty closer Zach Britton without missing a beat.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:11:14 EDTThe Red Sox missed on a number of good scoring chances on Friday, a big reason the Orioles handed them a 2-0 loss in the opener of a three-game series. After the game, though, the bigger subject of conversation in the Boston clubhouse was that the team nearly lost second baseman Dustin Pedroia. The play in question was, in fact, a primary topic in both clubhouses.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:37:20 EDTNo pitcher has been more dominant than Class A Columbia's Merandy Gonzalez to begin the season. That trend continued on Friday night, as the Mets' No. 14 prospect extended his scoreless innings streak to 20 2/3 by tossing seven frames in a win against Lexington.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:04:17 EDTJ.J. Hardy had two hits, but the one the Orioles needed the most came in the top of the 10th inning. Hardy's RBI single with two outs scored Mark Trumbo for a 2-1 victory over the Reds on Thursday that gave Baltimore two of three games in the series.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:28:42 EDTThe Orioles left a rainy Cincinnati on Thursday night with a series win, a 6-3 road trip and -- perhaps most importantly -- two fantastic starts from Ubaldo Jimenez and Wade Miley for a Baltimore team in dire need of them.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:32:07 EDTKnee-dful Things: Davis destroys bat after K
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:57:45 EDTFor a minute during the fourth inning against the Orioles, it looked like the Reds had a unique double play. But, not quite.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:38:04 EDTAfter Ubaldo Jimenez went 4 1/3 innings and allowed five runs in each of his first two starts, he knew he needed to get better in a hurry.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:02:33 EDTAfter years of playing some of the shallowest center fields in baseball, Baltimore's Adam Jones is finally playing deeper in 2017. Is he just following a trend, or is there something to it?
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 01:07:27 EDTOrioles manager Buck Showalter has kept a secret of who would close in Zach Britton's absence -- even from the candidates for the job.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:55:16 EDTWednesday brought brilliant displays of pitching from both a veteran in Ubaldo Jimenez of the Orioles and a rookie in the Reds' Amir Garrett. It was Jimenez and Baltimore that came away with a 2-0 victory at Great American Ball Park.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:45:23 EDTThe Orioles made a roster move Wednesday, recalling left-hander Jayson Aquino from Triple-A Norfolk and optioning right-hander Tyler Wilson to Norfolk.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 01:23:27 EDTOrioles starter Kevin Gausman summarized his outing this way: "Overall today, it was bad command. Bad execution. Getting myself in some holes. It just wasn't good."
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:19:32 EDTFor at least one night, the team with the best record in baseball -- the Orioles -- was knocked down a peg. Led by Adam Duvall's five RBIs, the Reds ambushed Baltimore early and went on to a 9-3 victory on Tuesday at Great American Ball Park.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 09:41:06 EDTIf the Orioles ever need of help out of an offensive funk they only need to look to Trey Mancini -- for more than one reason.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 18:22:00 EDTThe Orioles rolled into Rogers Centre this weekend and made a clear statement that they are a force to be reckoned with in the American League East.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:27:51 EDTMLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances in the Minor Leagues from the previous seven days. Any player on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:26:06 EDTAfter going 1-for-3 with an RBI and run scored in the matinee for Triple-A Rochester, Daniel Palka exploded in the Red Wings' second game against Syracuse. The right fielder was involved in the entirety of Rochester's offense in the nightcap, driving in four runs and scoring three more of his own in the Red Wings' 8-7 loss to the Chiefs.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 18:17:17 EDTBuck Showalter admitted he wasn't sure there was much more starter Alec Asher could've done Saturday afternoon to show he deserves a second start when the spot comes up against the Red Sox next week. However, with the team in need of bullpen help, the right-hander could be headed back for Triple-A Norfolk.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 02:00:07 EDTKendrys Morales' put an end to Toronto's seven-game losing streak with one dramatic swing of the bat.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 17:09:30 EDTToday Major League Baseball celebrates the memory of Jackie Robinson and the deep impact of his life on the game of baseball and the culture surrounding it.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 13:37:13 EDTOrioles' closer Zach Britton converted his 54th consecutive save in Baltimore's 6-4 victory over the Blue Jays on Friday night at Rogers Centre, tying an American League record. Tom Gordon of the Red Sox also converted 54 straight save chances from 1998-99.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 01:39:53 EDTThe Orioles slugged their way to the top of the American League East standings, and based on how they have been playing lately, that's a spot they will not be giving up without a fight.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 00:37:49 EDTA late-season conversation with former Orioles pitcher Scott McGregor last year has Wade Miley approaching his starts differently, and it's showing in his results.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 23:43:33 EDTHome-plate umpire Dale Scott has been diagnosed with a concussion after being struck in the mask by a foul tip and leaving the field on a stretcher in the eighth inning of the Orioles' 6-4 win over the Blue Jays on Friday night.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:35:01 EDTThe Blue Jays were the ones responsible for ending Baltimore's season a year ago in the American League Wild Card Game. The Orioles haven't wasted any time getting their revenge. Baltimore forced Toronto to slip even further into the depths of the AL East by coming away with a 2-1 victory on Thursday night at Rogers Centre.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 23:42:13 EDTOn a night when the middle of the Orioles' lineup went cold, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy picked up Baltimore's offense as the O's edged the Blue Jays, 2-1, for their second win in as many nights.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 22:03:40 EDTChemistry set: Hardy, Schoop turn great DP
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:01:31 EDTThe Orioles made a move to bolster their bullpen on Thursday evening, adding right-hander Stefan Crichton from Triple-A Norfolk.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:05:41 EDTThe Orioles staged an early-game home run derby against Steven Wright's knuckleball and rolled to a 12-5 victory over the Red Sox on Wednesday night at Fenway Park.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:25:07 EDTAfter scoring just one run in the series opener on Tuesday, the Orioles' bats erupted in the early innings against the Red Sox on Wednesday night, as they connected for five home runs over the first three frames, including two by rookie Trey Mancini.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:10:49 EDTMaybe you have to read between the lines to decide if Orioles manager Buck Showalter has been taking flu shots at the Red Sox the last couple of days.