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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 01:07:25 EDTThe Orioles are doing everything in their power to secure a postseason spot. Led by Jonathan Schoop, who homered and matched a career high with five RBIs, the Orioles bashed their way to an 8-1 win over the Yankees on Friday night, whittling their magic number to two in the process.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 01:09:15 EDTAll along, the Orioles knew this was going to be a huge road trip, two series looming in cities where they have struggled to win, particularly this season. So far, Baltimore hasn't just answered the critics, they've defied them.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 00:26:45 EDTThe Orioles are well-aware of the possibility that they could host the American League Wild Card game at Camden Yards on Tuesday night, and manager Buck Showalter is making it clear that they need to take care of business in the Bronx to make that a reality.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:23:13 EDTUbaldo Jimenez, who had struggled enough to be demoted to the bullpen, continued his sensational second-half turnaround on Thursday night to move the Orioles into a tie with the Blue Jays for the top American League Wild Card spot. Jimenez -- who has been the O's most consistent pitcher over the past month -- again came up big, tossing 6 2/3 scoreless innings in Baltimore's 4-0 critical road series win.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:48:50 EDTFor all the numbers of notoriety in the increasingly data-driven sport of baseball, the one still paramount in the 162-game schedule is winning percentage. But what happens when even that supreme stat can't decide things?
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:13:04 EDTDylan Bundy isn't slated to get a start this weekend in New York, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Thursday the rookie isn't being shut down.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:25:58 EDTThe American League Wild Card race is going down to the final weekend of the regular season. The Orioles made sure of that. Baltimore moved into a tie for the first AL Wild Card spot with a 4-0 victory over the Blue Jays on Thursday night at Rogers Centre. The Orioles entered this series needing to take two of three to keep their hopes of the top spot alive, and in the end, that's exactly what they did.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:23:30 EDTThe Orioles' Hyun Soo Kim came through with a pinch-hit two-run homer with one out in the top of the ninth inning on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre, turning what was on track to be a discouraging loss into a 3-2 victory over the Blue Jays. The win pulled Baltimore within one game of Toronto for the top AL Wild Card spot while also maintaining the Orioles' two-game cushion over the Mariners, who defeated the Astros earlier Wednesday. Detroit dropped to 1 1/2 games back of the Orioles, pending the result of its game on Wednesday night against Cleveland.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:33:14 EDTOn Wednesday night, the O's Hyun Soo Kim came through with the biggest hit of his young big league career, delivering a lead-changing, pinch-hit two-run home run with one out in the ninth inning of a 3-2 win over the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:27:33 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.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:13:42 EDTOrioles first baseman Chris Davis and manager Buck Showalter were both ejected with two outs in the top of the seventh inning of Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:00:29 EDTThe Blue Jays took one step closer to securing an American League postseason berth, and home-field advantage in a potential AL Wild Card Game, by topping the Orioles, 5-1, on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:45:16 EDTThe Orioles had better figure out a way to win in Toronto. Fast.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 18:29:12 EDTBaltimore, which rebounded this weekend following a four-game sweep by the Red Sox, used Hyun-Soo Kim's two-run homer and four scoreless innings from an impressive bullpen to edge the D-backs, 2-1, and gain ground in the American League Wild Card race.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:58:29 EDTThe Orioles' bullpen has been as reliable as they come in September. They showed why again Sunday. Called on in the sixth inning to protect a one-run lead, the bullpen shut down the D-backs in a 2-1 win.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:13:13 EDTThe Orioles came out swinging to back Wade Miley's gem in a 6-1 win over the D-backs on Saturday, vaulting Baltimore into the American League's second Wild Card. Trey Mancini hit his third career homer and Mark Trumbo hit his MLB-leading 45th home run for the Orioles, who lead the Tigers by one-half game for the second Wild Card.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:25:12 EDTOrioles rookie Trey Mancini is making quite the name for himself in a short period of time. Mancini, promoted on Sunday, became just the third player in MLB history to homer in each of his first three starts with Saturday's blast in a 6-1 win over the D-backs.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:33:55 EDTWade Miley, who left his last start with upper back cramps, had no such issues on Saturday. Instead,the lefty went out and dominated the D-backs, going 8 2/3 innings and allowing one run in the Orioles' 6-1 win, vaulting them over the Tigers into the American League's second Wild Card.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:42:48 EDTMark Trumbo's 12th-inning walkoff homer kept the Orioles right in the thick of the American League Wild Card race Friday night, leading Baltimore to a 3-2, 12-inning win over the D-backs in a four-hour series opener.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:30:51 EDTThe Orioles are playing meaningful baseball in late September thanks in large part to their penchant for home runs and one of the game's most reliable bullpens.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:39:16 EDTWhile it wasn't the big walkoff homer, Orioles catcher Matt Wieters had his own clutch blow and played a big part in Friday's 3-2, 12-inning win over the D-backs.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:38:08 EDTThird baseman Manny Machado has been named the 2016 Louis M. Hatter Most Valuable Oriole and he will be honored in a pregame ceremony during Sunday's home regular-season finale.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:50:20 EDTThe Red Sox's playoff push is looking more and more like a steamroll. Backed by seven strong innings by ace David Price, Boston picked up its second consecutive road four-game sweep, beating Baltimore, 5-3, on Thursday night to complete an absolutely dominant series.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:15:29 EDTOrioles manager Buck Showalter emerged from the dugout far sooner than he would've liked in the crucial series finale with the Red Sox on Thursday night. With two outs in the second inning, Showalter removed ace Chris Tillman after the righty issued back-to-back walks, the second forcing in Boston's third run.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:00:00 EDTIn his fourth full season in the Majors, Orioles All-Star Manny Machado is putting together a year worthy of American League Most Valuable Player Award consideration. But as the five-tool talent has posted career-best numbers in nearly every facet of the game, he's seen a drastic decline in one area: basestealing.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 01:04:25 EDTWhen the Red Sox departed Oriole Park at Camden Yards late Thursday evening and boarded the buses that would take them to the airport for their charter flight to St. Petersburg, there was no denying that these four games had completely rewritten the scripts for both clubs. Now everything is going Boston's way.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:22:33 EDTThe Orioles are partnering with manager Buck Showalter, his wife, Angela, and KidsPeace to host the seventh annual Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-mile walk Saturday, Oct. 29, at 8 a.m. ET. The Halloween-themed race that benefits children in foster care will start and end at Camden Yards.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:16:03 EDTThe Orioles looked for starting pitching all offseason. They looked for starting pitching in the weeks and days leading up to the non-waiver Trade Deadline. With the start of the postseason looming in less than two weeks, they're looking for -- all together now -- starting pitching.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:30:02 EDTThe Red Sox are running away with the American League East.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:12:23 EDTThe same fans that had risen to their feet earlier in the sixth inning Wednesday to give departing Orioles starter Ubaldo Jimenez a standing ovation sat stunned in their seats. In a span of two pitches, the Orioles went from a one-run lead to a four-run deficit on the heels a pivotal two-out error by first baseman Chris Davis.