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  • Orioles rookie Henry Urrutia starting at DH and batting eighth against Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Henry Urrutia will make his second major league start tonight, hitting eighth as the Orioles' designated hitter against the Kansas City Royals. Both of the left-handed Urrutia's starts have come against right-handed starters. Right-...
  • Orioles thoughts and observations on playing small ball and Wei-Yin Chen's tough-luck outing

    Orioles thoughts and observations on playing small ball and Wei-Yin Chen's tough-luck outing
    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....
  • Royals score winning run in the ninth to beat the Orioles 4-3

    Royals score winning run in the ninth to beat the Orioles 4-3
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When the Orioles scraped across a run in the eighth inning to take a two-run lead on the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, it seemed like it would be enough to ensure a win, especially given the way left-hander Wei-Yin Chen...
  • Orioles end road trip with three straight losses to the Royals

    Orioles end road trip with three straight losses to the Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. –- As promising as the Orioles’ seven-game road trip to Texas and Kansas City was through their first four games, this was not the way they wanted it to end. After winning the first four games, including a three-game sweep...
  • Royals win nine in a row and sweep Twins

    Royals win nine in a row and sweep Twins
    The Kansas City Royals won their ninth straight game, stretching their longest winning streak in more than a decade by beating Minnesota 7-2 Thursday behind Billy Butler's hitting and Lorenzo Cain's highlight reel catch in center field.     The Royals...
  • Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison a finalist for prestigious Hutch Award for community service

    I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field. Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
  • Royals spoil Machado's debut and snap Orioles' five-game win streak

    Royals spoil Machado's debut and snap Orioles' five-game win streak
    Thursday at Camden Yards was supposed to be about third baseman Manny Machado, the Orioles' top hitting prospect, who was making his big league debut directly out of Double-A. But to paraphrase one of Orioles manager Buck Showalter's favorite sayings,...
  • Vegas favors a Michigan-Louisville national championship game

     
    It's April Fool's Day, but there's no foolin' around in Vegas where sports wagering is at a feverish pitch with the start of baseball season and the NCAA tournament now down to its Final Four. Vegas likes Michigan, slightly, over Syracuse and Louisville...
  • Phillies' comeback falls just short

     
    This was not the kind of start the Phillies were expecting to get from Cole Hamels or their bullpen. Hamels allowed a career-high eight earned runs and the bullpen again failed to keep the game close in their 9-8 loss......
  • Kansas City DH Billy Butler continues his tear against Oriole pitching

    Kansas City DH Billy Butler continues his tear against Oriole pitching
    It may be a good thing the Orioles only face Billy Butler a handful of games each season. The Kansas City Royals designated hitter has been an absolute monster against the O's the past five years. Entering Thursday night’s series opener, Butler...
  • Thursday's game was about more than an 8-2 loss for O's fans

    Thursday's game was about more than an 8-2 loss for O's fans
    There’s nothing particularly inspiring about the box score of the Orioles’ 8-2 loss to Kansas City on Thursday night. Oriole starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen  was shelled early, Royals designated hitter Billy Butler had yet another dominant...