| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:34 PM
NEW YORK — His numbers this season — 21 home runs, 66 RBIs entering the All-Star break — are impressive, and one can just imagine how they would look in the middle of the Phillies' oft-punchless lineup.
Some believe that were it not...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:40 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Orioles closer Zach Britton hadn’t allowed a run over his previous 10 outings heading into the ninth inning of Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland Athletics, converting six straight save opportunities along...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1)
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:57 PM
BOSTON -- For the second consecutive year, three Orioles players have been voted by the fans to start in the All-Star Game.
Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and center fielder Adam Jones will start for the American League in this year’s Midsummer...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Third baseman Manny Machado will attend an appeal hearing Wednesday in an attempt to reduce his five-game suspension, and a final ruling could come by the end of the week.
Executive vice president Dan Duquette will join Machado at the hearing, which...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and injured catcher Matt Wieters still lead their respective positions in American League All-Star Game voting, according to fan voting results released by Major League Baseball on Monday afternoon.
Despite cooling off at...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Five Orioles made the All-Star Game last year in New York.
That won’t happen again July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.
This year, the Orioles will have one All-Star for sure: Nelson Cruz, who is nearly 1 million votes ahead of the Boston Red...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:51 PM
NEW YORK -- Nelson Cruz has taken a sizable lead in the American League All-Star voting for designated hitters, now outpacing the Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz, 2,457,349 to 1,652,470.
According to Major League Baseball, which announced the most recent...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:16 PM
In a bizarre game that featured two of baseball's best third basemen jawing at each other, the league's top slugger attempting to steal home and a near-instant walkoff review, the Oakland Athletics outlasted the Orioles, 4-3, in 11 innings Friday night,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Wei-Yin Chen surrendered home runs in back-to-back innings in the Orioles’ 4-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics at Camden Yards on Friday, but his night was hardly a disappointment.
Despite solo blasts by Josh Donaldson and Derek Norris in the...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:42 PM
The Orioles were schooled Sunday afternoon in an 11-1 rout at Camden Yards by an Oakland Athletics team that boasts the best record in the American League. And if this series were a barometer to gauge where the Orioles measured up against the high-...