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  • Jake Arrieta at times shaky and dominant in Orioles' 5-4 win over the Rays

    Jake Arrieta at times shaky and dominant in Orioles' 5-4 win over the Rays
    It depends on which line you want to consider before truly assessing Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta's performance in the club's 5-4 win against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. Arrieta's pitching line wasn't pretty: He lasted only five innings for...
  • Buck Showalter applauds Manny Machado's barehanded play

    Before today’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Orioles manager Buck Showalter got on top of his pregame soapbox and talked about how most barehanded plays don’t need to be made. He reminisced about his days as an analyst at ESPN and about how...
  • Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez ends season with superb start

    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez ends season with superb start
    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez finished his season Thursday night with possibly his best start of 2013. In the Orioles’ 3-2 win over Toronto, Gonzalez held the Blue Jays to one run over two hits, striking out five and walking one.  ...
  • Matt Wieters' 10th-inning grand slam gives Orioles a 10-6 win over Rays

    Matt Wieters' 10th-inning grand slam gives Orioles a 10-6 win over Rays
    The sight of Matt Wieters' home-run trot ending in a frenetic pile at home plate conjured memories of the 16 straight extra-inning wins the Orioles orchestrated last season. But Thursday night's 10-inning 10-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays — which...
  • Orioles notes and observations (Wieters, extra innings, Bundy, Etchebarren)

    Orioles notes and observations (Wieters, extra innings, Bundy, Etchebarren)
    Catcher Matt Wieters doesn’t show much emotion on the field. He’s Baltimore’s Matty Ice. So it was interesting to see him show some not just once, but twice, in the late innings on Thursday night. The first was fairly understated. He...
  • Wieters leads crackdown on stolen bases this season

    Wieters leads crackdown on stolen bases this season
    When Orioles catcher Matt Wieters threw out Tampa Bay's speedy center fielder Desmond Jennings trying to steal second base in the ninth inning Thursday night, it wasn't just an important play in a game the Orioles eventually won in 10 innings. It served...
  • Sanford and Hicks go to Congress, The CIA goes to Hollywood and CNN stays put

    Sanford and Hicks go to Congress, The CIA goes to Hollywood and CNN stays put
    Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has been elected to the House (or at least that's where we hear he's going). Welcome to your trends report for Monday, May 8, 2013. Sanford will head to Capitol Hill after facing off against Elizabeth...
  • J.A. Happ's injury revives a personal anguish for this baseball dad

    J.A. Happ's injury revives a personal anguish for this baseball dad
    Somebody is going to get killed out there. I've said it a hundred times, thought it a thousand. The only question was, what ballplayer would have to die on the mound before something was done to protect pitchers? The issue, in the news again after...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    While managers have different preferences about using "small ball," it strikes me that the White Sox rarely use sacrifice bunts in games where one run can make the difference. Is this a strategical decision or are they just bad bunters? -- Bob Dunn;...
  • A troubling start to a non-quality start for Gonzalez

    A troubling start to a non-quality start for Gonzalez
    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez allowed five runs in the first – and seven runs total – in 2 2/3 innings Wednesday night against the Rays. It halted the Orioles’ season-best seven straight quality starts. Gonzalez allowed a home...
  • Manny Machado's 14th-inning single clinches the Orioles' first non-losing season since 1997

    Manny Machado's 14th-inning single clinches the Orioles' first non-losing season since 1997
    The Orioles’ 3-2 extra-inning win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday afternoon was a long time coming — in more ways than one. The Orioles needed 14 innings — and five hours and 14 minutes — to complete a three-game sweep of...