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  • Orioles' confidence in Rule 5 pick T.J. McFarland on display

    Lost in the Orioles’ 3-0 shutout loss to the Yankees Sunday night at Yankee Stadium was the relief performance of Rule 5 pick T.J. McFarland. Orioles manager Buck Showalter has said it regularly, that you can’t hide a reliever in the AL...
  • Hammel squeezes out six innings in Game 1 of doubleheader

    Hammel squeezes out six innings in Game 1 of doubleheader
    Members of the Orioles starting rotation have had their struggles getting deep into games, but right-hander Jason Hammel gave the team a gritty six-inning effort against the Dodgers in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader. Through 16 games, no Orioles...
  • Orioles pre-game notes on Britton, Garcia, Roberts, Betemit, lineups

    Orioles pre-game notes on Britton, Garcia, Roberts, Betemit, lineups
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he still has not made a decision who will pitch Monday at Seattle. A lot depends on whether Zach Britton will be needed today in relief. Freddy Garcia, who is slated to pitch Sunday for Triple-A Norfolk, is the...
  • Manny Machado recounts his recent first meeting with Brooks Robinson

    Manny Machado recounts his recent first meeting with Brooks Robinson
    OAKLAND, Calif. — A week ago, Manny Machado was about to head onto the field from the dugout at Camden Yards when someone yelled out to him, "Hey Manny." It's not an unusual occurrence these days for the young third baseman, who is increasingly...
  • Zach Britton sent back to Triple-A Norfolk in Orioles' roster shuffle

    Zach Britton sent back to Triple-A Norfolk in Orioles' roster shuffle
    SEATTLE — Orioles left-hander Zach Britton was hoping to get more than one start to show the organization that he had regained the form that made him one of the club's most promising pitchers a few years ago. He is going to have to do that again...
  • Clayton Kershaw strikes out 12 as Dodgers defeat Braves, 6-1

    Clayton Kershaw strikes out 12 as Dodgers defeat Braves, 6-1
    The Dodgers looked like that team from midsummer that stormed to the top of the division, while Clayton Kershaw looked a lot like the pitcher they’ve seen all season. It all proved too much for the Atlanta Braves, who saw the Dodgers jump out to a...
  • Orioles sign veteran RHP Jon Rauch to minor league deal

    Orioles sign veteran RHP Jon Rauch to minor league deal
    The Orioles signed veteran right-hander Jon Rauch to a minor league deal, and the reliever will report to Triple-A Norfolk on Monday, the team announced Saturday. Rauch, 34, started the season with the Miami Marlins before he was released on May 23...
  • Orioles decline Alexi Casilla's option for 2014, make other procedural moves

    Orioles decline Alexi Casilla's option for 2014, make other procedural moves
    The Orioles made several roster management moves Monday, including officially declining the $3 million option for 2014 in infielder Alexi Casilla's contract, buying it out for $200,000. The 29-year-old infielder, who batted .214 in 62 games for the...
  • Orioles notes and observations (free-agent free-for-all, qualifying offers, Chris Jones, Chris Davis)

    Orioles notes and observations (free-agent free-for-all, qualifying offers, Chris Jones, Chris Davis)
    Today marks the first day that Major League Baseball’s free agents can sign with any club. In the previous period between today and the end of the World Series, players could only sign with their most recent clubs. Orioles executive vice president...
  • As Orioles build left-handed relief depth, how will it affect major league bullpen?

    As Orioles build left-handed relief depth, how will it affect major league bullpen?
    The Orioles’ signing of pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz on Monday was the latest addition to the club’s growing group of left-handed relievers who could compete for bullpen spots in 2014. Last season, the Orioles carried three lefty relievers --...
  • Orioles make Cruz signing official, set Tuesday morning press conference

    Orioles make Cruz signing official, set Tuesday morning press conference
    SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles made their one-year deal, $8 million deal with free-agent slugger Nelson Cruz official on Monday evening. The club will introduce the 33-year-old Cruz during a Tuesday morning news conference at the Ed Smith Stadium...