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  • Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamine

    Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamine
    Orioles infielder Chris Davis, Major League Baseball's most prodigious home run hitter last season and an outspoken opponent of performing-enhancing drugs, was suspended for 25 games Friday by the league for testing positive for the drug Adderall. It...
  • On brink of AL East title, Orioles could clinch with win at home for first time in 45 years

    On brink of AL East title, Orioles could clinch with win at home for first time in 45 years
    When the Toronto Blue Jays overtook the New York Yankees for second place earlier this week and then won their game Wednesday night, the Blue Jays guaranteed that the Orioles couldn't capture the American League East crown until Monday at the earliest....
  • Orioles player reaction to Chris Davis' suspension

    With the Orioles closing in on their first division title in 17 years, the resilient ballclub found out Friday its pennant run would not include slugging first baseman Chris Davis, who Major League Baseball suspended 25 games for a drug policy violation....
  • Notes on Marcus Stroman's suspension, Orioles resting, Christian Walker's debut

    Notes on Marcus Stroman's suspension, Orioles resting, Christian Walker's debut
    It took 48 hours, but the disciplinary sanctions the Orioles were hoping for were passed down by Major League Baseball on Wednesday. Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman was suspended six games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing...
  • With chance at AL's top seed, Orioles look for ways to rest some key players

    With chance at AL's top seed, Orioles look for ways to rest some key players
    Now that the Orioles have clinched the American League East title, the regular season is all over but the roster shuffling. The Orioles headed into Wednesday night trailing the Los Angeles Angels by three games for the top seed in the AL while leading...
  • Orioles, Red Sox lineups not brimming with key players

    Orioles, Red Sox lineups not brimming with key players
    The Orioles' lineup for Friday night's game against the Boston Red Sox looks more like it is ready for Fort Myers, Fla., in March than Camden Yards in September. That's what happens when you clinch your division with a week-plus to play, I suppose. No...
  • Orioles pregame notes on Lazaro Leyva, Manny Machado, Chris Davis and Nick Markakis

    Orioles pregame notes on Lazaro Leyva, Manny Machado, Chris Davis and Nick Markakis
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter came into his office during Thursday’s day off to prepare for this weekend’s series against the Boston Red Sox, only to find someone cleaning his office carpet after Tuesday night’s American League East-...
  • Yankees' second inning is enough to stop Orioles' six-game winning streak, 3-2

    Yankees' second inning is enough to stop Orioles' six-game winning streak, 3-2
    The Orioles’ September surge to the cusp of an American League East championship has been characterized by their strong starting pitching in general, and right-hander Miguel Gonzalez in particular. Gonzalez could tell early on against the New York...
  • Major League Baseball quotes of the week

    Major League Baseball quotes of the week
    "Everybody makes mistakes. You have to be careful when you make your mistakes. Now is not a good time to make a mistake." --Nick Markakis, Baltimore Orioles outfielder, on the 25-game suspension levied Friday against teammate Chris Davis, who...
  • With 5-2 victory over Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles on cusp of AL East title

    With 5-2 victory over Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles on cusp of AL East title
    All the postseason math — all the talk of magic numbers and scoreboard watching — is now a thing of the past. Just one win now separates the Orioles and their first American League East division title since 1997. Opening up their three-...
  • With 8-2 win Tuesday, Orioles clinch first American League East title since 1997

    With 8-2 win Tuesday, Orioles clinch first American League East title since 1997
    After the Orioles drained bottles of champagne inside the home clubhouse of Camden Yards, leaving behind not a dry spot in a room littered with corks and empty beer bottles, they ran toward the dugout for a postgame party that Baltimore had long awaited....