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  • Orioles option Miguel Gonzalez to Norfolk to make room for Ubaldo Jimenez

    Orioles option Miguel Gonzalez to Norfolk to make room for Ubaldo Jimenez
    The Orioles optioned right-hander Miguel Gonzalez to Triple-A Norfolk before Saturday’s game in order to make room on the 25-man roster for right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who was activated from the 15-day disabled list to start Saturday’s game...
  • Orioles rally against Francisco Rodriguez for 7-6 win over Brewers in 10 innings

    Orioles rally against Francisco Rodriguez for 7-6 win over Brewers in 10 innings
    MILWAUKEE -- Catcher Nick Hundley isn’t some nervous rookie with nubs for fingernails and a stomach that does somersaults when there’s a pressure situation before him. Hundley, 30, has been in the major leagues for parts of seven seasons,...
  • It's a different team, but the Orioles are starting to resemble the 2012 squad

    It's a different team, but the Orioles are starting to resemble the 2012 squad
    This isn’t the same Orioles team that went to the playoffs in 2012, but there is some resemblance between this year's squad and that one. The Orioles improved to 16-11 this season in games decided by one or two runs with Monday’s comeback...
  • Orioles pitching prospect Mike Wright impressing scouts despite rough May

    Orioles prospect Mike Wright, a towering right-hander pitching his first full season in Triple-A Norfolk, is frequently overlooked in conversations about the team’s top pitching prospects. While fans clamor for the return of Dylan Bundy or the...
  • Despite Nelson Cruz's two homers, Orioles suffer 8-3 loss to Brewers

    Despite Nelson Cruz's two homers, Orioles suffer 8-3 loss to Brewers
    MILWAUKEE -- One night after breaking the Orioles' spirit with his bat, Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Yovani Gallardo shut them down the conventional way. Gallardo lasted 6 2/3 solid innings Wednesday in the Brewers' 8-3 victory in the series' rubber...
  • It's time for Orioles hitters to be accountable

    It's time for Orioles hitters to be accountable
    It might be good baseball etiquette to give a tip of the cap to the pitcher who tied your lineup in knots, as manager Buck Showalter has done after his club's last two losses, but no one seriously believes that Astros starters Brad Peacock and Brett...
  • Tommy Hunter to throw bullpen session on Sunday

    Tommy Hunter to throw bullpen session on Sunday
    HOUSTON -- Right-hander Tommy Hunter, on the disabled list with a left groin strain, will throw a bullpen session on Sunday, likely at Double-A Bowie, Showalter said. Showalter said he believed Hunter would need two bullpen sessions before going on a...
  • Chris Tillman's solid start helps stop losing streak as Orioles beat Astros, 4-1, for 'needed' win

    Chris Tillman's solid start helps stop losing streak as Orioles beat Astros, 4-1, for 'needed' win
    HOUSTON — The Orioles' offense didn't exactly erupt against the Houston Astros on Saturday afternoon, but it was productive enough to finally scrape out a much-needed win three days into their trip to Texas. These Orioles have drawn their share of...
  • Manny Machado's first career grand slam leads Orioles to 9-4 win over Astros

    Manny Machado's first career grand slam leads Orioles to 9-4 win over Astros
    HOUSTON -- When Nelson Cruz hopped out of the batter’s box and dropped to the ground, clutching his left hand in pain, Orioles manager Buck Showalter feared the worst. The Orioles have been wildly inconsistent over the first two months of the...
  • Nelson Cruz passes David Ortiz for lead at DH in AL All-Star voting

    Nelson Cruz passes David Ortiz for lead at DH in AL All-Star voting
    Nelson Cruz has hit eight home runs in his past 13 games, and All-Star voters have taken notice. The Orioles designated hitter has passed David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox as the top All-Star Game vote-getter at his position in the American League,...
  • Orioles fall, 7-5 to Tigers on Wednesday afternoon for fourth consecutive loss

    Orioles fall, 7-5 to Tigers on Wednesday afternoon for fourth consecutive loss
    The Orioles offense received the wake-up call it needed in the fourth inning of Wednesday afternoon’s series finale when Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander threw a 94-mph fastball behind designated hitter Nelson Cruz. The pitch...