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  • Fans join in celebration as Orioles win first AL East title since 1997

    Fans join in celebration as Orioles win first AL East title since 1997
    The Orioles clinching a division title had been inevitable for weeks. But for fans who'd waited 17 years to reclaim bragging rights in the American League East, witnessing the actual moment at Camden Yards Tuesday night seemed essential. A sweet...
  • Reflecting on memorable scenes from the Orioles' celebration Tuesday

    Reflecting on memorable scenes from the Orioles' celebration Tuesday
    One of the best things about being a sportswriter during a clinching celebration -- whether it’s a division title like the Orioles captured Tuesday night or a World Series, which I’ve covered five times in my career -- is the ability to be...
  • Orioles react to 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....
  • Adam Jones, Nick Markakis don't start in Sunday's series finale

    Adam Jones, Nick Markakis don't start in Sunday's series finale
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Adam Jones and Nick Markakis had started every game this season — all 141 — before manager Buck Showalter decided to rest the two Orioles outfielders to start Sunday’s series finale against the Tampa Bay...
  • Manny Machado's renewal has a high-profile precedent

    Manny Machado's renewal has a high-profile precedent
    The Orioles' decision to play hardball and renew the contract of Manny Machado at $519,000 after such a tremendous first full season is not without precedent. In fact, it’s not even a particularly new concept. The fact that Machado ended up...
  • Orioles clearly can't deal with prosperity

    Orioles clearly can't deal with prosperity
    If you just look at the 9-3¬†final score from the Orioles' loss Tuesday night in Toronto, you’d never know that the club is riding a strange wave of reversible momentum. They had a 5-0 lead Sunday night at Fenway Park and ushered the Boston Red Sox...
  • Manny Machado's walk-off home run lifts Orioles past Angels, 7-6, in 12 innings

    Manny Machado's walk-off home run lifts Orioles past Angels, 7-6, in 12 innings
    He’s only 22, but Orioles third baseman Manny Machado said his memory’s a little fuzzy. He doesn’t think he has ever hit a walk-off home run before, not as an amateur and probably not as a minor leaguer. He knows for sure he had...
  • With chance to sweep St. Louis Cardinals, Orioles struggle in 8-3 loss Sunday

    With chance to sweep St. Louis Cardinals, Orioles struggle in 8-3 loss Sunday
    Buck Showalter has been frustrated by the ambiguity of baseball’s new replay review system, so when a call was overturned against the Orioles in the seventh inning of the club’s 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon, the...
  • Orioles offense again goes wild in 10-3 rout of Cardinals

    Orioles offense again goes wild in 10-3 rout of Cardinals
    The Orioles suddenly have an offense that is clubbing the ball, a pitching staff that is consistently limiting the opposition and a fan base that is packing the stadium, hooting and hollering throughout the game. After a 10-3 drilling of the St. Louis...
  • 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...
  • In disappointing season, Orioles' Chris Davis reaches two milestones with one swing

    It has been a difficult season for Orioles slugger Chris Davis, but the first baseman hit two milestones Friday night with one swing. With his sixth-inning solo shot, Davis picked up his 20th homer of the season and 150th of his career. He was asked...