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  • Freddy Garcia wins unlikely pitcher's duel as Orioles take 3 of 4 from Nationals

    Freddy Garcia wins unlikely pitcher's duel as Orioles take 3 of 4 from Nationals
    The clinic that Orioles right-hander Freddy Garcia put on Thursday night against the Washington Nationals wasn't one in power pitching, but it was effective nonetheless. After the Orioles and Nationals combined for 14 homers the previous two nights, the...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Taking a look at Orioles second baseman Ryan Flaherty's sudden success at the plate

    Taking a look at Orioles second baseman Ryan Flaherty's sudden success at the plate
    For much of the season, Orioles second baseman Ryan Flaherty struggled at the plate. But now, as Brian Roberts is on the verge of being activated from the disabled list on Sunday to take over starting second-base duties, Flaherty has found his comfort...
  • Orioles minor leaguer Eddie Gamboa takes his knuckleball to Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles minor leaguer Eddie Gamboa takes his knuckleball to Triple-A Norfolk
    In abandoning the traditional arsenal he honed for decades to start throwing a knuckleball this spring, Orioles minor leaguer Eddie Gamboa gave his career over to a fickle and foreign pitch that frustrates both hitters and the pitchers who throw it....
  • Orioles hitters look to continue success over R.A. Dickey

    Orioles hitters look to continue success over R.A. Dickey
    The Toronto Blue Jays traded for R.A. Dickey before the 2013 season for the knuckleballer to anchor their rebuilt rotation, but he hasn't had much success against the Orioles.  The Orioles teed off on the 39-year-old right-hander in three starts last...
  • Orioles bullpen gives up six runs in 9-3 loss to the Blue Jays

    Orioles bullpen gives up six runs in 9-3 loss to the Blue Jays
    TORONTO -- Miguel Gonzalez's ability to control his emotions on the mound in tough situations is one of the reasons he has become a quality starting pitcher in the major leagues. But following the Orioles' 9-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday...
  • Orioles' bats go cold in 3-0 loss to Yankees

    Orioles' bats go cold in 3-0 loss to Yankees
    The Orioles' success of last year earned them a spot on the national stage at Yankee Stadium, the team's first nationally televised Sunday Night Baseball game since 2008. Being the only game on the schedule at that time, the baseball world was watching....
  • Orioles squeeze out one hit in 5-0 loss to Mets

    Orioles squeeze out one hit in 5-0 loss to Mets
    NEW YORK– Back in 2005, when current Orioles manager Buck Showalter was with the Texas Rangers, he and two others convinced R.A. Dickey that the only way he would be a successful major league pitcher was to attempt to master the knuckleball. On...
  • A closer look at Buck Showalter, R.A. Dickey and redemption

    A closer look at Buck Showalter, R.A. Dickey and redemption
    We all know about the redemptive nature of baseball. If you didn’t, you got a major dose of it yesterday. Orioles manager Buck Showalter is a poster boy for baseball’s second chances. He’s been dismissed from three different managerial...
  • Memo to media: Buck only wants to talk about the O's

    Memo to media: Buck only wants to talk about the O's
    If you missed it, MASN play-by-play man Gary Thorne's post-game interview with Buck Showalter Monday night was both revealing and great theater. Showalter, a hyper-competitive man who'd order a brushback pitch to his mom if it would get him a win, was...
  • Cain. Verlander get All-Star starts

    Cain. Verlander get All-Star starts
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- American League manager Ron Washington selected Justin Verlander as his starting pitcher and veteran Derek Jeter as his leadoff batter for Tuesday’s All-Star game. NL manager Tony La Russa chose the Giants' Matt Cain over the...