| Jun 1, 2014
| 6:59 AM
HOUSTON -- As poorly as the first two games of their four-game series here at Minute Maid Park went, the Orioles can still salvage a split with a win this afternoon against the Astros.
The Orioles will have to get through a familiar foe to get that win....
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:47 PM
HOUSTON -- Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz, who leads the major leagues in home runs and RBIs, left Sunday’s game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park after he was hit by a pitch in the left hand.
X-rays on Cruz's left hand performed at a...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:42 PM
The Orioles lost their primary starting-rotation insurance Friday afternoon when veteran left-hander Johan Santana tore his left Achilles tendon in Sarasota, Fla., ending his 2014 season.
At 35, Santana's playing future also may be in jeopardy
| May 9, 2014
| 8:32 PM
It didn't happen immediately, but Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen slowly is emerging as the pitcher who excelled for the club in its surprising 2012 playoff run.
That could be a huge development for a team that sits alone, at least for now, atop the...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:12 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman isn't going to show a lot of emotion and he's never going to crow about a personal achievement. That's just not the style of the easygoing Southern Californian.
But after he fell two outs short...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:55 PM
AT THE PLATE: The Angels, who lost for only the third time in 11 games, had five singles in 8 2/3 innings against Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel, but only two, by Albert Pujols, left the infield. Mike Trout probably cost Keuchel his second straight...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Houston ace Scott Feldman, who started against the Angels on Tuesday night, has a reputation as one of baseball's most deliberate-working pitchers, the right-hander's 24.1-second average time between pitches the 16th-slowest in baseball, according to...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:18 PM
KEY MOMENT: With two outs and the bases empty in the first inning, Houston first baseman Chris Carter booted Albert Pujols' grounder for an error. Pitcher Scott Feldman walked Raul Ibanez and Howie Kendrick to load the bases. David Freese stroked a two-...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Picking through the dumpster that was the Cubs in 2013 -- and 2012, for that matter -- I thought they’d found something on the mound beyond Travis Wood.
And that was reliever Pedro Strop, a hard-throwing right-handed reliever acquired from...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Angels 5, Astros 1
KEY MOMENT: Josh Hamilton, who struck out four times in his first five at-bats against left-handers this season, hit a two-run home run to right field against left-hander Dallas Keuchel to cap a three-run rally and give the Angels a...