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  • Orioles slugger Chris Davis receives Adderall exemption for 2015

    Orioles slugger Chris Davis receives Adderall exemption for 2015
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis still has to sit out Opening Day next season for unauthorized use of Adderall, but he will be allowed to use the ADHD medication legally next season. Chris Davis still will miss Opening Day next season while...
  • Winter Meetings Day 1: More on Dan Duquette, catching depth and filling outfield holes

    Winter Meetings Day 1: More on Dan Duquette, catching depth and filling outfield holes
    Baseball's annual winter meetings officially begin today in San Diego. The lobby of the Manchester Grand Hyatt will be filled with reporters, agents and club executives. There might have been some awkward moments Sunday night as the Orioles club brass...
  • Former Orioles reliever Troy Patton suspended for 80 games after third failed drug test

    Former Orioles reliever Troy Patton suspended for 80 games after third failed drug test
    Former Orioles reliever Troy Patton was slapped with an 80-game suspension Wednesday for a third violation of Major League Baseball’s drug policy after again testing positive for an amphetamine. Patton, a free agent, was suspended for the first 25...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown

    Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown
    Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a leaguewide crackdown that began three years ago as players' use of Adderall spiked, according to sports physicians and other experts. Amphetamines — a...
  • After so many injuries, unsung heroes helped Orioles to the postseason

    After so many injuries, unsung heroes helped Orioles to the postseason
    When Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce was sidelined for five games last week, his absence left a big hole in the lineup. Nobody realized it more than manager Buck Showalter. "He's in a little bit different stage of his career where people are counting...
  • 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...
  • What you need to know about Chris Davis' suspension

    What you need to know about Chris Davis' suspension
    An already-disappointing season for Orioles slugger Chris Davis came to an abrupt halt on Friday when Major League Baseball announced he would be suspended 25 games for violating baseball's drug policy. Here are the answers to a few important...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis to play in instructional league games while he's suspended

    Orioles' Chris Davis to play in instructional league games while he's suspended
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter spoke with Chris Davis on Sunday and expects the suspended first baseman to soon go to the organization's spring training complex in Sarasota, Fla., in an attempt to stay sharp. Showalter wouldn't specify when Davis will...
  • Orioles avoid arbitration with Bud Norris

    Orioles avoid arbitration with Bud Norris
     The Orioles have reduced their number of arbitration eligible players to five, agreeing on Thursday with right-hander Bud Norris to a 2014 contract valued at $5.3 million, according to an industry source.  Norris, 28, made $3 million last year when...
  • Orioles agree to terms with Chris Davis, Tommy Hunter, Brian Matusz and Troy Patton

    Orioles agree to terms with Chris Davis, Tommy Hunter, Brian Matusz and Troy Patton
    The Orioles signed all but one of their remaining arbitration-eligible players Friday while making slugger Chris Davis the third-highest paid member of the team by more than tripling his 2013 salary. The lone arbitration question now centers on...
  • Orioles reallocate a lot of resources to Chris Davis

    Orioles reallocate a lot of resources to Chris Davis
    Fans are still waiting for the Orioles to make a big play this offseason – particularly after trading closer Jim Johnson to carve out extra room on the payroll – but the front office obviously is more focused on keeping the guys they’...