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  • Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel ejected in fourth inning against Tigers

    Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel ejected in fourth inning against Tigers
    Right-hander Jason Hammel was ejected in the fourth inning Saturday when he hit the first batter he faced after allowing three consecutive home runs to the Detroit Tigers in Saturday’s 10-3 loss. Hammel hit Tigers left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo in...
  • Jason Hammel ejected after giving up three HRs in Orioles' 10-3 loss to Tigers

    Jason Hammel ejected after giving up three HRs in Orioles' 10-3 loss to Tigers
    The debate whether right-hander Jason Hammel intentionally threw at Detroit Tigers left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo's head was markedly one-sided in both clubhouses following the the Orioles' ugly 10-3 loss Saturday. Both dugouts agreed that Hammel had no...
  • Strong outing for Kevin Gausman in his Camden Yards debut

    Strong outing for Kevin Gausman in his Camden Yards debut
    Orioles rookie right-hander Kevin Gausman's first two major league starts were marred by home runs and inconsistencies. After losses to Toronto and Washington, the rookie entered Sunday's matchup with Detroit — the best hitting team in the majors...
  • Orioles appear to believe Balfour is too much of a risk to warrant $15 million

    Orioles appear to believe Balfour is too much of a risk to warrant $15 million
    The soap opera between the Orioles and Grant Balfour gets weirder by the day. How’s his shoulder? Is it healthy? Is it not? He did have major surgery on it back in 2005, but he's never missed time because of his shoulder since. Where’s the...
  • Power rankings: No. 6 Tigers

    Power rankings: No. 6 Tigers
    No. 6 Tigers: 25th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Diamondbacks. This not just in: Justin Verlander is a stud. He makes an in-his-prime Richard Gere look like Don Knotts. If he was a guitarist, Eric Clapton would never go on stage...
  • Power rankings: No. 14 Dodgers

    Power rankings: No. 14 Dodgers
    No. 14 Dodgers: 17th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Giants. How about that Frank McCourt? Who knew he secretly was growing his wealth when he and his ex-wife Jamie were running the Dodgers into the ground? McCourt might have battled...
  • Theo, have I got a deal for you

    Theo, have I got a deal for you
    Victor Martinez DH’d for the Tigers in 112 games last season. Now he’s out for the year with a knee injury. Tell me Theo Epstein was phoning Detroit about Alfonso Soriano. Sounds like a pipe dream. Sounds like I’m wake ‘n bakin&...
  • Who'll have greater effect: Pujols, Fielder?

    Pujols in short term Dave van Dyck Chicago Tribune Are we talking long- or short-term? For the next three years, Pujols will mean more to the Angels than Fielder will to the Tigers. After that, the roles reverse, only because of Pujols' age (no matter...
  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters selected to his first career All-Star Game

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters selected to his first career All-Star Game
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter and acting bench coach John Russell wanted to deliver the news to Matt Wieters, but there was the small matter of finding the young catcher on a day the players didn't have to report until much later. Their search took all...
  • O's on pace for 100 losses after Guthrie's implosion

    O's on pace for 100 losses after Guthrie's implosion
    It is nights like Saturday when a 100-loss season not only looks like a strong possibility for these 2011 Orioles, but also seems to be their destiny. The Orioles had a five-run lead after two innings and a four-run advantage after five before Jeremy...
  • Orioles fall 4-3 to Tigers in 11th on Martinez's RBI single

    Orioles fall 4-3 to Tigers in 11th on Martinez's RBI single
    Last offseason, the Orioles thought they had a legitimate shot to land free agent Victor Martinez before he eschewed their offer for a four-year, $48 million contract with the Detroit Tigers. The Orioles came a few million dollars short in December,...