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  • Nick Markakis starting return, confident he will get necessary at-bats

    Nick Markakis starting return, confident he will get necessary at-bats
    Having been cleared to resume baseball activities Thursday, Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis said he's confident he will have¬†enough time -- and at-bats -- to be¬†ready for the regular season. Markakis hasn’t played since March 1, when he was...
  • Rays get best of Jason Vargas in 7-1 win over Angels

    Jason Vargas threw seven shutout innings last Thursday in Tampa Bay, allowing two hits, striking out seven and walking three in an Angels victory, but his encore performance against the Rays five days later did not go as well. The left-hander was rocked...
  • O's 5-1 loss to Rays sounds alarm on wild-card hopes

    O's 5-1 loss to Rays sounds alarm on wild-card hopes
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – It was perhaps an unfair test, especially with outstanding right-hander Alex Cobb on the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays, but the bleary-eyed, sleep-deprived Orioles had a chance Saturday afternoon to make a statement in a once-...
  • Shhh. Angels' Mike Trout is L.A. star to watch

    Shhh. Angels' Mike Trout is L.A. star to watch
    Mike Trout takes a vicious swing at a 91-mph fastball and an earsplitting crack echoes through the Tampa Bay Rays' domed stadium. The drive screams off his bat at 112 mph and travels 458 feet, the longest home run this season at Tropicana Field. Six...
  • Orioles and Rays Opening Day lineups

    Orioles and Rays Opening Day lineups
    Orioles lineup for Tuesday: Nick Markakis RF, Manny Machado 3B, Adam Jones CF, Matt Wieters C, Chris Davis 1B, J.J. Hardy SS, Nolan Reimold LF, Steve Pearce DH, Brian Roberts 2B. Jason Hammel, P. Rays lineup: Desmond Jennings CF, Sam Fuld RF, Ben...
  • Chris Davis' tear continues in Orioles' 6-3 win over the Rays

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – When it came to stopping Orioles first baseman Chris Davis in this week’s season-opening series, the Tampa Bay Rays had few victories. One of those came in Davis’ final at-bat of Thursday’s 6-3 Orioles...
  • Chris Tillman struggles as Orioles lose to Tampa Bay Rays, 6-2

    Chris Tillman struggles as Orioles lose to Tampa Bay Rays, 6-2
    The Tampa Bay Rays arrived at Camden Yards with the reputation of being a team that swings early, but the past two nights they've forced the Orioles to beat them by throwing strikes. A night after the Orioles won the series opener despite getting just...
  • 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...
  • Orioles drop series finale to Blue Jays and fall out of first place in AL East

    Orioles drop series finale to Blue Jays and fall out of first place in AL East
    TORONTO — Inside the cramped visiting clubhouse at "PLREC000155">Rogers Centre, the Orioles quickly packed their equipment bags, eager to get back home to Baltimore. Despite a disappointing 6-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night, the...
  • Orioles top Blue Jays, 7-5, in slugfest

    Orioles top Blue Jays, 7-5, in slugfest
    The Orioles opened their first road trip of the year — a three-city, 10-game swing that will take them to two countries and four time zones — under a closed roof at Rogers Center on Friday night. That set the stage for a home run derby...
  • Markakis' sliding catch makes Showalter wince, but Orioles RF confident he's back to 100 percent

    Markakis' sliding catch makes Showalter wince, but Orioles RF confident he's back to 100 percent
    When Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis made a sliding catch of Yunel Escobar’s liner in the seventh inning of Saturday’s 6-4 win over the Jays, manager Buck Showalter couldn’t help but look away. For Markakis, who had offseason...