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  • Orioles drop another series with 8-5 loss to Jays

    Orioles drop another series with 8-5 loss to Jays
    TORONTO – About two hours before tonight’s game, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones paced around the visiting clubhouse at Rogers Centre and kept repeating to nobody in particular, “Let’s win a series.” It was more playful...
  • Hunter struggles as Orioles fall to Blue Jays

    Hunter struggles as Orioles fall to Blue Jays
    The Orioles' starter Friday night hadn't pitched in that capacity since October, when Tommy Hunter took the ball for the Texas Rangers in Game 4 of the World Series. Their starting second baseman, Cesar Izturis, hadn't appeared in a big league game in...
  • Tillman, Jones lead O's to 6-2 win over Toronto

    Tillman, Jones lead O's to 6-2 win over Toronto
    To a man, the Orioles felt that the key sequence in one of their more improbable victories of the season did not come in the bottom of the sixth inning, when Nolan Reimold was responsible for the first hit and baserunner against Brandon Morrow and Adam...
  • Adams' walk-off hit in 10th saves Orioles from loss to Blue Jays

    Adams' walk-off hit in 10th saves Orioles from loss to Blue Jays
    Since being recalled last week from the minors, Orioles second baseman Ryan Adams has been a whirlwind, hitting everything in sight and making play after play in the field. Then, on Monday in a loss to the New York Yankees, he had his "This is the big...
  • Gregg collapses in ninth inning as Orioles lose to Blue Jays, 5-4

    Gregg collapses in ninth inning as Orioles lose to Blue Jays, 5-4
    It could have been one of the more uplifting games of the Orioles' disappointing season, a stirring effort by a makeshift lineup and a patched-together bullpen. Instead, Saturday's 5-4, ninth-inning meltdown loss to the Toronto Blue Jays was just another...
  • 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...
  • Blue Jays' seven-run sixth inning dooms Orioles in 9-2 loss

    Blue Jays' seven-run sixth inning dooms Orioles in 9-2 loss
    Brian Matusz didn’t dodge the details following the Orioles’ 9-2 loss to the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon. The Orioles’ 25-year-old left-hander, saddled with the game’s longest active losing streak as well as the shadows of a...
  • Roberts mentoring Andino, Jones in art of stealing bases

    Roberts mentoring Andino, Jones in art of stealing bases
    One of the added benefits of Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts being with the team while he continues to recover from multiple concussions is his ability to impart wisdom onto his younger teammates. Roberts has begun to take outfielder Adam Jones...
  • Kevin Gregg's rocky outing prompts questions

    Kevin Gregg's rocky outing prompts questions
    The boos that Orioles reliever Kevin Gregg received when he was introduced Sunday afternoon at the Rogers Centre actually seemed to be a decibel level higher than the ones he received from Orioles fans on Opening Day. Gregg, who saved a career-high 37...
  • Orioles match 2011 win total with 8-2 victory over Blue Jays

    Orioles match 2011 win total with 8-2 victory over Blue Jays
    A night after designated hitter Chris Davis became the 19th Oriole in franchise history to hit three homers in a game, catcher Matt Wieters accomplished something a lot less explosive but even more rare on Saturday. In the Orioles' 8-2 win against the...