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  • After Orioles loss, no consolation is necessary

    If you're looking for consolation after what had to feel like the most devastating loss of the season Friday night, you might want to consider that the Orioles had no business even being in the game in the ninth inning. They didn't get a hit until the...
  • Orioles' Zach Britton blows second save, but won't 'mope' about it

    NEW YORK — To say Zach Britton has been tremendous this season as the club’s closer would be an understatement. He was 9-for-10 in save chances since taking over from Tommy Hunter and picking up his first save May 15 in Kansas City. Before...
  • Norris continues Orioles' strong run of pitching, Davis homers in 3-2 win over Blue Jays

    Norris continues Orioles' strong run of pitching, Davis homers in 3-2 win over Blue Jays
    There’s no secret formula, no sudden epiphany. If the Orioles are going to compete in the American League East all year, they need to get consistent, quality starting pitching. If the last week is any indication, the Orioles’ rotation is...
  • Orioles beat Cleveland Indians, 4-2, on Sunday to split four-game series

    Orioles beat Cleveland Indians, 4-2, on Sunday to split four-game series
    The Orioles aren’t going to make a big deal of winning one game in late May against a non-division opponent, but the club’s 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday afternoon had the feel of one they just didn’t want — or...
  • How much can we read into Zach Britton's first Orioles save? Plenty.

    OK, let’s start with the official comments. Buck Showalter said after Thursday's 2-1 win versus the Kansas City Royals that using left-hander Zach Britton in the ninth inning instead of previous closer Tommy Hunter — or anyone else, for that...
  • Reliever Brad Brach says he's 'more comfortable' in second stint with Orioles

    KANSAS CITY, MO — Although he had been in the majors for parts of the past three seasons with the San Diego Padres, right-handed reliever Brad Brach admits he may have been a little jittery when he made his Orioles debut May 3. He allowed three...
  • Ubaldo Jimenez strikes out 10, earns first win in Orioles' 3-0 victory over Twins

    Ubaldo Jimenez strikes out 10, earns first win in Orioles' 3-0 victory over Twins
    MINNEAPOLIS — Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez flew here a day early, so he wasn't a part of the Orioles travel party that arrived in Minnesota around 5 a.m. local time after Thursday's doubleheader in Baltimore. Jimenez did his part to pick up...
  • Will extra rest pay off for Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez this afternoon against the Twins?

    Will extra rest pay off for Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez this afternoon against the Twins?
    MINNEAPOLIS – The Orioles will face the Minnesota Twins this afternoon at Target Field with an opportunity to claim back-to-back road series wins for the first time since last September. If they win today to take two of three games here –...
  • Orioles manager Buck Showalter concerned about a bullpen burnout

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter concerned about a bullpen burnout
    MINNEAPOLIS – After the Orioles' 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday, there was definitely a rare tone of concern in manager Buck Showalter's voice. Over the past two seasons, Showalter has been masterful at preserving his bullpen. He's made...
  • Despite past success with bat, Zach Britton unlikely to pinch-hit vs. Pirates

    Despite past success with bat, Zach Britton unlikely to pinch-hit vs. Pirates
    PITTSBURGH — When the Orioles began to prepare for interleague play in National League ballparks, they had relief pitcher Zach Britton take batting practice with the starters. Britton handled the bat well in limited action in 2011, and the club...
  • Chris Davis hits three HRs as Orioles crush Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-2, on Tuesday

    Chris Davis hits three HRs as Orioles crush Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-2, on Tuesday
    PITTSBURGH -- Before Orioles slugger Chris Davis left for PNC Park on Tuesday, he made a proclamation to his wife. Davis was giving himself a mulligan for the first seven weeks of the season. “I told Jill, I’m just going to start over. I&...