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  • Orioles rally against Francisco Rodriguez for 7-6 win over Brewers in 10 innings

    Orioles rally against Francisco Rodriguez for 7-6 win over Brewers in 10 innings
    MILWAUKEE -- Catcher Nick Hundley isn’t some nervous rookie with nubs for fingernails and a stomach that does somersaults when there’s a pressure situation before him. Hundley, 30, has been in the major leagues for parts of seven seasons,...
  • Could trip to Houston break Ubaldo Jimenez out of his funk?

    Could trip to Houston break Ubaldo Jimenez out of his funk?
    A trip to Houston to face the Astros could be just the right thing to break Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez out of a funk that has resulted in a pair of sub-par starts. Jimenez goes into Thursday’s start in Houston with 4-0 record and 2.32 ERA...
  • Chris Tillman's solid start helps stop losing streak as Orioles beat Astros, 4-1, for 'needed' win

    Chris Tillman's solid start helps stop losing streak as Orioles beat Astros, 4-1, for 'needed' win
    HOUSTON — The Orioles' offense didn't exactly erupt against the Houston Astros on Saturday afternoon, but it was productive enough to finally scrape out a much-needed win three days into their trip to Texas. These Orioles have drawn their share of...
  • Zach Britton gets his first major league save in Orioles' 2-1 win over Royals

    Zach Britton gets his first major league save in Orioles' 2-1 win over Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The drama of Thursday's night game had little to do with the Kansas City Royals' impressive hard-throwing rookie Yordano Ventura or another short but solid performance from the Orioles' Wei-Yin Chen. No, this one was mostly...
  • Zach Britton, Buck Showalter and Wei-Yin Chen on Orioles' 2-1 victory at Kansas City

    The Orioles ended their four-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory Thursday night in Kansas City. Perhaps more important, they held on to a one-run lead in the ninth (really, from the fifth to the ninth) for the win. And when the need for a save arose...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • Coffee Companion (5/21): Chris Davis doubles home run total in win

    Coffee Companion (5/21): Chris Davis doubles home run total in win
    I spent last night in Frederick watching the Keys almost get no-hit and being complimented by popular Internet folks. So that’s why I missed the Orioles game last night, and if anyone else was having similar experience, they can be glad for the...
  • Orioles likely to add at least one relief pitcher before tonight's game vs. Indians

    Orioles likely to add at least one relief pitcher before tonight's game vs. Indians
    The Orioles return to Camden Yards today to begin a four-game series against the Cleveland Indians, who are coming off a three-game sweep of the American League Central-leading Detroit Tigers. It’s hard to say which Orioles team is going to show...