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  • After Ubaldo Jimenez's shaky start, Nelson Cruz stars in Orioles' 7-4, comeback victory vs. Boston

    After Ubaldo Jimenez's shaky start, Nelson Cruz stars in Orioles' 7-4, comeback victory vs. Boston
    BOSTON — Midway through the nightcap of their twin bill against the Red Sox on Saturday, the Orioles were in danger of dropping the doubleheader and losing their hold on first place in the American League East. But after a 7-4 win over the Red Sox...
  • After blowing lead, Orioles bounce back for 7-6 win over Red Sox in 12 innings

    After blowing lead, Orioles bounce back for 7-6 win over Red Sox in 12 innings
    BOSTON -- With his team going deep into another extra-inning game at Fenway Park, Orioles manager Buck Showalter scanned the dugout and saw first baseman Chris Davis. His mind immediately went back to that 17-inning game in 2012 when he was forced to call...
  • Orioles hit two homers in 4-1 win over Tampa Bay to split doubleheader

    Orioles hit two homers in 4-1 win over Tampa Bay to split doubleheader
    As the Orioles approach the midway point of the regular season, it’s become clear that they’re a team that relies heavily on the home run while struggling to manufacture runs consistently. It can lead to some frustrating stretches of...
  • Orioles hit 3 HRs, T.J. McFarland pitches five innings in 8-3 win over Rangers

    Orioles hit 3 HRs, T.J. McFarland pitches five innings in 8-3 win over Rangers
    As the temperature rises every summer in Baltimore, so does the number of balls that carry out of Camden Yards. Hits similar to ones that landed at the warning track two weeks ago are now finding their way into the seats. And the Orioles lineup is built...
  • Orioles hit three home runs in 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays

    Orioles hit three home runs in 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter has said that as long as rookie Jonathan Schoop — like every young player growing into his role — plays well defensively, he can live with the infielder's struggles at the plate....
  • 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&...
  • Matt Wieters back in Orioles lineup at DH, Chris Davis nears game action and more

    Matt Wieters back in Orioles lineup at DH, Chris Davis nears game action and more
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — After missing Wednesday night's game, Matt Wieters returned to the Orioles' starting lineup Thursday as the designated hitter against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Because Wieters is unavailable to catch and...
  • After Hunter blows save, Clevenger keeps streak alive with walk-off double in 5-4 win vs. Astros

    After Hunter blows save, Clevenger keeps streak alive with walk-off double in 5-4 win vs. Astros
    Following a 55-minute rain delay that they probably shouldn't have had to endure Saturday night, the Orioles had new life against the Houston Astros. Closer Tommy Hunter had just blown a one-run lead in the top of the ninth inning before a downpour...
  • 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...