Orioles Rumors & News

  • 2d
    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Chris Parmelee, Justin De Fratus, Shaun Marcum among players to elect free agency.

  • Cal Ripken Jr. admits interest in Nats job: 'I'd answer the phone'

    ESPN "Cal Ripken Jr. acknowledged being interested in the Nationals' managerial opening, saying during a recent radio interview that he would "answer the phone" if called by Washington general manager Mike Rizzo. Ripken discussed his future as a potential manager Friday in an interview on "The Rich..." October 10

  • Matusz undergoes successful surgery on shoulder

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz had successful surgery on his right shoulder on Monday. The procedure was performed by Ravens team orthopedist Dr. Leigh Ann Curl. The surgery to repair the AC joint was on his non-throwing shoulder. Matusz, who said that he began feeling some discomfort..." October 07

  • Davis caps Orioles career with two homers and victory over Yankees

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "If this was the end for Chris Davis’ Orioles career, it was a fitting end. Davis hit two home runs, giving him 47 this season, and listened to fans chant for him after the game. The day ended well for the Orioles. It was their fifth straight win, and they end the season at .500 with a 9-4..." October 05

  • Orioles’ Owner: Duquette, Showalter Will “Absolutely” Return In 2016

    MLB Trade Rumors "Though there’s been some reported tension in the Baltimore front office, Orioles owner Peter Angelos was as direct as possible when asked by MASNsports.com’s Roch Kubatko whether each would return in 2016. “Absolutely, yes,” Angelos replied. The owner went on to say that he would “probably urge..." October 05

  • Nats expected to consider Cal Ripken for the manager job

    Hardball Talk "FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi reports that the Nationals are expected to consider Cal Ripken Jr. for their managerial vacancy. Ripken, of course, was recently reported to have been considered by the club the last time the job was open. This could be a courtesy. And if you’re a Nats fan, you have to..." October 05

  • Dan Duquette still sees re-signing Chris Davis as top priority

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette reiterated on Sunday that he sees attempting to re-sign first baseman Chris Davis as a top priority. Davis, one of the Orioles’ six pending free agents, just completed one of the most prolific offensive seasons in club history. He led the majors..." October 05

  • Wei-Yin Chen makes perhaps last Orioles start in doubleheader sweep of Yankees

    Baltimore Sun "Manny Machado homered in both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader, lefty Wei-Yin Chen excelled in what could be his last start with the club and the Orioles kept alive their hopes of finishing the season at .500 by sweeping the New York Yankees, 9-2 and 4-3. The Orioles (80-81) must win Sunday’s..." October 04

  • 10d
    Brittany Ghiroli @Britt_Ghiroli

    O'Day says Orioles have put out feelers to see if he wants to return, which he's open to.

  • 10d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Schoop having another x-ray on hand today. MRA on knee Monday. Has some swelling #orioles

  • 10d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    #orioles lineup: reimold 8 parra 9 machado 5 davis 3 wieters 2 pearce 7 clevenger DH hardy 6 flaherty 4. Chen LHP

  • O's-Yankees postponed; split DH Saturday

    MLB.com "Tonight's game between the Orioles and New York Yankees has been postponed due to rain and tonight's forecast and will be made up as part of a split-admission doubleheader on Saturday, October 3, at 12:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. Separate admission is required for each game. Tickets for today's game..." October 02

  • Manny Machado joins 20-20 club, carries Orioles to 6-4 win over Blue Jays

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles’ postseason hopes might be gone, but third baseman Manny Machado is still playing like these October games mean something. Machado homered before and after a 3-hour, 25-minute rain delay Thursday in the Orioles’ 6-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays, who weren’t using any regulars..." October 02

  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy says he has played entire season with torn labrum in left shoulder

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy revealed Thursday that he has been playing the entire season with a torn labrum in his left, non-throwing shoulder. Hardy said he does not plan to have surgery in the offseason. Instead, he plans to rest the shoulder initially, then strengthen it in the offseason in..." October 01

  • Orioles get even, so to speak, against Blue Jays B team with 8-1 win

    Camden Chat "It only took the Orioles being embarrassed in the first game of a doubleheader, and the Blue Jays playing a lineup full of nobodies in the second game, for the Orioles to finally get a win against the Jays. The Toronto team that decided there was no point in contesting the nightcap fell to the..." October 01

  • Baseball's culture clash: Vast majority of brawls involve differing ethnicities

    USA Today "A scene from the Texas Rangers’ clubhouse at Oakland's Coliseum last week neatly captured the blending of cultures that’s so prevalent in baseball. As Shin-Soo Choo highlights flashed on a TV screen, a group of seven Latin players sitting around a table – some born in the U.S., others abroad –..." October 01

  • 12d
    Shi Davidi @ShiDavidi

    #BlueJays-#Orioles game Thursday rescheduled to 12:05 sted 7:05 because of weather.

  • Jays rally late to take opener from O's

    Toronto Sun "The magic didn’t stop at the border. No ninth-inning, game-winning home run by Josh Donaldson in walk-off excitement, but pretty cool nonetheless. The go-ahead run for the Jays in the ninth didn’t hit the second deck like Donaldson’s blast, but it counted for a run just the same. Justin..." September 29

  • Henry Owens Dominant As Red Sox Take 2-0 Win Vs. Orioles

    NESN "The Red Sox didn’t just sweep the Baltimore Orioles; they shut them out completely. The Red Sox took a 2-0 win over Baltimore in their final home game of the season, completing their third straight shutout. Boston outscored the Orioles 17-0 in their three-game set. Henry Owens deserves a lot..." September 28

  • MLB will allow iPads in dugouts with limitations

    Baseball Essential "In a world that is constantly seeing technology become more advanced with each passing day, it’s good to see sports leagues apply that technology during games and practices. The NFL was the first league to begin using tablets last season when they struck a $400 million deal with Microsoft to..." September 28

  • Craig Breslow, Red Sox bullpen delivers another shutout of Orioles

    Boston Herald "In his 10-season major league career, Craig Breslow has made 533 appearances, including the possteason. Until Saturday, they all had been out of the bullpen. His longest previous outing was 3-2⁄3 innings on Sept. 20, 2005 while with the Padres in a 20-1 loss at Colorado. But in his first big..." September 27

  • 16d
    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    Britton says he feels good today. Hasn't done any pregame work today yet, but expects to be available in today's game. #Orioles

  • 16d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Still no Jones in lineup #orioles

  • Rich Hill dominates again, as Red Sox win 7-0 over Orioles

    CSN New England "Just when it seemed that Rich Hill couldn't top his first two starts with the Red Sox, he figured out a way to do so. Hill turned in a complete-game shutout of the Baltimore Orioles, allowing just two hits -- both singles -- while recording 10 strikeouts and issuing just one walk in a 7-0..." September 26

  • Jonathan Papelbon suspended three games for throwing at Manny Machado

    Yahoo! Sports "Jonathan Papelbon, the bad-boy closer of the Washington Nationals, found himself in trouble again this week, after an altercation with Manny Machado of the Baltimore Orioles. He threw a pitch near Machado's head Wednesday night, then hit Machado on the shoulder two pitches later. It led to an..." September 26

  • Wieters' home run gives Orioles three-game sweep of Nats

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "In the last 15 games, the Orioles have put themselves back in contention for the final wild-card spot. On September 8, the Orioles had lost 15 of 18, and fallen seven games under .500. Sixteen days later, the Orioles have won 11 of 15 and moved back to .500 for the first time since Aug. 26...." September 25

  • Tension building inside Orioles' organization

    Fox Sports "Orioles manager Buck Showalter says all is well. So does general manager Dan Duquette. But officials both inside and outside the Orioles’ organization say the tension in management is reaching a breaking point. The question is how that tension will be resolved. Showalter is frustrated with..." September 25

  • Machado hits and gets hit leading Orioles to 4-3 win over Nats

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Manny Machado couldn’t believe it. Two innings after he hit the home run that put the Orioles ahead by a run, Jonathan Papelbon threw his first pitch of his at-bat over his forehead. Two pitches later, Papelbon drilled him in the left shoulder and was immediately ejected. Both benches emptied..." September 24

  • Manny Machado calls Jonathan Papelbon a ‘coward’ after being hit

    Larry Brown Sports "Manny Machado played the role of hero Wednesday night when he blasted a two-run homer in the seventh inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-3 lead — one they would not relinquish — over the Washington Nationals. Two innings later, Jonathan Papelbon made Machado pay the price. And Manny was..." September 24

  • Jones out of the lineup for second straight game with back spasms

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Adam Jones is out of the lineup for the second straight game with back spasms. “Adam is getting better every day,” manager Buck Showalter said. “Making improvement. Day-to-day, inning-to-inning, he’s getting a little better every day. He’ll rejoin us at some point. We had it checked out,..." September 24

  • Orioles closer Zach Britton dealing with strained lat

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles closer Zach Britton was not summoned to close Tuesday night’s 4-1 victory over the Washington Nationals, which raised more questions about his physical condition and the outlook for the rest of his season. This time, however, he answered them. Britton said that he has been dealing..." September 23

  • Jimenez wins 100th game, Orioles beat Nationals 4-1

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Ubaldo Jimenez walked out for his postgame interviews dripping with shaving cream. He had something to celebrate. Jimenez became the 11th pitcher born in the Dominican Republic to record 100 wins on Tuesday night. His win wasn’t especially artful, but statistically it didn’t look bad...." September 23

  • 21d
    William Ladson @washingnats

    Monday's game between the #Nats and #Orioles has been postponed. The game will be made up at 4:05 p.m. ET on Thursday. #MLB

  • Jones out of lineup with back spasms

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Adam Jones doesn’t think his absence from Monday’s lineup is a big deal. “Just played four days on the turf man. Gotta let my body relax a little bit and heal a little bit,” Jones said. The Orioles played four games on artificial turf at Tropicana Field. Manager Buck Showalter gave J.J...." September 21

  • Rays rally past Orioles for second walkoff win of season

    Tampa Bay Times "The Rays were on the verge of giving another game away Sunday, one that would have not only formally eliminated them from the American League East race but, more painfully, dropped them into the last place. But they weren't ready to let that happen. Not yet, anyway. This time the Rays came..." September 21

  • Top pitching prospect Hunter Harvey shut down again

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles right-handed pitching prospect Hunter Harvey, who has been dealing with arm injuries for more than a year, has been shut down with a reoccurrence of discomfort in his right elbow and forearm area while pitching on the first day of instructional league in Sarasota, Fla., according to..." September 20

  • Wei-Yin Chen tames Tampa Bay, leads Orioles to 2-1 win

    Baltimore Sun "Left-hander Wei-Yin Chen’s time with the Orioles might be coming to a close, but he’s doing his part in trying to keep the season alive. After his seven-inning gem Saturday gave the Orioles a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays and their eighth win in 11 contests, Chen brushed off the idea that..." September 20

  • 24d
    Brittany Ghiroli @Britt_Ghiroli

    Gonzalez will throw a bullpen Sunday. Would face hitters Tues or Wed

  • Orioles' four-run eighth sparks 4-3 comeback win over Rays

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles had to overcome a flailing offense, outlast a strong pitching performance and survive a home run that defied the laws of gravity, but some way, somehow they won again to keep their faint playoff hopes flickering. The Orioles needed a four-run, two-out rally in the top of the eighth..." September 18

  • Dustin Pedroia Homers Twice As Boston Blows Past Orioles

    NESN "The Boston Red Sox salvaged the finale of a three-game series in emphatic fashion Wednesday, scoring three runs in the third and five more in the fourth en route to a 10-1 demolition of the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards. GAME IN A WORD Double-barreled. While they didn’t exactly..." September 17

  • Davis' 13th inning single ends Orioles' 6-5 win over Red Sox

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Chris Davis had one thought as he stood at the plate with the winning run on third and none out. “Don’t strike out. That’s what I told myself,” Davis said. “No, I was just looking for a pitch over the plate to get it in the infield or through the infield.” Davis didn’t strike out, but he did..." September 16

  • The minor leaguers’ minimum wage lawsuit was dismissed

    Hardball Talk "In early 2014 several minor leaguers filed a putative class action lawsuit against Major League Baseball alleging that minor leaguers are underpaid and exploited and that the Uniform Player Contract unfairly takes advantage of them. The upshot: excluding bonuses which only a few minor leaguers..." September 16

  • Orioles likely to use Tyler Wilson as a starter

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "If Tyler Wilson hadn’t suffered an injury to his oblique muscle, he undoubtedly would have been called up to the Orioles before now. But, Wilson strained his oblique warming up in Norfolk last month, and now that he’s healthy and the Tides’ season over, he’s back with the Orioles. "It (the..." September 16

  • Orioles rookie Mike Wright helps motorist change tire after game

    CBS Sports "Beyond his first two starts, both of which were scoreless, right-hander Mike Wright of the Orioles hasn't gotten great results during his rookie season. But if karma is real, he'll be losing a few points on his ERA soon. Or maybe the tires on his car will last a little longer than..." September 15

  • 27d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Miguel Gonzalez said he will throw from 90 feet tomorrow and 120 in 3 days. Then bullpen session. #orioles

  • Orioles win fifth of six, Gausman strong in 2-0 win

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Adam Jones knows how important home runs are to the Orioles. In the next several days, the team will surpass the 200 mark for the fourth straight season. On Monday night, the Orioles won without the benefit of a homer. Kevin Gausman pitched six solid innings, the bullpen was excellent, and..." September 15

  • Orioles hit four home runs in 8-2 win over Royals

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "For the first time since late July, the Orioles have won consecutive series. After winning two of three against the New York Yankees, they did the same against the Kansas City Royals, who own the American League’s best record. The Orioles hit four home runs off Johnny Cueto, equaling the most..." September 14

  • Mike Moustakas leads Kansas City’s power surge to 14-6 victory over Baltimore

    Kansas City Star "Midway through a 14-6 Royals victory on Saturday, shortly before Mike Moustakas unleashed a historic barrage of offense against the Orioles, hitting coach Dale Sveum approached him with some mechanical advice. Sveum suggested Moustakas shorten his stride at the plate and not overextend his..." September 13

  • 30d
    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    Miguel Gonzalez slated to resume throwing Monday by playing catch from 45-60 feet. Said shoulder and elbow are both pain free. #orioles

  • 30d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Jason Garcia will play in Arizona Fall League. #orioles want him to work as multi-inning reliever for now