Orioles Rumors & News

  • With Hamilton on the way, Moreland powers Rangers with two homers

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Josh Hamilton wasn’t needed Monday night, with Mitch Moreland again supplying the power for a Texas Rangers lineup that needed a game like the one it had at Camden Yards. Moreland hit two of the Rangers’ four homers, tying their season-high, and the struggling Shin-Soo Choo had three of their..." June 30

  • All-Star starters to be revealed Sunday night

    MLB.com "While you continue to vote in these final and frenetic days of the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, Major League Baseball announced today that the starting position players will be unveiled in a new manner at 7:30 p.m. ET Sunday on the "Esurance All-Star Starters Selection Show" on ESPN,..." June 30

  • 14h
    Dan Connolly @danconnollysun

    Dylan bundy has been shut down, likely for the year. Buck wouldn't elaborate on shoulder troubles w Bundy but said no surgery.

  • Orioles ace Chris Tillman flashes old form with 7 scoreless innings

    Baltimore Sun "Chris Tillman had six days off to think about his disastrous start at Toronto. Finally, Sunday night — after his Saturday start was rained out — Tillman took the mound with a chance to put his shortest outing of the season behind him. After going just 1 1/3 innings and allowing six runs to the..." June 29

  • 12h
    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Source: #Angels among teams thought to have interest in #Astros LJ Hoes, who is a trade candidate. #Orioles reportedly in as well.

  • Major League Baseball is open to a rules change to let pitchers use some sticky goo

    Boston Globe "It’s a rule casually broken hundreds of times a day by players on every team in baseball. Umpires will not enforce it unless asked to, and even then they would rather leave well enough alone. “The pitcher shall not apply a foreign substance of any kind to the ball.” That is what Rule 8.02(a)(4)..." June 29

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    Rich Dubroff @RichDubroffCSN

    #Orioles officially announce signing of DJ Stewart, their first-round draft choice. #OriolesTalk

  • 2d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Tomorrow's Orioles starting pitchers: GM1 RH Ubaldo Jimenez, GM2 RH Chris Tillman

  • 2d
    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    #Orioles scratched Kevin Gausman from AAA start on Friday. He will be brought up to be 26th man for DH to start one of the games.

  • 3d
    David Hall @DavidHallVP

    Norfolk RHP Dane De La Rosa has retired. #Orioles

  • O's solve Corey Kluber, then reach new heights with 4-3 win over Indians

    Baltimore Sun "This year's Orioles are starting to look a lot like last season's division champions in the way they've been able to find ways to win games in the late innings. As the Orioles opened a seven-game homestand Friday night against the Cleveland Indians, they broke through against reigning American..." June 27

  • David Ortiz homers, Red Sox beat O's 5-1 despite injuries

    Boston Herald "The victory was overshadowed by two injuries. That's how things are going for the Boston Red Sox this season. David Ortiz's two-run homer capped a five-run sixth inning and the Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Wednesday night despite losing two starters to injuries. Left fielder..." June 25

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    Miguel Gonzalez is back here with the team, likely to be activated from DL and start on Thursday here in Boston. #Orioles

  • Still hot without Adam Jones, O's win third straight, 6-4 over Red Sox

    Baltimore Sun "David Lough knows he's not Adam Jones in the power department, but he's just hoping to hold down center field and do his part to keep the surging Orioles winning until the All-Star and Gold Glove winner returns from a nagging right shoulder injury. In Tuesday's series opener at Fenway Park,..." June 24

  • Orioles outslug Blue Jays, earn series win with 13-9 victory

    Baltimore Sun "Even after they plated seven runs in the top of the second inning in Sunday’s series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Orioles knew they weren’t guaranteed victory, not against a perilous lineup batting with the Rogers Centre dome roof open on a warm afternoon. “Just had one of those..." June 22

  • Orioles rally for three in ninth after O'Day's escape, hold on for 5-3 win over Jays

    Baltimore Sun "When Darren O’Day loaded the bases with no outs in the eighth inning of a tie game Saturday afternoon, the Orioles were on the brink of another dismaying loss at Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays’ second home sellout crowd this season began to ring in his ears as O’Day gave a dangerous Toronto batting..." June 21

  • 9d
    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    #Orioles lineup vs #BlueJays. Jones at DH again. pic.twitter.com/70W5JnYQKz

  • Estrada takes no-hitter into eighth as Blue Jays take opener from Orioles

    Toronto Star "Things got a little intense between the Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles Friday night. But the ejections of manager John Gibbons and acting manager DeMarlo Hale, which left Jays first base coach Tim Leiper in charge of the team in the eighth inning, were part of the background plot to Marco..." June 20

  • Ryan Howard's homer helps Phillies snap nine-game skid

    CSN Philly "Baltimore Orioles pitcher Bud Norris apparently got the word that Ryan Howard doesn’t get around on fastballs the way he used to. With his team up by a run in the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday afternoon, Norris had gotten ahead of Howard with a one-ball, two-strike count. What next? Get..." June 19

  • Orioles continue hot play with 6-4 win over Phillies

    CSN Baltimore "For Buck Showalter, April and May are like the early rounds of a boxing match. Now, it’s time to really fight. The Orioles continued their domination of the horrid Philadelphia Phillies, winning their third straight and 11th of their last 13 with a 6-4 win before 26,162 at Ctizens Bank Park on..." June 18

  • Orioles set club HR record in 19-3 win over Phillies

    CSN Baltimore "The Orioles had a night to remember on Tuesday. A club record eight home runs, and 19 runs, their most in nearly 15 years. Their 19-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies before 26,964 stunned fans at Oriole Park, was so thorough that many got to see something new. Jeff Francoeur, a longtime..." June 17

  • Orioles set franchise record with 8 home runs in a single game

    The Score "The Philadelphia Phillies were the unfortunate victims of a Baltimore Orioles power surge. After losing starter Jerome Williams to an unspecified injury in the first inning of Tuesday's game against the Baltimore Orioles, it was only the start of a downhill spiral for the Phillies. The..." June 17

  • Yankees survive a snoozer, narrowly hold on to East lead

    New York Post "After two nights of being embarrassed by the Orioles’ hitters and their own sloppy play in the field, the Yankees got a chance Sunday to witness their revamped late-game bullpen. What Chasen Shreve, Justin Wilson and Dellin Betances delivered was a big shot of confidence that life without closer..." June 15

  • MLB commissioner Rob Manfred inclined to leave DH situation as is

    CBSSports.com "MLB commissioner Rob Manfred appeared on Monday's episode of Boomer & Carton, and among the topics he addressed were the DH issue and possible expansion into other other markets. Regarding the current designated hitter rule -- DH in AL games, no DH in NL games, Manfred seems disinclined to..." June 15

  • 15d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    #orioles minor league deal with INF Corban Joseph, brother of catcher Caleb Joseph, is Double-A.

  • O's move back above .500, ride hot bats to 9-4 win over Yankees

    Baltimore Sun "After the Orioles lost June 3 in Houston, their fifth straight defeat to drop them six games under .500, even the most ardent proclaimers of “It's still early” had to envision this season careening off the tracks. Well, apparently it was still early. With a 9-4 win over the first-place New..." June 14

  • 16d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Buck confirmed mike wright Sunday starter if not used tonight #orioles

  • 16d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Dylan Bundy will soon have another MRI arthrogram on shoulder as precaution. #orioles hope just confirms previous diagnosis of tendinitis

  • Orioles even on season, even with Yankees

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles extended their winning streak to five games with a blowout win against the New York Yankees on Friday. They are now three games behind New York in the American League East race. Perhaps more important: The Orioles are finally back at .500, having not been there since May 5. They..." June 13

  • Inside Baseball: Top 40 trade candidates for this MLB trade season

    CBSSports.com "Trade season semi-officially began after the three-day First-Year Player Draft, and the trade market may include some pretty big names (see the list of 40 below). But it may take some extra time to get going in a season where there so far appears to be only one truly great team (the Cardinals)..." June 13

  • Observations from the Orioles' 6-5, series-sweeping victory over the Red Sox

    Baltimore Sun "Some thoughts about the Orioles' series finale Thursday night against the Boston Red Sox and their upcoming weekend series against the New York Yankees (33-26) at Camden Yards: -- The Orioles truly needed to make a statement this week as they returned to a heavy schedule of divisional..." June 12

  • Orioles win their third straight, 5-2 over Red Sox

    CSN Baltimore "Suddenly, the Orioles are what passes for hot. For the second time this season, they have a three-game winning streak and won five of six. Timely hitting, brilliant defense and a wonderful performance by the bullpen contributed to the Orioles 5-2 win over the Boston Red Sox before 22,201 on..." June 11

  • 18d
    Baltimore Orioles @Orioles

    The Orioles have placed RHP Miguel Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to June 10) with a right groin strain.

  • Orioles get a 1-0 win over Red Sox as Gonzalez is hurt

    CSN Baltimore "It was just the scenario Buck Showalter wanted to avoid. Working with a six-man bullpen because Brian Matusz was suspended, and the Orioles adding Nolan Reimold to the roster, Showalter hurried to the mound in the fifth inning. Miguel Gonzalez had strained his right groin, and in a scoreless..." June 10

  • 21d
    Baltimore Orioles @Orioles

    With the No. 25 pick in the 2015 #MLBDraft, the #Orioles select D.J. Stewart, OF from Florida State. pic.twitter.com/ZxZh11kFuM

  • Norris returns with a win as Orioles dominate Indians

    CSN Baltimore "In his first start in four weeks, Bud Norris allowed one run in five innings to lead the Orioles to a 7-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. Travis Snider drove in two runs, Adam Jones, Manny Machado, Jimmy Paredes and Matt Wieters each had two hits. Norris (2-3) won his first game..." June 08

  • Report: MLB owners balked at extending safety nets...twice

    The Outside Corner "Following the horrific injury suffered by a Red Sox fan, now identified as 44-year old Tonya Carpenter, on Friday night at Fenway Park, the cries to extend the netting behind home plate at all 30 MLB ballpark are growing louder. But what we didn’t know is that inside the game, the cries had..." June 08

  • Cleveland Indians finally break through with big hit to back Danny Salazar, beat Baltimore, 2-1

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Jason Kipnis raced around third base, his head down. The Orioles didn't even bother with a throw home. Kipnis scored from first with ease. At last, the Indians broke through. Perhaps they just needed to face a pitcher other than Ubaldo Jimenez. The former Tribe right-hander authored a vintage..." June 07

  • Wieters shines in return, Jones breaks tie with homer in 5-2 win over Indians

    Baltimore Sun "Matt Wieters' night at the plate in his long-awaited season debut — two hits and two RBIs in the Orioles' 5-2 win over the Cleveland Indians — only scratched the surface of what the return of the team's All-Star and Gold Glove catcher meant Friday night. “You've got your field general,” Orioles..." June 06

  • 24d
    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    #Orioles reliever Brian Matusz does not get suspension reduced by #MLB. Still eight games

  • 24d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    With Wright optioned, look for Bud Norris to start Sunday in Cleveland. And for Matusz to begin serving suspension tonight with Cabral added

  • Adam Jones' tie-breaking homer helps O's halt five-game skid, avoid sweep in Houston

    Baltimore Sun "One swing didn’t cure all of the Orioles’ woes Thursday afternoon, but it did give them the one thing this reeling team needed most. A win. Center fielder Adam Jones’ solo homer in the eighth off reliever Chad Qualls gave the Orioles a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros, ending their..." June 05

  • Orioles ready for return of catcher Matt Wieters on Friday, but what should we expect?

    Baltimore Sun "Depending on who you speak with, the return of Orioles catcher Matt Wieters tonight is either way behind or slightly ahead of schedule. Optimists will remind you that it typically takes at least one full year to recover from Tommy John surgery, so Wieters is slightly ahead of schedule given the..." June 05

  • McCullers spins a gem as Astros take third straight from O’s

    Houston Chronicle "Minute Maid Park was hollow minutes before Wednesday’s first pitch, when the public address said Dallas Keuchel, had been honored as the league’s best pitcher in May. A great accomplishment reached few ears, the summary of the Astros season on a whole if attendance is one’s marker. The crowd..." June 04

  • Wieters set for 2015 debut on Friday in Cleveland

    CSN Baltimore "Matt Wieters’ 2015 debut for the Orioles is now set for Friday in Cleveland manager Buck Showalter told reporters in Houston. Wieters is catching in the first game of a doubleheader for Triple-A Norfolk and may be the designated hitter in the second game. The catcher is eligible to come off..." June 04

  • 26d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: #Orioles trade Alejandro De Aza to #RedSox. De Aza was designated for assignment last week.

  • Gregerson racks up strikeouts as Astros prevail over Orioles

    Houston Chronicle "Volbeat’s “Dead But Rising” has been a joy for Minute Maid Park when Luke Gregerson leaves the bullpen, the curtain rising on the closer’s near-immaculate stage with heavy metal. It’s a worthy follow-up to 2014 closer Chad Qualls’ accompaniment, Rage Against the Machine anthem “Killing in the..." June 03

  • Report: Red Sox acquire OF De Aza from O's

    WEEI Boston "The Red Sox have acquired lefty-hitting outfielder Alejandro De Aza, who had been designated for assignment by the Orioles last week, according to a report from Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. The speedy Dominican has played for three teams since debuting with the Marlins in 2007, posting a career..." June 03

  • Astros go for broke but cash in with win over Orioles in series opener

    Houston Chronicle "Astros manager A.J. Hinch said the Astros would be aggressive and that wasn’t lip service. They can look reckless one day and unstoppable the next. On others, such as Monday’s 5-2 win over the Orioles at Minute Maid Park, the ups and downs of the Astros’ pace can be found dramatically inside..." June 02

  • 28d
    Brittany Ghiroli @Britt_Ghiroli

    Hardy having left side soreness. Buck didn't want to say oblique