Hardball Talk "Last night’s Orioles-Jays game featured some seriously stupid and bush league garbage from Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman. The video below lays it all out, but basically Stroman threw a ball behind the head of Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph. Why? Apparently because Joseph inadvertently — and it..." September 16
Fox Sports "Talk about a busy few days. On Friday, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was suspended 25 games after testing positive for an amphetamine, which he said was Adderall. On Monday, Davis was driving on Interstate 295 in Maryland when he saw an accident that left one truck overturned. The..." September 16
Baltimore Sun "Toronto right-hander Marcus Stroman’s pitch near the head of Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph will be reviewed today by Major League Baseball for possible discipline. In the sixth inning of the Orioles’ 5-2 win over the Blue Jays, Stroman threw a 92-mph fastball toward Joseph’s head that he ducked..." September 16
CSN Baltimore "Two weeks ago, Kelly Johnson hadn’t yet met his new Orioles teammates, and there he was on Sunday night, celebrating the loudest. Johnson lined a ball to the right-center gap and drove in Steve Pearce with the game-winner, and suddenly, the Orioles magic number was down to three. The..." September 15
New York Post "David Robertson felt it immediately after the phone in the Yankees’ bullpen rang late Saturday afternoon. “I was a little sore warming up,’’ Robertson said. “The shoulder, side and hamstring were real tight but I knew I had enough to get the job done.’’ Somewhere along the trip from pen to..." September 14
CBSSports.com "With pressure mounting, Orioles slugger Chris Davis was apparently having so much difficulty combating his ADD/ADHD issue to the point where it was hard for him to concentrate, and hard to even pick up the baseball as it zoomed toward him. Davis is said to have told friends that's what led him to..." September 14
USA Today "The Baltimore Orioles had just beaten the New York Yankees 2-1 with a dramatic two-out, two-run, 11th-inning, bases- loaded double by Jimmy Paredes. And yet the O's who met the media minutes afterward spoke in hushed tones with grim faces. They'd learned before the game that slugger Chris Davis..." September 14
Schoop out of #orioles lineup. Been in slump. Flaherty at 2B
Baltimore Sun "The Orioles' final homestand of the regular season was supposed to be one of celebration. All signs pointed to the club's clinching its first American League East title since 1997 at Camden Yards, and Friday's split doubleheader against the New York Yankees gave the Orioles a chance to take two..." September 13
Baltimore Sun "The Orioles’ final homestand of the regular season was supposed to be one of celebration. With the opportunity to celebrate their first American League East title since 1997 among their hometown crowd at Camden Yards, Friday’s day-night doubleheader against the New York Yankees offered a chance to..." September 13
mlb has ruled to allow orioles to place davis on alcs roster while still under ban. so he will be eligible for end of alcs.
The Big Lead "The Baltimore Orioles are cruising to their first American League East title since 1997, however the good vibes in Camden Yards appear like they’re going to take a hit with Chris Davis handed a 25-game suspension for amphetamine use Friday morning. From a logistics standpoint, the Orioles have..." September 12
Baltimore Sun "Left-hander Wei-Yin Chen once fell four outs away from throwing a perfect game while he was pitching in Japan, so it’s not like Wednesday’s brief flirtation with baseball history in the Orioles’ 10-6 win at Fenway Park was unchartered territory. “It comes across your mind, but still a perfect..." September 11
CSN Baltimore "The Orioles have an 11-man bullpen. With September’s roster expansion, that means there are four more relievers than usual. “We’ve been able to keep everybody in the flow a little bit, some by necessity,” manager Buck Showalter said. Showalter has used eight of the 11 in the first two games..." September 11
CSN Baltimore "The Orioles are closing in on their first American League East title in 17 years. Their magic number to clinch is down to 11, and their lead over the New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays is 10 games, the largest in nearly 35 years. Tommy Hunter, who played a key role in holding onto Miguel..." September 09
Hardy MRI clean. Got injection in back.
CSN Baltimore "Nelson Cruz drove in all seven Orioles runs with a pair of two-run home runs and a three-run triple as the Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 in 11 innings on Sunday. Cruz gave the Orioles a 5-4 ninth-inning lead with the three-run triple, and after Tampa Bay (69-74) tied the score in the..." September 08
Hardy said he wont be in starting lineup today. Could still be available today. Hopes to return to lineup tmrw #orioles
Tampa Tribune "It was a fastball that Orioles C Nick Hundley tried to frame for a strike that nicked off his mitt and reached the backstop. That allowed SS Yunel Escobar to race home from third base with the winning run Saturday in the Rays’ 3-2 victory, giving the franchise its first-ever walk-off win on a..." September 07
Buck said O'Days had some "challenges" with hamstring/hip. But should be available today
Tampa Tribune "It was, as Rays manager Joe Maddon would say more than once afterwards, formulaic. A solid outing from the starting pitcher followed by the one-two punch of Brad Boxberger and Jake McGee. What made Friday’s formula pleasing to the Rays was that the offense showed up. Eventually. The..." September 06
CSN Baltimore "In a clubhouse full of popular people, Miguel Gonzalez is one of the most admired. When the Orioles briefly sent him down to the minor leagues last month, he didn’t complain. Several other times when he finished eight innings and seemed to have more to give, Gonzalez didn’t get a chance to..." September 04
CSN Baltimore "Tonight’s Game: Cincinnati Reds (66-71) vs. Baltimore Orioles (79-57), Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Starting pitchers: Mat Latos (5-3, 3.15) vs. Bud Norris (11-8, 4.00) Keys to the Game: How are J.J. Hardy and Steve Pearce? Hardy left Monday's game with a back..." September 02
Hardy lower back spasm
Baltimore Sun "As the Orioles enter the final month of the regular season, their accomplishments are starting to mount along with their win total. They currently have the second-best record in baseball and a nine-game lead in the American League East division. And as the calendar turns to September, they even..." September 01
MLB.com "With the days dwindling for MLB teams to make a trade and still have the player eligible for the postseason, the Orioles finalized a pair of deals on Saturday night. In their first trade, the Orioles acquired outfielder Alejandro De Aza from the White Sox in exchange for Minor League pitchers..." September 01
Baltimore Sun "During this first-place run, Orioles manager Buck Showalter is continually asked about the resiliency of his club, primarily the way it has been able to bounce back after absorbing injuries to key players. And he usually delivers the same answer: The Orioles don't wallow in self-pity. Instead,..." August 31
According to a club source, MRI on Steve Pearce's strained abdomen showed no tears. He is considered day to day.
Baltimore Sun "While Chris Davis’ season has been a struggle at the plate, there’s no question the Orioles first baseman still can change a game with one swing of his bat. Davis is hitting just .189 this season, but regardless of his place in the club's lineup, he still gets respect at the plate — so much so..." August 30
Baltimore Sun "Orioles center fielder Adam Jones caused a bit of a stir Thursday during the pregame Social Media Night event at Camden Yards by behaving in a way that wasn’t particularly sociable. The star outfielder irked some fans in attendance with short responses during the question-and-answer session,..." August 30
Baltimore Sun "Despite his obvious power and previous success, Orioles infielder Chris Davis has been struggling so much this season that it has become business as usual when pitchers challenge him. So, in the Orioles' 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday, it was somewhat surprising that Tampa Bay..." August 29
CBSSports.com "Slugger Nelson Cruz and the Orioles got together on a last-minute, one-year deal last spring, but the partnership has worked out so well that people close to the situation figure it could turn into a long-lasting relationship. While there's no definitive immediate word of any early negotiations..." August 29
Tampa Bay Times "Through nothing but the circumstance of being traded for each other, Drew Smyly is going to be oft-compared to former Rays ace and Cy Young Award winner David Price. And, if things keep going the way they are now, that's going to be tough — for Price. Smyly on Wednesday turned in a second..." August 28
Baltimore Sun "Manny Machado had the partially torn ligament in his right knee repaired successfully Wednesday morning, and the third baseman remains on the timeline to return to the club for spring training next season, according to Orioles manager Buck Showalter. The operation was performed at 6 a.m. in Los..." August 28
CSN Baltimore "It was hardly artistic. Neither starter finished five innings, and it was only the second time all season Wei-Yin Chen couldn’t get that far. But, somehow the Orioles maintained their focus and recorded a 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays before 16,406 at Oriole Park on Tuesday night. “It was..." August 27
Machado will have surgery Wednesday in LA. Will leave team Tuesday and will be in LA for rehab for until about Sept 17-18. #orioles
Chicago Sun-Times "Chris Coghlan finally solved Bud Norris with a bases-loaded triple in a four-run second inning, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on a soggy Saturday at Wrigley Field. The game was delayed because of rain for more than three hours. Justin Grimm (4-2)..." August 24
Chicago Sun-Times "Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta hasn’t forgotten his time with the Baltimore Orioles. Instead of simply moving on from that part of his career, he still draws on the positive and negative experiences he had in Baltimore. It was clear during the Cubs’ 4-1 victory Friday against the Orioles that..." August 23
Source: Manny Machado expected to have surgery on knee within a week. Likely lost for the season. Big hit for O's.
Source: Manny Machado expected to have surgery on knee within a week. Likely lost for the season. Big hit for O's.
Buck said he'd have more definitively on Machado tmrw. No timetable right now for him to start baseball stuff.
CSN Baltimore "The Orioles swept a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox, extended their American League East lead to nine games, and watched Wei-Yin Chen win his career high 13th game. They also won their 39th game on the road, most in the American League. While they have a good record at home..." August 21
Baltimore Sun "After the Orioles opened up their largest division lead in nearly 17 years with a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night, the visiting clubhouse of U.S. Cellular Field was loose. Players sang along to the lyrics of the Zac Brown Band's song, "Free," as it blasted from the speakers..." August 20
Baltimore Sun "Since returning from a left thumb injury that kept him out for three games, Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy entered Tuesday with six hits in 16 at-bats, including three multihit games out of four. Through Monday, Hardy was batting .396 in August while still playing through pain in his thumb. “I..." August 20
CSN Baltimore "The game was slipping away from Bud Norris. The Orioles were up by just a run in the bottom of the seventh and Conor Gillaspie hit a long drive to right field. Nick Markakis ran back, leaped and took a two-run home run away from Gillaspie and kept the Orioles lead intact. Norris leaped on..." August 19
Baltimore Sun "Bud Norris will start Monday’s game against the Chicago White Sox followed by Chris Tillman on Tuesday, but the club is still listing “to be announced” as Wednesday’s starter. Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who was sent to Triple-A Norfolk Aug. 9 to make room for starter Ubaldo Jimenez, can..." August 17
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Corey Kluber isn't the only Indians starting pitcher on a roll. Carlos Carrasco threw seven scoreless innings Saturday night as the Indians beat Baltimore, 6-0, at Progressive Field. In his last two games, both starts, Carrasco has thrown 12 scoreless innings. The Indians have won five of..." August 17
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Mike Aviles kept expectations to a minimum. As a result, he maximized the opportunity. Aviles led off the 11th inning with a homer as the Indians defeated the Orioles, 2-1, Friday night at Progressive Field. Paid attendance: 27,845. Aviles sent lefty Brian Matusz's 1-2 breaking pitch over..." August 16
Camden Chat "The Orioles staged a late-inning comeback against the Yankees tonight, scoring four runs in the eighth inning thanks to home runs from Jonathan Schoop and Adam Jones. The comeback gave the Orioles 5-3 win and pushed the Yankees even further down in the A.L. East standings. O's starter Chris..." August 14