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  • Orioles reliever Darren O'Day reinstated from DL

    ESPN "The Orioles have reinstated reliever Darren O'Day, who went on the 15-day disabled list on June 3 with a strained hamstring. O'Day, 33, last pitched on June 1. He injured his hamstring covering first base in that game, which was against the Boston Red Sox." July 24

  • Orioles win on Reimold's homer in ninth

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- Baltimore's Nolan Reimold has not had a lot of at-bats lately so he began taking practice swings in the cage underneath Camden Yards late in the game against Cleveland. The reserve outfielder wanted to make sure he was ready if manager Buck Showalter called on him. That..." July 24

  • Orioles' Dylan Bundy only part of solution for reeling rotation

    ESPN "Before the All-Star break, Dylan Bundy had finally gotten comfortable in the Orioles’ bullpen. A week after the break, he’s looking pretty darned comfy in the starting rotation. On the final weekend before the All-Star game, Bundy showed up to Camden Yards with a dozen T-shirts he’d gotten..." July 23

  • Orioles' Matt Wieters: Hopes to return Monday

    CBS Sports "Manager Buck Showalter said he hopes Wieters (foot) will be able to return Monday, Rich Dubroff of CSN Mid Atlantic reports." July 23

  • Trumbo powers Orioles over Indians

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles are beginning to find the kind of starting pitching they've been waiting for all season, and it's a big reason for their three-game winning streak. Mark Trumbo hit a two-run homer, and Pedro Alvarez added a solo shot to support seven shutout innings from..." July 23

  • Padres, Orioles discussing possible Upton for Jimenez deal

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Padres and the Orioles reportedly are discussing a trade that would send outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. to Baltimore in exchange for right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez. According to a FoxSports.com report, no agreement is close, as the Padres also are seeking a prospect from the Orioles. Acquiring..." July 23

  • Trumbo, Machado homer; Orioles' Bundy gets first win

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE-- The combination of good starting pitching and power hitting helped the Baltimore Orioles regain first place in the American League East on Friday night. Mark Trumbo hit a three-run homer in the first inning, Manny Machado added a solo shot in the third and Dylan Bundy picked up..." July 22

  • Orioles’ Hunter Harvey To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

    MLB Trade Rumors "Orioles top pitching prospect Hunter Harvey will undergo Tommy John surgery, general manager Dan Duquette revealed on today’s Baseball Tonight Podcast with ESPN’s Buster Olney (audio link). “He’s had a strain in his elbow, and we’ve been trying to see if he could pitch with it,” Duquette..." July 21

  • Tillman, Orioles too strong for Yankees

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- With the stomach virus headed toward a departure from the clubhouse, the Baltimore Orioles needed a sense of normalcy. Chris Tillman was the right pitcher on the mound to restore some order. Tillman pitched seven sharp innings and became the second 14-game winner in the..." July 21

  • MLB eyes limits on relief pitchers, which doesn't make much sense

    Sporting News "Rob Manfred has been vocal about several changes he's looking to negotiate during his tenure as commissioner of Major League Baseball. Add "relief pitcher restrictions" to that list. On Thursday's episode of ESPN's "Mike and Mike," Manfred said MLB has been "talking a lot internally" about..." July 21

  • Improving Yanks knock Orioles out of first place

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- The talk about whether the New York Yankees should buy or sell at the non-waiver trade deadline still exists. Scouts are flocking to Yankee Stadium to see any players who may be traded, and rumors are flying. With another day knocked off the calendar until the Aug. 1 deadline,..." July 20

  • The MLB home run explosion of 2016: Are juiced baseballs to blame?

    ESPN "The day before the All-Star Game, Max Scherzer was in a good mood. He talked about University of Missouri football, how the curveball he developed in 2013 took his game to the next level and the new cutter he's starting to throw. Then he was asked about the home run spike across the..." July 20

  • Kim to DL, Wieters day-to-day, Davis still sick

    Camden Chat "The Orioles have a few players battling injury problems right now and the news has not turned out for the best for all of them. With Hyun Soo Kim’s name absent from the Tuesday lineup card, it seems clear that he is headed for the disabled list due to his hamstring injury. That puts the Orioles..." July 19

  • Castro powers Yankees past Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Starlin Castro and Anthony Swarzak will not get credited with saves in the official boxscore. Their performances changed how things unfolded for the New York Yankees. Castro drove in four runs, Swarzak highlighted 2 2/3 perfect innings by getting out of a bases-loaded jam..." July 19

  • Rodriguez ends homer drought as Yankees top Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- It had been a while since Alex Rodriguez had a swing as powerful as the one he produced in his first at-bat Monday. Later on, Aroldis Chapman provided just as much power on the mound. The power of Rodriguez early and Chapman in the ninth proved good enough for the New York..." July 18

  • Rage against the machines: MLB stars don't want to see robot umps

    Sporting News "When you follow a game on Major League Baseball’s website, it’s there. When you watch a local broadcast, there’s a good chance you’ll see it. When you see an ESPN broadcast, it’s part of the live picture. Graphics showing the strike zone, telling viewers immediately whether a pitch is good, are..." July 18

  • Report: Shortened MLB schedule gaining momentum

    Sportsnaut "Major League Baseball has used a 162-game schedule for more than 50 years. When it comes time to negotiate the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, the MLB schedule might be changing. “The idea of returning to a 154-game regular season has gained momentum recently,” per David Lennon of New York..." July 18

  • Longoria's two homers lift Rays over Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- It's only one win, but they've been hard enough to come by for the Tampa Bay Rays in the past month. So much so, in fact, that Evan Longoria took whatever positive momentum he can find following Sunday's 4-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles. "The win today,..." July 17

  • 2016 MLB All-Star Game ratings and viewership are record lows

    Awful Announcing "There was a time when the MLB All-Star Game could boast that it was a mid-summer ratings and viewership draw. But in this day and age of internet, fragmented cable universe and so many other alternatives, the All-Star Game can no longer make that claim. While the American League can feel good..." July 13

  • Rob Manfred: PEDs not behind surge in homers

    Newsday "The day after Giancarlo Stanton’s personal fireworks display lit up Petco Park in the Home Run Derby, commissioner Rob Manfred faced a volley of questions about Major League Baseball’s sudden power surge, and what might be behind it. Stanton is one of the strongest players in the sport, at a..." July 13

  • MLBPA head: Pitchers' Derby will be considered for 2017

    The Score "Those slugging pitchers might get their wish next season. Major League Baseball and the Players' Association are going to discuss incorporating pitchers into the Home Run Derby for as soon as next season, MLBPA executive director Tony Clark told Jayson Stark of ESPN on Monday. The union leader..." July 12

  • Giancarlo Stanton wins MLB Home Run Derby

    USA Today "Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton won the 2016 MLB Home Run Derby on Monday night at Petco Park in San Diego, setting a record with 61 total home runs in a single Derby. Stanton defeated defending champion Todd Frazier of the Chicago White Sox in the final, hitting 20 homers to Frazier's 13. Of..." July 12

  • The Home Run Derby is Trash

    Complex "There was a time when I used to get psyched for the Home Run Derby. But there was also a time when I used to get psyched for Adam Sandler movies. You get a little older, you revaluate a few things in your life, among them what you waste your time watching. And baseball’s gimmicky exhibition of..." July 11

  • Orioles OF Hyun Soo Kim leaves game with right hamstring strain

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles outfielder Hyun Soo Kim left Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim following his first at-bat with what the team called a right hamstring strain. Kim, who was batting second on Sunday, appeared to be laboring running out a grounder in the first inning. Joey Rickard..." July 10

  • Tillman, Davis, Hardy power Orioles past Angels

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles have dominated teams at home this season, where their powerful lineup takes full advantage of the hitter-friendly confines of Camden Yards. The Orioles also have leaned heavily on right-hander Chris Tillman to anchor a rotation that has been largely..." July 10

  • Dylan Bundy has Become Untradable

    Baseball Essential "The Baltimore Orioles need starting pitching. Desperately. It’s an undeniable fact for a first-place team whose rotation has a 5.14 ERA (better only than the last-place Minnesota Twins and Cincinnati Reds). The Orioles are essentially working with two-fifths of a major-league rotation. Chris..." July 09

  • Schoop's RBI single lifts Orioles past Angels

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles got a little help from both the Los Angeles Angels and Jonathan Schoop to stretch out their lead in the American League East on Saturday. Schoop lined a tiebreaking RBI single to center in the eighth inning after Joe Smith's balk tied the game an inning..." July 09

  • A Trump presidency raises concerns among Major League Baseball players

    USA Today "As part of its All-Star Week celebration in San Diego, Major League Baseball will dedicate a new sporting complex in neighboring Tijuana on Monday, with Commissioner Rob Manfred in attendance. It’s a continuation of MLB’s efforts to expand its foothold in Mexico, which began with Manfred’s trip to..." July 09

  • Nava helps Angels down O's, extend streak

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- Daniel Nava was looking to give his team a boost as the Los Angeles Angels look for some much-needed momentum heading into the All-Star break. The left fielder came up big with both his bat and glove. Nava had a pair of RBIs and leaping grab to rob Manny Machado of a homer,..." July 08

  • Orioles scouts watched Sonny Gray, Ervin Santana in Weds. game

    Camden Chat "The idea that the Orioles are going to have to trade for someone to try to improve the state of their starting rotation gets more support almost on a daily basis. It seems so unlikely that they could hold their slim division lead with that unit continuing to pitch the way it collectively..." July 08

  • Home Run Derby contestants announced

    SB Nation "The 2016 Home Run Derby contestants were announced on Thursday evening, and the eight participants in Monday's power display include the host team's lone All-Star as well as the major league leader in home runs. ESPN will televise the Home Run Derby on Monday beginning at 8 p.m. ET live from..." July 07

  • 2016 MLB Trade Deadline: The best options at each position who could be traded

    CBS Sports "With the August 1 trade deadline less than four weeks away, this is as good of a time as any to start defining the market. There are numerous ways to do that, but we've settled on an old-timey, pure basebally approach: constructing a team -- or most of one -- using players who seem to have a great..." July 07

  • Orioles end five-game skid with first win in L.A.

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- The Baltimore Orioles earned their first-ever regular-season win at Dodger Stadium thanks to something they lacked in the first seven games of their nine-game West Coast road trip: a strong performance by a starting pitcher. Chris Tillman gave up one run over seven innings,..." July 06

  • Orioles outlast Dodgers in 14 innings

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Surviving an endurance test at the end of a frustrating road trip ensures that the Baltimore Orioles will do no worse than maintain their lead over their closest rivals in the American League East. Jonathan Schoop hit a two-run double in the 14th inning to give the Orioles a..." July 06

  • Fans trash All-Star jerseys after 1st TV appearance

    The Score "When the jerseys for this year's All-Star weekend were revealed back in April, the initial public reception was quiet. However, after they were worn on television for the first time by players on Tuesday, fans are beginning to speak up on the brown and mustard get-ups, and the feedback hasn't..." July 06

  • Here are your 2016 All-Stars for the American and National Leagues

    Hardball Talk "The 2016 All-Star Game will be hosted by the Padres at Pecto Park on July 12. Your starters were just announced on a special selection show on ESPN. American League Starters C – Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals 1B – Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals 2B – Jose Altuve, Houston..." July 06

  • Utley leads Dodgers' comeback against Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Chase Utley reflects the Los Angeles Dodgers' newly found ability to win close games. Utley registered three hits and drove in two runs as Los Angeles rallied for a 7-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night at Dodger Stadium. Rookie Corey Seager extended his..." July 05

  • These under-the-radar players deserve to be MLB All-Stars

    USA Today "Unless a late voting surge changed the direction of All-Star Game balloting, the Chicago Cubs will have an overwhelming presence at the July 12 showcase in San Diego, with as many as five of the eight elected National League starters possibly coming from the NL Central leaders. And that doesn’t..." July 05

  • Mariners slug five homers to beat Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- Buck Showalter has been around the game of baseball long enough to understand that a three-game losing streak in early July is no reason to panic. More at the top of the Baltimore manager's list of concerns is a pitching staff that's running out of gas as the Orioles crawl toward the..." July 03

  • Orioles' Pedro Alvarez: Set to hit bereavement list Monday

    CBS Sports "Alvarez will leave the team after Sunday's game against the Mariners and will be placed on the bereavement list, MLB.com's Brittany Ghiroli reports. Alvarez will serve as the Orioles' DH and bat seventh in the order Sunday before taking a flight to the Dominican Republic following a death in..." July 03

  • Mariners complete sweep of Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- With two of the American League's best home run-hitting teams as well as sluggers like Nelson Cruz, Chris Davis and Mark Trumbo at Safeco Field this week, it's no wonder that the long ball played a big factor in the four-game series between the Seattle Mariners and Baltimore..." July 03

  • LeBlanc pitches Mariners to victory over Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- The Baltimore Orioles rolled into Safeco Field on a seven-game winning streak, having scored 43 runs in their past four wins. Then they hit a road block in the first two games of the series with the Seattle Mariners. Journeyman Wade LeBlanc turned in his second solid..." July 02

  • Walker, Mariners end Orioles' 7-game win streak

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- The stars were aligning for the Baltimore Orioles. After falling behind the Seattle Mariners by four runs, the Orioles pulled within three and had the heart of their order coming up with two on and two outs in the eighth inning. When Manny Machado welcomed Seattle closer..." July 01

  • Birds activate Caleb Joseph, Vance Worley from DL, call up Chaz Roe

    Baltimore Sun "In losing a reliable piece of their bullpen in left-hander T.J. McFarland to a lingering knee injury, the Orioles possibly strengthened their bullpen by adding right-hander Chaz Roe, who manager Buck Showalter said was back to the form that made him dominant at times in 2015. “He pitched real..." July 01

  • Orioles tie MLB record for homers in June

    The Score "The Baltimore Orioles continue to slug their way atop the standings - and into the all-time record books. Mark Trumbo added to his major-league leading home run total with his 23rd blast of the season Wednesday, a deep two-run shot in the fourth off Padres lefty Christian Friedrich that gave..." June 30

  • Orioles belt three homers to power past Padres

    The Sports Xchange "SAN DIEGO -- The Baltimore Orioles turned San Diego into Muscle Beach on Tuesday night. The Orioles hit three home runs to power past the San Diego Padres, 11-7. Baltimore won its sixth straight by flexing its biceps and leaning on the solid pitching of Ubaldo Jimenez. Adam..." June 29

  • Caleb Joseph set to join Orioles Thursday in Seattle; Vance Worley also ready for return

    Baltimore Sun "rioles catcher Caleb Joseph said after his second game behind the plate on a rehab assignment at High-A Frederick that he’d catch one more game for the Keys before joining the Orioles for activation Thursday in Seattle. “Hopefully if everything goes well, I think we’ll get on a plane and head..." June 29

  • Gallardo, Trumbo power Orioles past Padres

    The Sports Xchange "SAN DIEGO -- The Baltimore Orioles set the bar high for the All-Star Game lineups coming to Petco Park two weeks from Wednesday. Baltimore's offense continues to shred opposing pitching, with the San Diego Padres' staff absorbing a haymaker in the Orioles' 12-6 win, their seventh..." June 29

  • New bill aims to make minor leaguers exempt from OT pay

    The Comeback "Congress has introduced a bill which aims to make life a lot tougher for Minor League Baseball players. The Save America’s Pastime Act would amend the Fair Labor Standard Act to make MiLB players not subject to laws that protect hourly-rated employees. Basically, they don’t want Minor League..." June 29

  • Davis' grand slam helps Orioles sweep Rays

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles truly were too powerful for the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday -- and all weekend long. Chris Davis hit a first-inning grand slam, and Jonathan Schoop and Mark Trumbo both homered later as the Baltimore Orioles wrapped up a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay with a..." June 26

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