Orioles Rumors & News

  • Orioles' Adam Jones aggravates hamstring injury in big loss, but prognosis isn't bad

    Baltimore Sun "There are two kinds of losses: the kind that count in the standings but are wiped from memory when the scoreboard resets the next day and the kind that leave holes big enough to sink a team's season. The Orioles left Yankee Stadium after Friday night's 14-4 bashing at the hands of the newly..." August 27

  • Jimenez Back In Rotation In Place Of Chris Tillman

    CBS Sports "The Baltimore Orioles are using the Beltway Series to maintain their spot in the American League wild card standings and keep the pressure on the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays in the AL East. The Orioles will try to make it a clean sweep of the four-game, home-and-home set when they..." August 27

  • Sanchez strikes again, leads Yankees to win

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Gary Sanchez is so locked in that fans are teammates are expecting something positive from every plate appearance. Eventually Sanchez will cool off, but in the meantime the New York Yankees will ride the wave and see where it takes them. Sanchez's hot streak has taken the..." August 27

  • Orioles' Adam Jones leaves game in ninth with cramping, but says he will play Friday

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles center fielder Adam Jones left Thursday’s 4-0 loss to the Washington Nationals in the ninth inning with cramping in his hamstring, but Jones pledged he’d be back in the starting lineup for Friday’s series opener in New York. Orioles manager Buck Showalter pinch-hit for Jones in the..." August 26

  • Orioles continue August bullpen churn, activate T.J. McFarland from disabled list

    Baltimore Sun "Another day, and another reliever shuffled out of the Orioles bullpen. This time, it’s T.J. McFarland joining the team Friday, as he was activated from the disabled list after his fifth rehabilitation appearance on his way back from knee inflammation and was added to a makeshift..." August 26

  • Max Scherzer annoyed by loud visiting Orioles fans at Nationals Park

    Larry Brown Sports "Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer takes his home-field advantage very seriously. Speaking with reporters after blanking Baltimore 4-0 on Thursday night, Scherzer said that he was irritated by loud Oriole fan infiltrators making noise in the eighth inning at Nationals Park. “I..." August 26

  • Scherzer gem helps Nationals finally beat Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Jonathan Schoop hit a slow one-bouncer back to the mound in the top of the fifth inning and Max Scherzer let his instincts take over. The right-handed starter fielded the ball between his legs with his back to the plate and calmly lobbed the ball to first baseman Ryan Zimmerman..." August 25

  • Is Manny Machado becoming a better investment than Bryce Harper?

    ESPN "With Bryce Harper and Manny Machado scheduled to hit free agency in two years, the 2018 offseason could go down in history as the winter that broke baseball's bank. The question is, which one of them will be the most prized catch? Earlier this season, the answer seemed simple. Coming off his..." August 25

  • Tim Tebow has ‘no shot’ of making it in baseball

    Larry Brown Sports "At least 20 MLB teams are expected to take a look at Tim Tebow’s baseball prospects at the former NFL quarterback’s workout next week, but some scouts is confident nothing will come of it. Katie Strang of ESPN.com spoke with three pro baseball scouts on Wednesday, and all three “expressed..." August 25

  • Orioles win sixth straight versus Nationals

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- The visiting team began the night by scoring four runs in the first inning. The home team ended the evening by scoring five times in the last of the ninth, but the visiting Baltimore Orioles had enough of a cushion to hold on for a 10-8 victory over the Washington Nationals in..." August 24

  • Orioles place Tillman on disabled list, so they'll rely on homegrown talent

    CBS Sports "The Fightin' Showalters are having a rough go of it lately. The Orioles entered Wednesday with a 14-16 record over their last 30 games -- a stretch that, because it coincided with good runs from the Blue Jays and Red Sox, left the O's in third place in the American League East. Factor in the..." August 24

  • Twenty MLB teams to attend Tim Tebow's workout on Aug. 30

    ESPN "Tim Tebow is scheduled to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles, a source told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. More than 20 MLB teams are confirmed to attend the workout, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. For almost the past year, Tebow has been training in..." August 24

  • Gausman, Jones lead Orioles past Nationals

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE --- The Baltimore Orioles seem to be at their best against the Washington Nationals in the annual "Beltway Series." Kevin Gausman threw six scoreless innings, Adam Jones tied a career high with four hits and the Orioles took both games against the Nationals at Camden Yards with an..." August 23

  • MLB postseason schedule announced

    MLB.com "Major League Baseball announced its 2016 postseason schedule on Tuesday, opening with the American League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on TBS on Tuesday, Oct. 4, and followed by the National League equivalent on ESPN one night later. The 112th World Series on FOX will begin on Tuesday,..." August 23

  • Tim Tebow to hold workout for MLB teams Aug. 30

    SI "Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow will hold a workout for prospective Major League Baseball teams on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles, reports ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick. Tebow, who last played baseball in high school in 2005, announced earlier this month that he was planning on pursuing a professional..." August 23

  • Bundy, Orioles hold off Nationals

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- Baltimore pitcher Dylan Bundy bounced back from a subpar outing and earned some high praise in the process on Monday night. Bundy pitched six solid innings, Mark Trumbo hit a two-run homer, and the Orioles defeated the Washington Nationals 4-3. Coming off a poor outing in..." August 22

  • Orioles make homer history, but a weak rotation continues to be exposed in loss

    CBS Sports "Although George Springer hit a solo home run in the top of the first, Friday's game against the Astros could not have started better for the Orioles. Four of the first five batters they sent to the plate against Collin McHugh hit home runs. Four of the first five! That's never been done before." August 20

  • Astros crush Orioles for second straight game

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- The Houston Astros continued to show the Baltimore Orioles that they have a fearsome lineup of their own. And when they have dominant pitching, the Astros can be tough to beat. Mike Fiers shut down the Baltimore Orioles' dominant hitters, while rookie Alex Bregman, George..." August 20

  • O’s to sign outfielder Chris Dickerson to minors deal

    Baltimore Baseball "Looking for help down the stretch, particularly from someone who can contribute strong center field defense if needed, the Orioles are expected to sign 34-year-old Chris Dickerson to a minor league deal today. Dickerson, who was at Camden Yards on Friday, is expected to play for the Double-A..." August 20

  • Orioles hit five homers, but lose to Astros

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- Houston gave up four homers and five runs in the first inning and five home runs overall Friday night. However, that didn't bother the Astros too much. Jose Altuve homered and drove in five runs, sparking an 18-hit Houston attack as the Astros overcame the five Baltimore home..." August 19

  • 3 reasons why Manny Machado will be MLB's next $300M man

    The Score "In the second installment of this three-part series, we look at three reasons why Manny Machado - the decorated Baltimore Orioles third baseman with three All-Star berths and two Gold Glove Awards already - will be the next player to land a $300-million contract. (Check out Part 1 - Bryce Harper -..." August 19

  • Orioles belt six HRs in victory over Astros

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- Despite a few bumps along the way, the Baltimore Orioles have the type of offense that can erupt at any time. They are confident that type of power can lead them all the way to the postseason. Another key victory has kept them in the hunt. Baltimore hit six home runs,..." August 18

  • Rob Manfred wants a pitch clock in MLB in 2017

    The Comeback "In an effort to find ways to speed up the game of baseball, Commissioner Rob Manfred has openly discussed the possibility of adding a pitch clock to Major League Baseball. Manfred is no stranger to discussing innovative ways to improve the game he now sees over. Manfred has brought on the idea..." August 18

  • Red Sox win rain-shortened game in Baltimore

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- The Boston Red Sox are getting the kind of pitching and hitting that is keeping them in the battle for the American League East title Jackie Bradley Jr. and Sandy Leon both hit two-run homers, and David Price threw six strong innings as the Boston Red Sox scored their sixth..." August 17

  • The honeymoon phase is over for the new-school general managers

    MLB Daily Dish "Every year at certain points of the season, Mike Bates runs a GM confidence poll in which fans of every major league team are asked—in very simple terms—how confident they are in their favorite team’s front office. The 2016 midseason results just went up, and finding trends has become the new..." August 17

  • Orioles' Zach Britton absolutely belongs in the 2016 AL Cy Young conversation

    Sporting News "When I was a kid, the logic behind baseball's primary awards seemed pretty simple. The best position players (usually a slugger) won the MVP, and the best starting pitchers won the Cy Young. Occasionally, when an elite closer collected a bunch of saves for a team that won its division, that..." August 17

  • Rob Manfred: Baseball is changing quicker than ever

    ESPN "Baseball is the greatest game in the world. If you need proof, look no further than the fact that baseball, like no other sport, has an amazing capacity to spark genuine and even heated debate. Baseball fans and media like nothing more than to talk about what is good and bad about the game. The..." August 17

  • Betts bashes 2 more homers as Red Sox top O's

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- There's just something about playing against the Baltimore Orioles that seems to make Boston's Mookie Betters hit with power -- lots of it. Betts homered twice Tuesday, including a tiebreaking two-run shot in the eighth inning that gave the Boston Red Sox a 5-3 victory over the..." August 16

  • Bumgarner, Span deliver in Giants' victory

    The Sports Xchange "SAN FRANCISCO -- The Baltimore Orioles learned a valuable lesson Saturday night. If you don't want Madison Bumgarner to vent his frustration on you from the mound, then don't get him angry at the plate. Bumgarner responded to two offensive failures with seven shutout innings and Denard..." August 14

  • Schoop's 3-run homer caps Orioles' rally vs. Giants

    The Sports Xchange "SAN FRANCISCO -- The late Earl Weaver didn't invent the three-run home run. He just popularized it. It was fitting, then, that on what would have been the Hall of Famer's 86th birthday Sunday, the three-run homer was back in vogue in Baltimore Orioles' baseball. Jonathan Schoop..." August 14

  • Chris Davis showing signs of breaking out of slump

    Baltimore Sun "After hitting his second homer since the All-Star break and having his third straight multihit game Friday, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is showing signs of breaking out of his second-half slump. Davis, who homered off San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain in the fifth inning with a..." August 14

  • Trumbo, Davis homers help Orioles down Giants

    The Sports Xchange "SAN FRANCISCO -- Baltimore Orioles rookie Dylan Bundy had a bunch of new experiences in his interleague debut Friday night. But in the end, one thing was happily familiar: The win. Bundy recorded his third consecutive victory with 5 2/3 strong innings and Mark Trumbo belted his..." August 13

  • Orioles send O'Day to DL with rotator cuff strain

    The Score "The Baltimore Orioles have placed reliever Darren O'Day on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 12, with a rotator cuff strain in his right shoulder, the team announced Saturday. Right-hander Tyler Wilson has been recalled in a corresponding roster move from Triple-A Norfolk." August 13

  • Britton sets record for consecutive games without earned run

    The Score "Zach Britton hasn't given up a run in a very long time. The last earned run the Baltimore Orioles closer gave up was on April 30, when he inherited a run against the Chicago White Sox. With a clean ninth inning Thursday against the Oakland Athletics, Britton set a major-league record with..." August 12

  • Trumbo's grand slam lifts Orioles past Athletics

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Baltimore Orioles scored a combined three runs in the first three games of their series against the Oakland A's, losing all three by one run. Mark Trumbo drove in four runs with one swing of the bat Thursday, and the Orioles rode his third career grand slam to a 9-6..." August 11

  • Buck Showalter has amazing take on Tim Tebow pursuing pro baseball career

    Sportsnaut "Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter doesn’t usually mince words, and he stayed in character when asked about Tim Tebow on Wednesday. As you are likely aware by now, Tebow has expressed interest in pursuing a professional baseball career now that his NFL dream appears to be dead. When asked..." August 11

  • Neal, A's shut down Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland A's rookie right-hander Zach Neal was watching the MLB Network before his second career major league start Tuesday night against the Baltimore Orioles when he learned a fact about his opponent. "I saw that they led the AL in homers, so I knew I had to keep the ball..." August 10

  • Athletics' Graveman solves Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- The first time Oakland A's right-hander Kendall Graveman faced the Baltimore Orioles this year, he gave up a career-high four home runs and lasted a season-low 2 2/3 innings in a blowout loss on May 8 at Camden Yards. Graveman came up with a new game plan for the rematch..." August 09

  • Machado hits 3 home runs in 3 innings

    The Score "Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado hit his third home run in three innings at U.S. Cellular Field against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon. The 24-year-old hit his first two home runs off White Sox starter James Shields, then added a third off Matt Albers in the third..." August 07

  • Machado slugs 3 HRs as Orioles rout White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Manny Machado began the day watching the retirement press conference of his friend and mentor Alex Rodriguez. The third baseman capped the emotional day by creating his own milestone. Machado homered a career-high three times in three innings as the Baltimore Orioles routed..." August 07

  • Alvarez cranks 2 homers in Orioles' win vs. Sox

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Pedro Alvarez is starting to feel more at ease in the American League, and it's starting to make pitchers facing him feel exactly the opposite. Alvarez, who left the Pittsburgh Pirates to sign with the Baltimore Orioles as a free agent last offseason, continued a torrid hot streak..." August 06

  • White Sox edge past Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- After further review, the Chicago White Sox evened a series against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Hitting with the bases loaded in the seventh inning and the game tied 2-2, rookie catcher Omar Narvaez lifted a pop fly down the left-field line that..." August 06

  • Lucroy homers as Rangers dump Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- The Rangers got a little help from a lot of places Thursday night, as nine players posted hits and five pitchers combined to help Texas snap a two-game losing streak. Jonathan Lucroy hit a solo homer, and Ian Desmond added two RBIs as the Rangers earned a 5-3 victory over the..." August 04

  • Orioles, Gausman outduel Rangers, Hamels

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- Baltimore's Kevin Gausman has taken some hard-luck losses when the Orioles' hitters simply could not provide enough run support. Gausman, however, has never appeared frustrated and has focused on getting better with each outing. The strategy paid off as the former first-round..." August 03

  • Orioles back Bundy with four homers

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- Rookie Dylan Bundy certainly did not look like a pitcher making only his fourth major league start. Pedro Alvarez homered twice, and Adam Jones and Matt Wieters each added home run to support Bundy's seven scoreless, one-hit innings as the Baltimore Orioles posted a 5-1 victory..." August 02

  • Steve Pearce traded back to Baltimore

    CBS Sports "Pearce was traded to the Orioles on Monday in exchange for Jonah Heim, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports. The 33-year-old will rejoin the Orioles, with whom he spent the 2013-2015 season." August 01

  • Orioles win in 12th, halt five-game skid

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- The Baltimore Orioles accomplished plenty with their 12-inning, 6-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon. The ended a five-game losing streak, avoided being swept in three games by the Toronto Blue Jays and regained first place in the American League East...." July 31

  • Mariners deal lefty Wade Miley to O's for LHP prospect Ariel Miranda

    ESPN "The Baltimore Orioles have acquired left-handed pitcher Wade Miley from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for Cuban pitching prospect Ariel Miranda, the team announced Saturday. Miley, who was acquired by the Mariners in an offseason trade with the Boston Red Sox, has struggled this year with a..." July 31

  • Orioles, Giants among ‘top contenders’ for Jeremy Hellickson

    MLB Daily Dish "The Orioles and Giants are “among the top contenders” for Phillies starter Jeremy Hellickson, according to MLB Network’s Jon Morosi. Baltimore has been seeking starting pitching help since the end of June and is weighing its options in advance of the non-waiver trade deadline. The Orioles’..." July 31

  • Happ shuts down Orioles as Jays move into first

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- There was a change atop the American League East leaderboard on Saturday afternoon. With J.A. Happ providing 11 strikeouts, Kevin Pillar having four RBIs and the supporting cast giving abundant support, the Toronto Blue Jays moved into first place in the AL East with a 9-1 victory..." July 30