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
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
MLB Daily Dish "While not as strong as year's past, this winter's free agent class is shaking up to be particularly deep. With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline now past us, barring an unlikely late-August blockbuster, it seems that all the major in-season transactions are now passed us. With less than..." August 14
INF Manny Machado has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 12, with a right knee sprain.
SB Nation "Some MLB teams will likely be headed to Amsterdam for meaningful games as early as 2015. Outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hopes to announce plans for regular season games in Europe before he leaves office, according to multiple reports. The league has its eye on London..." August 13
Because so many have asked, here's the answer. #Orioles appear to have no interest in bringing back 2B Brian Roberts, who is a free agent
INF Manny Machado has been diagnosed with a right knee ligament sprain. An update on his condition will be provided tomorrow.
Tonight’s game between the #Orioles and Yankees has been postponed due to rain. A make-up date will be announced as soon as possible.
ESPN.com "Orioles third baseman Manny Machado hurt his right knee in a game against the New York Yankees and was helped off the field. The team described the injury as a right knee sprain and said he would undergo an MRI Tuesday. "We'll just wait for the results," Machado said in front of his locker,..." August 12
Gammons Daily "You look at the Orioles and they don’t have a starting pitcher in the top 25 in the American League–in earned run average. They have one—Chris Tillman at 14th—in the top 30 in innings pitched, and Tillman is the only one in the top 30 in quality starts. The starting rotation as a whole is 12th in..." August 12
X-rays negative on Hardy's thumb.
Baltimore Sun "The Orioles optioned right-hander Miguel Gonzalez to Triple-A Norfolk before Saturday’s game in order to make room on the 25-man roster for right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who was activated from the 15-day disabled list to start Saturday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. The move will force..." August 10
Baltimore Sun "The Orioles suddenly have an offense that is clubbing the ball, a pitching staff that is consistently limiting the opposition and a fan base that is packing the stadium, hooting and hollering throughout the game. After a 10-3 drilling of the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday afternoon, these..." August 10
Baltimore Sun "With nearly two dozen Orioles greats in attendance to commemorate the franchise's 60th anniversary, manager Buck Showalter felt a certain pressure for his club to perform Friday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. As the Orioles wore cream-colored replicas of the inaugural 1954 club's..." August 09
Caleb Joseph left the team. Family medical emergency. May not be back for game time
Hardball Talk "After leaving the rehabbing Ubaldo Jimenez in limbo for a little while the Orioles have decided to activate him from the disabled list to rejoin the rotation Saturday against the Cardinals. As soon as Jimenez injured his ankle by stepping into a hole in a parking lot reports suggested the..." August 08
Baltimore Sun "Games like the Orioles’ 2-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in Thursday night’s series finale at Rogers Centre are ones that the club will have to win as the season winds down and the playoff chase heats up. Orioles manager Buck Showalter put it well when he said that his team was able to take..." August 08
Toronto Sun "It has been a season of puzzling contrasts for Drew Hutchison. When he’s been bad, he has been very, very bad and when he’s been good, he’s never been as good as he was on Wednesday night. Hutchison allowed just one hit over 8.2 innings against one of the most potent lineups in baseball as the..." August 07
ESPN.com "Major League Baseball officials have contacted the DEA and U.S. Attorney's office in Southern Florida in an effort to unmask the names of any players who might have violated the league's drug policy, sources told ESPN's "Outside the Lines." Federal officials are discussing how to honor the..." August 07
Baltimore Sun "A New York court — acting in a television rights fees dispute between the Orioles and Washington Nationals — has temporarily blocked Major League Baseball from proceeding with a recent decision that would divert tens of millions of dollars in profits from the regional network that primarily..." August 07
Baltimore Sun "This time of the year in Toronto, fans typically are gearing up for preseason hockey camps and satisfying their need for sports with the Canadian Football League. In other words, the Blue Jays haven’t been relevant this late in the season in a long time. So when the first-place Orioles arrived..." August 06
USA Today "If I'm a former client of Tony Bosch's, I'm petrified. If I'm close friend of Alex Rodriguez, or, ahem, a business associate, I'm scared. If I'm Sam and Seth Levinson, who run the ACES agency, I'm worried. If I'm Major League Baseball, ooh, boy, I'm all ears. Biogenesis founder Tony..." August 06
Two law enforcement sources tell me investigation revealed previously unnamed MLB players. Names will be revealed. Expect more suspensions.
Showalter wouldn't commit on when Jimenez will pitch next for Os. Says will be after Thursday. Depends on several things he said.
Baltimore Sun "Orioles starter Chris Tillman dominated the Seattle Mariners lineup again Sunday, but he wants everyone to know that it’s nothing personal. Of course, Tillman came over to the Orioles in the 2008 trade with the Mariners that also brought All-Star center fielder Adam Jones and three others for..." August 04
New York Times "Kevin Gausman retired the first 14 hitters he faced at Camden Yards on Wednesday, and then he walked the bases loaded. Two hits followed, and three runs scored. Gausman recovered to throw two more scoreless innings, and after his Baltimore Orioles held on to beat the Los Angeles Angels, he said..." August 03
Davis in lineup no Cruz
Seattle Times "This is how it’s supposed to work. The hitters at the top of the lineup reaching base and the hitters in the middle of the order driving them home. It hasn’t happened often for the Mariners this season, and certainly not since the All-Star break. But Saturday night at Camden Yards it all..." August 03
Masn "The non-waiver deadline has passed, but I can't seem to let it go. I'm not sure why, since I mostly find it annoying. This could explain my relationship issues. But seriously... The Orioles failed to trade for a hitter Thursday despite making a final push shortly before 4 p.m. Executive..." August 03
At this point, would be a surprise if #orioles don't sign Jim Johnson to a minor league deal. Definite interest on their side. Stay tuned
Joe Saunders will report to Norfolk this weekend and it is expected that he will be used as a reliever.