Orioles Rumors & News

  • Orioles pound Minnesota Twins early, hold on late for 12-8 win Sunday afternoon

    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

  • O's acquire De Aza & Johnson in seperate deals

    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

  • Getting help from old and new sources, Orioles hold on for 3-2 win over Minnesota

    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

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    Dan Connolly @danconnollysun

    According to a club source, MRI on Steve Pearce's strained abdomen showed no tears. He is considered day to day.

  • Struggling Chris Davis comes through in grand fashion for Orioles in 9-1 win over Twins

    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

  • Adam Jones says his favorite place in Baltimore is the airport, so he can fly home

    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

  • Shortstop J.J. Hardy makes Tampa Bay Rays pay in Orioles' 5-4 win Thursday

    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

  • Could Nelson's one-year Orioles deal become long-term thing ?

    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

  • Smyly sharp again as Rays beat Orioles

    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

  • Manny Machado's right knee surgery was successful, Buck Showalter says

    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

  • Orioles bullpen makes up for sloppy Chen start in 4-2 win

    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

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    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

  • Cubs top Orioles 7-2

    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

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    Rich Dubroff @RichDubroffCSN

    Machado said he could have waited, but there was no sign knee was getting better, and surgery should be next eek. #Orioles #OriolesTalk

  • Jake Arrieta pitches Cubs to 4-1 victory vs. Orioles

    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

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    Tim Brown @TBrownYahoo

    Source: Manny Machado expected to have surgery on knee within a week. Likely lost for the season. Big hit for O's.

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    Tim Brown @TBrownYahoo

    Source: Manny Machado expected to have surgery on knee within a week. Likely lost for the season. Big hit for O's.

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    Brittany Ghiroli @Britt_Ghiroli

    Buck said he'd have more definitively on Machado tmrw. No timetable right now for him to start baseball stuff.

  • Orioles sweep White Sox 4-3 on three homers

    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

  • Chris Tillman strikes out nine batters in Orioles' 5-1 victory over White Sox

    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

  • J.J. Hardy hitting well, but he said thumb injury 'is definitely not in the past'

    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

  • Markakis' catch helps Norris win 11th in 8-2 victory

    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

  • Miguel Gonzalez still a possibility to start for Orioles Wednesday

    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

  • Carlos Carrasco goes seven scoreless innings as Cleveland Indians beat Baltimore, 6-0

    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

  • Mike Aviles' walkoff homer lifts Cleveland Indians over Baltimore Orioles, 2-1, in 11

    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

  • Jones & Schoop HR to bury the Yankees, O's win 5-3

    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

  • An early look at the top MLB free agents

    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

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    Baltimore Orioles @Orioles

    INF Manny Machado has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 12, with a right knee sprain.

  • Bud Selig expects MLB regular season games in Europe soon

    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

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    Dan Connolly @danconnollysun

    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

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    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    INF Manny Machado has been diagnosed with a right knee ligament sprain. An update on his condition will be provided tomorrow.

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    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.

  • Manny Machado injured on swing

    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

  • Orioles protecting arms in their chase for October

    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

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    David Lennon @DPLennon

    #Orioles announce Machado left game with right knee sprain. Looked worse given the ugly twisting of his leg on the injury. #yankees

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    X-rays negative on Hardy's thumb.

  • Orioles option Miguel Gonzalez to Norfolk to make room for Ubaldo Jimenez

    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

  • Orioles offense again goes wild in 10-3 rout of Cardinals

    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

  • With six-homer night, Orioles have a blast in 12-2 win over St. Louis

    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

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    Brittany Ghiroli @Britt_Ghiroli

    Caleb Joseph left the team. Family medical emergency. May not be back for game time

  • Orioles finally ready to welcome back Ubaldo Jimenez

    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

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    Getting sense Gausman will start Sun against #Cardinals. Pitched well in only start on 5 days rest, but not w/ more rest than that. #orioles

  • Orioles execute blueprint for one-run win success in 2-1 victory over Blue Jays

    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

  • Jays' Hutchison brilliant in convincing win over Orioles

    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

  • MLB asks feds for names in probe

    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

  • N.Y. court blocks Major League Baseball decision in O's, Nats' TV rights case

    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

  • Orioles strike first, cruise to 9-3 win over Toronto Blue Jays in series opener

    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

  • Nightengale: MLB's Biogenesis nightmare far from over

    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

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    T.J. Quinn @TJQuinnESPN

    Two law enforcement sources tell me investigation revealed previously unnamed MLB players. Names will be revealed. Expect more suspensions.

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    Dan Connolly @danconnollysun

    Showalter wouldn't commit on when Jimenez will pitch next for Os. Says will be after Thursday. Depends on several things he said.