Orioles Rumors & News

  • Andrus hits go-ahead triple in Rangers win over Orioles

    Dallas Morning News "The arms: When LHP Martin Perez allowed three runs in the fifth inning, it marked the fifth time he’s lost a lead in the last six starts. … Perez was perfect in his first trip through the lineup, throwing 26 of his 30 pitches for strikes. … RHP Keone Kela has allowed just four of the 24 runners he..." August 30

  • Hamels goes eight strong, flashes leather in 4-1 win over Baltimore

    Dallas Morning News "In the third, LHP Cole Hamels allowed a bases-loaded walk for the first time this season. It was the 17th plate appearance with the bases loaded against Hamels. … In the fifth, Hamels needed only nine pitches to retire the side in order. … Closer Shawn Tolleson allowed the first batter faced to..." August 29

  • Yordano throws fire, fans career high 11 in 5-3 Royals win over O's

    Royals Review "Yordano Ventura struck out a career-high eleven hitters over six innings in a 5-3 Royals victory to take the series against the Orioles. The eleven strikeouts were the most by a Royals pitcher since James Shields struck out 12 Astros hitters last April. Ventura allowed just two hits over six..." August 28

  • Observations following the Orioles' 8-5 win over the Royals

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles usually only have advanced meetings before the first game of a series, where they go over scouting reports for their upcoming opponents. But before facing Kansas City Royals' starter Johnny Cueto on Wednesday night, the club held an advanced meeting dedicated to solving the quirky..." August 27

  • Adam Jones exits game after crashing into CF wall

    MLB.com "Adam Jones exited Thursday's Orioles game in the top of the third inning after running into the center-field wall at Kauffman Stadium. Jones was trying to make a play for Ben Zobrist's first-inning double and went down hard, taking several moments to get back up. Head athletic trainer Richie..." August 27

  • If Cal Ripken wants to manage, it could get awkward for Orioles

    Baseball Essential "In an interview with ESPN 980 last week, Cal Ripken Jr. made it fairly clear that he is more than interested in the possibility of returning to a Major League dugout. The 55 year-old was strongly considered for the Washington Nationals’ job back in 2013 before he and Mike Rizzo decided it wasn’t..." August 27

  • Wade Davis slams the door again as Royals beat the Orioles 3-2

    Kansas City Star "In the bottom of Tuesday’s eighth inning, as the Royals prepared to complete a 3-2 victory over the Orioles, a solitary reliever rose and occupied a bullpen. For the second time in three days, Wade Davis would pitch the ninth inning in place of closer Greg Holland. Manager Ned Yost had revealed..." August 26

  • Royals score seven runs in sixth inning and beat Orioles 8-3

    Kansas City Star "The moments piled up, one after another, in Kansas City’s storm of a sixth inning on Monday: The crash-landing of Mike Moustakas’ game-tying two-run homer off advertising signage in right field. Omar Infante craning his neck upward as his two-run triple splashed into center. Mike Jirschele..." August 25

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    Baltimore Orioles @Orioles

    The Orioles have recalled RHP Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Norfolk and have reinstated INF/OF Steve Pearce from the 15-day disabled list.

  • Twins riding high after sweep of Orioles

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Twins on Sunday swapped roles, made their own breaks and accepted gifts. And they were rewarded with a remarkable victory to end an improbable week. Contributions came from everywhere as they rallied to beat the Orioles 4-3 in 12 innings Sunday. The Twins entered Oriole Park at Camden Yards..." August 24

  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy to go on disabled list with groin injury

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy said after Sunday’s 12-inning, 4-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins that he will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sore left groin, an injury he has been dealing with for several days. He said he likely will get an MRI on Monday to determine the severity of..." August 24

  • Twins getting used to winning in Baltimore

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Either the grass-roots effort to get the Twins to bunt more is finally paying off, or the players just wanted to give their manager a nice birthday present. “I think we just wanted to get him a win,” catcher Kurt Suzuki said. The Twins on Saturday night dumped every tool they had in their..." August 23

  • Twins cobble 3-run rally late to win close one over Orioles

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The boxscore has stood the test of time as vital reference material following baseball games. But it doesn’t tell the entire story, and it definitely won’t reflect how the Twins rallied to beat the Orioles 4-3 on Friday night. The boxscore is going to make Kurt Suzuki look like a hitting star..." August 22

  • Twins break out in a big way over Baltimore

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Guess the Twins were right. Their confidence wasn’t shaken after a rough three days in New York. They shook off getting swept in the Bronx big-time on Thursday night, when they routed the Orioles 15-2 to open a four-game series at Oriole Park in Camden Yards. The Twins waited out a rain delay..." August 21

  • Oh, Henry! Urrutia's first career homer a walk-off in Orioles' 5-4 win over Mets

    Baltimore Sun "Henry Urrutia’s path to the big leagues has contained more obstacles than most -- his defection from his native Cuba and adjusting to life in the United States, all while trying to make a name for himself in the game he loves and dreaming about moments like he experienced Wednesday night. With..." August 20

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    Rich Dubroff @RichDubroffCSN

    Showalter said that he would be surprised if Matt Wieters didn't catch on consecutive days this season. #Orioles #OriolesTalk

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Source: Pirates are signing Travis Snider to a minor-league deal.

  • Jacob DeGrom’s gem, Curtis Granderson’s 2 HRs propel Mets

    New York Post "How low can it go? Jacob deGrom’s ERA, with only minimal resistance, has dropped like a boulder from a cliff since it peaked at 3.46 on May 11. On Tuesday, he reached a benchmark of sorts by allowing one run over 7 ²/₃ innings, pushing his ERA below 2.00 for the first time this season, in..." August 19

  • O's sweep A's behind Steve Clevenger's first home run in Baltimore

    Baltimore Sun "After hitting his first Orioles home run and first in his hometown Monday, Steve Clevenger stood by his locker following the club's 4-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics wearing a huge smile on his face and an incredibly appropriate T-shirt on his chest. “Just happy to be here. Hope I can help..." August 18

  • Key numbers from the Orioles' 26-hit, 18-run blowout of the A's

    Baltimore Sun "By now you probably know the Orioles absolutely pasted the Oakland A’s on Sunday at Camden Yards, scoring 18 runs on a franchise-record-tying 26 hits. It was pretty crazy to watch. Here are some facts from that game to chew on this morning. ** The Orioles tied their all-time single-game..." August 17

  • Orioles will continue to wait on Wieters

    CSN Baltimore "Matt Wieters is not in the Orioles for the fourth straight game. He left Tuesday night’s game in Seattle with a strained right hamstring. The Orioles haven’t placed him on the disabled list, and they say they don’t plan to, although manager Buck Showalter reiterated on Sunday morning that they..." August 16

  • Chris Davis delivers Orioles' second walk-off homer in as many nights for 4-3 win over A's

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles slugger Chris Davis said he’s not thinking at all about his pending free-agent status, his tremendous offensive streak or his league lead in RBIs. He simply is trying to win ballgames. And whether you fully believe the big fella with so much at stake this season, this much is certain:..." August 16

  • Orioles release Travis Snider, call up Henry Urrutia, option Junior Lake

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles announced a couple of expected moves Saturday afternoon, officially releasing outfielder Travis Snider from his contract while recalling outfielder-designated hitter Henry Urrutia from Triple-A Norfolk and optioning outfielder Junior Lake to the Tides. Snider, who hit .237 with a..." August 16

  • When do you trade a former top prospect?

    SB Nation "If you bet on Jackie Bradley as the player who would post the highest number of total bases in a game this season, come on down! Nobody? Yeah, not really a surprise. Although Bradley, a former top-50 prospect in baseball, really flashed his full potential against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday..." August 16

  • Duquette: Orioles want to re-sign Davis

    CSN Baltimore "The Orioles want to re-sign Chris Davis. Dan Duquette, the team’s executive vice president of baseball operations made that clear in a talk to season ticket holders on Saturday. “We’ve got a number of free agents on this team, and I can tell you this: We’re going to sign some of them, and some..." August 16

  • Manny Machado hits two-run walk-off homer in 13th, O's win 8-6 to outlast A's

    Baltimore Sun "It took 13 innings and nearly 4 1/2 hours, but the Orioles emerged with an 8-6 victory Friday night thanks to the second career game-ending homer by budding superstar Manny Machado. Machado catapulted the second pitch from Oakland Athletics reliever Aaron Brooks over the left-field wall to give..." August 15

  • Red Sox head list of Top 10 Minor League systems

    MLB.com "The consensus pick to win the American League East, the Red Sox instead have posted the worst record in the circuit and are headed toward their third last-place finish in the past four years. Boston fans can take solace in the facts that the one exception, 2013, produced a World Series title and..." August 15

  • David Lough makes it nine Opening Day Orioles to be let go

    Baltimore Sun "To make room for catcher Steve Clevenger on the big league roster, the Orioles designated outfielder David Lough for assignment Friday — another member of the Opening Day squad, and specifically the outfield that has been jettisoned during this season. The Orioles have removed a mind-boggling..." August 15

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    Baltimore Orioles @Orioles

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  • Jackson’s walkoff single in 10th wins it for Mariners

    Seattle Times "Austin Jackson stood for a second after contact. He wasn’t quite sure that the ball he had just laced down the right-field line had any chance of staying fair. But the hard line drive landed squarely on the right-field foul line, giving the Mariners a 6-5 walkoff win in 10 innings over the..." August 12

  • Hisashi Iwakuma throws no-hitter against Orioles

    CBS Sports "Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma of the Seattle Mariners no-hit the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday afternoon in a 3-0 victory, finishing off the fourth no-hitter of the 2015 major league season and the 291st in the league's history. Iwakuma threw 116 pitches, allowing three walks and striking out..." August 12

  • Home teams win all 15 games for first time in MLB history

    MLB.com "The Mariners' walk-off victory over the Orioles on Tuesday night capped an unprecedented slate in Major League Baseball. For the first time in the league's history, all 15 home teams won on the same day. Prior to Tuesday, the closest the home teams have ever come was 12 wins more than a century..." August 12

  • Davis' bounceback sets him up for big payday

    MLB.com "Chris Davis entered 2015 as arguably the biggest unknown in baseball. In '13, Davis smashed a franchise-record 53 homers and was worth 7.1 WAR, representing one of the 10-best seasons in Orioles history. For a follow-up in '14, Davis' production level collapsed, as he put together a..." August 12

  • Padres Sign Bud Norris; Designate Dale Thayer, Taylor Lindsey

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Padres have signed righty Bud Norris, according to a team announcement. San Diego also selected the contract of righty Colin Rea and designated reliever Dale Thayer and infielder Taylor Lindsey for assignment to create roster space, according to Scott Miller of Bleacher Nation and MLB.com’s..." August 11

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    The #Orioles have acquired RHP Matt Buschmann from the #Reds for cash considerations, per industry source. He will report to AAA Norfolk.

  • David Murphy comes through in the 11th as Angels beat Orioles

    L.A. Daily News "Left fielder David Murphy sat next to first baseman C.J. Cron in the dugout during the 11th inning and could envision how events would unfold Sunday afternoon at Angel Stadium. The game would be in Murphy’s hands soon enough. After watching Jered Weaver return to the Angels’ rotation to pitch..." August 10

  • Jimenez magnificent in Orioles 5-0 win over Angels

    CSN Baltimore "Ubaldo Jimenez allowed just two hits in eight innings to lead the Orioles to a 5-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Jimenez (9-7), who’s struggled through a challenging second half, didn’t allow his first hit until two were out in the sixth inning. He walked one, struck out..." August 09

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    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    #orioles have released RHP Bud Norris

  • From Opening Day roster, it's now eight men out

    CSN Baltimore "Eight men out. On Friday, Travis Snider became the eighth player from the Opening Day roster to leave the organization. Snider was designated for assignment. He was the third player from the team that lined up at Tropicana Field on Apr. 6 to depart in the past week. Seven days ago, the Orioles..." August 08

  • L.A. Angels do a lot right in 8-4 victory over Baltimore Orioles

    L.A. Daily News "Mike Trout hit home runs on his birthday in 2012 and 2013, but the L.A. Angels lost both of those games. Trout on Friday hit a home run off Baltimore Orioles starting and losing pitcher Kevin Gausman in the first inning. But the Angels did a lot more than that in defeating the Orioles 8-4..." August 08

  • Davis' grand-slam gives Orioles 7-3 win over A's

    CSN Baltimore "Chris Davis hit a 10th inning grand-slam powered the Orioles to a 7-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. With the scored tied at 3, Caleb Joseph and Manny Machado singled off Arnold Leon (0-1) to start the 10th. Gerardo Parra was walked intentionally, and Adam Jones popped out with..." August 06

  • A's offense breaks out to take down Orioles

    CSN Bay Area "Not every day do you see teams pitch around light-hitting Eric Sogard. Marcus Semien made the Baltimore Orioles pay for the unorthodox move. Semien drilled a three-run homer right after Sogard was intentionally walked to get to him, highlighting the A’s four-run rally that drove a 5-0 victory..." August 05

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    Brittany Ghiroli @Britt_Ghiroli

    Tillman threw on flat ground about 90ft. Said he's making progress and hopes for a bullpen on Wednesday

  • Tyler Wilson's spot start plenty good enough in Orioles' 9-2 win over A's

    Baltimore Sun "Rookie right-hander Tyler Wilson was supposed to be with Triple-A Norfolk at Lehigh Valley, which would have allowed him to go to Sunday’s viewing for his wife’s grandfather, who passed away last week in Pennsylvania. Instead, Wilson got the call to start for the Orioles in Oakland on Monday..." August 04

  • Daniel Norris has dazzling debut, Tigers roll over Orioles

    Detroit News "At one point early in the game Sunday, catcher James McCann knew the kid was going to be OK. “I leaned over and told (Justin) Verlander, it doesn’t matter what happens results-wise,” McCann said. “The process is right and over time, for a 22-year-old kid, that’s going to turn into..." August 03

  • White Sox, Rangers, Orioles interested in Danny Valencia, per source

    MLB Daily Dish "It came as a bit of a surprise when the Blue Jays designated Danny Valencia for assignment on Saturday, but it won't come as a surprise that teams are showing interest in adding him. According to a major-league source, the White Sox, Rangers and Orioles have emerged as three of the likeliest..." August 03

  • Kevin Gausman, Orioles offense stay hot for 6-2 win over Tigers

    Baltimore Sun "Kevin Gausman admits that he used to fear pitching at Camden Yards. Because of its hitter-friendly reputation, he was preoccupied with giving up homers. But part of Gausman's growth has been becoming comfortable pitching in his home park while gaining confidence with his success there. And on..." August 02

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    Tillman not expected to make scheduled start Monday. #orioles

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    Wright left game with left calf cramp. #orioles

  • Orioles roar back from down six to topple Tigers, 8-7, after eventful deadline

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles’ 8-7 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night wasn’t the way you typically draw them up, but they couldn’t argue with the result. For the second straight night, the Tigers ran out to a big lead against the Orioles. And for the second straight night, the Detroit bullpen allowed..." August 01