Heading into Tuesday night’s game against the Los Angeles Angels, the Baltimore Orioles were a team that rated high in Major League Baseball’s home run categories.
Baltimore’s long trip to the West Coast ended the way it began — with back-to-back wins. J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado each hit a two-run homer off Jerome Williams in his first start of the year, leading the Orioles to an 8-4 victory over the reeling Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.
David Price breezed through four scoreless innings, allowing just a hit and a walk in preparation for his opening day start as the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles tied 4-4 on Thursday night in a spring training game that was called after 10 innings.
Four months and a day after their first postseason appearance in 14 years, the Baltimore Orioles got a head start on preparing to try for another run into October.
The Baltimore Orioles made the playoffs in 2012. That was the first time the franchise had achieved postseason success in 15 years.
Three members of the Baltimore Orioles have won American League Gold Glove Awards for their defensive prowess this season: center fielder Adam Jones, catcher Matt Wieters and shortstop J.J. Hardy.
Baltimore Oriole Glove Glove right fielder and lead-off hitter Nick Markakis goes down with a wrist injury on Saturday against the New York Yankees. Jason Hammel leaves the game early on Tuesday with knee soreness. […]
Shortstop J.J. Hardy’s bases-loaded error let New York complete a seventh-inning comeback and the Yankees stung the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Saturday to restore their AL East lead to three games.
Orioles rookie Miguel Gonzalez struck out a career-high nine over seven shutout innings in a masterful pitching performance and Mark Reynolds homered twice as Baltimore tightened the AL East race Friday night with a 6-1 victory over the skidding New York Yankees.
The Baltimore Orioles have matched their win total of last year, and they’ve still got 36 games left to play. It’s an impressive accomplishment and one that barely caused a ripple in the clubhouse.
J.J. Hardy is one of the players Baltimore manager Buck Showalter knows he can lean on when things get tough. The Orioles are having a pretty hard time lately, and for one of the few times in Hardy’s season and a half in Baltimore, the steady shortstop faltered in a big moment.
Jim Thome broke loose in a big way, Shane Victorino homered and drove in five runs, and the Philadelphia Phillies emphatically ended a season-worst six-game losing streak by beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-6 on Friday night.