Posted September 15, 2013 on AP on Fox
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez left Sunday's game against the Blue Jays in the sixth inning after suffering a strained right groin. Manager Buck Showalter and trainer Richie Bancells came to the mound after Gonzalez struck out Adam Lind looking to begin the sixth. After a brief conversation, Gonzalez walked off and was replaced by rookie Kevin Gausman. Gonzalez allowed one run, a solo homer by Lind in the second, and six hits in 5 1-3 innings. He walked none and struck out three. Gonzalez, who is in his second season with Baltimore, came in 9-7 with a 4.00 ERA in 25 starts.

Orioles lose Miguel Gonzalez, Nate McLouth to injuries

The Baltimore Orioles were able to win yesterday's contest against the Toronto Blue Jays, but they lost a pair of key regulars in the process. Left field Nate McLouth exited the game after being hit by a pitch on the right knee by Blue Jays reliever Kyle Drabek, while Miguel Gonzalez was forced from his start after straining his right groin, according to Brittany Ghiroli of...

Gonzalez injured, Orioles beat Blue Jays

Miguel Gonzalez pitched 5 1-3 innings before leaving with a strained right groin, Danny Valencia hit a two-run double and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Sunday. The Orioles, who came in 3 1/2 games behind Tampa Bay and Texas in the AL wild-card race, won their first road series since taking two of three at San Francisco on Aug. 9-11. Baltimore slugger Chris...

Baltimore Orioles’ Chris Davis Launches #50

Baltimore Oroles slugger Chris Davis became the 1st major leaguer this season to connect for 50 home runs. Davis dialled long distance for the 50th time against the Toronto Blue Jays yesterday. The one-man wrecking machine now sits 7 home runs ahead of Miguel Cabrera for the league lead. Definitely a trade the Texas Rangers would like to have a mulligan on. The post Baltimore Orioles’...

Orioles bounce back for 3-1 win over Blue Jays in series finale

After seeing starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez limp off the field with a right groin strain in the sixth inning Sunday afternoon the Orioles were able to finally grind out a win fitting of a playoff contender with their 3-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre. The Orioles -- held without a hit after the fourth inning -- overcame several obstacles in front of...

A Minor Review of 2013: Orioles

There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I’m breathing new life into an old feature that I wrote for the site in FanGraphs’ infancy back in 2008 and 2009. The series ‘A Minor Review of 2013′ will look back on some of the major happenings...

Orioles Chris Davis 50th Homer Leads Comeback Over Jays

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis reached the 50-home run to lead a comeback win over the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3, snapping a three-game losing streak. Baltimore at (78-60) remains 2 1/2 games back of Tampa Bay for the second Wild Card spot. ”Some guys hit some cheapies here. He doesn’t get any cheapies,” Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said of Davis, who is the...

Digital Diamond Baseball Game Simulates Above The Competition

With the baseball season winding down look no further than Digital Diamond Baseball to satisfy your baseball needs. The Java baseball simulator runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux, and puts you in the driver’s seat of your very own major league team managing from the comfort of your home. Digital Diamond allows you to play individual games or an entire baseball season calling all the...

Davis' 50th home run is a big one, helping Orioles to a 5-3 win over Blue Jays

As his chase of the Orioles' single-season home run mark intensified it seemed like first baseman Chris Davis' bigger focus was doing his best to deflect the attention away from himself and toward his club's chase of a playoff berth. And when Davis swatted his 50th homer of the season — tying Brady Anderson's franchise record set in 1996 — the historic blast...

Orioles-Red Sox Preview

Entering their most recent series with the Boston Red Sox three weeks ago, the Baltimore Orioles still had a very reasonable chance to catch them for the AL East title. That's no longer the case. The rolling Red Sox can officially eliminate the Orioles from the division race Tuesday night at Fenway Park in the first of six meetings over the final two weeks of the regular season...

PROCTOR ALERT We are back to the blown-out bullpen days of Joe Torre

Remember when Tanyon Sturtze, the human mobile home, was our only hope between the sixth and eighth innings? Remember Joe Torre, over and over, signaling for Mo in the eighth? Remember how those troubled Octobers always ended? "Murderers Row and then Cano," they called us... yet we couldn't overcome a bullpen in Joe Torre meltdown. Well, God help us, we're there...

CD Field Trip: Rogers Centre (Toronto)

So I went to Toronto. Skydome nee Rogers Centre is home to the Blue Jays who hosted the Baltimore Orioles Saturday afternoon. Here's some pics and observations. Upon walking in, we see this guy. $20 American:  Also on the outside of the stadium were two other, how do I say this, peculiar things. Some (I assumed commissioned) art work that all my liberal arts...
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