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Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts will undergo surgery on his ailing right hamstring, a procedure that will add an extra six weeks to his time on the disabled list.
Roberts was placed on the DL with a strained right hamstring on April 5. Unsatisfied with his recovery, Roberts visited Dr. Daniel Cooper in Dallas on Wednesday for a second opinion.
After the consultation, Roberts agreed to have surgery. Cooper will attempt to repair a muscle in the hamstring at the Carrell Clinic on Thursday, according to the Orioles.
The 35-year-old Roberts played in only three games this season before hurting his hamstring, the latest in a series of injuries he's experienced over the past four years.
Roberts has played in only 118 games since the start of the 2010 season.
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(Kim Klement, USA TODAY Sports) News has come in that Brian Roberts will have surgery to repair a hamstring tendon behind his knee. As an Oriole fan it’s hard to watch one of your favorite players fall apart. Brian was a excellent lead off guy who could steal a base when needed, maybe one of the best to steal 3rd. While having good speed, he wasn’t a blazer like Ricky Henderson...
The Baltimore Orioles have placed right-hander Miguel Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with a right thumb blister.
Gonzalez is 2-2 with a 4.58 ERA in six starts this season. He left his last start on May 3 against the Angels after six innings because of a blister.
The Orioles pushed Gonzalez back from his scheduled start Thursday, hoping he would be ready Saturday. But the...
The Baltimore Orioles have placed right-handed starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with a thumb blister, according to Eduardo A. Encina of The Baltimore Sun.
Gonzalez developed a blister on the thumb of his throwing hand recently. He was initially pushed back from his regularly scheduled start for tonight, as the team was hoping the additional time off...
The Baltimore Orioles have optioned veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia to Triple-A Norfolk, an assignment the right-hander has the right to refuse.
The 36-year-old Garcia is 3-5 with a 5.77 ERA in 11 games with the Orioles. Garcia can either accept the demotion or declare himself a free agent.
Manager Buck Showalter says, ''Freddy has a decision to make. He can stay with us...
Orioles ask fans to nominate a veteran to represent the team at the 2013 MLB All-Star Game
The Orioles are proud to support Major League Baseball in the PEOPLE Magazine Tribute for Heroes program and are asking fans to nominate a veteran to represent the Baltimore Orioles at the 2013 MLB All-Star Game.
Fans may nominate a veteran who has served, or is still serving in the...
HOTKevin Gausman P | BAL (Baseball America: #26, Baseball Prospectus: #13) Overshadowed by the now-injured Dylan Bundy for the last couple of years, Gausman is finally getting some attention. He has a 3.53 ERA with 32 K and only 1 walk so far in AA. Even better news, on Friday the O’s revealed that they plan to call up Gausman at some point this year. He's a potential impact...
The Bisons got off to a hot start but their bats quickly went cold after a strong first inning as the Herd lost their second game in three nights, falling to Norfolk 8-4.
Jair Jurrjens struggled early on for the Tides, allowing three first inning runs before settling down.
Jim Negrych got the action started for the Herd, putting them on the board with an RBI double to bring the...
BALTIMORE (AP) J.J. Hardy homered, Chris Tillman won his third straight start and the Baltimore Orioles took advantage of three errors by the Kansas City Royals in a 5-3 victory Thursday night.
Manny Machado scored a run and hit an RBI single for the Orioles, whose season-high fourth consecutive win moved them eight games over .500 (21-13) for the first time this year.
The Baltimore Orioles boldly ran the bases without fear of being caught, and Kansas City couldn't do a thing about it.
A comedy of errors ensued, and the Orioles escaped with a 5-3 victory Thursday night despite allowing two home runs and getting only five hits.
J.J. Hardy homered and Manny Machado scored a run and hit an RBI single for the Orioles, whose season-high fourth...
Jeremy Guthrie and the Baltimore Orioles are doing just fine without each other.
Guthrie lost 60 games over a four-year stretch with the Orioles before being traded to Colorado in February 2012 for pitchers Jason Hammel and Matt Lindstrom. Now he's back in Baltimore for the first time, poised to face his former team Thursday night as a member of the Kansas City Royals.
The Baltimore Orioles usually like to slug their way to victory.
On this occasion, they were quite content to get the pivotal run via a walk, an errant pickoff throw and a well-placed fly ball.
Matt Wieters drove in three runs, including the tiebreaker in the eighth inning, and the Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Tuesday night on a soggy night at Camden Yards.
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In the AL East, the Baltimore Orioles for years were like the annoying little brother that nobody let play with them. But now they’re playing with the big boys, and they’re doing much better than them. They’ve slipped under everybody’s radar and gone from sitting in the AL East basement to hanging out on top.
In August of 2012, the Baltimore Orioles were in the wild card hunt and desperate to solve a problem – third base.
As we all know from last season, former Oriole Mark Reynolds despite his power was struggling at the hot corner, and executive vice president Dan Duquette, the front office, along with manager Buck Showalter were looking for a solution.
In the middle of that...
Baltimore Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel still thinks he can improve.
His record outside Camden Yards can't be any better.
Hammel will try to match the MLB lead in victories and become just the third Oriole in 54 years to win his first six road starts Friday night, when he makes his first appearance against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
Hammel (5-1, 4.10 ERA) has...
(AP) -- Chris Tillman had one of the best performances of his career in his last start.
He's also had some of his worst against the Kansas City Royals.
Tillman will try to pitch the Orioles to a season-best fourth straight win Wednesday night against the visiting Royals.
After going 0-1 with a 7.07 ERA in his first three starts this season, Tillman (2-1, 3.63 ERA) is 2-0 with...