Found June 05, 2012 on Oriole Post:
The Orioles have been struggling. Yes, this is true. AS I write this Jim Johnson has blown his first save of the year on a two-out two-run homer from Jarrod Saltalamachia on a semi-controversial call. Salty's long fly ball was heading for the top of the monster and it hit off the very top of the wall, above the homerun "line" giving the Red Sox the tie and sending the game to extra innings. The controversy arose with a fan leaning out over the wall with his hat. The ball appears to hit his wrist and then bounce off the top of the wall. The umpires reviewed the hit, and gave the Sox the homer and the runs. I believe that the fan interfered with the ball, altering its trajectory and essentially bringing the ball on top of the wall. The umps obviously felt that the contact was inconsequential and the runs stood. So the Orioles are playing in extras against the Sox once again. yes, the Orioles have been struggling as of late, but I am still not too worried. Every team i...

Orioles take over the lead in AL East

Baltimore manager Buck Showalter decided it was time to let Wei-Yin Chen handle things on his own a little more. The rookie left-hander passed the test. Chen scattered seven hits over seven innings and the Orioles set a franchise record with their seventh straight victory in Boston, beating the Red Sox 2-1 on Wednesday night. Chen's most important inning was the seventh, when...

Orioles 8, Red Sox 6(10)

Ronny Paulino ended a hitless night with an RBI single in the 10th inning to drive in the go-ahead run and the Baltimore Orioles hung on for an 8-6 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. The Orioles recovered from Jim Johnson's first blown save opportunity of the season when Jarrod Saltalammachia hit a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to tie it 6...

Former Mets, Orioles General Manager Jim Duquette Donates Kidney to 10-Year-Old Daughter

After eight years of hospital trips and dozens of medications, 10-year-old Lindsey Duquette is having a life-changing operation on Monday. The surgery will give her a new kidney and hopefully a new lease on life, freeing her up from the ravages of a disease called Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis. The donor? Her father, Jim Duquette, 46, an MLB analyst and Sirius radio host who...

Orioles 2, Red Sox 1

Wei-Yin Chen scattered seven hits over seven innings and the Baltimore Orioles set a franchise record with their seventh straight victory in Boston, beating the Red Sox 2-1 on Wednesday night. The Orioles, who knocked Boston out of the postseason on the final night of the regular season last year, have won 12 of the past 15 meetings. They are 5-0 at Fenway Park this season. Endy...

Orioles continue their dominance at Fenway Park

BOSTON - Apparently, there was nothing wrong with the Orioles that a visit to Fenway Park couldn't fix. That's even on a night their lights-out closer gave up a game-tying two-run home run in the ninth inning. The Orioles, who had lost seven of their previous eight games and had gone 1-5 on their current nine-game road trip to fall out of first place in the American League...

Orioles sign Moyer to minor-league deal

The Baltimore Orioles signed 49-year-old left-hander Jamie Moyer to a minor-league deal Wednesday, and assigned him to Triple-A Norfolk. The Colorado Rockies released Moyer at the end of last month, a little over a month after he became the oldest pitcher to win as a starter. Moyer is expected to start for Norfolk on Saturday against Buffalo. On April 17, Moyer earned the win...

Jamie Moyer signs with Orioles

Jamie Moyer's career isn't over, at least yet. The 49 year-old has signed a contract with the Baltimore Orioles, and will start for AAA Norfolk on Saturday. Moyer spent time with the Orioles from 1993 to 1995, which was 17 years ago. That's right, he's going to a team he spent time with before many high school kids were born. This is surreal. Moyer struggled this...

Jamie Moyer Signs Minor League Deal With Baltimore Orioles

Don't count him out just yet. Jamie Moyer, who was cut by the Rockies earlier this month, has signed a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles. Moyer, who at 49 was the oldest active major league pitcher during his time in Colorado, played for Baltimore back in the early 90s as well. As a spry 30-something, Moyer went 25-22 over three seasons for the Birds. In 2012, Moyer...

The Baltimore Orioles just signed a man that may or may not have been in the Civil War

His name is Jamie Moyer, and he will start for the Orioles' Triple-A affiliate (Norfolk Tides) on Saturday:Thigh Five: @masnRochMoyer, 49 (!!!!!), was designated for assignment by the Rockies last week after putting together a 2-5 record, 5.70 ERA, and 1.733 WHIP in 10 starts over 53 2/3 innings pitched. The left-hander pitched for the Orioles from 1993-1995, with the most notable of those

Chen outduels Beckett, Baltimore edges Boston again

BOSTON -- Whether it's a slugfest or pitcher's duel, Baltimore seems to have a decided edge over Boston. The Orioles improved to 5-0 in Fenway Park this season with a 2-1 victory over the Red Sox on Wednesday night, getting seven solid innings from starter Wei-Yin Chen the lights-out save from closer Jim Johnson. Baltimore finished with just five hits, but three of them...

Deeper Look at Numbers of Red Sox-Orioles Matchup Doesn't Provide Much Clarity (Video)

The Orioles are visiting Fenway Park on Wednesday, and you might think that would be a recipe for success as far as the Red Sox are concerned. Unfortunately, that's not the way it's broken down so far this year. The Orioles have won six in a row on Yawkey Way and with another win against the Sox would set a new team best for wins in a row. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette tried...

Chen Out-Duels Beckett, Wins Series for Orioles

[caption id="attachment_2172" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Endy Chavez knocks in the eventual game-winning run on a sixth-inning fielder's choice during Wednesday's Red Sox-Orioles game at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)"][/caption] Pitchers who lack a decent fastball rarely survive in the MLB, but there&...

Orioles Select RHP Kevin Gausman

The Baltimore Orioles selected RHP Kevin Gausman from LSU with their 1st Round pick.
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