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If you thought about it, what is the most cliched saying in all of sports? I’d argue that a team or a person “having someone’s number” is probably in the top five.
That is all you could hear or read if someone read the papers or listened to sports talk radio in the Boston area. “The Orioles have their number.” The sad part about the cliche? It may be true.
The Red Sox have a winning record against the teams they have faced this year except for four: The Kansas City Royals (won one out of three games in Fenway), the Chicago White Sox (won one out of three games in Chi-Town), the Texas Rangers (lost four out of six games), and the Baltimore Orioles. The other three teams are irrelevant to a point, but the Orioles dominance sticks out because of the divisional ramifications.
The Orioles inched two games closer to Boston in the AL East, but the Red Sox still escaped with the American League’s best record.
Here are some notes from the weekend series:
The cliche was one thing, the Jon Les...
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Top Baltimore Orioles prospects Dylan Bundy and Jonathan Schoop could be back playing in the minors within a month. Both players are making good progress in their recovery from flexor (Bundy) and back (Schoop) injuries, according to MLB.com's Derek Wetmore.
Starting pitcher Bundy is due to start throwing from 90 feet, with two 25-pitch sessions scheduled for Monday. He started...
The Baltimore Orioles have optioned right-handed starter Jake Arrieta to their Triple-A Norfolk minor league farm club.
Replacing him on the roster will be Zach Britton, who will be the starter Tuesday for the Orioles.
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The Baltimore Orioles are planning to start left-hander Zach Britton in place of ailing right-hander Jason Hammel on Tuesday night against the Detroit Tigers.
Baltimore manager Buck Showalter says he doesn't expect Hammel's illness to be serious enough to put him on the disabled list. Hammel is 7-4 with a 5.24 ERA this season.
The Orioles sent Britton to Triple-A Norfolk...
Chris Davis and Adam Jones celebrate a Davis HR (Photo credit: Nick Wass/AP)
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A Maryland man hurt in a fight during a Baltimore Orioles game last month has moved to a rehab facility, and his lawyers said Monday they are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the exchange.
The family of 25-year-old Matthew Fortese, a doctor who treated him and his lawyers held a news conference Monday in Baltimore. The doctor said Fortese has moved to an in-patient rehabilitation...
The Baltimore Orioles have scratched Jason Hammel from tonight's scheduled start against the Detroit Tigers due to illness, according to Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports. Right-hander Jake Arrieta will replace Hammel on the mound tonight.
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J.J. Hardy and Adam Jones homered off Justin Verlander, and Manny Machado added a double and two sparkling plays at third base to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.
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Chris Davis hit his MLB-best 23rd homer to help the Baltimore Orioles to a 6-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The Orioles took three-of-four in the series.
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The Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox today, before a packed house of Orioles’ orange, 6-3. Michael Gonzalez was great and the bullpen came in and slammed the door shut. All in all it was just another day in Baltimore as sights like this have become almost too common. The starting pitching is fine, but flawed, the offense does its job (Manny Machado hits a double, Adam Jones hits...
After a 5-2 homestand, the Baltimore Orioles started off their six-game road trip in Detroit and ran into a roadblock … a pitcher named Max Scherzer.
The tall righty dominated the Orioles last night in the motor city and helped the Tigers earn a 5-1 victory.
Although Chris Davis hit his league leading 24th home run in the second inning, the Baltimore offense was stymied...
In the Baltimore Orioles' clubhouse Monday afternoon, I showed Manny Machado the list of major leaguers with 60 or more doubles in a single season.
It looked like this:
Earl Webb, 1931 -- 67
George Burns, 1926 -- 64
Joe Medwick, 1936 -- 64
Hank Greenberg, 1934 -- 63
Paul Waner, 1932 -- 62
Charlie Gehringer, 1936 -- 60
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Luis Heredia leaves for West Virginia tomorrow.
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