Found May 13, 2012 on Oriole Post:
Yet another day, another move for the Orioles. This time, they promote an outfielder, Xavier Avery, one of their better prospects to the majors. Not sure how long he will up in Baltimore, but should be starting today. If Avery plays well, he might be up in the majors for a while. Orioles select contract of outfielder Xavier Avery; Option RHP Stu Pomeranz to Triple-A Norfolk The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of OF XAVIER AVERY and optioned RHP STU POMERANZ to Triple-A Norfolk. Avery, 22, batted .273/.373/.469 with five home runs and 16 RBI in 33 games for the Tides.  He hit safely in eight of his last nine games, including multi-hit games in each of his last four.  Avery will wear uniform number 13. Pomeranz has made two scoreless appearances (4.0IP, 4H, BB, 3K) for the Orioles since having his contract selected on May 7. To make room for Avery on the 40-man roster, the Orioles designated INF MATT ANTONELLI for assignment.

Rib injury sends Orioles' Reynolds to DL

The Baltimore Orioles have placed third baseman Mark Reynolds on the team's rapidly expanding 15-day disabled list. Reynolds has a pulled muscle in his rib cage. He is batting .191 with two homers and nine RBI. The injury occurred during batting practice Friday, manager Buck Showalter said. Reynolds said Saturday, ''It's not too bad, but it's one of those things...

Orioles Acquire Mike Belfiore From D'Backs For Josh Bell

The Orioles traded third-baseman Josh Bell over to Arizona last month, and the Diamondbacks now have sent over left-handed pitcher Mike Belfiore to complete that deal. Bell was mostly a disappointment in Baltimore after coming over from the Dodgers in the George Sherrill trade. His plate discipline went south, as he hit just .200/.221/.264 when he got a chance in the Majors and posted...

Shields tries to keep Baltimore from sweeping

The Baltimore Orioles perched alone atop the AL East may come as a surprise to many, but not to them. Now, they'll try to get a rare home win against James Shields before hosting another divisional challenger. The Orioles look to continue proving they're not a fluke by sweeping the Tampa Bay Rays at Camden Yards for the first time in almost five years on Sunday. Baltimore...

Sloppy defense dooms Rays against Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles capitalized on five errors by the Tampa Bay Rays and got two hits and two RBIs from Adam Jones in a 5-3 victory Saturday night. The Orioles were outhit 7-6 and struck out 12 times but scored three unearned runs to forge their second straight win in this series between the two top teams in the AL East. Baltimore leads second-place Tampa Bay...

Designated for assigment: Matt Antonelli and Travis Blackley

– The Baltimore Orioles have designated for assignment infielder Matt Antonelli according to Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun. Antonelli was hitting .204/.357/.280 with 1 HR and a .636 OPS in 93 AB's with the Orioles' Triple-A team. – The San Francisco Giants designated left handed pitcher Travis Blackley for assignment according to Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea...

Daily Notes: Hammel’s Performance Is Kosher

Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes. 1. Featured Game: New York AL at Baltimore, 19:05 ET 2. Other Notable Games (Including MLB.TV Free Game) 3. Today’s Complete Schedule Featured Game: New York AL at Baltimore, 19:05 ET Of Particular Note Regarding This Game Of particular note regarding this game is that right-hander Jason Hammel...

Yankees vs. Orioles: You need to beat the birds

The New York Yankees are in Baltimore to face the first-place Orioles for two quick games starting tonight. New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles April 24, 2011 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The O’s have been playing some great baseball lately but the Yankees have won four of the six times the two AL East rivals have faced each other. Can the Orioles make the playoffs for the first...

True Believer

That’s it. I can’t deny it anymore. The Orioles are real; to deny it at this point is to deny math, logic and reality. The Birds did get beaten up by the Rangers a bit, but who hasn’t. The Orioles still have the second-best record in the American League, lead the league in homers, are getting solid starting pitching and shut down bullpen work. This is not a fluke. Repeat...

Game 35: Painful Win

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-6260\"> New York Yankees 8 — Baltimore Orioles 5   This 8-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles is difficult to call a win with the injuries...

2012 Fantasy Baseball Lineup Planner – Week 7

Here is a look at the latest news and notes from around major league baseball to help you set your fantasy baseball lineup for week 7 (May 14 – May 20)  of the 2012 fantasy baseball season. American League: 7 games: all teams Hitters: Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings sat out his sixth consecutive game with an injured knee and there is still no timetable for his return...
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