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Next Man Up: Baltimore Orioles to play in October despite injuries

At the beginning of the baseball season, no one in Baltimore was prepared for the Orioles to have two devastating injuries and still make it to postseason play; no one, that is, except for the men in the home clubhouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.  Serious injuries to All-Stars Matt Wieters and Manny Machado, as well as various injuries to many in the lineup throughout the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Nail-Biting Tigers Pennant Runs

[tps_header]The Tigers are in one of the most nail-biting pennant races they have ever been in, but it’s not the first, nor will it be the last. Here are the top ten most nail-biting pennant races the Tigers have been in over the years.[/tps_header] [tps_title]#10 – 1988[/tps_title] The Tigers swapped positions with the Red Sox for most of the season, and fell out of first place...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
24 days ago  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–August 1, 2007

2007: Alex Gordon’s two-run home run in the 10th inning provided the winning margin as the Royals beat the Twins 5-3 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis.Emil Brown singled with one out in the 10th against reliever Juan Rincon. One out later, Gordon blasted a 1-1 pitch over the fence in right-center to put the Royals in front.Minnesota took a 1-0 lead in the third inning when Brian...
Via Pine Tar Press
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Alexi Casilla to have surgery on fractured hamate

Baltimore Orioles infielder Alexi Casilla will have surgery to repair a fractured hamate bone in his right hand on Tuesday, reports Eduardo A. Encina of The Baltimore Sun. Casilla will have surgery on hamate bone in right hand on July 1. #orioles— Eduardo A. Encina (@EddieInTheYard) June 29, 2014By Keith Allison on Flickr (Originally posted to Flickr as "Alexi Casilla"...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins positional preview: Second base

PROJECTED STARTER Brian Dozier (.244/.312/.414, 18 HR, 66 RBI in 147 games) KEY BACKUPS Eduardo Escobar (.236/.282/.345, 3 HR, 10 RBI in 66 games) 2013 IN REVIEW The second base position was somewhat of a question mark heading into the 2013 season after Alexi Casilla and Jamey Carroll split time at second in 2012. Dozier made the transition from shortstop in 2012 to second base last...
Via Fox Sports North
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Injury Roundup: February 25th

Missed yesterday's MLB injury updates on Sports Injury Alert? No problem - you can find them all here. Just click the links for the full story:New injuries:C.J. Wilson, Los Angeles Angels - struck on head by comebacker - tests revealed no issuesJosh Hamilton, Los Angeles Angels - strained calf running bases - on crutches, to miss several daysTrevor Rosenthal, St. Louis Cardinals...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles' Alexi Casilla dealing with right hamstring tightness

The Baltimore Orioles came into Spring Training following an 85 win season, good for third place in the American League East. Although they fell short of the playoffs, the Orioles feel ready to make a push this season for a playoff spot. One area of concern is infield depth.  Behind Chris Davis, Ryan Flaherty, J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado are Jonathan Schoop, Alexi Casilla and Steve...
Via MLB Injury News
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles' recent minor-league deals could have major impact

This is the time in the offseason where savvy clubs are able to make some under-the-radar minor-league signings that can help them down the road. And while the Orioles signings of Delmon Young and Alexi Casilla over the past few days aren’t groundbreaking -- I know a lot of fans just see it as more furstrating examples of bargain-bin shopping -- and by no means are they going...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Salary Matrix

Here is the salary matrix for the Baltimore Orioles through 2020. Updated: 11/04/2013 Player Pos 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Current Max Contract Mike Belfiore LHP $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- Zach Britton LHP $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- Dylan...
Via 85% Sports
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Off-Season Home

Be sure to bookmark this page to see what the Orioles are doing in the off-season…free agency, trades, arbitration. This info will also be linked to the Baltimore Orioles Team Page. Updated: 11/04/2013 Free Agents Player Pos New Team Jairo Asencio RHP – Matt Bischoff RHP Orioles Zach Booker C Orioles Alexi Casilla+ SS – Chris...
Via 85% Sports
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles hire Mike Wallace to coach pitching staff, have room to deal in free agency

Atlanta Braves minor league pitching co-coordinator Dave Wallace has been hired to coach the Baltimore Orioles pitching staff for 2014. Wallace has over 30 years in pro baseball and has served as pitching coach with four clubs including the Dodgers, Mets, Astros, and most notably, a World Series title with the 2004 Red Sox. He also served as special assistant to the general manager...
Via MLB Injury News
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles taking it slow with their free agents so far this offseason

There's always some impatience by baseball fans shortly after the regular season ends and before free agency really gets going. And the Orioles' brass has been doing things -- most specifically, interviewing candidates for the club’s vacant pitching coach position. But as for some of the other avenues to improve the team, nothing appears to be particularly hot. The Orioles...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Offseason Primer: Top 10 Free Agent Shortstops

Welcome to TOC's offseason primers! We haven't officially reached the offseason yet, but it's never too early to look at the best players on the free agent market. Today, we take a look at the best free agent second basemen available. If Derek Jeter wasn't married to the Yankees, he could probably decline his player option for 2014 and cash in this winter with...
Via The Outside Corner
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The Injury Heard Round The World: Manny Machado

The baseball world was shaken up today with the freak injury to young Baltimore Orioles third base rising star, Manny Machado. With that injury, O’s fans will begin to lose hope after the team lost both his glove and bat while trying to make one final push for the playoffs. It was a routine play in the top of the 7th inning; the kind kids like Machado still hustle for and veterans...
Via Overtime
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Manny Machado Appears to Seriously Injure Left Knee Running to First Base (Video)

The Orioles will remember this trip to Tampa Bay for all the wrong reasons. Both Manny Machado and Alexi Casilla left with injuries and the O’s dropped farther out of the AL wild-race. “It was a tough four days and it culminated in a lot of bad stuff today,” Brian Roberts told The Associated Press. “The losses and the injuries and feeling like we had a good chance coming...
Via NESN.com
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles' Alexi Casilla suffers possible concussion in Baltimore loss

In an incredibly dark day for the Baltimore Orioles, infielder Alexi Casilla suffered an apparent concussion in a collision with right-fielder Nick Markakis during Monday's 5-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. Casilla entered the game an inning prior to pinch run for Manny Machado, after the All-Star suffered a horrific knee injury reaching on an infield single during the top of...
Via MLB Injury News
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexi Casilla Get Bell Rung After Diving Attempt

Baltimore Orioles’ Alexi Casilla goes full extension on a line drive and appears to be in a position to make the diving grab until his face gets up close and personal with the leg of Nick Markakis. Casilla was unable to shake off the cobwebs and exited the contest. You have to give him a “10″ for effort. The post Alexi Casilla Get Bell Rung After Diving Attempt appeared first...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexi Casilla Enters Game for Injured Manny Machado, Leaves Next Inning After Headfirst Collision in Outfield (Video)

Things quickly went from bad to worse for the Baltimore Orioles. Soon after Manny Machado left the game on a stretcher, second baseman Alexi Casilla collided violently with Nick Markakis and exited the game the following inning. Casilla entered the game for the injured Machado, but his time on the field was short-lived. The second baseman was backpedaling into the outfield, trying...
Via NESN.com
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

O's 3B Manny Machado injured running to first, leaves game

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado sustained an apparent left knee injury in the seventh inning Monday afternoon at Tropicana Field. The second-year player was running through first base after a single off Tampa Bay Rays reliever Jake McGee when his left knee buckled underneath him. He fell to the ground and clutched the knee in pain. Medical...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

O's 3B Manny Machado injured running to first, leaves game

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado sustained an apparent left knee injury in the seventh inning Monday afternoon at Tropicana Field. The second-year player was running through first base after a single off Tampa Bay Rays reliever Jake McGee when his left knee buckled underneath him. He fell to the ground and clutched the knee in pain. Medical...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dylan Bundy will need Tommy John Surgery; About Last Night...

  Last night, the Orioles snapped a painful four game losing streak, defeating the Cleveland Indians, 6-3, as Chris Tillman went seven strong innings (giving up three runs) and both Chris Davis along with Alexi Casilla went deep.   Cleveland seemed to be rolling behind the arm of Justin Masterson, who had his way with the Orioles until the seventh inning. Baltimore used...
Via Oriole Post
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

DMV: Nats Bats Back On Track

Gio finally gets a win behind increased offense from Nats, LaRoche. [WP] Bryce Harper looks like his old self at rehab start in Woodbridge. [NI] Sights and sounds from Harper’s minor league start. [Nats Enquirer] Orioles snap 4-game losing streak behind Alexi Casilla (?) power. [BS] Crush Davis and Manny Machado are on pace to break O’s records. [CC] Joining RGIII/Harper club...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles 6, Indians 3

Chris Davis and Alexi Casilla homered in a five-run seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cleveland Indians 6-3 Tuesday night to end a four-game losing streak. Davis tied the game at 3 with his major league-leading 28th home run, a two-run shot, and Casilla added a three-run drive. Both homers were off Justin Masterson (9-6), who took a three-hitter into the seventh...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles beat Indians 6-3 to end 4-game skid

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Chris Davis and Alexi Casilla homered in a five-run seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cleveland Indians 6-3 Tuesday night to end a four-game losing streak. Davis tied the game at 3 with his major league-leading 28th home run, a two-run shot, and Casilla added a three-run drive. Both homers were off Justin Masterson (9-6), who took a three-hitter...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Red Sox Survive Against O's, 5-4

Given a 5-2 lead, Andrew Bailey was shaky in the 9th inning for the Boston Red Sox. But a bad baserunning mistake by Alexi Casilla bailed him out in a 5-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday. MOBILE/TABLET LINK For more slices of Red Sox goodness, head over to the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, CSN New England,  ESPN Boston, NESN...
Via Sox and Dawgs
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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