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Orioles add lefty Wright for one year.

photo:Baltimoresun.com Orioles fans have been a little uneasy these past few weeks. With other teams making a plethora of moves and the front office standing pat, the tone on most sport outlets in town is one of angst and pessimism. The loss of the most dominant reliever in Andrew Miller to the Yankees was certainly the start of the depression and woe in Charm City. While it wasn’t...
Via DC Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Have Reportedly Discussed Shopping Travis Snider For Brian Matusz

Rob Biertempfel has an update at the Trib about how the Pittsburgh Pirates are looking for lefty relievers. Biertempfel says that the club is looking at free agent Craig Breslow, and that they’ve reportedly discussed sending Travis Snider to the Baltimore Orioles for Brian Matusz. Yesterday we heard that they were exploring trade options for a lefty reliever. Breslow is coming...
Via Pirates Prospects
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals keep same roster, Orioles add Matusz for ALCS

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals will enter the AL Championship Series with the same 25-man roster they used in a sweep of the Los Angeles Angels. Manager Ned Yost has an 11-man pitching staff, six outfielders, five infielders, designated hitter Billy Butler and catchers Salvador Perez and Erik Kratz. Baltimore's roster, as expected, does not include suspended first baseman...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals play pat hand; Orioles add Matusz for ALCS

BALTIMORE (AP) The Kansas City Royals will enter the AL Championship Series with the same 25-man roster they used in a sweep of the Los Angeles Angels. Manager Ned Yost has an 11-man pitching staff, six outfielders, five infielders, designated hitter Billy Butler and catchers Salvador Perez and Erik Kratz. Baltimore's roster, as expected, does not include suspended first baseman...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The most exciting walk offs for the week ending August 17th

Two walk offs this week for each of the Nationals, Indians, and Rangers. Hey, when it rains, it pours, I guess. August 12th, Rays vs Rangers Walk off walk to score a pitcher. That’s gotta suck. August 13th, Diamondbacks vs Indians 4 So…Asdrubal who? Zach Walters is already endearing himself to Indains fans. August 14th, Diamondbacks vs Marlins Yeah, I’m going with the Spanish...
Via The Outside Corner
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The most exciting walk offs for the week ending August 17th

Two walk offs this week for each of the Nationals, Indians, and Rangers. Hey, when it rains, it pours, I guess. August 12th, Rays vs Rangers Walk off walk to score a pitcher. That’s gotta suck. August 13th, Diamondbacks vs Indians 4 So…Asdrubal who? Zach Walters is already endearing himself to Indains fans. August 14th, Diamondbacks vs Marlins Yeah, I’m going with the Spanish...
Via Bloguin Best
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles rally, lose 2-1 in 11 innings to Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) Orioles reliever Brian Matusz intended to throw his pitch off the plate, down in the dirt, anywhere so Mike Aviles couldn't hit it. When it flew over the left-field wall and landed on the pedestrian walkway, Matusz knew he had made a big mistake. One he couldn't fix. ''I was trying to bounce it on the plate and it was a little bit up,'' Matusz said. ''He put a pretty...
Via AP on Fox
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Aviles’ walk-off homer in 11th lifts Indians over Orioles 2-1

  Mike Aviles homered leading off the 11th inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Aviles connected on a 1-2 pitch from Brian Matusz (2-3), driving it onto the home run porch in left field for just Cleveland's second run in the past 22-plus innings. The Indians were shut out 1-0 by Arizona in 12 innings on Wednesday night. As he...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Aviles homer lifts Indians to walk-off win

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Mike Aviles homered leading off the 11th inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Aviles connected on a 1-2 pitch from Brian Matusz (2-3), driving it onto the home run porch in left field for just Cleveland's second run in the past 22-plus innings. The Indians were shut out 1-0 by Arizona in 12 innings on Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Aviles homer lifts Indians to walk-off win

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Mike Aviles homered leading off the 11th inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Aviles connected on a 1-2 pitch from Brian Matusz (2-3), driving it onto the home run porch in left field for just Cleveland's second run in the past 22-plus innings. The Indians were shut out 1-0 by Arizona in 12 innings on Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Aviles homers in 11th, Indians beat Orioles 2-1

CLEVELAND (AP) Mike Aviles homered leading off the 11th inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Aviles connected on a 1-2 pitch from Brian Matusz (2-3), driving it onto the home run porch in left field for just Cleveland's second run in the past 22-plus innings. The Indians were shut out 1-0 by Arizona in 12 innings on Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays smash three home runs to take opener from Orioles

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Jerry Sands, Yunel Escobar and Ryan Hanigan homered Monday night, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4. Sands' first homer since Sept. 20, 2011, a two-run, pinch-hit shot off Brian Matusz, snapped a 3-3 tie in the eighth inning. Escobar hit a solo homer in the first and Hanigan added a two-run drive in the fourth for a 3-0 lead against...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 MLB Draft profiles: 1B/OF Braxton Davidson & LHP Foster Griffin

This is the final in my profile series of 2014 MLB Draft prospects. Due to time constraints (the draft is tomorrow), I’m looking at Braxton Davidson (above) and Foster Griffin (below). Previous entries Derek Hill Jacob Gatewood Spencer Adams Touki Toussaint Kodi Medeiros Erick Fedde Sean Reid-Foley Luis Ortiz Braxton Davidson Vitals 6’3, 215 pounds Bats: Left Throws: Left...
Via Dodgers Digest
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Defense Outstanding in the Field

The Baltimore Orioles defense is doing something amazing this season. With players like Manny Machado, J.J. Hardy, and David Lough leading the charge the Orioles might just be on track for a record breaking season. TC sits down with Ryan Romano to head off into left field. Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY Sports Baltimore Orioles Defense Outstanding in the Field What do the Orioles need...
Via Sportsnaut
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rain washes out Twins-Orioles game

SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Baltimore Orioles had two games scheduled for Monday -- and didn't play a single inning. Hours after rain canceled Baltimore's 1 o'clock game against Philadelphia in Clearwater, the 7 p.m. game between the Twins and Orioles was washed out. The second game was called off not long after Orioles manager Buck Showalter selected Chris Tillman to be his opening-day...
Via Fox Sports North
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Patrick's Day Special: Kyle Kendrick, Brian Matusz Square Off As Phils Host Orioles

NOTICE: TODAY'S GAME IS THREATENED BY T-STORMS AND SHOWERS. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR ANY FURTHER UPDATES. Yesterday was not a good day for the Phils as they were shut out by the Pirates 5-0. Sean O'Sullivan improved himself a bit, allowing two earned runs on four hits in four innings...
Via Philliedelphia
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Season Preview: Baltimore Orioles

Mevs has been adding a paragraph to each one of my posts so far. And although I appreciate the marketing for the sites that I have written for and for my own Twitter account, I’m honestly just here for the LOLZ, the booze and the free finger food (cheese and crackers y’all. Cheese…and…crackers). But, before I get belligerent and filled up on tasty hor dourves, how about we...
Via Diamond Hoggers
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ubaldo Meets the Press & thoughts

This afternoon, Ubaldo JImemez met the media. He said all the right things, wants to do his best with the Orioles and bring a world championship to Baltimore. They sound like lofty goals from Jimenez. I’ll be intrigued to see how Jimenez pitches for the Orioles. I’m still conflicted about his deal, as he has a ton of upside and talent; however, the inconsistency over...
Via Oriole Post
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orioles! What about some of the old Orioles?

Kelley L Cox/USA TODAY Sports Michael Stack Baltimore Orioles Writer The Baltimore Orioles have finally made the off-season splash that the fans have been yearning for the last several months.  The team inked a deal with Korean pitcher Suk-Min Yoon and for an encore dropped $50 million and a first round draft pick on starter Ubaldo Jimenez.  A week ago the fans were wrapping their...
Via TopSportsReport
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles, 2013 HR leader Chris Davis agree to $10.35M deal

The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with home run king Chris Davis for $10.35 million, avoiding arbitration. Davis led the majors last season with 53 home runs and 138 RBIs, both career highs. He earned $3.3 million. The 27-year-old Davis played in 160 games, batted .286, had 167 hits and scored 103 runs. The Orioles also reached an agreement Friday...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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