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The Pirates still haven’t made any significant moves lately, but there’s been a fair amount of Bucco news early this week: For the first time ever, PNC Park will host an ESPN Sunday Night Baseball game this season – May 11 vs the Cards at 8:05. This more of an interesting note than a legitimately big deal, but it is nice to see the Bucs finally get one of those. They made...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates reach minor league deal with OF Dickerson

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a minor league contract with outfielder Chris Dickerson that includes an invitation to major league spring training. The 31-year-old Dickerson hit .238 with four home runs and 13 RBIs with Baltimore in 2013. Dickerson is a .262 career hitter with 15 homers and 60 RBIs in 314 games for Cincinnati, Milwaukee, the New York Yankees and the Orioles...
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January 06, 2014  |  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...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

About Sunday's Loss...

The good news over the weekend is that the Orioles took three out of four games from the White Sox this weekend. The bad news is that the Tampa Bay Rays won last night and the Orioles are now two games back in the hunt for the final wild card spot. They are still in a position where they can ill afford to lose any more games. Bud Norris gave up four runs on Sunday and took...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles have no fun in 4-2 loss to White Sox

The Baltimore Orioles are beginning to feel the pressure of the playoff hunt. A baserunning blunder and poor hitting in the clutch proved costly Sunday in a 4-2 loss to the White Sox. The defeat stalled Baltimore's run at Tampa Bay for the second and final AL wild-card spot, and ended Chicago's nine-game skid. Adam Jones hit his 31st home run for the Orioles, who went 0...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

O's make baserunning gaffe, Chisox end 9-game skid

Pinch-runner Chris Dickerson got lost on the bases and was doubled up for the final out, and the Chicago White Sox ended a nine-game losing streak by holding off the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 Sunday. Down 4-1, Baltimore loaded the bases with no outs in the ninth against Addison Reed. After Ryan Flaherty grounded into a forceout at second base that scored a run, Dickerson ran for him...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Wieters' 10th inning single drove in two as the Orioles beat the White Sox 4-3

All afternoon the Orioles had runners in scoring position and did almost nothing with them. In the 10th inning Matt Wieters changed all that. Wieters’ two-out line drive base hit to right scored Chris Dickerson and Nick Markakis and gave the Orioles a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox before 25653 at Oriole Park on Saturday. Prior to Wieters’ hit the Orioles were 1-for-17...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Wieters lifts Orioles over White Sox 4-3

Matt Wieters hit a two-run single in the 10th inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. Pinch-hitter Henry Urrutia started the winning rally with a one-out infield single against closer Addison Reed. Pinch-runner Chris Dickerson then went all the way to third on Nick Markakis' base hit. Reed bounced back with a strikeout of Nate...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Add Center Fielder Chris Dickerson In Trade With Orioles

So I am getting something I want. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Phillies are about to acquire outfielder Chris Dickerson from the Balitmore Orioles, who was designated for assignment by the Orioles this weekend. Here is what I wrote just a couple days ago about Dickerson: Chris...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles' Chris Dickerson will avoid DL

Orioles outfielder Chris Dickerson had a cortisone shot in his left shoulder before Thursday’s game, something he said should get him, “over that hump and kind of get to the All-Star break.” Dickerson was scratched from Wednesday’s start after experiencing pain in the shoulder while taking batting practice. Dickerson took part in pregame workouts and said if that went...
Via MLB Injury News
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles scratch Chris Dickerson with shoulder strain

The Baltimore Orioles scratched outfielder Chris Dickerson from last night’s lineup, as he was dealing with what’s been termed a strained left shoulder, according to Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com. At this point, the extent of the injury isn’t clear, as it’s unknown how long Baltimore expects to be without Dickerson. The outfielder will be reevaluated today when...
Via MLB Injury News
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Tweet of the Week: Chris Dickerson

Orioles outfielder Chris Dickerson took his thoughts on driving to twitter, after a trip in his car: No word on if the tweet was caused by his car slipping on a banana peel.
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

After 81 games, the Yankees are on a downward spiral, getting destroyed by Orioles

It wasn't that long ago that we were calling Oriole Park at Camden Yards "Yankee Stadium South" and thinking of Baltimore as a franchise down on its heels. Now, thanks to manager Buck Showalter, GM Dan Duquette, and a good young team, the Orioles are a team on its way up, sweeping the Yankees and helping the Bombers head down to fourth place.I watched part of Saturday...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

What a night; Chris Dickerson's walk-off homer helps Orioles defeat Tigers, 7-5

What a week for the Orioles. After their come-back-from-behind victory on Wednesday, I didn’t think much else could have topped what I saw then. Well, what happened at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Friday may have topped that. As you all probably know by now, the Orioles pulled an amazing win, defeating the Detroit Tigers, 7-5, in the first contest in a three game series...
Via Oriole Post
June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Dickerson Walk Off Homer Caps Comeback for Orioles (Video)

Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde took the mound in the bottom of the ninth, looking to close out the game and cement a 5-3 victory. However, Baltimore’s offense had other plans on Friday night.On the third pitch of the inning, Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis launched a solo home run to right field, pulling the Orioles within one run of Detroit.Adam Jones and Chris Davis...
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Valverde implodes, O's get walk-off

Chris Dickerson hit a three-run, game-ending homer with two outs in the ninth inning, capping an four-run uprising against Jose Valverde that carried the Baltimore Orioles past the Detroit Tigers 7-5 Friday night. Valverde entered in the ninth inning with a 5-3 lead after starter Max Scherzer retired the final 16 batters he faced. Nick Markakis led off with a homer before Adam...
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Valverde folds in Tigers' loss to Orioles

Victory disappeared high and deep into the grandstands in right-center at Camden Yards. Chris Dickerson, the No. 8 hitter for the Baltimore Orioles, drilled the ball out of sight for a three-run homer off closer Jose Valverde and a 7-5 comeback win. Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland knew it was gone the instant the ball took flight Friday night. He scratched his arm and turned...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Ninth-inning homer gives Orioles win over Tigers

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Chris Dickerson hit a three-run, game-ending homer with two outs in the ninth inning, capping an four-run uprising against Jose Valverde that carried the Baltimore Orioles past the Detroit Tigers 7-5 Friday night. Valverde entered in the ninth inning with a 5-3 lead after starter Max Scherzer retired the final 16 batters he faced. Nick Markakis led off with a...
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Trot Times for May 21, 2013

Time for the trots! Your browser does not support iframes. Home Run of the Day: Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels - 20.69 seconds [video] It's hard to say this without sounding like a buzzkill, but there's no celebrated feat in baseball more worthless than hitting for the cycle. It's just a neat little accounting oddity. However, I still find it fun to see when...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

About Last Night and Kevin Gausman

Last night for the Baltimore Orioles was huge as they defeated the New York Yankees, 3-2, thanks to a walk-off homer by Nate McLouth in the tenth inning to snap a painful six game losing streak. As well, reserve outfielder Chris Dickerson hit two homers against his former team; however, more notable, closer Jim Johnson pitched again last night. Unlike his previous three outings...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles beat Yankees on walk-off HR

Nate McLouth homered leading off the bottom of the 10th inning, Chris Dickerson hit a pair of solo shots and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak. McLouth hit a 1-1 pitch from Vidal Nuno (1-1) into the bleachers in right-center to give the Orioles their first win since May 12. Jim Johnson (2-4), who blew three save opportunities...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles beat Yankees on walk-off HR

Nate McLouth homered leading off the bottom of the 10th inning, Chris Dickerson hit a pair of solo shots and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles 9, Twins 6(10)

Manny Machado had a tiebreaking RBI single in Baltimore's three-run 10th inning as the Orioles rallied for a 9-6 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Machado - who stayed in the game after fouling a ball off his ankle in the fifth - rolled a single into right field that scored Chris Dickerson and broke a 6-all tie. Nick Markakis added a sacrifice fly and Adam Jones...
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May 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles 5, Royals 3

The Baltimore Orioles boldly ran the bases without fear of being caught, and Kansas City couldn't do a thing about it. A comedy of errors ensued, and the Orioles escaped with a 5-3 victory Thursday night despite allowing two home runs and getting only five hits. J.J. Hardy homered and Manny Machado scored a run and hit an RBI single for the Orioles, whose season-high fourth...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Dickerson's slam helps Orioles beat Pirates 12-10

Chris Dickerson hit a grand slam that gave the Baltimore Orioles an eight-run lead in the first inning Sunday, but it took Steve Pearce's solo shot in the seventh to secure a 12-10 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the first off Orioles starter Brian Matusz. Gaby Sanchez had three hits and three RBIs for Pittsburgh. Matusz...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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