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Cal Ripken Jr. Throws Out First Pitch to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Consecutive-Games Record

View image | gettyimages.com Cal Ripken Jr threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Camden Yards in Baltimore Tuesday, as the team celebrated the 20th anniversary of him playing his 2,131st consecutive game. On Sept. 6, 1995, Ripken set the Major League Baseball all-time mark of consecutive games played, surpassing New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig’s mark of 2,130 games set...
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Machado the youngest Oriole to reach 100 doubles in club history (VIDEO)

Manny Machado, doubles machine.On Tuesday, the Baltimore Orioles third baseman doubled off of Tampa Bay Rays lefty Drew Smyly, becoming the youngest player in franchise history to hit 100 doubles in their career.Machado is 23 years, 57 days old (or young).As a fun note, he accomplished the feat on the same day the Orioles honored Cal Ripken Jr. for his streak of 2,131 games played...
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Drew Smyly, J.P. Arencibia lead Rays in rout of Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) -- J.P. Arencibia homered and drove in six runs to back an impressive pitching performance by Drew Smyly, and the Tampa Bay Rays breezed past the free-falling Baltimore Orioles 11-2 Tuesday night. Brandon Guyer had four hits for the Rays, who scored four runs in both the fourth and fifth innings to send the Orioles to their 12th loss in 13 games. Tampa Bay has won...
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Drew Smyly, J.P. Arencibia lead Rays in rout of Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) -- J.P. Arencibia homered and drove in six runs to back an impressive pitching performance by Drew Smyly, and the Tampa Bay Rays breezed past the free-falling Baltimore Orioles 11-2 Tuesday night. Brandon Guyer had four hits for the Rays, who scored four runs in both the fourth and fifth innings to send the Orioles to their 12th loss in 13 games. Tampa Bay has won...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Ripken hurt before 20th anniversary celebration of 2131 game

BALTIMORE -- Instead of taking another lap around Camden Yards, Cal Ripken Jr. marked the 20th anniversary of his 2,131st consecutive game by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the Orioles hosted Tampa Bay on Tuesday night. Ripken disclosed before the game that he hurt his right shoulder earlier in the day when he was tossed over the handlebars of his bicycle. But, true...
Via AP on Fox
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Ripken honored by Orioles in celebration of 2131 game

BALTIMORE (AP) Instead of taking another lap around Camden Yards, Cal Ripken Jr. marked the 20th anniversary of his 2,131st consecutive game by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the Orioles hosted Tampa Bay on Tuesday night. Ripken disclosed before the game that he hurt his right shoulder earlier in the day when he was tossed over the handlebars of his bicycle. But...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can the Orioles really commit to Wei-Yin Chen long-term?

Left-handed starting pitchers do not grow on trees, especially ones that can be counted on for 30 or more mostly consistent starts per season. For the past four seasons, that’s exactly what Wei-Yin Chen has been for the Baltimore Orioles — a capable, fairly durable left-handed starter. Chen is not going to wow anyone, as his arsenal does not feature a blazing fastball or a devastating...
Via Baseball Essential
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Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Buck Showalter's Baltimore Orioles were five games over .500 and on the cusp of the AL's final playoff spot less than two weeks ago. Whatever managerial moves he's made since - creative, necessary or otherwise - simply haven't been able to provide a spark. Fading Baltimore looks to avoid a sixth straight defeat when it hosts...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Manny Machado should not be moved again from his natural position

Manny Machado was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles to play shortstop. Picked third overall in 2010 behind a guy named Bryce Harper, Machado was set to join Cal Ripken among baseball’s best offensive shortstops. If there was ever a place for the legacy of the power-hitting, tall shortstop to be carried on, it was in Baltimore. Machado was a shortstop in the minor leagues, and he...
Via Baseball Essential
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Orioles slugger Manny Machado has one less HR this year due to the Rays CF Kevin Kiermaier

Tampa Bay Rays centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier races and leaps at the wall to make an incredible catch to rob Baltimore Orioles slugger Manny Machado of a home run in the 1st inning Monday night.Bam.Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
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Showalter: 'In this division, you better have a good third-base coach'

There's nothing quite like the quirkiness of a baseball stadium.Stuffed into cramped cities, existing buildings becoming stadium walls, adding quirks just because, no two stadiums are the same.Nowhere is that more apparent than in the American League East.Fenway Park with its Green Monster, Camden Yards with a right field nook, Yankee Stadium with a short porch, Rogers Centre and...
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Showalter, Britton happy for former Oriole Jake Arrieta

For one reason or another, Jake Arrieta could never figure it out with the Baltimore Orioles.Once a top prospect in their system, he struggled to put it together in the majors, pitching to a 20-25 record and a 5.46 ERA.In July 2013, he was traded along with Pedro Strop to the Chicago Cubs for Scott Feldman.It was with Chicago where he flourished.In 61 starts with the Cubs, Arrieta...
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Machado makes great play in first career start at shortstop

Different position, same Manny Machado.The Baltimore Orioles All-Star made his first career start at shortstop Monday against the Tampa Bay Rays and did not look out of place.He was originally drafted as a shortstop, but because of his size and production at the minor league level, he was moved to third base to put him on the fast track to the big leagues.In his first start at shortstop...
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Rays CF injured making amazing, HR-robbing grab on Machado

  Chris Archer pitched six shutout innings, center fielder Kevin Keirmaier made a dazzling catch that ultimately forced him from the game, and the Tampa Bay Rays hit three home runs in a 6-3 victory over the fading Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Asdrubal Cabrera and Evan Longoria connected off Wei-Yin Chen (8-7), and Tim Beckham added a solo shot against Brad Brach. Logan Forsythe...
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Rays blast 3 homers to take care of fading Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Chris Archer pitched six shutout innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays hit three home runs in a 6-3 victory over the fading Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Asdrubal Cabrera and Evan Longoria connected off Wei-Yin Chen (8-7), and Tim Beckham added a solo shot against Brad Brach. Logan Forsythe had three hits for the Rays, coming within a home run of the cycle. Archer...
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Rays back Archer with 3 HRs in 6-3 victory over Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) Chris Archer pitched six shutout innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays hit three home runs in a 6-3 victory over the fading Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Asdrubal Cabrera and Evan Longoria connected off Wei-Yin Chen (8-7), and Tim Beckham added a solo shot against Brad Brach. Logan Forsythe had three hits for the Rays, coming within a home run of the cycle. Archer...
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Rays blast 3 homers to take care of fading Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Chris Archer pitched six shutout innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays hit three home runs in a 6-3 victory over the fading Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Asdrubal Cabrera and Evan Longoria connected off Wei-Yin Chen (8-7), and Tim Beckham added a solo shot against Brad Brach. Logan Forsythe had three hits for the Rays, coming within a home run of the cycle. Archer...
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WATCH: Chris Archer has great reaction to Kevin Kiermaier catch

    Chris Archer had a great reaction to a beautiful catch made by Kevin Kiermaier in center field on Monday night. Kiermaier robbed Orioles leadoff hitter Manny Machado with a great catch against the wall for the first out the Rays recorded in the game.     Archer was worried that the first batter he faced had hit a home run against him, so he kept the celebration...
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Kevin Kiermaier robs Manny Machado of homer with incredible catch

Last week, Kevin Kiermaier became a meme when he hilariously posed on the center field wall at Tropicana Field as a Kendrys Morales homer hit a catwalk. On Monday night, the opposite happened – Kiermaier didn’t pose, but showed off some incredible hops to rob Manny Machado of a surefire home run at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. This catch is just absurd. Check out how far Kiermaier...
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WATCH: Kevin Kiermaier robs Manny Machado home run shot

Last week, Kevin Kiermaier became a meme when he hilariously posed on the center field wall at Tropicana Field as a Kendrys Morales homer hit a catwalk. On Monday night, the opposite happened – Kiermaier didn’t pose, but showed off some incredible hops to rob Manny Machado of a surefire home run at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. This catch is just absurd. Check out how far...
Via The Outside Corner
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Machado gets 1st major league start at SS for struggling O's

BALTIMORE (AP) Manny Machado will start at shortstop for the first time in his major league career when the Orioles host Tampa Bay on Monday night. Machado played shortstop in the minors, but has been at third base since making his debut with Baltimore in 2012. He won a Gold Glove at third in 2013. Manager Buck Showalter made the switch in an effort to shake up a club that has lost...
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Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. Chris Archer has battled consistency issues since the end of June, but the level of offense Baltimore has displayed in a damaging late-August slump might make his next start a little more predictable. The Tampa Bay ace takes the mound Monday night at Camden Yards, where the Rays will try to send the Orioles to a fifth straight...
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Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. Chris Archer has battled consistency issues since the end of June, but the level of offense Baltimore has displayed in a damaging late-August slump might make his next start a little more predictable. The Tampa Bay ace takes the mound Monday night at Camden Yards, where the Rays will try to send the Orioles to a fifth straight...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rays-Orioles Preview

Chris Archer has battled consistency issues since the end of June, but the level of offense Baltimore has displayed in a damaging late-August slump might make his next start a little more predictable. The Tampa Bay ace takes the mound Monday night at Camden Yards, where the Rays will try to send the Orioles to a fifth straight loss overall and at home. Archer (11-10, 2.88 ERA) surrendered...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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