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Orioles hit four home runs in 10-8 win over the Toronto Blue Jays

Balls can fly when the roof of the Rogers Centre is closed, so the Orioles still had plenty of time Wednesday after they fell behind by five runs in the second inning against the Toronto Blue Jays. And designated hitter Nelson Cruz, who was signed by the Orioles early in spring training, powered the club to a 10-8 comeback win over the Toronto Blue Jays with his 11th career multihomer...
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Orioles' J.J. Hardy and Matt Wieters back in lineup tonight against the Blue Jays

The Baltimore Orioles enter tonight's game against the Toronto Blue Jays having lost three of their last four games. At 9-10 on the season, the Orioles are sitting in fourth place in the American League East. The good news is that J.J. Hardy and Matt Wieters are back in the lineup tonight.#484678081 / gettyimages.comRoch Kubatko reported at MASNsports.com reported that...
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Baltimore Orioles: Solving the Ryan Flaherty Problem

Ryan Flaherty has become a liability for the Baltimore Orioles this season. On every Little League baseball team in America, there is the same kid. You know this kid. Everyone knows this kid. He tries hard, he really does. And occasionally, he’ll make a good thing happen, like leaning into a pitch to get on base or not committing a throwing error to first base on a routine grounder...
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Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy to throw breaking balls in Wednesday session

Dylan Bundy, a top pitching prospect of the Orioles, is scheduled to throw a bullpen session today in which he is allowed to throw all of the pitches in his arsenal. In previous sessions he was only allowed to work on pitches that stress his repaired UCL the least but today he will be able to throw the breaking balls that made him so attractive in the first place. Eduardo Encina...
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Orioles Manny Machado to go on rehab assignment

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is getting closer to retuning to the Major Leagues. Machado, 21, suffered a gruesome knee injury on September 23rd in Tampa Bay against the Rays. According to Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com, Machado will play for the Frederick Keys, the Orioles Single A affiliate, on Friday. Machado will play for Class a Frederick on Friday. — Brittany...
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UPDATED: Orioles Injury Updates: J.J. Hardy, Matt Wieters, Manny Machado

The Baltimore Orioles start a three-game series in Toronto tonight with Miguel Gonzalez (1-1) takes on R.A. Dickey (1-3).  These two teams met just over a week ago in Baltimore with Toronto taking two of three from the Orioles. The Orioles have three key players missing from their lineup tonight, two are short term one is a ways away.  Let's go over all three.J.J. HardyHardy...
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Orioles Injury Updates: J.J. Hardy, Matt Wieters, Manny Machado

The Baltimore Orioles start a three-game series in Toronto tonight with Miguel Gonzalez (1-1) takes on R.A. Dickey (1-3).  These two teams met just over a week ago in Baltimore with Toronto taking two of three from the Orioles. The Orioles have three key players missing from their lineup tonight, two are short term one is a ways away.  Let's go over all three.J.J. HardyHardy...
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Manny Machado to begin minor league rehab assignment on Friday at Class-A Frederick

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is slated to begin his minor league rehab assignment on Friday at the club’s high Class-A affiliate in Frederick. Machado, who is recovering from offseason left knee surgery to repair a torn patellofemoral ligament, played in his third extended spring game on Tuesday and will play one more game in Sarasota on Wednesday (seven innings at third...
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Orioles Rumors: J.J. Hardy confused about contract talks

Free-agent-to-be J.J. Hardy is not sure where he stands with the Baltimore Orioles on a new contract. In fact, the shortstop is confused about where his agent and the team is in regards to his future in orange, according to Rich Dubroff of CSN Baltimore.“I don’t know. I don’t know what to say because no matter what I say it’s going to cause some controversy, a story that...
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Orioles' J.J. Hardy leaves game against Red Sox with hamstring injury

The Baltimore Orioles dropped to 8-9 on the season following Sunday's 6-5 loss to the Boston Red Sox. Shortstop J.J. Hardy's frustrating start of the season continued, as he had to leave the game in the seventh with a hamstring injury. He was 1-for-2 with an RBI and was replaced by Steve Lombardozzi, who pinch hit for him in the seventh. Hardy is not in the lineup...
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Hardy perplexed about lack of contract movement

During spring training, J.J. Hardy said he hoped the Orioles would talk with his agent about a contract extension. Nearly two months later, there’s been no talk, and it perplexes the shortstop. “I don’t know. I don’t know what to say because no matter what I say it’s going to cause some controversy, a story that I really don’t want to get involved with right now,”...
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Patriot’s Day Delight – 4/21

After winning a wild and crazy game on Sunday night, the Boston Red Sox look to make it three wins in a row today in the finale of a four-game set with the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. First pitch is scheduled for 11:05 a.m. The game will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Orioles market, you can catch the game on MASN.  If you don’t...
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Orioles' Troy Patton will report to Triple-A for rehab

The Baltimore Orioles fell to 8-9 on the season following a 6-5 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. The loss was the second straight for the Orioles, who are 21st in the league in runs scored and 20th in team ERA. Zach Britton, Evan Meek and Darren O'Day have been excellent out of the bullpen, but the rest of the bullpen has struggled. Left-handed specialist Troy Patton...
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Red Sox Earn Walk-Off Win Over Orioles On Crazy Final Play (Video)

BOSTON — The Red Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 on Sunday in wild fashion. Mike Carp hit a line drive to left field with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the ninth inning. Orioles left fielder David Lough made the catch, but his throw traveled to the backstop and rattled around, allowing Dustin Pedroia to score Boston’s winning run. The wacky final play capped...
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Baltimore Orioles: Areas of success and areas of concern

The Baltimore Orioles are off to a decent start in 2014, sitting at an 8-8 record through Saturday the 20th of April. As the season continues, the Orioles will look stay competitive in a suddenly weakened AL East. The two favorites, the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox, have both looked vulnerable in the season’s early weeks, as the Rays have had injuries to pitchers Alex Cobb...
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Orioles' Manny Machado set to begin rehab assignment

The Baltimore Orioles dropped to 8-8 on the season following a 4-2 loss on Saturday to the Boston Red Sox. The Orioles have been playing without All Star third base man Manny Machado, who underwent arthroscopic and open reconstructive surgery of the medial patellar femoral ligament last October. Jonathan Schoop, Ryan Flaherty and Steve Lombardozzi have been filling in at...
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Holt's RBI Triple Helps Red Sox Beat Orioles 4-2

Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and scored on Jonathan Herrera’s suicide squeeze, lifting the Boston Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Saturday. David Ortiz had a solo homer and two hits for the World Series champion Red Sox, who have won three of four. Nelson Cruz had a pair of run-scoring singles for the Orioles, who had a three-game winning...
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Today In History: Cal Ripken Jr. Goes On The Disabled List

Cal Ripken Jr. and his historic streak finally came to an end (via mediaite) On April 19, 1999, Iron Man Cal Ripken Jr. was put on the disabled list for the first time in 19 seasons. The Baltimore Orioles suffered a 6-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays the previous day. Ripken missed his fourth game of the season because of back pain. The Orioles also lost their first baseman Will...
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Bud Norris, Orioles React To Bench-Clearing Incident Against Red Sox

BOSTON — Emotions ran high Saturday at Fenway Park. No beanballs ensued, no punches were thrown and no combatants were ejected. A little bit of love might have been lost. The Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles emptied the benches in the seventh inning after David Ross and Bud Norris exchanged words following a couple of high-and-tight pitches. Ross chalked up the incident as...
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WATCH: Red Sox, Orioles benches empty after chin music

BOSTON — The benches cleared in the seventh inning of Saturday’s Red Sox-Orioles game at Fenway Park. Red Sox catcher David Ross and Orioles starter Bud Norris were at the center of the incident, which occurred when Ross attempted to drop down a sacrifice bunt following a leadoff walk by Mike Carp. No punches were thrown, and each team quickly returned to its respective dugout...
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Attack of the Killer Replay Center

Just so we’re all aware of what the brave new world of “challenging calls” in the MLB will be like, the ball in the photo above was called fair when Nick Markakis initially belted it into Fenway’s left field corner for a double. Then John Farrell challenged it, a reasonable decision since the NESN feed — from which the above screengrab was pulled — clearly showed the...
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Schoop is hot in Orioles' 8-4 win against Red Sox

As a boy growing up on the island of Curacao, Jonathan Schoop probably dreamed of four-hit games in the major leagues. He never thought he’d achieve that under the conditions he played in on Friday night. The rookie infielder, here only because Manny Machado began the season on the disabled list, continued to show he may be able to stay even after Machado comes back. Schoop had...
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Orioles' David Lough no longer bothered by concussion-like symptoms

The Baltimore Orioles began a weekend series against the Boston Red Sox on Friday with an 8-4 victory, to improve their record to 8-7 on the season. Outfielder David Lough, who has been battling concussion-like symptoms since spring training, reportedly is feeling better. He did not start on Friday but appeared as a defensive replacement in left field for Delmon Young. Roch...
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Tom Caron And Tim Wakefield Talk Chris Tillman’s Dominance For Orioles (Video)

Chris Tillman has been dominant for the Baltimore Orioles so far this season, with a 1-1 record and 0.84 ERA in 21 1/3 innings before Friday’s game. Tillman only allowed one earned run against the Red Sox in Baltimore on Opening Day, and has been dealing ever since. In fact, last year he became the first Orioles pitcher to be selected to the All-Star Game since Mike Mussina in...
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Peanut allergy links Orioles reliever Brian Matusz with young fan

Orioles reliever Brian Matusz remembers laughing when he opened the piece of fan mail in Sarasota, Fla., last month. He immediately showed the contents of the manila envelope to Orioles head athletic trainer Richie Bancells before informing manager Buck Showalter. "I'm like, Richie, can you believe this?' Then I told Buck about it," Matusz said recently, chuckling...
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