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Baltimore Orioles should think long and hard about Kevin Gausman’s role

The 2015 season will go one of two ways for Baltimore Orioles top pitching prospect Kevin Gausman. Either he will spend the rest of the season in the starting rotation, or he will work out of the bullpen in middle relief. While Gausman’s ultimate future with the club is in the starting rotation, he is too valuable to the Orioles, who have been working with a six-man bullpen the...
Via Baseball Essential
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Baltimore Orioles keep finding a way to win

Following a 3-1 loss to the Astros on June 3rd, the Orioles’ record stood at 23-29 and they were five games back in the American League East. A team that has been in the top-10 in the league in runs scored for several years now appeared to have forgotten how to score runs.  They scored a paltry 95 runs in the entire month of May which translated into a 13-16 record for the...
Via The Outside Corner
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Orioles fan gets foul ball stuck in his beer...leads to drinking problem

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Baltimore Orioles 2B Schoop to return to rehab

There was some hope that Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop would be back with the team this week, but manager Buck Showalter revealed that isn't the case."He can be optioned to a lot of [Minor League affiliates] there for us," Showalter told "Jonathan will benefit from every day he can get, keeping that knee that much stronger. It's a pretty significant injury...
Via Fox Sports
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Baltimore Orioles don’t need Jay Bruce

Back in December, the Baltimore Orioles were reportedly in talks with the Cincinnati Reds to acquire outfielder Jay Bruce. Clearly, those talks went nowhere, as Bruce still plays for the Reds. Bruce was seen as an attractive option for the Orioles following the losses of Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis over the winter. Bruce is signed through the end of the 2016 season, with a team...
Via Baseball Essential
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Baltimore Orioles top prospect Dylan Bundy is being shut down

Dylan Bundy the Baltimore Orioles top prospect for the past two seasons has been shut down due to some shoulder inflammation. Manager Buck Showalter said, “He won’t be throwing for a little while, we will see how long it is.” The right-hander, and former number four overall pick in the 2011 draft, had Tommy John elbow surgery in 2013 and missed the entire season before returning...
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Baltimore Orioles facing roster decisions

With Jonathan Schoop and Kevin Gausman set to return to the active roster at some point this week, the Baltimore Orioles are staring down the barrel of a few tough roster decisions. To make room for these two, the Orioles will likely have to designate two players for assignment. Throughout most of the month of June, the Orioles operated a veritable shuttle bus between Baltimore and...
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Pitching Backward: Chaz Roe and the Mechanics of Aesthetics by Jeff Long

Chaz Roe threw an insane slider; what made it what it was, and what made it what it appeared to be?
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Dylan Bundy likely shut down for the season

Dylan Bundy has suffered another setback in his career. Baltimore Sun Orioles reporter Dan Connolly says Bundy has been shut down and it could be for the season: Dylan bundy has been shut down, likely for the year. Buck wouldn't elaborate on shoulder troubles w Bundy but said no surgery. — Dan Connolly (@danconnollysun) June...Read More
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Baltimore Orioles trade rumors: Bucholz/Samardzija edition

There’s no doubt that the Baltimore Orioles are looking for starting pitching help. Prior to Sunday’s doubleheader sweep, in which the Orioles starting pitchers delivered a pair of 7-inning-plus starts, an Orioles pitcher hadn’t gone seven innings in almost two weeks. According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Orioles are among the many teams interested in Red Sox SP...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ubaldo Jimenez Proving His Worth

Heading into this season, not unlike most seasons over the past few years, not much was expected out of the Baltimore Orioles from the statistics-based community at FanGraphs. Despite winning at least 85 games in each of the past three seasons with two playoff berths and the division title in 2014, just seven of the […]
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Buck Showalter gnome gets pied on souvenir’s giveaway night (pics/vid)

The Baltimore Orioles endured a doubleheader on Sunday and following the team’s sweep of the Cleveland Indians in the day’s baseball action, a Buck Showalter gnome — which just so happened to be the promotional giveaway item for the second game — received a pieing as part of the celebratory revelry. Orioles outfielder played the...Read More The post Buck Showalter gnome...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tribe Shutout and Swept Out of Baltimore; Orioles 4, Indians 0 and Orioles 8, Indians 0

The Orioles swept a day-night, rain-induced doubleheader on Sunday, 4-0 and 8-0, from the Indians. Trevor Bauer and, in his big-league debut, Toru Murata, took losses for the Indians. Jason Kipnis had his 20-game hit streak – the longest in the Majors this year – snapped in the opener. Kipnis is still hitting .349 in June and .342 overall, third in the AL. Michael Brantley had...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
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Gnome-mania takes over Baltimore

This wasn't the first gnome giveaway ever. It certainly won't be the last. But for some reason, this Buck Showalter gnome captivated the entire city of Baltimore. There was a large social media build up to revealing the gnome, with the Baltimore Orioles showcasing the hashtag #SHOWtheGnome. It all came to a head on Sunday. It started with lines around the block: Then the gnome was...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles trade rumors: On the block

With trade season looming, the Baltimore Orioles will most likely be buyers instead of sellers. But with every action comes an opposite reaction. If the Os wish to snag a skilled player at the trade deadline, they must be willing to give something up and certain players on the current Baltimore roster are more likely to be involved in these trades than others. The first player that...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles: Rise of Manny Machado

Hakuna Machado, what a wonderful phrase. And Manny Machado definitely ain’t no passing craze. He has come back to claim his third base throne and bring no worries to the Orioles’ fan base. At times this season, he has put the team on his back and thrived in the absence of fellow stars. Machado has been the main catalyst for a Baltimore Orioles team that has made a surge in the...
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Ubaldo Jimenez throws eight shutout innings in Orioles win

Ubaldo Jimenez threw eight scoreless innings in Sunday’s win over the Cleveland Indians. The Orioles won the game 4-0 after Jimenez allowed just four hits and struck out seven. The quality start moves Jimenez to 7-3 on the season with a 3.09 ERA and a 1.24 WHIP. He owns a 89/27 K/BB ratio on the season and has another favorable match-up against the Chicago White Sox for Friday...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles to recall Kevin Gausman for Sunday’s doubleheader

getty images Rain has forced Saturday’s scheduled game between the Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Indians to be played as part of a doubleheader on Sunday. While both Chris Tillman and Cody Anderson will start one game of the douleheader, the Orioles will recall Kevin Gausman from the minor leagues to pitch the other. No word as to who the Indians will start for the other game...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Jones to the D.L. a better move for the Baltimore Orioles?

The Baltimore Orioles are dealing with an injury to their best player Adam Jones. On June 15, dove for a ball against the Philadelphia Phillies and hurt his right shoulder. Since then Jones has been in and out of lineup from either general soreness or because he is actually hurt. So, should Adam Jones go to the D.L. and get fully healthy or should the Orioles continue to play the...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Showalter on rehabbing Schoop: 'We're not going to push the envelope'

The Baltimore Orioles are playing it safe with Jonathan Schoop.According to, Schoop could rejoin the O's immediately, but the team prefers to wait and have him take his time."He'll still come up here and have to get his feet wet," Showalter told "We're not going to get in a hurry with him. Obviously, Ryan Flaherty is playing pretty well, so we're not going to push...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

State of the Baltimore Orioles

As we approach the 70-game mark, the Orioles are hovering around .500 and remain in the thick of things in the competitive AL East. Only 3 games separate the top 4 teams in the division and it’s shaping up to be quite a race as we head into the dog days of summer. The O’s have played their best ball of the year thus far in June as a six-game winning streak helped push them...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Undervalue Wei-Yin Chen’s Solid Pitching

BALTIMORE, MD – JUNE 15: Starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen #16 of the Baltimore Orioles throws to a Philadelphia Phillies batter in the second inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 15, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) In a surprising move, the Baltimore Orioles have optioned their third-year starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen to Class A, citing a general...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The rise, fall, and rise again of Manny Machado

Manny Machado, third baseman of the Baltimore Orioles, has had a roller coaster type of career. Only in his 4th full season in the majors, Machado has went from promising rookie-to star on the rise-to injured anomaly. He is a player who has been expected to be great and has been on the brink the whole time. He may finally be turning into that elite, top level star. Machado entered...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies bullpen phone is left off hook during brutal game

It was a wild scene at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Tuesday. After all, how often do you see a team mash 8 home runs AND witness an outfielder throw 43 pitches in the same game? But that’s exactly what went down during the Baltimore Orioles’ 19-3 throttling of the Philadelphia Phillies. The eight...Read More The post Phillies bullpen phone is left off hook and Jeff Francoeur...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Showalter cracks computer joke over Royals All-Star votes

Some argue that fans of the Kansas City Royals are making a mockery of the Major League Baseball’s All-Star voting system given that eight members of the team currently are leading the balloting and are in line to start in the Midsummer Classic at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on July 16. Others,...Read More The post Buck Showalter cracks computer joke over Royals...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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