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Orioles Injury Update: Steve Pearce scratched with sore wrist

The AL East Champion Baltimore Orioles have taken OF/1B Steve Pearce out of the lineup for Saturday night's game against the Boston Red Sox. The team says it is a precaution as Pearce deals with a sore right wrist, according to Roch Kubatko of MASN. Christian Walker is at first base, batting sixth.Steve Pearce is hitting .297/.376/.557 (OPS+ 160) with 20 homers and 48 RBI...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles News: Baltimore nearing deal with Lazaro Leyva

The Baltimore Orioles are the latest team hoping to find success signing a Cuban free agent as they reportedly signed right-hander Lazaro Leyva earlier this month according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The signing was supposed to be pending a physical and age verification, and, as Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports, the Orioles have successfully conducted both and an official...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Orioles other Iron Man returns

Photo Courtesy Baltimore Orioles Twitter: @ Orioles The Iron Man is back at Oriole Park. Earlier in the season, there were photos circulating of a Black and Orange Iron Man attending an O’s game. After an eventful week for the O’s that included clinching the AL East, Iron Man decided to attend another game. Fortunately, the cameras were able to catch the Avenger in action. Here...
Via DC Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The future of the Orioles at first base

Photo: zimbio.com Christian Walker is the latest Oriole prospect to join the team late in the season. On Wednesday night, he made his major league debut and collected a hit while playing first base. The 23 year old is highly regarded in the organization, and posted impressive numbers while spending time in AA Bowie and AAA Norfolk this season. While in the minors, he batted .288...
Via DC Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Baltimore Orioles Really That Good?

The American League East representatives from 'The Charm City' have run away with the division—currently setting the pace with 92 wins and a 14.5 game lead on The Bronx Embalmers. They've already clinched their first division title in 17 years. But are they good enough to run the table and capture the franchise's fourth World Series Championship? Let's take...
Via FenwayNation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles draw record rating for clincher on MASN

On Tuesday night, the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 to clinch their first AL East title since 1997. The game aired on MASN, and drew an incredible 11.6 rating in the Baltimore market, the highest-ever for an O’s game on the network. Keep in mind, MASN has been operational for nine years. Also consider that the Orioles are averaging a 5.9 rating this year, and...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Nick Markakis out with sore shoulder

After being hit with a pitch in last night's game, Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis is out of the lineup with a sore shoulder. Brittany Ghiroli is reporting that though he is out of the lineup tonight, he is expected to be back in the lineup by the weekend. Markakis will be back in the lineup after Thursday's off day. He is pretty sore after being hit under shoulder blade...
Via MLB Injury News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Chris Davis Helped Rescue Trapped Man From Overturned Truck

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is using his time wisely during his 25-game suspension. Monday afternoon, just a few days after being suspended by Major League Baseball for amphetamines, Davis found himself in a tricky situation. The O’s slugger reportedly was one of multiple people who helped lift a heavy pickup truck to unpin an accident victim trapped underneath...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Baltimore Orioles celebrate with pies, champagne and laughter

Birdland was rocking on Tuesday night after the Baltimore Orioles clinched their first AL East title since 1997 with an 8-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. In case you missed the action, here's a roundup of the greatest (video and photo) moments from fans and players alike during the celebration. The fans in attendance loved every second of it. And they were out in full...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles clinch first AL East title since 1997

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles clinched their second playoff appearance in three years following a run of 14 consecutive losing seasons. It’s...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles clinch first AL East title since 1997

Orioles magic is heading into the Postseason. Baltimore defeated Toronto 8-2 on Tuesday night, clinching their first AL East title since 1997 and making their second Postseason in the last three seasons. The Orioles quickly emerged as the dominant team in the AL East, and first place was theirs for good at the beginning of July.  This season was simply incredible for Baltimore...
Via The Outside Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis helps flip truck over after accident on highway

After accepting a 25-game suspension for testing positive for Adderall, Chris Davis will be away from the Baltimore Orioles for the immediate future. That doesn’t necessarily mean Davis will be out of the news, however. On Monday, the Orioles first baseman found himself in a situation that required assistance, and he provided just that. Terrible […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adam Jones shatters camera behind home plate

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones broke a camera behind home plate with a foul ball during Sunday night's game against the Yankees.During his fourth inning at-bat, Jones hit a 2-1 pitch straight back into the backstop, shattering the camera lens and effectively knocking it out of commission. The foul ball from Jones made for some interesting camera footage. No word as...
Via Holdout Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis gives the Baltimore Orioles the “bird”

  Chris Davis gave the Baltimore Orioles the bird on Friday.  Davis was hit with a 25 game suspension for the use of amphetamines.   This suspension is effective immediately and will include the Orioles’ final 17 games of the regular season and the first 8 games of the playoffs, if they should make it that far. Davis responded with a statement. Davis claimed that he had an...
Via 110 Nation Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis suspended 25 games for positive amphetamine test

Dan Connelly of the Baltimore Sun broke the news, since confirmed by MLB: Waiting on official word but hearing Chris Davis has tested pos for amphetamines. 25 game suspension — Dan Connolly (@danconnollysun) September 12, 2014 The Orioles have 17 regular season games remaining, so this puts Davis out for the rest of the year, […]
Via Fangraphs
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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