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Orioles eschew shaving cream pies, opt for real ones for postgame shenanigans (video)

Walloping a teammate with a shaving cream pie in order to congratulate him on a game-winning hit or what have you following a victory is so passé, at least as far as the Baltimore Orioles are concerned. The team has given up filling up a towel or pie tin or whatever with shaving cream and […] The post Orioles eschew shaving cream pies, opt for real ones for postgame shenanigans...
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Rays at Orioles game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays entered this series looking to get their offenses back on track. While Baltimore scored early and often in the opener, Tampa Bay is still searching for an answer to its hitting slump. The Orioles seek a fifth victory in seven tries as they send Miguel Gonzalez to the mound Tuesday...
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Orioles' Manny Machado closing in on a return to action

After months of rehabilitation, one final test stands in the way of Manny Machado and a return to the playing field. On Tuesday, the Baltimore phenom will cut the bases while running 180-foot sprints at the Orioles minor league complex in Sarasota, Florida.“The only thing he hasn’t done yet is cut the bases,” manager Buck Showalter said. “That’s kind where he got a little...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Briefly Considered: Ubaldo Jimenez at Different Velocities

Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez produced his third consecutive poor start for the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, recording just three strikeouts against 27 opposing batters while posting a single-game xFIP of 5.23 (box). It was also the third consecutive start for his new club in which Jimenez produced an average fastball velocity below his 2013 average of […]
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Baltimore Orioles Ball Girl Saves Run By Fielding Fair Ball (Video)

The Baltimore Orioles benefited from an extra outfielder on Sunday. An Orioles ball girl made a fine play on a hard-hit ground ball down the left field line off the bat of Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion, ranging to her left and extending her glove to make an impressive snag. The only problem? The ball was in fair play. As seen in video below, the third base umpire...
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Orioles ball girl makes great fielding play, too bad the ball was fair (video)

While this Baltimore Orioles ball girl did in fact make a great play fielding a ball during Sunday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, she unfortunately has to be docked  some style points due to the fact that the ball was, you know, in play. Make that all the style points, actually. The young lady […] The post Orioles ball girl makes great fielding play, too bad the ball...
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The Best Glove On The Baltimore Orioles Is The Ball Girl That Doesn’t Know The Rules

Via MLB.com “My fault.” In the grand tradition of that one Hooters ball girl who scooped up a fair ball and mindlessly tossed it into the crowd comes this clip from yesterday’s Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays game. Edwin Encarnacion rips a ball down the third base line — a fair ball, mind you — past the outstretched glove of Jonathan Schoop. It does not, however...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Orioles ball girl makes great play....on fair ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A Baltimore Orioles ball girl made a great play to field a ground ball in foul territory during Sunday's game against Toronto which will unfortunately be overshadowed by the fact that the ball was fair.It happened in the fourth inning with a Blue Jays runner on first base as Edwin Encarnacion hit the ball that curved sharply down the line...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Investigates Adam Jones After Outrageous Comments

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution protects the rights to freedom of expression which includes freedom of speech. Therefore, you have the right to express yourself freely without facing any consequences no matter how absurd or illogical your opinions may be, right? Well, in Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones case, this statement is absolutely false. This...
Via Total Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles fan snags foul ball with oversized glove (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A Baltimore Orioles fan snagged a foul ball with a humongous glove during the early innings of Saturday's game against Toronto.The ball bounced right to the fan, and it would have been nearly impossible for the fan to miss with the glove he brought to the game, which was at least three times the size of a regular glove. Just imagine if major...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Machado making progress in his return from injury, return not imminent

Those who invested in Manny Machado on Draft Day with the plan to wait it out until his return from last season’s departure from action to play a young Forrest Whittaker in a series of films gruesome knee injury received positive news on Saturday as the third baseman took part in a simulated game, facing pitches from teammate John Santana. The quality of the at bats isn’t important...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Baltimore Orioles will make the playoffs

The Orioles enter the 2014 season seeking to regain their playoff form from 2012. The O’s will have a tough road to get through in order to capture at least a wild card berth this year, as it seems that the AL East could end up being even tougher than it has been recently, with the Yankees reloading during the offseason and also a Blue Jays team that  is set to improve on a down...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jim Thome throws out laughably bad first pitch

Future Hall of Famer Jim Thome confirmed why he was a designated hitter for the majority of his career when he threw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Triple-A Charlotte Knights on Friday. Thome played for eight teams, was a five-time All Star, collected 2,328 hits and hit 612 home runs during his illustrious 22-year career, but there’s a reason pitching isn’t on his impressive...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles' Manny Machado, Johan Santana to face each other in simulated game

Fans of the Baltimore Orioles are awaiting the return of third baseman Manny Machado from his horrific knee injury that occurred at the end of last season. His October surgery repaired the torn tendons, and he has resumed nearly all baseball activities within the past few weeks. He is not yet running, but he will take some simulated at bats on Saturday. MLB.com's Brittany Ghiroli...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: MLB looking into Adam Jones' field invader comments

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones could be subject to discipline by Major League Baseball due to his inflammatory comments towards fans after two individuals invaded the field of play (video here) during the team’s game against the New York Yankees on Tuesday. Jones’ comments indicated that he feels players should be able to retaliate […] The post MLB reportedly investigating...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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