Blown call costly for Reds

Sep 30, 2016

Blown call costly for Reds

There was no dispute the St. Louis Cardinals shouldn’t have won on Yadier Molina’s double. But they did — because by the time Cincinnati figured out what happened, it was too late. A game with playoff implications turned on a missed call Thursday night ...

Blue Jays stay atop wild-card perch

Sep 28, 2016

Blue Jays stay atop wild-card perch

Aaron Sanchez stayed perfect against the Orioles and kept the Toronto Blue Jays on track for a playoff berth. Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer, Sanchez struck out 10 and Toronto beat Baltimore 5-1 on Tuesday night in the opener of their AL wild-card ...

Porcello holds down Orioles for 21st win

Sep 20, 2016

Porcello holds down Orioles for 21st win

Rick Porcello and the Boston Red Sox appear poised to extend their late-season charge deep into October. Porcello picked up his major league-high 21st victory, David Ortiz and Mookie Betts hit two-run homers and Boston beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Monday night to ...

Orioles beat Red Sox to stay in hunt

Sep 14, 2016

Orioles beat Red Sox to stay in hunt

One night after being embarrassed in the series opener, Baltimore overpowered Boston this time and preserved the jumble of teams contending for the AL East. J.J. Hardy hit a three-run homer and Nolan Reimold added a two-run shot later in the second as Baltimore ...

Orioles rookie Bundy outduels Darvish

Aug 3, 2016

Orioles rookie Bundy outduels Darvish

The Texas Rangers’ new-look lineup was no match for a rookie right-hander making his fourth major league start. Dylan Bundy pretty much got the best of Yu Darvish, too. Bundy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning for the second time in a row, ...

Orioles move back into first place in AL East

Aug 1, 2016

Orioles move back into first place in AL East

Jonathan Schoop made sure the Orioles left Toronto the same way they arrived: as the first-place team in AL East Schoop singled home the go-ahead run in the 12th inning and Baltimore ended a season-worst five-game losing streak, beating the Blue Jays 6-2 Sunday ...

Jul 30, 2016

Ex-Swallows pitcher Ondrusek signs with Orioles

Reliever Logan Ondrusek, who parted ways with the Tokyo Yakult Swallows last week, has signed a major league contract with the Baltimore Orioles, the team said on Friday. Ondrusek, 31, went 8-3 with a 2.17 ERA in 102 games over two years with the ...

Mariners finish four-game sweep of Orioles

Jul 4, 2016

Mariners finish four-game sweep of Orioles

Hisashi Iwakuma allowed four runs in six-plus innings, but picked up his eighth win of the season as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Baltimore Orioles 9-4 to sweep the four-game series on Sunday. Iwakuma (8-6) allowed 10 hits but no walks and struck out ...

Brawl mars Orioles victory

Jun 8, 2016

Brawl mars Orioles victory

Manny Machado had no intention of taking a 160-kph fastball in the back without retaliating. So when the inevitable occurred, the Orioles young infielder charged the mound with his fists clenched. Kansas City right-hander Yordano Ventura hit Machado with a pitch to spark a ...

Yanks provide no run support for Tanaka in defeat

May 6, 2016

Yanks provide no run support for Tanaka in defeat

The pitching was sound. So was the defense. Unfortunately for the New York Yankees, hitting remains very much a problem in their effort to climb out of last place in the AL East. New York managed only four hits, stranded only three runners and ...

Orioles ban postgame pie celebrations

Feb 29, 2016

Orioles ban postgame pie celebrations

Bye-bye, Oriole pie. Over the last several years, the Baltimore Orioles often celebrated victories with center fielder Adam Jones smashing a pie in the hero’s face. Among the teammates he tagged, in fact, was Felix Pie. Now, the team has decided to end the ...

Feb 21, 2016

Gallardo, Orioles reach $35 million deal

A person familiar with the deal has confirmed that free-agent pitcher Yovani Gallardo and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed on a three-year contract worth $35 million. Gallardo went 13-11 with a 3.42 ERA for Texas last season. The right-hander turns 30 later this month. ...