Feb 4, 2016

Orioles give Okajima a minor league deal

Former major league reliever Hideki Okajima has signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles, the online edition of the Baltimore Sun reported Wednesday. The 40-year-old became a free agent after going 0-2 with an 8.59 ERA in 10 games for the Yokohama ...

Davis stays with O's in huge deal

Jan 22, 2016

Davis stays with O's in huge deal

Chris Davis slipped on the Orioles jersey with No. 19 on it, smiled broadly and said, “Feels familiar.” After spending much of the offseason wondering if he would continue his baseball career in Baltimore, Davis formally signed a $161 million, seven-year contract Thursday, a ...

Blue Jays capture AL East title

Oct 1, 2015

Blue Jays capture AL East title

Champagne and beer was spraying everywhere. Cigars were lit, and laughter filled the clubhouse. It had been 22 years since the Toronto Blue Jays won the AL East, and they celebrated the occasion with the appropriate fanfare. Wearing shirts that read “The East Is ...

Tanaka fans 10 in impressive no-decision against O's

Sep 9, 2015

Tanaka fans 10 in impressive no-decision against O's

Minus their bullpen aces for a day, the New York Yankees needed someone else to make a big pitch. Chasen Shreve did, and the ball wound up in the seats. Chris Davis led off the ninth inning with his major league-leading 41st home run ...

Orioles finish sweep of A's

Aug 18, 2015

Orioles finish sweep of A's

With catcher Matt Wieters out with an injury, Steve Clevenger is taking full advantage of his opportunity with the Baltimore Orioles. Clevenger hit a three-run homer, Chris Tillman won his seventh straight decision and Baltimore completed a four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with ...

Iwakuma no-hits Baltimore, joins Nomo in record books

Aug 13, 2015

Iwakuma no-hits Baltimore, joins Nomo in record books

Hisashi Iwakuma became the second Japanese-born pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 3-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. The right-hander struck out seven and walked three in the fourth no-hitter this season and ...

Murata makes MLB debut; Indians lose

Jun 29, 2015

Murata makes MLB debut; Indians lose

Toru Murata made his debut in the major leagues for the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, pitching 3⅓ innings and allowing five runs, three earned, in an 8-0 loss against the Baltimore Orioles. The right-hander retired the first five batters he faced but allowed a ...

Orioles edge Red Sox, complete first sweep of season

Jun 12, 2015

Orioles edge Red Sox, complete first sweep of season

The Baltimore Orioles entered this week with the opportunity to change the landscape in the AL East. After dropping the Boston Red Sox into last place with a three-game sweep, the Orioles shifted their attention toward knocking the New Yankees out of first. Adam ...

Orioles win in empty stadium

Apr 30, 2015

Orioles win in empty stadium

The cheers from the small group of Orioles fans gathered outside the locked gates beyond center field echoed throughout an empty Camden Yards every time the home team scored a run. There was no roar of the crowd inside the ballpark on this surreal ...

O's too much for Blue Jays

Apr 12, 2015

O's too much for Blue Jays

Ubaldo Jimenez finally gave the Baltimore Orioles exactly what they wanted when they spent $50 million to sign him as a free agent. Jimenez struck out eight and allowed one single over seven sparkling innings, Jonathan Schoop hit a grand slam and the Orioles ...

Braves pick up free agent Markakis

Dec 4, 2014

Braves pick up free agent Markakis

Moving to fill an outfield void after the trade of Jason Heyward, the Atlanta Braves agreed on Wednesday to a four-year contract with free agent Nick Markakis. The Braves probably aren’t done dealing, either. The 31-year-old Markakis spent the first nine years of his ...

Mariners on verge of deal with slugger Cruz

Dec 2, 2014

Mariners on verge of deal with slugger Cruz

The Mariners are on the verge of landing the right-handed slugger they were seeking for the middle of their batting order. Free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz and Seattle are nearing agreement on a contract, two people with knowledge of the deal told AP on ...