Baltimore Orioles Wiretap

O's Win 8-3 To Avoid Dubious Pitching Record

Jun 25, 2017 12:45 AM

Dylan Bundy helped Baltimore avoid a dubious pitching record, throwing seven solid innings as the Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3 Saturday.

The Orioles had given up at least five runs in 20 straight games, matching the major league mark set by the 1924 Philadelphia Phillies. Baltimore went 6-14 over the stretch.

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Marlins Could Trade Adeiny Hechavarria Very Soon

Jun 23, 2017 10:44 AM

The Miami Marlins are expected to trade shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria in the next few days, according to rival executives.

Miami is shopping for offers.

Hechavarria, 28, has an additional year of team control remaining. The Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles are rumored to be interested in a deal.

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O's Lose Chris Davis For Three Weeks

Jun 17, 2017 7:30 PM

Sidelined with a right oblique strain, Chris Davis can't seem to get comfortable lying down or sitting in a chair.

So it will likely be after the All-Star break before the Baltimore Orioles first baseman is ready to swing a bat in a big league game again.

"I think three weeks would be real ambitious," manager Buck Showalter said Saturday. "I'd sign up for that right now."

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Zach Britton To Begin Rehab Assignment Monday

Jun 17, 2017 12:47 AM

Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton will begin a rehab assignment on Monday.

"Feeling good," said Britton, who's been on the disabled list since May 6 with a left forearm strain. "I think I'm over the injury right now. It's hard to say a hundred percent until you've thrown in a game, but I think all signs are pointing in a good direction."

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2017 MLB Draft First Round Results

Jun 13, 2017 9:11 AM

The first round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft was held on Monday night with a lot of young talent coming off the board early. Here are the full results from the first round:

  1. Twins — Royce Lewis, SS, JSerra Catholic HS (California)
  2. Reds — Hunter Greene, RHP/SS, Notre Dame HS (California)
  3. Padres — MacKenzie Gore, LHP, Whiteville HS (North Carolina)
  4. Rays — Brendan McKay, 1B/LHP, Louisville
  5. Braves — Kyle Wright, RHP, Vanderbilt
  6. Athletics — Austin Beck, OF, North Davidson HS (North Carolina)
  7. Diamondbacks — Pavin Smith, 1B, Virginia
  8. Phillies — Adam Haseley, OF, Virginia
  9. Brewers — Keston Hiura, 2B, UC Irvine
  10. Angels — Jordan Adell, OF, Ballard HS (Kentucky)
  11. White Sox — Jake Burger, 3B, Missouri State
  12. Pirates — Shane Baz, RHP, Concordia Lutheran HS (Texas)
  13. Marlins — Trevor Rogers, LHP, Carlsbad HS (New Mexico)
  14. Royals — Nick Pratto, 1B, Huntington Beach HS (California)
  15. Astros —J.B. Bukauskas, RHP, North Carolina
  16. Yankees — Clarke Schmidt, RHP, South Carolina
  17. Mariners — Evan White, 1B, Kentucky
  18. Tigers — Alex Faedo, RHP, Florida
  19. Giants — Heliot Ramos, OF, Leadership Christian Academy (Puerto Rico)
  20. Mets — David Peterson, LHP, Oregon
  21. Orioles — D.L. Hall, LHP, Valdosta HS (Georgia)
  22. Blue Jays — Logan Warmoth, SS, North Carolina
  23. Dodgers — Jeren Kendall, OF, Vanderbilt
  24. Red Sox — Tanner Houck, RHP, Missouri
  25. Nationals — Seth Romero, LHP, Houston
  26. Rangers — Bubba Thompson, OF, McGill-Toolen Catholic HS (Alabama)
  27. Cubs — Brendon Little, LHP, State College of Florida

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Chris Davis Leaves Game With Strained Oblique

Jun 13, 2017 8:53 AM

Chris Davis left Monday's game against the Chicago White Sox with a strained right oblique.

Davis left the bases loaded Monday when he hit a fly ball to right to end the top of the third inning and was replaced at first base to start the bottom half of the frame.

Davis entered Monday hitting .228 with 14 home runs and 26 RBIs for the Baltimore Orioles.

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Aaron Judge Hits 496-Foot Home Run

Jun 12, 2017 1:13 AM

Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge hit a home run Sunday at Yankee Stadium against the Orioles that traveled 496 feet, the longest distance a home run has traveled since ESPN began tracking home runs in 2009.

Judge's homer, his 20th of the season, was hit to left center in the sixth inning.

 

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Nats' Mike Rizzo: O's Should 'Quit Whining' About Rainout

Jun 10, 2017 1:35 PM

A make-up game has only led to problems between the Orioles and Nationals, with Washington general manager Mike Rizzo telling his neighbors from up I-95 to "quit whining."

The rift stems from Thursday's game, won by Washington 6-1, that was rescheduled from May 11 due to a rainstorm that never came.

After Thursday night's loss, O's manager Buck Showalter quipped that the weather was "marginally better" than it had been in May.

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Zach Britton Expected To Be Out For 6 To 8 Weeks

May 10, 2017 8:03 AM

Zach Britton is expected to miss approximately 45 to 60 days of action.

Britton has been placed back on the 10-day disabled list with what the Baltimore Orioles have described as a forearm strain.

He has been cleared of structural issues, but won't pick up a baseball for at least 10 days.

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Zach Britton Has No Elbow Damage

May 9, 2017 8:38 AM

A second opinion given by Dr. Neal ElAttrache confirmed the earlier diagnosis of a strained muscle in the forearm of Zach Britton and did not reveal any damage to his elbow ligaments, according to a source.

The Baltimore Orioles reliever is on the disabled list for the second time this season.

Britton has a 1.00 ERA and is 5-for-5 in save opportunities this season. He has converted 54 consecutive save opportunities.

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Zach Britton Undergoes MRI On Injured Forearm
O's closer Zach Britton had a recurrence of pain in his injured left forearm and wasn't available to pitch on Friday night.

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Adam Jones Gets Warm Ovation At Fenway Park
A day after he heard racial taunts during a game at Fenway Park, Adam Jones received a standing ovation from the Red Sox crowd before his first at-bat of Tuesday night's game.

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CC Sabathia: African-American Players Expect Racism In Boston
When asked about Adam Jones' experience at Fenway Park on Monday night, CC Sabathia said players expect racist taunts in Boston.

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Adam Jones Suffers Racial Taunts At Fenway Park
Adam Jones says he was subjected to a host racist taunts at Fenway Park during the Orioles' game against the Red Sox on Monday night.

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Matt Barnes Gets Four-Game Ban For Throwing At Manny Machado
Matt Barnes has been suspended four games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing a fastball past the head of Manny Machado on Sunday.

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Matt Barnes Ejected For Throwing Pitch Past Manny Machado's Head
Manny Machado had spiked Dustin Pedroia on Friday night sliding into second base.

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Trey Mancini Ties Major League Rookie Home Run Record
Trey Mancini went 3-for-5 with two home runs and four RBIs on Sunday afternoon, continuing a torrid start to his career.

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O's Place Zach Britton On DL with Forearm Soreness
Orioles closer Zach Britton started to feel pain in his forearm after throwing a curveball on Friday.

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Buck Showalter Insists He Wasn't Needling Red Sox With Flu Talk
Buck Showalter says he wasn't trying to get under the skin of the Red Sox by needling them about the contagious flu that has taken over their clubhouse.

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Orioles To Re-Sign Michael Bourn
Michael Bourn will report to extended spring training.

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Dodgers Acquire Joe Gunkel From Orioles
The Dodgers have acquired Joe Gunkel from the Orioles for cash or a player to be named later in return.

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Orioles Release Michael Bourn, Chris Johnson
Michael Bourn used his opt-out clause with the club as they failed to place him on the 40-man roster.

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O's To Start Kevin Gausman Opening Day
Kevin Gausman will start against the Blue Jays in their April 3 opener.

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Britton Not Questioning Showalter Over Wild-Card Loss
Orioles manager Buck Showalter was questioned after not using closer Zach Britton in last season's AL Wild-Card game.

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Michael Bourn Breaks Finger Catching Football
Orioles outfielder Michael Bourn will miss four weeks after injuring himself after Friday's spring training workout.

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Michael Bourn, Orioles Agree To Minor League Deal
Michael Bourn will earn $2 million if he makes the Major League roster, according to a source.

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Chris Tillman, Orioles Have Kept Extension Talks Alive
The Orioles and Chris Tillman have kept the lines of communication open on a contract extension, but talks haven't gotten serious.

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Orioles Sign Chris Johnson To Minor League Deal
Chris Johnson, 32, spent last season with the Marlins.

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Orioles, Kevin Gausman Avoid Arbitration
Kevin Gausman will earn $3.45 million in 2017, up from the midpoint of $3.35 million.

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Caleb Joseph Loses Arbitration Case Against Orioles
Caleb Joseph lost his salary arbitration case against the Orioles after setting Major League records for at-bats and plate appearances in a season with no RBIs.

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