Aug 14, 2014, 12:02 PM EDT
Orioles rookie Jonathan Schoop homered against the Yankees last night for the second straight game and the 23-year-old infielder has hit .379 with four homers, two doubles, and a 1.262 OPS in nine games versus New York.
Aug 6, 2014, 7:07 AM EDT
Welcome to the Tigers, David Price. Welcome to the big leagues Javier Baez.
Jul 23, 2014, 7:17 AM EDT
Jonathan Lucory hit two homers last night, including the walkoff.
May 27, 2014, 7:11 AM EDT
After a rough start to his big league career, George Springer has sprung.
May 8, 2014, 6:57 AM EDT
Miami: kings of the walkoff win.
May 1, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT
Quite a fall for a guy who was supposedly worth Doug Fister a few short months ago.
Apr 29, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT
Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that the Orioles are expected to activate Manny Machado from the disabled list for tonight’s game in Baltimore, assuming bad weather doesn’t postpone things.
Apr 26, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT
Rain kept Manny Machado from taking the field in his first rehab start, but he collected three hits as the DH for the Frederick Keys.
Apr 25, 2014, 9:34 PM EDT
The Orioles had a scare on Friday night when their power-hitting first baseman left early with an injury.
Apr 19, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado continues to make progress from knee surgery. He played five innings at third base and took four at-bats today in an extended spring training game.
Apr 18, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT
Manny Machado could soon take the next step towards returning to third base for the Orioles.
Apr 12, 2014, 10:13 AM EDT
Orioles third basemen are hitting .189 so far this season.
Apr 11, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT
Last week the Orioles seemed optimistic that J.J. Hardy’s back spasms would be a minor issue, but tonight the shortstop will be out of the lineup for the sixth consecutive game.
Mar 28, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
A couple hours after I posted my Orioles preview in which I mused that the Orioles may keep infielder Jonathan Schoop down on the farm in favor of other options at second base, this comes across the wire: Sources: #Orioles plan on Schoop making team, alternating at second with Lombardozzi and third with Flaherty. —…
Mar 28, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Baltimore Orioles. The Big Question: Is there enough pitching here to get the O’s back to the playoffs? The Orioles…
Mar 15, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT
The Orioles still haven’t ruled out the possibility that third baseman Manny Machado will be ready for Opening Day, but it’s increasingly likely that he will begin the season on the disabled list. Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com reports that Machado has been unable to run for the past five days due to scar tissue in…
Mar 13, 2014, 6:28 PM EDT
We learned last month that the Mets and Rays had been in touch with the Mariners about a trade for infielder Nick Franklin, but CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reports that the Orioles are also interested. Baltimore would be a logical fit for Franklin, as Ryan Flaherty, Jonathan Schoop, Jemile Weeks, and Alexi Casilla are the…
Apr 4, 2013, 6:04 PM EDT
In what one can only hope is a temporary setback for Brian Roberts‘ comeback bid, the Orioles second baseman left Thursday’s game in the ninth inning with a right hamstring injury. Roberts said he felt a pop in his hamstring before diving headfirst into second base in the game against the Rays. He didn’t put…
Apr 1, 2013, 1:50 AM EDT
Bringing back something I used to do each year for fun, here’s a look at the American League Rookie of the Year possibilities, with odds posted for several of the favorites. I’ll follow suit with the National League tomorrow. Please note: Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin is ineligible for Rookie of the Year honors. He spent…
Mar 15, 2013, 11:07 PM EDT
Let’s face it: the World Baseball Classic’s uphill climb as an event worth watching wouldn’t gain any momentum if Team USA ran away with it. That’s why it has to be pretty exciting for MLB to see Puerto Rico advance past the U.S. and join the Dominican Republic, Japan and The Netherlands in the WBC semifinals. While…
Mar 8, 2013, 2:07 AM EDT
Diegomar Markwell pitched six innings of one-run ball and Jonathan Schoop knocked in four runs with a homer and a double as The Netherlands bested Cuba 6-2 in the start of Round 2 WBC play. Markwell surrendered nine hits in his six innings of work, but was aided by five double plays and a botched…
Mar 5, 2013, 2:38 AM EDT
The Kingdom of the Netherlands held on to defeat Australia 4-1 on Tuesday to advance to the Round 2 of the World Baseball Classic. The Dutch know they’re moving on because of a tiebreaker advantage; should Chinese Taipei and Korea both join them at 2-1. Chinese Taipei (2-0) will advance if it beats Korea (1-1)…
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