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  1. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 15, 2014, 6:11 AM EDT

    Orioles celebrate

    Against all odds, the Orioles are poised to clinch their first AL East title in seventeen years.

  2. Caleb Joseph has homered in five consecutive games

    Aug 9, 2014, 7:46 PM EDT

    Caleb Joseph

    Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph has homered in five consecutive games. If he does it again tomorrow, he’ll tie the major league record.

  3. Where have all the superstar left-handed hitters gone?

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Robinson Cano

    Last night’s Home Run Derby included just one left-handed hitter (Justin Morneau) among the eight contestants and tonight’s All-Star game will feature only two left-handed hitters (Chase Utley, Robinson Cano) among the 18 starters.

  4. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Find out who’s on the roster for each league in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.

  5. American League All-Star voting update: The A’s may finally get a fan-elected starter

    Jun 23, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

    2014 All-Star Game logo

    Donaldson leads at his position and Norris and Cespedes are knocking on the door.

  6. Matt Wieters undergoes Tommy John surgery

    Jun 17, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT

    matt wieters getty

    The Orioles announced Tuesday — via MASN’s Roch Kubatko — that catcher Matt Wieters underwent Tommy John surgery on his injured right elbow in Florida. Dr. James Andrews replaced a ligament in Wieters’ elbow, shaved down a bone spur, and transposed a nerve in a procedure that took about 30 minutes.

  7. AL All-Star voting update: Derek Jeter still has a battle on his hands at shortstop

    Jun 16, 2014, 9:49 PM EDT

    2014 All-Star Game logo

    There aren’t any significant changes in the American League All-Star balloting from last week, but tonight’s update shows that there are still quite a few positions up for grabs. Shortstop is one of them.

  8. Matt Wieters needs Tommy John surgery

    Jun 16, 2014, 5:28 PM EDT

    Pittsburgh Pirates v Baltimore Orioles - Game Two

    Reports last week suggested that the Orioles were expecting the worst with Matt Wieters’ elbow injury and sure enough the team just announced that the catcher will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery.

  9. Season-ending surgery looking more likely for Matt Wieters

    Jun 9, 2014, 3:28 PM EDT

    wieters getty

    Two bits of bad news and one bit of neutral news is not exactly reason for optimism.

  10. Matt Wieters will test his injured elbow Friday

    May 29, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT

    Matt Wieters Getty

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters is scheduled to play catch Friday for the first time since Dr. James Andrews shut him down from throwing after examining his injured elbow.

  11. Orioles acquire Nick Hundley from Padres for Troy Patton

    May 24, 2014, 12:41 PM EDT

    Nick Hundley

    The Orioles have secured some Matt Wieters insurance.

  12. Orioles have no timetable yet for Matt Wieters’ return

    May 22, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Pittsburgh Pirates v Baltimore Orioles - Game Two

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters won’t be ready to come off the disabled list when eligible on May 26 and Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com reports that there’s still no timetable for his return from an elbow injury that may eventually require surgery.

  13. Matt Wieters won’t come off of the DL when eligible on May 26

    May 18, 2014, 6:40 PM EDT

    Pittsburgh Pirates v Baltimore Orioles - Game Two

    Matt Wieters has been dealing with a sore elbow. After receiving a platelet-rich plasma injection, he’ll take a little while longer to come off of the disabled list.

  14. Chris Davis back in Orioles’ lineup Sunday after missing 15 days with a strained left oblique

    May 11, 2014, 12:42 PM EDT

    chris davis orioles getty

    Orioles slugger Chris Davis is back in Baltimore’s starting lineup on Sunday afternoon against the Astros after spending the minimum 15 days on the disabled list with a left oblique strain. He is batting third and starting at first base as the O’s try to finish off a three-game sweep of the visiting Astros.

  15. Orioles looking for back-up catcher; listening to offers on Troy Patton

    May 10, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

    Troy Patton

    The Orioles are taking offers on lefty reliever Troy Patton and may use him to land a back-up catcher while Matt Wieters deals with an elbow issue.

  16. Matt Wieters back in lineup as DH on Thursday

    May 8, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT

    Matt Wieters Getty

    Matt Wieters will return to the Orioles’ lineup as the designated hitter as he nurses soreness in his right elbow.

  17. Phew: Matt Wieters doesn’t need elbow surgery

    May 7, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT

    Matt Wieters

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters had his sore elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews and for once the news is actually good: Dr. Andrews reviewed his MRI exam and determined that Wieters does not need surgery.

  18. Matt Wieters to visit Dr. James Andrews for sore elbow

    May 6, 2014, 7:29 PM EDT

    wieters getty

    Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that Matt Wieters is scheduled to visit Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday for an examination of his right elbow, which has been giving him problems since last week. The worst-case scenario, as Passan notes, would be a torn UCL and season-ending Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery.

  19. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    May 2, 2014, 6:29 AM EDT

    Roenis Elias

    Let’s play two! Three times! And let’s have a sweep in all three of them!

  20. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 15, 2014, 6:34 AM EDT

    Dan Uggla

    The Braves-Phillies game was GONZO with a capital X. In no small part because Dan Uggla was the hero.

  21. Baseball’s last undefeated team fell on Sunday

    Apr 6, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

    justin verlander tigers logo getty

    Unfortunately, there will NOT be a 162-0 team this season.

  22. Orioles and Matt Wieters agree to one-year, $7.7 million deal to avoid arbitration

    Feb 6, 2014, 8:58 PM EDT

    Matt Wieters AP

    The Orioles and catcher Matt Wieters have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $7.7 million contract, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Wieters requested $8.75 million and was offered $6.5 million from the Orioles when arbitration figures were exchanged last month, so the two sides settled for just above the midpoint. Many have speculated…

  23. 40 players exchange figures with their clubs following today’s deadline

    Jan 17, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Atlanta Braves

    There was a flurry of arbitration-related news today as players and teams scurried to reach agreements prior to the noon central deadline earlier. 39 players did not reach an agreement with their respective teams, and as such, they have exchanged salary figures with their clubs. Of note, Braves closer Craig Kimbrel filed for $9 million,…

  24. Orioles will tender contracts to all of their arbitration-eligible players

    Nov 25, 2013, 9:57 PM EDT

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    MLB teams have until December 2 to decide whether to tender contracts to their arbitration-eligible players, but there won’t be any intrigue with the Orioles. According to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette confirmed this evening that the club plans to tender contracts to all nine players in question.…

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