11:39 AM EDT, Mon June 17, 2019
4 hours ago

Orioles reset: How the 40-man roster situation is making this season harder than it should be

There's a lot about the Orioles' competitiveness during this rebuilding process that's frustrating outside of the day-in, day-out results, from the pitching issues to the lack of execution in the field that exacerbates them. One problem, however, is completely out of control of the people who are...
11 hours ago

Ravens DT Michael Pierce says he 'mismanaged' offseason workouts before minicamp

After being pulled from practice at mandatory minicamp last week over health concerns, Ravens defensive nose tackle Michael Pierce said Friday that he blames himself. In an interview with Alabama’s WNSP (105.5 FM), Pierce said he “mismanaged” his offseason workouts. “Throughout the offseason, I...
17 hours ago

Orioles' rally in ninth wasted in 8-6 loss to Red Sox in 10 innings, club's fifth straight defeat

Just as quickly as the Orioles looked like improbable winners on Father's Day at Camden Yards, their lead disappeared. By the end of a 8-6, 10-inning loss to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, it was hard to believe they were ever in a position to win at all. Trailing 2-1 on an afternoon of missed opportunities...
20 hours ago

Orioles manager Brandon Hyde ejected after Orioles lose run on interference call

Orioles manager Brandon Hyde was ejected after a judgement call by the umpiring crew took a run off the board in the fourth inning of Sunday’s Father’s Day matinee with the Boston Red Sox. Trailing 2-1 after a two-run fourth inning from Boston, the Orioles responded with a pair of singles from...
22 hours ago

On eve of demotion anniversary, Chance Sisco feeling comfortable with Orioles

On June 17, 2018, Chance Sisco was in the Orioles’ starting lineup, got scratched from it with an illness and then was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. Sunday, a day before the anniversary of that demotion, Sisco was out of the Orioles’ starting lineup against Boston Red Sox left-hander Brian Johnson...
Jun 16, 2019

Orioles on deck: Pitching matchup and how to watch Sunday's game vs. Red Sox

Orioles (21-49) vs. Red Sox (38-34) Where: Camden Yards First pitch: 1:05 p.m. TV/Radio: MASN/105.7 The Fan Starting pitchers: Orioles LHP John Means (6-4, 2.60 ERA) vs. Red Sox LHP Brian Johnson (1-0, 12.71 ERA)
Jun 16, 2019

This week in Baltimore sports history: Orioles great Cal Ripken Jr. announces retirement

June 19, 2001: “It’s been a great run,” Cal Ripken Jr. says at a news conference announcing his retirement at season’s end. Ripken, 40, a 19-time All Star, is batting .207 for the Orioles in his 21st year with the team. June 21, 1983: Gary Roenicke hits two two-run home runs as the Orioles defeat...
Jun 16, 2019

Brandon Hyde copes with challenges of being a father and father figure in first season as Orioles manager

When Brandon Hyde the family man ponders the personal significance of Father’s Day, the first thing he wants you to know is he had a terrific role model. His dad rarely missed a ballgame or an opportunity to help his budding young baseball star pursue his major league dream. Barry Hyde was always...
Jun 15, 2019

Orioles' Brandon Hyde lays into sloppy team: 'They need to start appreciating the opportunity that they're getting'

Under manager Brandon Hyde, the major league representative of a franchise focused on the future, the Orioles have had one true mandate this season: compete for nine innings and make the plays you're supposed to make. And if that happens, they can live with whatever results come. After a pair of...
Jun 15, 2019

Dylan Bundy solid again, but Red Sox ace Chris Sale is too much for Orioles in 7-2 Boston win

It probably didn’t matter how well Dylan Bundy pitched Saturday. When Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale is on his game, anyone starting against him has to be better than good. Bundy was very good for five innings. He allowed just four hits and equaled his season high with eight strikeouts. But the...
Jun 15, 2019

Orioles prospect Yusniel Diaz's homers highlight progress at plate; Hyde shuffles rotation

Yusniel Diaz is 11 months removed from the trade that made him the Orioles' top prospect and the man who would represent their haul in the trade of Manny Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers, a responsibility he understood from the moment it happened. He's still at Double-A Bowie, and with a home...
Jun 15, 2019

Orioles on deck: Pitching matchup and how to watch Saturday's game vs. Red Sox

Orioles (21-48) vs. Red Sox (37-34) Where: Camden Yards First pitch: 4:05 p.m. TV/Radio: MASN/105.7 The Fan Starting pitchers: Orioles RHP Dylan Bundy (3-7, 4.50 ERA) vs. Red Sox LHP Chris Sale (2-7, 3.52 ERA)
Jun 15, 2019

Orioles' Dylan Bundy reflects on changes to his pitch mix: 'You have to see it to believe it'

It's a minor distinction that doesn't exactly change what has happened for Orioles starter Dylan Bundy over the past month-plus. But since the beginning of May, he's rediscovered his form and pitched as well as at any point in the past year. Seeing his fastball velocity dip and the effectiveness...
Jun 14, 2019

Red Sox hit six homers, blast Orioles, 13-2, to open series

The Orioles sent three pitchers to the Camden Yards mound Friday, two they acquired last season in trades in hopes of building for their future. They signed the other in April in hopes of potentially flipping him for talent, too. The Boston Red Sox tagged each of them for multiple runs in cruising...
Jun 14, 2019

Orioles prospect Hunter Harvey making first ever relief appearance to control innings, try out new role

Orioles pitching prospect Hunter Harvey, who hasn't stayed healthy this deep into a season since 2014, moved to a bullpen role beginning Friday night at Double-A Bowie. The change was made to keep his innings under control and possibly give him another path to the majors. Harvey, the Orioles' 2013...