6:38 AM EDT, Fri July 21, 2017
56 mins ago

Showalter: "You really think the trade rumors will get quieted?" - School of Roch

The question came across as innocent, though it's not always clear when delivered by Orioles manager Buck Showalter. Showalter usually knows the answer and seems to be testing his audience. Maybe that was the intent yesterday afternoon during his pregame...
7 hours ago

Mountcastle on his Double-A debut and move to third base - Steve Melewski

BOWIE, Md. - For Ryan Mountcastle, his first game in the Eastern League could have had a storybook ending. He batted for the Double-A Bowie Baysox in a 6-6 tie in the last of the ninth with runners on first...
8 hours ago

Orioles complete sweep of Rangers with 9-7 win - School of Roch

The Orioles' streak of quality starts ended tonight in the top of the fifth inning. They settled for tacking on another win. Seemed like a better plan. Down by four runs in the middle innings, the Orioles again rode their...
10 hours ago

O's announce unique fan contest leading up to the franchise's 10,000th home run - Orioles Buzz

The Orioles are rapidly approaching their 10,000th home run as a professional ballclub. To date, the Orioles have hit 9,976 regular season home runs, just 24 shy of the mark. To celebrate this impressive upcoming milestone, the Orioles have decided...
10 hours ago

Ryan Mountcastle makes Double-A debut at Bowie - Steve Melewski

BOWIE, Md. - Promoted today from Single-A Frederick here to Double-A Bowie, 20-year-old infielder Ryan Mountcastle is batting fifth and playing third base tonight for the Baysox. Mountcastle played exclusively at shortstop this season for Frederick, where he hit .314/.343/.542...
11 hours ago

Showalter ignoring the standings again - School of Roch

With the Red Sox losing this afternoon, the Orioles already gained a half-game in the division race to leave them 7 ½ back as they get ready to finish their series against the Rangers. They're also 3 ½ behind in...
11 hours ago

O's game blog: Orioles go for four-game sweep of Texas - Steve Melewski

The Orioles started the second half and lost three straight to the Cubs and were outscored 27-11. They've now won three straight from Texas and outscored the Rangers 25-4. Tonight the O's and Texas play the fourth game of this...
13 hours ago

Santander and Flaherty to begin rehab assignments July 27 - School of Roch

The Orioles are skipping batting practice today due to the heat index. They're taking their hitting act indoors. "It didn't make a whole lot of sense," said manager Buck Showalter. "Hoping it clears." The offense already is hot with 25...
15 hours ago

Orioles lineup vs. Rangers - School of Roch

Welington Castillo is behind the plate tonight and Joey Rickard remains in right field, as the Orioles attempt to complete a four-games sweep of the Rangers. Adam Jones' 15 home runs against the Rangers are his highest total against a...
16 hours ago

The Orioles promote prospect Ryan Mountcastle to Double-A - Steve Melewski

The Orioles are moving one of their best prospects up a level and he is moving positions as well. Up to now exclusively a shortstop, 20-year-old infielder Ryan Mountcastle has been promoted from Single-A Frederick to Double-A Bowie and will...
21 hours ago

Notes and quotes after three straight quality starts and wins - Steve Melewski

More notes and quotes after producing three straight quality starts and victories
Jul 20, 2017

Notes on rumors, tonight's game, Joseph and minor matters - School of Roch

The Orioles are doing a lousy impression of a team that's focused on the future. Players hear and read the rumors. They're aware of the vulnerability of their top relievers. They, too, wonder how they can remain competitive if the...
Jul 19, 2017

Adam Jones on three wins: "Shuts up all the trade rumors" - Steve Melewski

Orioles outfielder Adam Jones went 3-for-5 with two RBIs tonight as the Orioles won their third in a row, beating Texas 10-2. Despite these wins, the Orioles (45-49) would need four more consecutive wins just to get back to .500....
Jul 19, 2017

Gausman bounces back, offense blows it open in rout of Texas - Steve Melewski

So this series has been very different. The O's pitching staff got bounced around over the weekend by the Chicago Cubs, but they have turned the tables against Texas. For the second night in a row, the offense joined in...
Jul 19, 2017

Orioles score in double digits again in 10-2 win - School of Roch

If this is how the Orioles are going to respond to trade rumors and the notion that they're sellers, the front office should plant the idea a few days after they break camp. Kevin Gausman turned in the rotation's third...