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Baltimore Sun

Roughly Speaking podcast: Celebrating the day Frank Robinson hit a ball out of Memorial Stadium (episode 92)

In this podcast: 3:20: Sun sports columnist Peter Schmuck talks about the Orioles, the team's recent injuries and the value of connective tissue. 19:06: This Sunday, May 8, marks 50 years since Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, in his first season with the Orioles, hit the first-ever home run out of...

School of Roch | MASN Sports

Showalter on injuries, Janish and a tarp controversy - School of Roch

Orioles manager Buck Showalter was waiting this afternoon to gather more information on Zach Britton's throwing session, which took place on flat ground and on the bullpen mound. Showalter noted how Britton's sprained ankle is feeling better today. "He did some things he couldn't do yesterday," Showalter said. "I'll get...

New York Post

MRI-bound A-Rod makes a brutal Yankees loss even uglier

BALTIMORE — It wasn’t enough for the Yankees’ miserable season to continue Tuesday night at Camden Yards with a sixth straight loss. In the fifth inning of a 4-1 defeat to the Orioles, they may have lost Alex Rodriguez with a right hamstring injury. Normally teams don’t fret over missing a 40-year-old designated hitter batting...

New York Post

Yankees face power drain as A-Rod goes on DL

Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday with a strained right hamstring. Rodriguez suffered the injury running out a ground ball during Tuesday night’s 4-1 loss to the Orioles. The 40-year-old slugger leads the team in home runs (five) and is tied for the team lead in RBIs...

School of Roch | MASN Sports

Orioles place J.J. Hardy on 15-day disabled list - School of Roch

The Orioles made their roster move official today, subtracting the undisputed leader of their infield due to injury. J.J. Hardy has been placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to yesterday with a fractured left foot, and the Orioles recalled infielder Ryan Flaherty from Triple-A Norfolk. A CT scan yesterday...

Baltimore Sun

J.J. Hardy out approximately 4-6 weeks with hairline fracture in foot

The Orioles received clarity regarding injuries to two key players on Monday's day off, including word that the club will be without starting shortstop J.J. Hardy for approximately four to six weeks with a hairline fracture in his left foot, according to an industry source. Additional tests on...

School of Roch | MASN Sports

J.J. Hardy on foot injury: "It's definitely frustrating" - School of Roch

Orioles manager Buck Showalter had Manny Machado at third base in his original lineup. They met in his office with the door closed before batting practice, and Machado emerged later as the shortstop. Ryan Flaherty is starting at third base. Machado talked Showalter into making the switch. "I have that...

MASN Sports

Zach Britton with an injury update, hopes to return soon - Steve Melewski

Orioles closer Zach Britton, who left Saturday's game with a sprained left ankle, is hopeful that he can return to pitch during what is left of this homestand. He hopes he can return during the three-game series with the Yankees...

MASN Sports

Andrew Stetka: Injuries likely to test Orioles early in season - Orioles Buzz

Despite a pair of losses over the weekend, the Orioles were able to split a four-game series with one of the hottest teams in baseball. They played a strange back-and-forth affair with the White Sox on Saturday against the red-hot...

School of Roch | MASN Sports

J.J. Hardy going on disabled list with hairline fracture in foot - School of Roch

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy sustained a hairline fracture in his left foot yesterday and is expected to miss six to eight weeks, a harsh blow for a team so reliant on its defense. Hardy was scheduled to undergo a CT scan after X-rays yesterday raised serious concerns within the organization....

MASN Sports

Adam Jones on the injuries: "This is a true test of what a team is all about" - Steve Melewski

The Orioles played today without closer Zach Britton and now they could be missing shortstop J.J. Hardy as well. The last two days, they've lost two games and two important players. For how long, that is uncertain right now. Hardy...

MASN Sports

Hardy to undergo CT scan on foot (and more on O's 7-1 loss) - School of Roch

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy will undergo a CT scan on Monday morning after fouling a ball off his left foot today in a 7-1 loss to the White Sox at Camden Yards. Hardy already had X-rays taken on the foot,...

Tampa Tribune

Rays Notes: Spectacular catch only part of Souza's growth

ST. PETERSBURG -- Just before he left his feet for an all-out dive to catch the line drive hit by the Orioles' Chris Davis during the fourth inning Wednesday, Rays RF Steven Souza Jr. made eye contact with CF Kevin Kiermaier. Kiermaier's return glance told Souza that if anyone

Baltimore Sun

Joe Durham, first African-American player to homer for Orioles, dies at 84

Joseph Vann Durham died Thursday of natural causes at Northwest Hospital Hospice Center. A Randallstown resident, Durham was 84.

MASN Sports

Rickard homers, Tillman deals and Orioles avoid sweep - School of Roch

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - If the Rays were going to keep making all the plays in the field tonight, the logical countermove from the Orioles was to hit a ball into the seats. Baseball really is a simple game. Why...

Tampa Tribune

Rays Notes: Foursome has been lights out in early going

ST. PETERSBURG -- Rays manager Kevin Cash used the same four relievers to close out the first two wins of the series with the Orioles, beginning with LHP Enny Romero and ending with RHP Alex Colome. In between were RHP Erasmo Ramirez, who has emerged as not only the most important piece in

MASN Sports

Chris Tillman with a gem, Joey Rickard with a blast as O's beat Tampa Bay - Steve Melewski

Chris Tillman was dominant. Joey Rickard was clutch. That duo led the Orioles to a much-needed 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays tonight. The Orioles had lost the first two games of the series. The Orioles ended a three-game...

Tampa Tribune

One pitch proves costly as Rays lose to Orioles 3-1

ST. PETERSBURG -- When the pitching rubber becomes a tightrope because the offense just can't generate anything, then all it takes is one poorly located pitch to ruin an otherwise solid night. For Matt Moore, that happened in the fifth inning Wednesday and it cost him and the Rays a ball

MASN Sports

Zach Wilt: Chris Tillman's turnaround hints of bounceback season - Orioles Buzz

The Orioles snapped their three-game losing streak last night with a 3-1 victory at The Trop against the Rays on an Earl Weaver special. Rookie Joey Rickard delivered the much-needed three-run homer in the fifth, while Chris Tillman's impressive start...

Tampa Bay Times

Here's that amazing catch by Rays OF Steven Souza Jr.

Rays RF Steven Souza Jr. made a spectacular running/diving/flying through the air catch in Wednesday's game against the Orioles, earning high praises from his teammates. Manager Kevin Cash provided the ultimate compliment with a …

Tampa Bay Times

Ex-farmhand Rickard homers as Rays lose to Orioles

Joey Rickard's three-run homer carries Baltimore to the win.

Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun

Orioles recap: Chris Tillman fans nine as Birds avoid sweep with 3-1 win over Rays

Chris Tillman had his best start of 2016, tying a career high for strikeouts and allowing two hits in 6 2/3 scoreless innings. Joey Rickard provided all the offense with a three-run homer.

Baltimore Sun

Orioles recap: Rays do just enough against Ubaldo Jimenez to beat Birds, clinch series

Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez gave the Orioles just their fourth quality start in 19 games this season, but one pitch sent the Orioles to their fourth loss in the past five games. Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier hit an 0-2 fastball over the right-field fence for a two-run homer with two outs...

The Ledger

Kiermaier's 2-run homer lifts Rays past Orioles

Kevin Kiermaier hit a two-run homer and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Tampa Bay Times

Rays-Orioles Wednesday preview

Tonight: vs. Orioles 7:10, Tropicana Field TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)

Tampa Tribune

Kiermaier's 2-run homer lifts Rays over Orioles 3-1

ST. PETERSBURG -- Kevin Kiermaier provided the big hit on a night when the Rays had plenty of big moments but little to show for them. Kiermaier's two-run homer in the sixth inning was the difference in a 3-1 victory Tuesday night in front of 10,988 at Tropicana Field. It was the Rays

Tampa Bay Times

For starters: Rays vs. Orioles, looking for a sweep

UPDATE, 4:55: RHP Brad Boxberger threw 25 pitches off the mound in what he considered his first real bullpen session, aiming for a mid-May return from core muscle repair surgery. ...