Team News: Baltimore Orioles

  • Hess looks to pick up steam in starting role
    After an off-day Thursday, David Hess will take the mound Friday to open up a three-game series in Cleveland. The young righty, who will be opposed by Carlos Carrasco, returned to form his last time out with 5 2/3 innings of three-run ball. First pitch is

  • Orioles' young arms roughed up by Mets
    As the Orioles move closer and closer towards a top pick in the 2019 Draft, all that's left to do this season is evaluate the young assets and take stock of the few whose contracts extend past 2018.

  • Lowther continues to dominate in Minors
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Wednesday.

  • Orioles release Valencia from contract
    Five days after designating him for assignment, the Orioles have released Danny Valencia from his contract. The infielder is now a free agent and can sign with any team.

  • Best August trade in Orioles history
    While the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline rightfully garners the lion's share of attention when it comes to each year's trade season, there have been numerous deals struck during the month of August that have been impactful down the stretch and in subse

  • Jones homers, gifts batting gloves to fan
    Jones homers, gifts batting gloves to fan

  • Davis' go-ahead homer lifts O's to win over Mets
    Chris Davis' tiebreaking, go-ahead home run lifted the Orioles to a win over the Mets on Tuesday at Camden Yards. Andrew Cashner tossed seven strong innings for the O's, who also got homers from Tim Beckham and Adam Jones. Jason Vargas threw six solid fra

  • O's to place Jones on bereavement list
    Adam Jones is expected to leave the team later this week for a death in the family, and the Orioles outfielder will be placed on the bereavement list. Per MLB's rules, the bereavement list gives teams the option of adding an additional player for the thre

  • Inbox: O's have high expectations for Mullins?
    How does Cedric Mullins factor in the Orioles' rebuild? Can anything be done about Chris Davis' contract? Beat reporter Brittany Ghiroli answers those questions and more in the latest Inbox.

  • Each team's jersey number likely to be retired next
    Which active players might end up with their jerseys retired? Who potentially has that immortality in their future? We take a look at the most likely active player to someday have his number retired for every team.

  • Cobb delivers quality, but O's can't solve Sale
    Alex Cobb, who has quietly put together a terrific past month, went seven strong innings in the 4-1 series-sweeping loss at Camden Yards, providing a bright spot in an otherwise forgettable fifth consecutive defeat.

  • Mamie Johnson LL team meets Orioles
    Mamie Johnson LL team meets Orioles

  • Wells impresses for Frederick
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Saturday.

  • O's battle but fall short vs. Sox in DH sweep
    Nights like these will be a regular part of the process. Series like this, against a first-place Red Sox team, will serve as the ultimate barometer for where Baltimore hopes it will be on the other side of at least a three-year rebuild.

  • Roberts, Manfra join Orioles Hall of Fame
    Brian Roberts and longtime radio broadcaster Fred Manfra solidified their spot in Orioles lore on Friday with the official induction of the duo into the Orioles Hall of Fame.

  • O's swap lefty Gilmartin for Hart on roster
    The Orioles swapped lefties prior to Saturday's doubleheader against the Red Sox, purchasing the contract of Sean Gilmartin to take Donnie Hart's roster spot.

  • Improved 2nd-half offense shut down by Price
    For all their shortcomings this season, the last-place Orioles have seen a noticeable uptick in their second-half offense. That is, until David Price on Saturday.

  • Mullins posts record debut, but O's drop slugfest
    The Orioles' outfield shift appears to have arrived. Baltimore selected the contract of switch-hitting center fielder Cedric Mullins, the organization's No. 9 prospect, from Triple-A Norfolk on Friday before the start of its upcoming six-game homestand at

  • The coolest Topps baseball card every year
    The coolest Topps baseball card every year

  • O's growing pains continue in finale vs. Rays
    Baltimore -- which eked out a win Wednesday despite five errors -- watched Thursday as newcomer Cody Carroll couldn't preserve a seventh-inning lead in the series loss to the Rays at Tropicana Field. It marked the third consecutive game the O's have watch

  • See the Orioles Players' Weekend nicknames
    For the second consecutive year, Major Leaguers will put their personalities and passions on the field when Players' Weekend takes center stage during all games from Friday, Aug. 24, through Sunday, Aug. 26.

  • The best MLB Players' Weekend nicknames
    The best MLB Players' Weekend nicknames

  • Mancini hits game-winner as O's survive errors
    Trey Mancini's two-run double in the ninth inning helped the Orioles push past the Rays. Tim Beckham and Adam Jones started the scoring for the O's with solo home runs on back-to-back pitches in the first inning, and Mark Trumbo added his own solo shot in

  • Double-A prospects ready for rebuild pressure
    Prospects on the Bowie Baysox roster discussed the expectations of an Orioles rebuild, solidified by 14 trades thus far in 2018.

  • Jones' trade veto a surprise for 2018 Orioles
    This isn't about what we expected to happen. This is about the things that have surprised or stood out. Some of it is players. Some of it is teams. All in all, it's a reminder that baseball seasons never play out the way we think, and that's the beauty of

  • Cobb quality in return to Trop, but O's fall in 9th
    Alex Cobb pitched seven one-run innings, but a pair of unearned runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and Willy Adames' walk-off homer handed the Orioles a tough 4-3 series-opening loss to the Rays.

  • Castro's pregame routine? Play catch with fans
    In Baltimore, Miguel Castro donates his time to young fans in the stands on a near-daily basis by playing catch during pregame stretch.

  • Rodriguez among hot-starting draftees
    Who from the Draft class of 2018 has gotten off to a good start? Here are 20 draftees who have been particularly impressive.

  • Inbox: Will Trumbo be next O's player dealt?
    Beat reporter Brittany Ghiroli answers Orioles fans' questions about possible late trades and the club's rebuild.

  • Who will still be with Orioles in 2025?
    This week at The Thirty, we flash forward seven years, to 2025, and attempt to predict, for each MLB team, the player most likely to still be playing for their current team in that season.

  • Trumbo's pair of homers, 5 RBIs spark O's
    Mark Trumbo belted a pair of two-run homers and finished with five RBIs, while Jonathan Villar homered as part of a three-hit game in the series finale. Austin Wynns added a three-run jack for the Orioles, who dropped the first three in this four-game set

  • Jones' donation helps LL team reach tourney
    Orioles center fielder sent $8,500 to the Mamie Johnson Little League team in Washington, D.C., to to cover the cost of travel to Bristol, Conn., to play in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament.

  • Bundy strong but O's bats quiet vs. Rangers
    O's starter Dylan Bundy allowed a two-run home run to Joey Gallo in the fourth inning, and it proved to be the difference in Baltimore's 3-1 loss to the Rangers on Saturday night at Globe Life Park.

  • Jones: Playing with Vlad a 'tremendous honor'
    Orioles outfielder Adam Jones recognizes that Vladimir Guerrero is going into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as an Angel, but he still has fond memories of playing with him in Baltimore during Guerrero's last season in 2011.

  • Hess, O's hurt again by HRs in loss to Rangers
    Rookie David Hess made his first start in more than a month on Friday against the Rangers, and back-to-back home runs forced an early exit for him in an 11-3 loss at Globe Life Park.

  • Showalter: Villar 'off to a good start' with O's
    Jonathan Villar, who was acquired from the Brewers on Tuesday, is part of thethree-player package Baltimore received for Jonathan Schoop. He started at second base and was a bright spot, going 2-for-5 with a run scored in Baltimore's 17-8 loss.

  • O's Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Orioles have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Baltimore's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.

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