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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Elieser Hernandez throws a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning in game one of a baseball double-header, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Surprising first-place Marlins stay hot, sweep Orioles

Aug. 5, 2020 11:33 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Don Mattingly feels like he's been working all summer, even though his Miami Marlins have played only six games. And lately, the Marlins manager is making every right move for a gritty team that's overcome a COVID-19 outbreak and a radical roster change to equal the best start in franchise...

Baltimore Orioles' Pedro Severino (28) follows through on a two-run double in front of Boston Red Sox's Kevin Plawecki (25) during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Cobb strong in return to mound, Orioles beat Red Sox 7-2

Jul. 25, 2020 6:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Orioles pitcher Alex Cobb has been waiting a long time to tell his teammates "thank you" following a victory. That wait ended with his first regular-season win in almost two years. Cobb mostly kept the Red Sox off balance on Saturday allowing just four hits and one run while striking out...

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher John Means throws during an intrasquad game at baseball training camp Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Orioles carry only 5 OFs into opener; Means starts on IL

Jul. 23, 2020 1:01 PM EDT

The Orioles' opening day roster includes eight players poised to make their Baltimore debut and only five outfielders, including Dwight Smith Jr., who was reinstated from the injured list after arriving late to camp due to a positive test for COVID-19. Baltimore placed left-hander John Means on the 10-day injured...

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Alex Cobb delivers a pitch to the Washington Nationals during an exhibition baseball game, Monday, July 20, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Orioles face prospect of opening without Means, Smith

Jul. 20, 2020 9:51 PM EDT

The Baltimore Orioles placed outfielder Dwight Smith Jr. on the 10-day injured list Monday, and manager Brandon Hyde isn't sure if left-hander John Means will be able to start the opener at Boston on Friday night. Baltimore will start the season without outfielder Stevie Wilkerson, who fractured a finger on his...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Baltimore Orioles manager Brandon Hyde returns to the dugout after making a pitching changer during a spring training baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Short-handed Orioles continue rebuild in abbreviated season

Jul. 14, 2020 4:21 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles will attempt to navigate an abbreviated baseball season without their most productive player, a severe shortage of outfielders and a precarious starting rotation. On March 12, the same day that the coronavirus outbreak brought spring training to an abrupt halt, rising...