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Orioles fire Showalter, Duquette after dismal 47-115 season

Oct. 3, 2018 9:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles will continue their rebuilding project without manager Buck Showalter and executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who were fired Wednesday after the team finished with the worst record in the major leagues. With Duquette procuring the talent and...

Showalter fired as Orioles manager after 115-loss season

Oct. 3, 2018 5:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Buck Showalter has been fired as manager of the Orioles, who made three playoff appearances under his guidance but this year staggered through the worst season since the team moved to Baltimore in 1954. Showalter confirmed the dismissal Wednesday in a text message to The Associated Press....

After 115 losses, Orioles enter offseason of uncertainty

Oct. 1, 2018 6:02 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A season filled with losses and farewells ended for the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday with an informal sendoff for five-time All-Star Adam Jones, another veteran who seemingly has no place on a rebuilding team in the process of a major reboot. Although the endless string of defeats has...

Jones, Showalter preside over Orioles' 4-0 win over Astros

Sep. 30, 2018 7:25 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Adam Jones began the season by hitting a game-winning home run in the 11th inning. He ended it by walking off the field to a standing ovation. In between opening day and the season finale, there was a whole lot of anguish for Jones and the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles closed out a trying...

LEADING OFF: Final-day drama to decide 2 titles, Yelich push

Sep. 30, 2018 2:31 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: PLAYOFF PUSH The last scheduled day of the regular season will see all 15 games begin within 15 minutes of each other — a perfect setup to settle a pair of NL division races. The Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers are tied atop the NL Central going into...

LEADING OFF: Final-day drama to decide 2 titles, Yelich push

Sep. 30, 2018 12:33 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: PLAYOFF PUSH The last scheduled day of the regular season will see all 15 games begin within 15 minutes of each other — a perfect setup to settle a pair of NL division races. The Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers are tied atop the NL Central going...

Verlander helps Astros roll to doubleheader sweep of Orioles

Sep. 29, 2018 11:27 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Houston Astros will head into the playoffs coming off the best regular season in franchise history and with an ageless right-hander who's gunning for his second AL Cy Young Award. Justin Verlander struck out 10 in the opener of a doubleheader, and the Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles...

After 11 years with Orioles, Jones faces uncertain future

Sep. 29, 2018 4:48 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Adam Jones has done a wonderful job on and off the field during his 11 years with the Baltimore Orioles. The five-time All-Star ranks high on many of the team's career batting lists and has become an integral part of the community. But his future with the organization remains in doubt, so...

Cole tunes up for playoffs, helps Astros beat Orioles 2-1

Sep. 28, 2018 10:49 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Gerrit Cole knows the 2018 season will ultimately be judged on how he performs in the playoffs. So for at least a week, the Houston Astros right-hander will savor what he accomplished from April through September. Cole went over 200 innings with a sharp outing against the Baltimore...

After club-record 112th loss, Orioles beat Red Sox for split

Sep. 27, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Now that he's rebuilt his pitch count, Chris Sale has to fix his mechanics before his next start in the AL Division Series. Sale struck out eight over 4 2/3 innings in his final tuneup before the Baltimore Orioles salvaged a split of Wednesday's day-night doubleheader with a 10-3 victory over...