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Orioles CF Jones moves to RF to make room for rookie Mullins

Aug. 10, 2018 6:13 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The reshaping of the Baltimore Orioles took another significant turn Friday when longtime center fielder Adam Jones was moved to right field to make room for rookie Cedric Mullins. Jones has started in center for Baltimore since his arrival in 2008. The 33-year-old played the position well...

Orioles commit 5 errors but win for first time since 1983

Aug. 8, 2018 11:14 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Trey Mancini kept the Baltimore Orioles from beating themselves Wednesday night. Mancini hit a go-ahead two-run double in the ninth inning, and the last-place Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 despite committing five errors, their most in a game in more than 19 years. It was...

Rangers score 10 in first 2 innings, beat Orioles 17-8

Aug. 3, 2018 1:02 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jurickson Profar helped the Texas Rangers get a big win in a matchup of retooling teams, and hand the struggling Baltimore Orioles another low this season. Jurickson Profar hit a three-run home run and a run-scoring single as Texas scored 10 runs during the first two innings,...

Diaz has winning hit as Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-7 in 10

Jul. 20, 2018 11:17 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles could have used Manny Machado's steady infield defense on Friday night. Aledmys Diaz singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays recovered after blowing a three-run lead in the ninth to beat Baltimore 8-7, their fifth straight...

Machado exit could start a trend for underachieving Orioles

Jul. 18, 2018 9:13 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Buried in the AL East cellar and well on their way to a second straight losing season, the Baltimore Orioles enter the so-called second half with this unavoidable realization: It's time to break up the band. The trade of shortstop Manny Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night...

Rua's HR in 7th leads Rangers to 5-4 win over Orioles

Jul. 13, 2018 11:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ryan Rua has struggled over his young career as a pinch hitter for the Texas Rangers. However, he made the most of the opportunity against the free-falling Baltimore Orioles. Rua had a tiebreaking, pinch-hit three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Rangers held on to beat the Orioles...

Gardner, Yankees beat Orioles 10-2 for doubleheader split

Jul. 9, 2018 11:50 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Standing at the plate with a chance to tie the game, Brett Gardner grounded out to seal a galling defeat to the Baltimore Orioles. Given the opportunity for redemption, Gardner and the Yankees cranked up the offense to earn a doubleheader split. Gardner had four hits, homered and drove in...

Gibson strikes out nine as Twins beat Orioles 5-4

Jul. 7, 2018 7:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bobby Wilson helped Kyle Gibson turn around his pitching after a rough first inning. Then, for at least one afternoon, the veteran catcher fixed his own struggles at the plate. Wilson went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, Gibson recovered from a shaky first to throw seven innings, and the Twins...

Pujols, Angels use 5-run 8th inning to rally past O's 6-2

Jun. 30, 2018 8:33 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — On a steamy day that proved too daunting for Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs, 38-year-old Albert Pujols coolly delivered the game's pivotal hit. Pujols' RBI double highlighted a five-run eighth inning, and Los Angeles beat the Orioles 6-2 Saturday to extend Baltimore's latest losing...

Trout HR helps Angels beat Orioles 7-1, ending 6-game skid

Jun. 29, 2018 11:10 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Mike Trout has no interest in merely taking his cuts at the plate, walking back to the dugout and waiting patiently for his next at-bat. The two-time AL MVP wants to be part of the action in the field, too, and his zest for being a two-way player is evident by his numbers when doing so....