Asher replacing Ubaldo in Orioles' rotation

Ubaldo Jimenez has allowed 15 earned runs in his last three starts, provoking Showalter and the Orioles to send him to the bullpen and swap Alec Asher in as Sunday's starter against the Astros at Minute Maid Park.
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25 minutes ago

More on Asher and Jiménez, plus injury updates - School of Roch

HOUSTON - Ubaldo Jiménez is moving to the bullpen beginning tonight, as the Orioles shake up their rotation by inserting Alec Asher for Sunday's series finale against the Astros. Manager Buck Showalter said his decision was made Wednesday while Asher worked two scoreless innings on 24 pitches. He just wasn't ... Read More
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Asher replacing Jiménez as Sunday starter - School of Roch

HOUSTON - The Orioles are listing Alec Asher as Sunday's starter against the Astros. Asher is closing out the series. Whether the Orioles remain open to giving Ubaldo Jiménez another opportunity is unknown at the present time. Asher is 1-2 with a 2.17 ERA and 1.069 WHIP in 29 innings ... Read More
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Orioles and Astros lineups - School of Roch

HOUSTON - Hyun Soo Kim returns to the Orioles lineup tonight for the opener of a three-game series against the Astros. He's playing left field and batting seventh. Because the Orioles have been regularly facing left-handed pitchers, Kim has found playing time hard to come by. Kim's last start came ... Read More
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Dylan Bundy still pitching exceptionally well for the Baltimore Orioles

Orioles’ starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has had a tremendous 2017 season thus far. After starting the season with multiple quality starts, the 24-year old has continued to pitch exceptionally well. Bundy is a young pitcher who could be a key starter in Baltimore for many years and is having his best season to date. Currently, Bundy has a 5-3 record with a 2.92 ERA and his WAR (wins...
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Jerad Eickhoff, Wade Miley among best fantasy streaming options this weekend

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8 hours ago

Step-Up Time: Kevin Gausman Edition

Ubaldo Jimenez is the latest Orioles starter to be (rightly) ridiculed after yet another underwhelming outing. Chris Tillman wasn't very good either on Wednesday, allowing four runs in five innings of work, but at least he actually made it through five innings. Jimenez has only done that three times in eight starts. That's bad!Kevin Gausman gets the ball tonight in Houston, and here...
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12 hours ago

WATCH: Buck Showalter on the Orioles' loss to the Twins

Buck Showalter discusses the Orioles' loss to the Twins and the team's current slump.
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WATCH: Orioles discuss the significance of their jersey numbers

Chris Davis, J.J. Hardy, Mark Trumbo, Manny Machado, Caleb Joseph, Joey Rickard and Adam Jones talk about why they wear their particular jersey numbers.
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WATCH: Orioles discuss their loss to the Twins

Dylan Bundy, Buck Showalter and Trey Mancini discuss the missing offense in the Orioles' 2-0 loss to the Twins.
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For Baltimore Orioles it’s never a sprint

In every baseball season, there comes a point where you have to remind yourself of the adage that this game “is a marathon and not a sprint”. Some teams start out hot while others take time to warm up, and it is inevitable that whatever team you cheer for will have hot streaks as well as dry streaks. The hope is that your teams’ hot streaks out weigh the bad. As for Orioles...
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Box Score 5/23: Preds, Warriors move on to respective Finals

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here. Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting for a tough night of Pens-Sens and Cavs-Celtics. Happy birthday today to Carolyn Moos, Gary Roberts and Buck Showalter. On this date in 1984 Tigers won their 16th straight road game. Daily brain workout...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Jones opens up about incident at Fenway

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones took to The Players’ Tribune on Friday to open up about the ugly incident at Fenway Park earlier this season that saw him be subjected to racist taunts from Boston Red Sox fans. It was a situation that tugged at the core of MLB itself. Commissioner Rob Manfred covered the incident itself in detail. And the Red Sox themselves made sure to...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Jones pens thoughtful essay about Fenway incident

Adam Jones has penned a thoughtful and compelling essay entitled “Hate” for The Players’ Tribune in which he addresses the incident on May 1 at Fenway Park when he was subjected to racial slurs and had a bag of peanuts thrown at him.Instead of focusing solely on the troubling incident from his perspective, the Baltimore Orioles outfielder instead addresses how disappointing...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Orioles pay respects to Brooks Robinson on his 80th birthday

The Baltimore Orioles celebrated legendary third baseman Brooks Robinson’s 80th birthday the only way they knew how…by singing the well-known song. Adam Jones and Manager Buck Showalter gave an intro wishing the 18-time All-Star health and happiness followed by the tune.“You mean more to this franchise than you know,” explained Jones.Robinson spent his entire 23-year career...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Curt Schilling doubles down, says Adam Jones is lying

Curt Schilling has doubled-down on his accusation that Adam Jones is lying about an incident earlier this month at Fenway Park, during which the Baltimore Orioles outfielder was subjected to racist taunts and had a bag of peanuts thrown at him.In the wake of Jones alluding to Schilling’s original, inflammatory statements in an interview this week with Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado struggling in 2017

Manny Machado is one of the elite players in the MLB. He is notably one of the best defensive players, routinely making plays at third base that cause baseball fans to shake their heads in disbelief. Machado’s career batting average is .281, but he is currently hitting .221 roughly six weeks into the 2017 season. Machado’s offense is not the only aspect of his game that is not...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper is back to his 2015 self — or maybe even better

On Sunday, the Washington Nationals played a double-header against the Philadelphia Phillies. In the first game, Bryce Harper went 2-for-4 and launched his 12th home run of the year. In the second game, he went 3-for-4 with a single, a double and two RBIs. That performance came a day after he whacked his second walk-off long ball of the season.It was just another weekend for the...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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