Torres’ 2 HRs, 4 RBIs helps Yankees beat Orioles 8-4
BALTIMORE (AP) — Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees finally put the bat on the ball in a huge way, and the result was a satisfying victory that wrecked the Baltimore Orioles' home...
Hyde gets 1st win as manager, Orioles beat Yankees 5-3
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Hyde stood outside the Baltimore Orioles clubhouse, his uniform and jacket reeking of Budweiser, syrup and a few other liquids. He had wondered what it would feel like to...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have taken a 10-run, first-inning lead over the Baltimore Orioles after hitting four homers before making an out.
The brunt of the Royals' outburst at Camden Yards came against Dylan Bundy, who yielded seven runs without retiring a single batter.
After Jon Jay hit a leadoff single, Jorge Soler, Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez connected in succession.
Baltimore Orioles have much uncertainty in pitching rotation
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles began spring training on Wednesday with 35 pitchers and much uncertainty. Since last season ended, Baltimore shed four of its starters from the 2017 rotation: right-handers Jeremy Hellickson, Ubaldo Jimenez and Chris Tillman and left-hander Wade Miley.
Who'll replace them and slot in behind right-handers Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman in 2018 is a mystery.
Orioles activate closer Zach Britton from DL
BOSTON (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles activated closer Zach Britton from the 10-day disabled list before Tuesday night's game at Boston.
Britton had been out since April 16 with a strained left forearm. The left-hander has converted 54 consecutive save opportunities dating to the end of the 2015 season. Britton went 47 for 47 in save chances last year and was 5 for 5 this season before going on the DL.
Baltimore optioned right-hander Mike Wright to Triple-A Norfolk.
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have added another starting pitcher, acquiring right-hander Alec Asher from the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named or cash.
The trade was made Tuesday, less than a week before opening day.
The 26-year-old Asher was 2-7 with a 5.88 ERA in 12 big league starts for the Phillies in 2015 and 2016. He served an 80-game suspension for steroid use last season, when he went 2-1 with a 2.88 ERA in five starts.