Dec 20 2017 - Zach Britton LHP Zach Britton ruptured his Achilles tendon during a workout and is expected to be sidelined at least six months, multiple outlets reported on Wednesday. Orioles general manager Dan Duquette confirmed the news to MASN. "We're trying to get our arms around it and it looks like surgery is indicated," Duquette said of the left-hander.
Oct 1 2017 - Trey Mancini LF Trey Mancini went 1-for-4 in Sunday's losss and finished with 158 hits -- tying Cal Ripken for the second most in a season by a Baltimore rookie behind Eddie Murray (173).
Oct 1 2017 - Brad Brach RHP Brad Brach gave up five runs on four hits and walked two in 1/3 inning in Sunday's loss. "It just got away from him," Buck Showalter said. "Brad had another good, solid year for us and I hate to have one of out better pitchers end on that note." Brach finished the season 4-5 with a 2.53 ERA.
Oct 1 2017 - Adam Jones CF Adam Jones missed Sunday's game against the Blue Jays and sat out the final five games of the season to rest his legs after playing 147 games this year.
Oct 1 2017 - Kevin Gausman RHP Kevin Gausman gave up one run on six hits and struck out nine over seven innings but took the loss Sunday and finished 11-12 with a 4.68 ERA this season. "Kevin was really good," Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. "One mistake, got behind in the count. He's gotten better as the year has gone on."
Sep 30 2017 - J.J. Hardy SS J.J. Hardy came up with two hits, and while he's hitting just .219 on the season, Buck Showalter said he's showing how much the Orioles missed in the 88 games he's been sidelined this season.
Sep 30 2017 - Trey Mancini OF Trey Mancini saw his 17-game hit streak come to an end with a 0-for-2 night with two walks. The hit streak is the longest ever by an Orioles rookie and the longest by any rookie in baseball this season, capping an impressive rookie season.
Sep 30 2017 - Pedro Alvarez DH Pedro Alvarez drove in two runs with a single in the eighth inning, ending a 23-inning scoreless streak for the Orioles. Alvarez is batting .313 and had two hits on a night where the Orioles did very little offensively.
Sep 30 2017 - Miguel Castro RHP Miguel Castro made his first major-league start, giving up six hits and three earned runs in 3 1/3 innings. He's only 22 and has pitched well out of the bullpen, and puts himself in consideration for a rotation spot in 2018.
Sep 30 2017 - Trey Mancini OF Trey Mancini had one of Baltimore's four hits, giving him 158 for the season -- that matches Cal Ripken Jr.'s 1982 mark of 158 for second-most ever by an Orioles rookie, topped only by Eddie Murray's 173 in 1977.
Sep 30 2017 - Chris Tillman RHP Chris Tillman gave up three runs in two innings and also walked three batters, seeing his ERA go up to 7.84 as he came in for starter Wade Miley. Tillman gave up only one hit but it was a solo home run to Logan Morrison, with both runners he left on base later scoring.
Sep 30 2017 - Tim Beckham SS Tim Beckham went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in his first return to Tropicana Field since he was traded from the Rays at the trade deadline. He's hit over .300 since coming to Baltimore but has dropped off after a terrific start, much the same way Baltimore has faded in dropping 17 of their last 21 games.
Sep 30 2017 - Wade Miley LHP Wade Miley continues to struggle with his control, walking five batters and giving up four runs in four innings to take his 15th loss of the season. Miley saw his ERA increase to 5.61 in his last outing of a disappointing season.
Sep 28 2017 - Trey Mancini LF Trey Mancini was 2-for-4 with a run on Wednesday at Pittsburgh. His infield single in the second gave him a 16-game hitting streak. He added a single up the middle in the sixth.
Sep 28 2017 - Anthony Santander RF Anthony Santander was 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI on Wednesday at Pittsburgh. "He was impressive tonight," manager Buck Showalter said. "Almost ran down one ball, had a good break on another one. It's more about how he's going to fit in defensively."
Sep 28 2017 - Pedro Alvarez 1B Pedro Alvarez started Wednesday in his first appearance in Pittsburgh -- where he spent six seasons-- since 2015. He was 2-for-4 with a run. In the first, he started an inning-ending 3-6-1 double play. "He's one of the few guys with that type of arm strength," manager Buck Showalter said. When he came to the plate to start the bottom of the second, Alvarez got nice applause, and there was a small tribute on the video screen. "That was pretty cool," he said. "I didn't know what to expect. I thought it was very classy on the Pirates' part. I'm not too much of an emotional guy, but that was pretty cool to get that kind of reception from the organization and the fans." He singled to right that at-bat and later scored.
Sep 28 2017 - Gabriel Ynoa RHP Gabriel Ynoa lasted just three innings Wednesday at Pittsburgh, allowing four runs and five hits -- including two homers -- with three strikeouts and one walk. He had allowed more than three runs in only one of his eight previous appearances (three starts) this season. "A little flat. Not much Christmas to his stuff," Baltimore manager Buck Showalter said. "He was a little flat with everything. Breaking ball was a little sloppy."
Sep 27 2017 - Pedro Alvarez INF Pedro Alvarez made his first trip back to Pittsburgh since 2015 on Tuesday. Alvarez hit .236 with 131 home runs and 401 RBIs in six seasons with the Pirates from 2010-15. He did not appear in the game.
Sep 27 2017 - Adam Jones Orioles OF Adam Jones did not play Tuesday because of leg soreness. He left Baltimore's 9-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday after 1-for-2 with two RBIs. OF Anthony Santander entered the lineup with Jones out.
Sep 27 2017 - Kevin Gausman RHP Kevin Gausman (11-11) allowed six runs on five hits with five strikeouts and two walks in four innings pitched. He pitched eight scoreless innings against the Boston Red Sox his last time out Sept. 19.
Sep 27 2017 - Anthony Santander OF Anthony Santander, one of five Orioles to get one hit Wednesday, replaced OF Adam Jones in the lineup Tuesday. He was 1-for-3 with one strikeout. Baltimore did not have a batter with more than one hit.
Sep 26 2017 - Christian Walker 1B Christian Walker was 0-for-3 with a walk and a fielding error in his first start of the season, when 1B Paul Goldschmidt was given the day after Arizona clinched home field advantage in the wild card game with a victory Sunday. It was his first start since being used as the DH for Baltimore on Sept. 25, 2015. Walker was the Pacific Coast League MVP this season.
Sep 25 2017 - Chris Tillman RHP Chris Tillman was the surprise starter for Sunday's home finale. Tillman was called upon when RHP Dylan Bundy sustained a left hamstring strain while warming up. Tillman, who has struggled all season long, had problems again, giving up four runs on six hits in four innings but got a no-decision in Baltimore's win. He has not won since his first start -- this was Tillman's 19th -- although the veteran pitched well in his final two innings. "I thought there was a pretty good chance I'd pitch today, whether it'd be late or (early)," Tillman said. "I wasn't expecting to start by any means, but I had a pretty good idea I was gonna pitch today, so I was ready."
Sep 25 2017 - Adam Jones CF Adam Jones helped early and then had to leave the game Sunday. He hit a two-run single in a four-run first and then was replaced by OF Joey Rickard in the fourth. The Orioles said Jones came out due to general leg soreness, which has been a problem for him in recent days.
Sep 25 2017 - Chance Sisco C Chance Sisco continues hitting in his early days in the majors. He came into the Sunday game 3-for-4 since being called up from Triple-A Norfolk and went 1-for-4, including his second homer, a two-run shot that gave Baltimore an 8-4 lead in the sixth en route to a 9-4 win over the Rays. "I'm just trying to barrel the ball," Sisco said. "I'm not looking to hit home runs. I've never done that in my life. If the ball goes over the fence, it does."