Ryan Pollack

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Orioles 2, Angels 3: Doomed by the bullpen

Brian Matusz walked in the go-ahead run as the Orioles fell to the Angels 3-2.

Should the Orioles extend Nelson Cruz?


Nelson Cruz is delighting Orioles fans and other teams' advance scouts. Should the Orioles try to keep him in Baltimore?

A.L. East midseason review: Third base


Manny is hanging in at the hot corner despite missing a month of play.

Weekly Wrap: Machado breaks out


Manny Machado led all of baseball in offense this week.

Orioles 2, Nationals 6: Norris struggles


Bud Norris couldn't deal with the Nationals tonight, but Chris Davis had a mult-hit game! That's something to get excited about.

Weekly Wrap: Brach brings it


The Orioles had an excellent week as Brad Brach, Kevin Gausman, and Nelson Cruz all went above and beyond.

Weekly Wrap: Machado, Webb are key

Manny Machado and Ryan Webb were key to the Orioles this week and Ubaldo Jimenez turned in a fantastic start.


CHW @ BAL: Start a new streak

The Orioles attempt to start a new winning streak against Hector Noesi and the White Sox.

Orioles can't repeat late inning magic, lose 4-2

Miguel Gonzalez put the Orioles in an early hole and the offense wasted some key scoring opportunities as the Orioles lost to the White Sox 4-2.


CHW @ BAL: Rematch

Jose Quintana faces Miguel Gonzalez on the hill for the second time in their careers.

Weekly Wrap: Pearce & Davis boost winning week

Steve Pearce, T.J. McFarland, and Chris Davis kept the O's in the hunt and helped sustain a 5-1 week.


CHW @ BAL: A Sale on Pearce-ings

Ace left Chris Sale takes on okay lefty Wei-Yin Chen.

Orioles 3, Yankees 5: Walks and a walk-off

Ubaldo Jimenez matched his career high with six walks, and Carlos Beltran delivered a walk-off three-run home run to end the Orioles' hopes.

Orioles starters can't fool hitters

Orioles starters all have a below-average O-Swing rate, with Ubaldo Jimenez being the worst of the bunch.

Zach Britton continues to shine


The story this week was the pitching, and Zach Britton did his part.

Loss to Blue Jays earns series split


The Orioles lost 5-2 to the Blue Jays when their offense couldn't break out against J.A. Happ or the Toronto bullpen.


TOR @ BAL: Make the win Happ-en

J.A. Happ faces Chris Tillman, who hopes to put the Orioles in line for a series win.


TOR @ BAL: 13131313

On Friday the 13th, it's all about Manny Machado (#13) and Brett Lawrie (#13).


Game 63: Tillman on the

Brandon Workman faces Chris Tillman tonight in Baltimore.

How to Explain Nelson Cruz Without Mentioning PEDs


Your friend asks you whether Nelson Cruz is back on performance enhancing drugs. How do you respond?

Jones rolls and Markakis, Britton are clutch


Adam Jones was the best hitter in baseball this week, Nick Markakis and Zach Britton came through in the clutch, and Nelson Cruz tried to deke the Athletics.


BOS @ BAL: Norristime

Jake Peavy takes on Bud Norris to start the series.


BAL @ TEX: Hoping for five!

Chris Tillman goes for the sweep and tries to keep the Orioles' winning streak alive.

BAL @ TEX: O's go for four in a row

The Orioles try to push their winning streak to four games, tonight at Texas.

Orioles Weekly Wrap: May 27th - June 2nd


Manny Machado hits a grand slam, Nelson Cruz remains scorching hot, and Steve Pearce gives the team a big boost.

Brewers 8, Orioles 3: Bullpen falters in loss


Nelson Cruz stayed red-hot but the bullpen let the game get away.

Orioles Weekly Wrap: May 20th - May 26th

Chris Davis moved the ground underneath the AL East's feet and Preston Guilmet shut down the Indians in extra innings.

Orioles Weekly Wrap: May 13th - May 19th


What goes up must come down.

Orioles 6, Royals 8: Ubaldo falters


Ubaldo Jimenez walked only one and struck out seven but gave up a crucial three-run homer that led to a loss.

K's don't come easy for Orioles


The Orioles are relying on a different kind of bullpen.

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