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Adam Jones went 2-for-4 with a pair of two-run homers in Monday's 4-2 win against the Angels.

Jones' first inning shot off Matt Shoemaker plated Nick Markakis and put the Orioles on top 2-0. Five frames later, deja vu, only this time Jones was even more emphatic, pulverizing the ball 443 feet over the left center wall to give Baltimore a 4-2 lead it wouldn't relinquish. Jones has two homers and nine RBI over his last three games. His slash line is up to a healthy .300/.325/.500, and the outfielder is on pace for 31 homers and 104 RBI.
Jul 22 - 1:27 AM

Zach Britton worked a scoreless ninth inning on Monday to earn save No. 17 as the Orioles emerged victorious against the Angels.

Britton has worked a pair of perfect appearances since blowing the save and taking the loss by allowing three runs without retiring a batter Friday against the A's. Since June 21, those three runs are the only runs he's yielded. He's given up runs in only three of 34 appearances since the start of May. Britton boasts a stellar 1.81 ERA and 0.95 WHIP.
Jul 22 - 1:22 AM

In his return to the rotation, Bud Norris allowed two earned runs over 6 2/3 innings Monday against the Angels.

Demoted prior to the All-Star break to keep him on a regular pitching schedule, Norris walked two and allowed eight hits, but he also struck out eight. The right-hander struggled in his one-start sojourn in Double-A, so it was nice to see a quick return to form at the game's highest level. Norris (8-6, 3.78 ERA) stays out West next time around, taking on the Mariners this weekend in Seattle.
Jul 22 - 1:18 AM

Orioles optioned C Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk.

The O's carried three catchers for a while when they only needed four starters, but Bud Norris will rejoin the rotation Monday. Clevenger has hit .240/.296/.373 across 26 games for Baltimore this season.
Jul 21 - 7:10 PM

Orioles recalled RHP Bud Norris from Double-A Bowie.

Norris was sent down prior to the All-Star break in order to keep pitching. He'll make his return to the Orioles' rotation on Monday against the Angels. Norris holds a 3.96 ERA and 1.19 WHIP over 15 starts this season.
Jul 21 - 7:08 PM

Miguel Gonzalez will return to the Orioles' starting rotation on Tuesday against the Angels.

Gonzalez was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk before the All-Star break so that he could get in work during the long layoff. He has a 4.04 ERA and 1.45 WHIP on the season and isn't a good fantasy play against the Halos.
Jul 21 - 3:29 PM

Ubaldo Jimenez (ankle) has been scratched from a scheduled Wednesday rehab start.

Jimenez felt some lingering discomfort in his sprained right ankle Sunday while attempting to throw a bullpen session. "I’m not where I should be to be able to go into a game," the right-hander told reporters. "I’ll throw another bullpen and go from there." Ubaldo, who has a rough 4.52 ERA and 1.54 WHIP in his first year with Baltimore, can now be ruled out until August.
Jul 21 - 9:43 AM

Kevin Gausman left Sunday's start against the Athletics after facing one batter in the fifth inning, allowing five runs over four innings in a loss.

The A's had Gausman's number on Sunday afternoon, piling up nine hits and a pair of walks. Gausman also struck out six. The right-hander, who has been up and down a few times for the Orioles this season, now has a 4.04 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, and a 32/15 K/BB ratio. Gausman will try to pick up his fifth win on Friday night in Seattle against the Mariners.
Jul 20 - 8:07 PM

Orioles first base prospect Christian Walker went 3-for-3 with a double and a walk for Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday.

Walker went 1-for-1 with a double and a walk against Twins pitching prospect Trevor May, and has gone 4-for-9 with four walks and a double in his first three games in the International League. He is unlikely to see the major leagues until rosters expand in September, and should be in the mix for time at 1B/DH for the Orioles in 2015.
Jul 20 - 10:52 AM

Adam Jones filled up the box score on Saturday, going 2-for-4 with a homer, five RBI and two steals in the Orioles' 8-4 defeat of the A's.

Jones is the first player since the Pirates' Matt Lawton in 2005 with five RBI and two steals in the same game. Obviously, it helped a bunch that leadoff man Nick Markakis had four hits and No. 2 hitter Steve Pearce had three hits and a walk ahead of Jones in the third spot, but Jones got the steals on his own. It was the third two-steal game of his career.
Jul 20 - 12:43 AM

Chris Davis had a solo homer and an RBI double versus the A's on Saturday night.

The solo shot came off old friend Jim Johnson in the ninth. It was just Davis's second multihit game in five weeks. He's currently batting .204, but he should only get better.
Jul 20 - 12:34 AM

Nick Markakis went 4-for-5 with two runs scored from the leadoff spot Saturday against the A's.

Markakis hasn't been particularly valuable for fantasy purposes, but he's given the Orioles a nice .355 OBP while mostly hitting this year. He and Steve Pearce were both on base four times ahead of Adam Jones and Nelson Cruz in the order tonight.
Jul 20 - 12:32 AM

Steve Johnson (shoulder) will return to the rotation at Triple-A Norfolk on Wednesday.

Johnson has been shut down due to tendinitis in his pitching shoulder. He'll provide rotational depth and could become an option in the second half for the Orioles.
Jul 19 - 12:23 PM

Orioles right-handed pitching prospect Hunter Harvey struck out eight batters over five innings for Low-A Delmarva on Friday, scattering two doubles and a hit batsman to allow one run.

Harvey threw 50 of his 71 pitches for strikes (70.4 percent) after not pitching for nearly two weeks. The Orioles have begun more actively managing Harvey's workload, as the 82 2/3 innings are likely the most he has ever thrown in a single year. Harvey will spend the rest of the season in Delmarva, then open 2015 with High-A Frederick. He could see time with the Orioles as soon as late-2016, with 2017 being the most likely.
Jul 19 - 11:25 AM

Zach Britton took a blown save and a loss after giving up three runs without retiring a batter Friday against the A's.

The first two-thirds of it was a total fluke; Yoenis Cespedes hit a little roller down the third-base line too slow for Manny Machado to make a play on and Brandon Moss broke his bat on a bloop single into right. The three-run homer than Josh Donaldson hit was more convincing, but on another night, that might have come with two out and the bases empty. The rare misstep ends a streak of 10 straight scoreless appearances from Britton. He's given up runs in three of 32 appearances since the beginning of May.
Jul 19 - 12:53 AM


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