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Orioles move into third place with 11-3 win over Mariners (quotes added)

SEATTLE - Maybe it was Tim Beckham’s leadoff home run on the first pitch. Or the 11 batters who came to the plate in the second inning. It might have been Manny Machado’s grand slam into the third deck in left field. This wasn’t going to be Yovani Gallardo’s night, and the clues were plentiful. The former Oriole was a popular teammate last summer and ... read more

Bundy will work again on extended rest (O’s lead 11-2)

SEATTLE - Orioles manager Buck Showalter will provide additional rest for Dylan Bundy again by withholding the right-hander’s next start until Aug. 22 or 23 against the Athletics at Camden Yards. Showalter will take advantage of Thursday’s open date on the schedule to tweak the rotation. “Depends on some factors. See how some work days go,” Showalter said. Bundy’s most recent start came Saturday night ... read more

Hardy progressing toward BP as wrist continues to heal

SEATTLE - Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is taking ground balls, throwing and hitting soft toss as he continues his recovery from a fractured right wrist. However, there’s no timetable for an injury rehab assignment and it’s becoming more likely that he remains on the disabled list through the month. Hardy hasn’t suffered any setbacks. It’s just a gradual process that can’t be rushed. “It’s still ... read more

Orioles lineup vs. Mariners

SEATTLE - Caleb Joseph is behind the plate tonight, paired with starter Kevin Gausman for the series opener against the Mariners at Safeco Field. Tim Beckham remains the leadoff hitter. Adam Jones remains in the cleanup spot, with Chris Davis batting seventh. Jones needs one hit to tie Boog Powell for fifth place on the Orioles’ all-time list with 1,574. He’s 7-for-17 with two doubles ... read more

Orioles must get serious in Seattle

SEATTLE - Losing two of three in Anaheim and splitting a four-game series in Oakland is no way for the Orioles to convince the skeptics that they’re legitimate playoff contenders. The West Coast continues to torment them. The Orioles are 2 ½ games behind for the second wild card and 9 ½ out of first place in the American League East because they couldn’t punish ... read more

Orioles lineup vs. Athletics

In 12 games since joining the Orioles, infielder Tim Beckham is batting .531 (26-for-49) with seven doubles, two triples, three home runs and nine RBIs. He continues to lead off as the Orioles conclude their series in Oakland. According to STATS, Beckham is among three players to begin their Orioles career with a hitting streak of 12 games or more, joining David Newhan (15 in ... read more

Mancini’s adjustments at the plate, Beckham’s draft day and more

The Orioles are 3-3 on their road trip as they conclude their series against the Athletics today with Jeremy Hellickson making his third start since the trade. He’s allowed three runs in 13 innings. Kevin Gausman, Wade Miley and Ubaldo Jiménez are the starters for the series in Seattle that begins Monday night. The Mariners are listing Yovani Gallardo, TBD and Marco Gonzalez. I can’t ... read more

Orioles lineup vs. Athletics

Chris Davis remains in the lineup and continues to bat seventh. Tim Beckham stays in the leadoff role as the Orioles continue their four-game series in Oakland. Beckham is 22-for-44 with the Orioles, including four doubles, two triples, three home runs and six RBIs. He’s 6-for-12 in his last three games. Beckham is the first player to begin his Orioles career with an 11-game hitting ... read more