Showalter on Jones’ injury, Borbon’s addition and more

NEW YORK - With center fielder Adam Jones not starting today because of a left hamstring strain, the Orioles added outfielder Julio Borbon, who is starting in center field this afternoon. The Orioles selected Borbon’s contract from Double-A Bowie and optioned pitcher Mike Wright to Triple-A Norfolk, where he will re-enter the Tides rotation in a few days. To get Borbon on the 40-man roster, ... read more

Another look at a rough series opener

NEW YORK - The Orioles are seeing a new-look New York Yankees team this weekend. They have traded Andrew Miller, Aroldis Chapman, Carlos Beltran and Ivan Nova since the last time they faced the Orioles, right after the All-Star break. They also released Alex Rodriguez. But the younger lineup has produced a team that is 10-5 over its past 15 games and 14-9 this month. ... read more

Adam Jones on his injury, other clubhouse quotes after loss

NEW YORK - Well, Manny Machado hit two home runs. Other than that, not a lot went right for the Orioles tonight. This was a disastrous start to a big three-game series in the Bronx, as the O’s got hammered 14-4 by the Yankees. The Orioles certainly could not build on their run of three wins in four games against the Nationals. Tonight they trailed ... read more

Jones leaves with hamstring strain (O’s blown out 14-4)

NEW YORK - Before today’s game, it seemed clear that Orioles manager Buck Showalter was not convinced that center fielder Adam Jones was going to start tonight’s game. That was after Jones was pinch-hit for the in ninth inning last night due to cramping in his hamstring. Tonight, Jones did start, batted once and was removed when the Orioles took the field for the second ... read more

O’s game blog: Yovani Gallardo takes the mound in series opener

NEW YORK - The Orioles are out to break a unique 10-game losing streak tonight, one that dates back to the 2013 season. The Orioles have lost the first game in their last 10 series at Yankee Stadium. So, yes, a win tonight in the series opener would be a welcome end to that strange streak. The Orioles are 5-5 against the Yankees this season, ... read more

Showalter pregame on Adam Jones, the roster move and more

NEW YORK - Orioles center fielder Adam Jones was pinch-hit for in the ninth inning in Washington last night, but he’s in the starting lineup tonight for the series opener against the Yankees in New York. Jones was removed from the game due to cramping in his hamstring, but said after that contest at Nats Park that he would play tonight. When asked today about ... read more

T.J. McFarland on rejoining the Orioles

NEW YORK - With his left knee now sound and his sinker back with its normal movement, left-hander T.J. McFarland rejoins the Orioles’ bullpen today. In the latest shuffling in the Orioles ‘pen today, McFarland was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list. The Orioles also designated right-hander Logan Ondrusek for assignment off the 25-man roster. McFarland, 27, was placed on the 15-day DL on June ... read more

Second-round pick Keegan Akin pitching well for Aberdeen (plus O’s notes)

As the Orioles’ top draft pick in June this year, right-hander Cody Sedlock has gotten a lot of attention, as top picks do. But the Orioles’ second draft pick, left-hander Keegan Akin, has quietly put together a nice run at short-season Single-A Aberdeen. The Orioles selected Akin out of Western Michigan University with the 54th overall selection. He went 7-4 with a 1.82 ERA in ... read more