Miley magnificent in 6-1 win (with Showalter quotes)

The Orioles dispensed with the late-inning drama tonight. No comebacks, no walk-offs, just an early lead that steadily grew. Sort of like the legend of Trey Mancini. And Wade Miley’s approval rating. Mancini homered for the third time in three major league starts, Miley came within an out of his second complete-game shutout of the season and the Orioles defeated the Diamondbacks 6-1 before 40,610 ... read more

Showalter on Trumbo: “He’s got an interesting future” (O’s up 6-0)

The Orioles are tied with the Tigers for the second wild card and can reclaim sole possession with a win tonight. Mark Trumbo has hit the game-winning home run in three of the Orioles’ last four victories, including last night’s walk-off in the 12th inning. The surge began with his shot off Rick Porcello in a 1-0 win on Sept. 14 at Fenway Park. Trumbo ... read more

Gausman getting Tuesday night start in Toronto

Kevin Gausman felt good after throwing a bullpen session this afternoon and is expected to start for the Orioles Tuesday night in Toronto. Gausman will open the three-game series as long as there’s no discomfort in his oblique. “I think it was more of a cramp maybe,” Gausman said. “Just a little bit of a tweak. But feel fine a couple days later, so ...” ... read more

Orioles and Diamondbacks lineups

Trey Mancini is making his third major league start tonight, again serving as the designated hitter as the Orioles attempt to clinch a series win against the Diamondbacks at Camden Yards. Chris Davis is batting second. Drew Stubbs is in left field and batting ninth. For the Orioles Adam Jones CF Chris Davis 1B Manny Machado 3B Mark Trumbo RF Trey Mancini DH Jonathan Schoop ... read more

Miley vs. Ray tonight at Camden Yards

Can Trey Mancini hit a home run in his first three major league games? Will his mother hug the entire lower bowl? We’ll find out tonight because Mancini figures to be in the lineup against Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray. Mancini’s father wasn’t able to attend the games earlier this week, but he arrived in town and will have a good seat for it. Mark Trumbo ... read more

About last night ...

If the Orioles make it into the playoffs, and they still have a steep hill to climb, they can point to last night’s 12-inning win as the launching point. They looked like a team headed to its fifth straight loss. I was tracking the Tigers game on my laptop and knew they were about to move 1 1/2 games ahead of the Orioles for the ... read more

Wrapping up a 3-2 12-inning win

The Orioles haven’t quit, despite the string of accusations coming from social media. They haven’t rolled over, they aren’t preoccupied with travel plans after their Oct. 2 game in New York. They aren’t conceding a thing. Mark Trumbo led off the bottom of the 12th inning tonight with a home run to left field off Diamondbacks reliever Matt Koch, and the Orioles rallied for a ... read more

Orioles win in 12 innings on Trumbo’s walk-off home run

Mark Trumbo wasn’t letting tonight’s game go past the 12th inning. Enough already. Trumbo led off the inning with his 44th home run, a shot to left field off the Diamondbacks’ Matt Koch, and the Orioles gained a much-needed 3-2 win before 37,815 at Camden Yards. They stranded 14 runners, but didn’t let the entire night go to waste. The Orioles have their sixth walk-off ... read more