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Jones will play in Japan in November

CHICAGO - Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has been included among a group of major league players who will travel to Japan in November to participate in a five-game series. The MLB All-Stars will play Samurai Japan, the country's national team. The Rangers' Ron Washington will serve as manager. Jones will be joined by the Mariners' Robinson Cano, the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig and the Angels' ... read more

Andrew Miller: "I'll take my chances against anybody"

CHICAGO - Regarded as the best left-handed reliever available at the non-waiver trade deadline, Andrew Miller had to feel some pressure upon entering the Orioles bullpen, upon cracking their inner circle. The team was in the thick of a pennant race and he jumped into the middle of it with expectations taller than his listed height. The guy is 6-foot-7. You get the point. Miller ... read more

Orioles' postgame comments following 4-3 win

CHICAGO - Reliever Darren O'Day remains one of my favorite interviews inside the Orioles clubhouse, so let's start with him tonight. O'Day stranded two runners in the eighth by striking out Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia. Zach Britton retired the White Sox in order in the ninth and the Orioles completed their sweep with a 4-3 victory at U.S. Cellular Field. "Actually, I didn't feel ... read more

Orioles beat White Sox 4-3, move 21 games above .500

CHICAGO - The Orioles' rotation came through with another quality start, Darren O'Day made another clutch appearance, Zach Britton picked up his 27th save and the Orioles swept the White Sox in Chicago for the first time since July 6-9, 1995. Orioles 4, White Sox 3 The Orioles moved 21 games above .500 at 73-52. They lead the Blue Jays by nine games and the ... read more

Chen surrenders home run, and more from Showalter (O's lead 4-3)

CHICAGO - Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen has now allowed a home run in three consecutive starts after Avisail Garcia's two-run shot tonight with two outs in the bottom of the first inning gave the White Sox a 2-0 lead. Jose Abreu singled with two outs before Garcia hit his third home run of the season on a changeup, the ball traveling an estimated 337 feet ... read more

Jimenez: "This is no time to be selfish or to be putting your head down"

CHICAGO - Ubaldo Jimenez said he doesn't expect to get many opportunities to pitch out of the bullpen following news yesterday that he's been removed from the starting rotation. Manager Buck Showalter informed Jimenez yesterday that the right-hander would have to transition into a relief role. "They're doing whatever is best for the team," said Jimenez, who's 4-9 with a 4.83 ERA in 20 starts ... read more

Orioles and White Sox lineups

CHICAGO - Nick Hundley gets another start behind the plate tonight for the Orioles after collecting two hits last night, including his third home run of the season. Steve Pearce continues to hit second and Chris Davis remains in the seventh slot. Nelson Cruz is playing left field and Delmon Young is serving as the designated hitter. For the Orioles Nick Markakis RF Steve Pearce ... read more

Pitching match-ups at Wrigley Field and other notes

CHICAGO - The Orioles will hold a reunion this weekend at Wrigley Field. Two of the Cubs' starters for the three-game series have ties to the Orioles. Jake Arrieta opposes Kevin Gausman on Friday, and Tsuyoshi Wada opposes Miguel Gonzalez on Sunday. Factor in reliever Pedro Strop, and there will be plenty of familiar faces on the north side. Wada underwent ligament-reconstructive surgery on his ... read more