New O's reliever Chaz Roe on the time he thought his career might be over

Somewhat lost in the shuffle - with Mike Wright making two scoreless starts, Oliver Drake pitching four scoreless innings so far and Tyler Wilson getting his first major league win - was that another pitcher came up from Triple-A Norfolk in recent days and did well in his first Orioles appearance. Right-hander Chaz Roe was called up Sunday and pitched two scoreless innings that afternoon ... read more

Pearce on win, Brach on 'pen, Chen on his outing after victory over Houston

Steve Pearce said American League ERA leader Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros made a rare mistake. With a man on first base and with a 3-2 lead in the last of the seventh, his first pitch to Pearce was up in the zone and Pearce didn't miss it. He hit a two-run homer to right-center that put the Orioles ahead 4-3, and they ... read more

Steve Pearce hits go-ahead homer in seventh as O's beat Houston

The Orioles were facing the American League's ERA leader, who had given up just one homer all year over nine starts and 64 2/3 innings. But the O's hit two homers today to beat Dallas Keuchel and the Astros 4-3 this afternoon in front of 28,909 at Camden Yards. Caleb Joseph's two-run homer in the last of the second off Kuechel had given the Orioles ... read more

O's game blog: O's host first-place Astros in series opener

Two years ago, the Houston Astros lost 111 games. They lost 106 in 2011 followed by 107, 111 and 92. So that team is now in first-place? Yep. The 29-16 Astros have the second-best record in the majors (behind only Kansas City at 28-15) and they begin a three-game series in Baltimore this afternoon. Since starting the season 3-5, Houston is 26-11. The Astros have ... read more

Oliver Drake on making the majors and hearing from his Navy friends

After pitching in 176 games and 564 innings since 2008 on the O's farm, right-hander Oliver Drake is enjoying his first few days on the Orioles' big league roster. Drake has been with the O's so long that he made his pro debut in Bluefield in 2008, when that club was the Orioles' Rookie-level Appalachian League affiliate. The O's have not had a team there ... read more

O's offense: Inconsistent, but scoring more runs than last year

We all know the Orioles offense is struggling lately. The O's scored just two runs over the last 23 innings in Miami and have scored two runs or less in seven of their last 13 games. The Orioles are just 1-15 when they fail to score at least four runs. They have scored 10 runs total in their last seven losses. That is not nearly ... read more

Missed scoring chances hurt O's in 5-2 loss at Miami as Marlins take series

It was another frustrating day for the Orioles. They fell behind early, scored just two runs and lost a series to a team that had a seven-game losing streak when they got to town. After being shut out over 13 innings last night, they didn't score today until the sixth inning in a 5-2 loss to Miami. The Orioles fall to 19-22 on the year ... read more

O's game blog: Miguel Gonzalez on the mound in Miami series finale

After a very frustrating Saturday night that ended in a 1-0 loss in 13 innings, the Orioles will need a win today to avoid losing the series to Miami. The Orioles are now 7-19 all-time against the Marlins in interleague games and are just 2-12 in Miami. The O's have lost seven of the eight series the teams have played all-time. Miami is 17-27 and ... read more