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Orioles reliever Dillon Tate tossed a scoreless inning in Sunday’s game at Camden Yards and showed no signs of an injury. Nothing happened at the ballpark that led to his placement on the injured list with a sprained finger on his pitching hand. A fall in his apartment the following day was responsible, the final blow in a 2020 season that brought pains and gains. ... read more

Sloppy play and Phillips’ injury lowlight 8-3 loss (updated)

There are a few goals remaining for the Orioles as they fall out of the playoff race. Keep trying to win as many games as possible and have players and a couple of young starters leave on a high note. Keegan Akin opened the series tonight against the Red Sox in Boston. Dean Kremer will follow him on Wednesday. Bruce Zimmermann could resurface out of ... read more

Hyde on Tate, Iglesias, Zimmermann, Fulmer and more

Orioles reliever Dillon Tate fell yesterday in his apartment and landed on the injured list. Tate “had an unfortunate accident where he tripped in his apartment yesterday,” manager Brandon Hyde said during a Zoom conference call with the media. The accident occurred on the team’s off-day. Tate came down on his hand and sprained his right pinky finger, and he’s scheduled to undergo an MRI ... read more

Tate on injured list and Armstrong activated (plus lineup)

The Orioles have made an adjustment to their bullpen today by activating Shawn Armstrong from the injured list and putting Dillon Tate on the 10-day IL with a sprained right finger. Infielder Ramón Urías has been recalled from the alternate camp site in Bowie to fill the vacant roster spot after the Pirates claimed pitcher Carson Fulmer off waivers yesterday. Armstrong hasn’t pitched since Aug. ... read more

Reviewing recent roster and player pool reconstruction

The trade that brought right-hander Conner Loeprich to the Orioles organization was announced in the ninth inning of Sunday afternoon’s game against the Rays. In the middle of the filing frenzy, when most of the beat crew is rushing to get its stories ready to post after the final out - and hoping that the score and stats don’t require a late adjustment. César Valdez ... read more

Orioles surrender Carson Fulmer on waiver claim

Carson Fulmer’s stay in Baltimore was brief. The Orioles lost Fulmer today on a waiver claim by the Pirates after he made three relief appearances. He’s headed back to the organization that lost him on a waiver claim by the Orioles two weeks ago. Reliever Cody Carroll was placed on outright waivers, cleared them and will remain assigned to the alternate camp site in Bowie. ... read more

Núñez and Severino trying to be set free of slumps

Renato Núñez was back in the Orioles lineup yesterday after sitting out Saturday night’s game, a cleanup hitter in a messy slump. Pedro Severino was the designated hitter on Saturday and behind the plate yesterday, also looking lost during the times that he stepped up to it. Could two players bust out of two funks on the same afternoon? The Orioles settled for a split, ... read more

Means strikes out 12 in 2-1 win (updated)

Sammy Stewart was a rookie making his major league debut in 1978 when he struck out seven batters in a row to set an Orioles record. John Means was in his second full season, though in truncated style, when he tied the record today. Pitching in the final home game in 2020. Back to the form that made him an All-Star last summer. Means went ... read more