Orioles answer walk-off loss with 8-2 win (updated)

DETROIT - Rio Ruiz would have attracted a crowd at his locker last night, or whatever passed for one with a scaled-back media crew, if not for the walk-off grand slam that doomed the Orioles. Ruiz had provided a lead in the top of the 12th with his run-scoring single off Tigers left-hander Daniel Stumpf, but he was bumped down every story and allowed to ... read more

Hyde adjusting bullpen usage today (O’s lead 8-2)

DETROIT - Using nine relievers last night has forced manager Brandon Hyde to make a few adjustments for today’s game against the Tigers. The expanded roster doesn’t solve every issue. Hunter Harvey is available because Hyde kept him in the bullpen for an 8-4, 12-inning loss. However, he’s going to avoid multiple relievers this afternoon while hoping for an extended appearance from starter Asher Wojciechowski. ... read more

Orioles and Tigers lineups

DETROIT - Anthony Santander is playing center field today as the Orioles continue their series against the Tigers. Trey Mancini is playing first base with Chris Davis staying on the bench. Dwight Smith Jr. is in left field and DJ Stewart is in right. Chance Sisco is catching. Asher Wojciechowski has never faced the Tigers. Edwin Jackson has pitched for 14 teams, including the Tigers ... read more

Orioles using 37 of 40 players on roster

DETROIT - The Orioles are down to their last 14 games of the 2019 season and content to go through them with a 37-man roster. Reliever Tayler Scott was the last consideration and the Orioles recalled him yesterday from Double-A Bowie, which lost to Trenton in the Eastern League Championship Series. Manager Brandon Hyde had indicated that Scott could rejoin the team after he stayed ... read more

Eades surrenders Hicks walk-off grand slam in 12th (updated)

DETROIT - Orioles manager Brandon Hyde knew exactly what was coming. When the Tigers were making their first bullpen move and which reliever would enter the game. There are certain tendencies that begin to take shape. The trick is being able to counterpunch. Left-hander Daniel Norris worked three innings for the seventh start in a row and right-hander Drew VerHagen replaced him for the sixth ... read more

Notes on Scott’s return, expanded pitching and more (tied 3-3)

DETROIT - The Orioles ran out of lockers today on the pitchers’ side of the visiting clubhouse, causing reliever Tayler Scott to dress with the position players. He was happy to be back, no matter where the Orioles put him. Scott, 27, was recalled today from Double-A Bowie after the Baysox lost to Trenton in the Eastern League championship series. He relieved starter Tyler Herb ... read more

Davis on limited playing time and Roberto Clemente Award

DETROIT - Chris Davis wasn’t in the Orioles lineup last night against right-hander Jordan Zimmermann, a favorable matchup on paper failing to influence his manager on the field. Being a left-handed hitter and owning six hits in 11 career at-bats, including four home runs, didn’t get Davis off the bench. Davis figured to sit again tonight versus left-hander Daniel Norris, which is how it played ... read more

Orioles lineup vs. Tigers

DETROIT - The Orioles recalled reliever Tayler Scott from Double-A Bowie earlier today. Scott joined the Baysox for the Eastern League championship series, which ended last night with Trenton’s victory. Manager Brandon Hyde has 15 relievers in his bullpen and the roster swells to 37 players. Austin Wynns is getting the start today behind the plate and Hyde is putting Mason Williams in left field ... read more