MASN streaming live on participating cable/satellite systems: LEARN MORE | WATCH LIVE

No pitcher suspensions on night one, plus other notes

On the first night of Major League Baseball’s new “sticky stuff” rules, with baseball pledging to enforce the rules about pitchers using foreign substances and threatening transgressors with ejections and suspensions, there were no offenders reported that I could tell. As of around midnight, I had not seen any reports from any games of someone ejected. Didn’t we hear that most of the pitchers were ... read more

O’s game blog: O’s host Houston in series opener

After losing two of three games to Toronto - and dropping the last two games after Friday’s 7-1 win - the Orioles host Houston beginning tonight at Oriole Park. It is a three-game series to complete a six-game homestand. Then the Orioles will play the Blue Jays and Astros again on the road as part of a 10-game road trip that also includes a trip ... read more

O’s Matt Blood on Gunnar Henderson’s move up and more on the farm

He recently moved into a couple of top 100 prospects lists and now Orioles infield prospect Gunnar Henderson is on the move again, this time further up in the Baltimore farm system. The Orioles announced a series of minor league roster moves and promotions Sunday, which included Henderson’s move from low Single-A Delmarva to high Single-A Aberdeen. Henderson did not play in Sunday’s Delmarva game, ... read more

O’s game blog: The series finale against Toronto

After the ninth-inning meltdown on Saturday that led to a 10-7 loss, the Orioles look to bounce back right away as they host Toronto today in the series finale. The Orioles won 7-1 Friday night when their pitchers allowed just four hits. But they gave up six runs and five hits in the ninth yesterday in a 10-7 loss. The Orioles (23-47) have lost nine ... read more

Even though a lot went right, O’s have to regroup after loss

The Orioles hit six home runs, three by Ryan Mountcastle and two by Cedric Mullins. DJ Stewart added another to give them six hit by homegrown players. They got a quality start for the first time since May 31, ending a run of 15 games without one. They led by four runs after the sixth and seventh innings. They led by three in the ninth ... read more

Mountcastle homers three times, but Jays rally in ninth (updated)

A feel-good win and a six-homer day by the Orioles - with three from Ryan Mountcastle - blew up on the team in the ninth today, as the Toronto Blue Jays scored six runs in the inning to stun the Orioles 10-7 and quiet what was a boisterous crowd of 10,721. It was a gut punch loss times 10. They were one out away in ... read more

O’s game blog: Looking for two in a row over Blue Jays

After ending a losing streak on Friday night, the Orioles will try to build on that victory and start a winning streak today. They host the Toronto Blue Jays in the second game of a three-game series. The Orioles (23-46) beat the Blue Jays 7-1 as center fielder Cedric Mullins hit two homers and drove in four, and five pitchers allowed just four hits with ... read more

O’s open to Tyler Wells as a starter and updating John Means

Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said “right around there” today when asked if his ace left-hander, John Means, was expected back around the All-Star break. Means, who is 4-2 with a 2.28 ERA in 12 games, last pitched June 5 when he walked off the mound in the first inning against Cleveland. He went on the injured list with a left shoulder strain. “Good. He’s feeling ... read more