Orioles

Quick Links

Chen on the mound as Orioles go for three straight

usatsi_8574135.jpg

Chen on the mound as Orioles go for three straight

Today’s Game:

Tampa Bay Rays (24-25) vs. Baltimore Orioles (23-24) Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, 4:05 p.m.

Starting pitchers:

Erasmo Ramirez (2-2, 6.62) vs. Wei-Yin Chen (1-3, 3.13)

Keys to the Game:

Can the Orioles win three straight? They've won three in a row just once this season.

Can Chen keep the strong starts going? Miguel Gonzalez went solid innings on Friday night.

News and Notes:

Chen is 3-4 with a 3.39 ERA in 15 starts against Tampa Bay.

Chris Davis has four home runs in the past four games.

The Orioles have not been at .500 since May 5.

Current Orioles are batting 3-for-34 (.088) against Ramirez.

Logan Forsythe is 6-for-17 (.353) with two home runs against Chen.

Quick Links

Orioles Roundup: Nunez impresses in loss to Yankees

renato_nunez_orioles_usat.jpg
USA Today Sports images

Orioles Roundup: Nunez impresses in loss to Yankees

The Orioles lost a nailbiter before falling to the Yankees 6-5 Thursday night.

Here is your latest news on Baltimore and New York:

Player Notes:

ORIOLES:

Dylan Bundy surrendered three runs in 5 2/3 innings Thursday in a no-decision against the Yankees. The bullpen was unable to manage after Bundy pitched a fair performance.

Renato Nunez went 2-for-3 and hit a three-run homer against the Yankees on Thursday. Nunez has improved mighily in year number two with the O's.

YANKEES:

Masahiro Tanaka held the Orioles to one run through six innings in his start Thursday.

Luke Voit homered and doubled Thursday as the Yankees slipped by the Orioles 6-5.

Injuries: 

SP Alex Cobb: Back, 60-Day IL

SP Nate Karns: Arm, 60-Day IL

DH Mark Trumbo: Knee, 60-Day IL

Coming Up:

Friday 5/24: Orioles at Rockies, 8:40 p.m., Coors Field
Saturday 5/25: Orioles at Rockies, 9:10 p.m., Coors Field

Quick Links

Orioles Roundup: O's acquire Keon Broxton from Mets

keon-broxton-slide-home-plate-mets-usat.jpg
USA TODAY Sports Images

Orioles Roundup: O's acquire Keon Broxton from Mets

The Orioles made a flurry of moves before falling to the Yankees 7-5 Wednesday night.

Here is your latest news on Baltimore and New York:

Player Notes:

ORIOLES:

Baltimore acquired OF Keon Broxton from the Mets for international signing bonus slots. Broxton hit .143 in 34 games with New York this season before he was designated for assignment last week. The Orioles designated RHP Yefry Rodriguez for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for Broxton. 

The Orioles transferred RHP Alex Cobb from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL, meaning he won't be back until late June at the earliest. Cobb has been out since April 27 with a lumbar strain. Baltimore also claimed RHP Chandler Shepherd off waivers for the Cubs and optioned him to Triple-A Norfolk. 

YANKEES:

Giancarlo Stanton has been pulled away from his rehab assignment with High-A Tampa and placed back on the 10-day injured list with left calf tightness. Per manager Aaron Boone, Stanton will be shut down for the next 7-10 days. 

Boone also told reporters Zach Britton was unavailable for Wednesday's game against his former team, and CC Sabathia could miss his next start due to knee trouble. 

Injuries: 

SP Alex Cobb: Back, 60-Day IL

SP Nate Karns: Arm, 60-Day IL

DH Mark Trumbo: Knee, 60-Day IL

Coming Up:

Thursday 5/23: Orioles vs. Yankees, 12:35 p.m., Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Friday 5/24: Orioles at Rockies, 8:40 p.m., Coors Field
Saturday 5/25: Orioles at Rockies, 9:10 p.m., Coors Field