Orioles wrap up first division title since 1997

BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2...

Baseball's dramatic shift noted in '1954'

...offered reminders they hadn't changed that much in 1954. Madden notes that:? For the first few years of the Baltimore Orioles' existence in the mid-1950s, visiting black players had to stay at the all-black hotel in town or at the homes...

Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis suspended 25 games following a positive test for an amphetamine

BALTIMORE - Orioles slugger Chris Davis was suspended 25 games without pay Friday following a positive test for an amphetamine, a punishment that...

Pace of play among issues for next baseball commissioner Rob Manfred

...asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse.? The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, controlled by the Baltimore Orioles, obtained a temporary restraining order in its fight with the Washington Nationals, who want a higher broadcast...

Baltimore still special to Yankees' Roberts

BALTIMORE - In his first year with the Baltimore Orioles, Brian Roberts played shortstop alongside third baseman Cal Ripken, Jr., who was in the final year of what turned out to be...

Teammates support booed A's reliever Jim Johnson

...is only one-third complete, it's already been a long one for A's reliever Jim Johnson.Acquired from the Baltimore Orioles in December, Johnson began the season as the A's closer, but as the club headed into Tuesday's road trip opener...

Aaron Harang hit hard in first game with Braves

...giving up homers to Jordan Schafer and B.J. Upton.Tigers shortstop Alex Gonzalez, who was acquired from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday, went 2 for 3 with a double to raise his spring batting average to .441.

Orioles All-Star Manny Machado doubtful for opening day

Time appears to be running out on Manny Machado in his bid to play on Opening Day for the Baltimore Orioles following off-season knee surgery.Machado had an operation in October to repair a torn ligament in his left knee. The All-Star...

Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith wants baseball's Opening Day to be a national holiday

...million, one-year contract."Whatever happened in the past, I look to move forward and have a great year with the Baltimore Orioles," Cruz said.Cruz was suspended for 50 games for a violation of baseball's drug agreement related to the sport's...

Stephen Strasburg avoids arbitration with Washington

...a second-round pick by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1992 and played parts of three seasons in the majors with the Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the late 1990s.In 41 games and 109 at-bats, he hit .211 with four homers and eight...