Former Texas Ranger Nelson Cruz was branded a cheater and punished accordingly. As he waited to be introduced on his first opening day in Baltimore, the former All-Star wondered how Orioles fans would react in the aftermath of the 50-game suspension
Spring training games don’t count for stats or standings, but crazy stuff still happens.
Henry Urrutia, who defected from Cuba last year, will likely platoon at DH for the Orioles.
Outfielder Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized an $8 million, one-year contract, a deal that puts him on track to become the team’s regular designated hitter.
Free agent Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles have reached agreement on a one-year deal, giving the slugger a fresh start after his drug suspension.
“60 Minutes” has learned that members of Alex Rodriguez’s inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated fellow baseball players in the MLB doping scandal.
Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
Manager Ron Washington described the team’s weekend play as “very uncharacteristic baseball” following a weekend home sweep at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles.
Starter Martin Perez surrendered four runs on nine hits as the Baltimore Orioles completed the three-game sweep of the Rangers with a 4-2 win.
Fill-in starter Ross Wolf allowed seven runs and nine hits while facing only 16 batters as the Rangers lost for the sixth time in seven games, 7-4 to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night.
Markakis had an RBI double and saved a run with a home run-robbing catch for the Orioles in a 3-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.
Adrian Beltre extended his hitting streak to 12 games and drove in a run for the Rangers, but the team’s four-game road winning streak ended on Wednesday night.