Minor league notes on Tim Berry, Brian Gonzalez, Branden Kline and more

Double-A Bowie left-hander Tim Berry has been placed on the disabled list retroactive to Aug. 18 with shoulder tendinitis. But the Orioles are convinced this is very minor and are hopeful Berry can start again for the Baysox this season. Berry was examined by Orioles orthopedist Dr. Michael Jacobs. The Orioles' No. 6 prospect according to Baseball America, the 23-year-old Berry was added to the ... read more

Delmarva duo: Sisco and Dosch have been among O's best minor league batters

During a season where the Orioles have had several position player prospects - like Christian Walker, Mike Yastrzemski and Dariel Alvarez - garner attention and earn promotions, two young kids at Single-A Delmarva have just continued to crank out the hits and put up big seasons of their own. Shorebirds catcher Chance Sisco and third baseman Drew Dosch rank among the top hitters this season ... read more

Has this been the year of the hitter on the O's farm?

When Baseball America came out with its list of the Orioles top 30 prospects last December, pitchers took up the first four spots, and six of the top eight on the list. Based on what we've seen happen this year, and with the departures from that list of Kevin Gausman and Eduardo Rodriguez, several hitters should start making their way higher up on the Orioles' ... read more

Dylan Bundy goes on the disabled list with strained latissimus muscle

Orioles top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy has been placed on the disabled list with Single-A Frederick due to a right latissimus strain. It happened while Bundy was running in the outfield following his most recent start. Bundy saw Orioles doctors today in Baltimore. "We did an MRI and it confirmed the muscle strain," Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said. With the minor league regular ... read more

Tillman and Pineda perfect so far (O's down 2-1)

Chris Tillman has retired the first six Yankees tonight, striking out Chase Headley to end the top of the second inning. Tillman has thrown 30 pitches, 20 for strikes. Yankees starter Michael Pineda is pitching for the first time in the majors since April 23, when he was ejected from a game at Fenway Park for using pine tar on the ball. And his cap. ... read more

Minor league notes on Luis Gonzalez and Jason Esposito

Yesterday, the Orioles named minor league pitcher Luis Gonzalez the organizational Pitcher of the Month for July. That is a nice honor for a player who has barely been in the organization for a year. The 22-year-old left-hander from the Dominican Republic was originally signed by the Phillies, but they released him. On July 18, 2013 the Orioles signed him as a minor league free ... read more

O's game blog: A look at tonight's match-up and other O's notes

Enjoying a five-game lead atop the American League East for the first time since Sept. 20, 1997, the Orioles look to go a season-high 17 games over the .500 mark tonight at Toronto. The Orioles beat the second-place Blue Jays 9-3 last night and they now have a current winning record against every AL East team. The O's are 6-5 against Toronto, 7-6 versus Boston, ... read more

Three wins in three cities in three days not a first for Orioles

The Orioles have won three straight games in three different cities in three days for the first time since Sept. 7-9, 2011, according to the club's stellar and increasingly busy PR department. They defeated the Yankees 5-4 in New York, followed by a 5-4 walkoff win against the Yankees in Baltimore and a 2-0 victory over the Blue Jays in Toronto. The Orioles' winning pitchers ... read more