Kevin Gausman pitched six strong innings, Adam Jones homered and the Baltimore Orioles sent the Tampa Bay Rays to their season-worst fifth straight loss, 5-0 Monday night.
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Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is out of the lineup at Tampa Bay because of an illness.
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Nolan Arenado is the NL Player of the Week and Jonathan Schoop is the AL Player of the Week. Arenado hit three home runs on July 19 vs the Padres and finished the week with four homers and 13 RBI. Schoop drove in at least one run in all seven games he played last week and homered in three straight games.
Zach Britton set an American League record by converting his 55th consecutive save opportunity, blanking the Houston Astros in the ninth inning to seal the Baltimore Orioles' 9-7 victory on Sunday.
Marwin Gonzalez stepped in for injured Colin Moran and delivered a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the sixth inning to propel the Houston Astros past the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 on Saturday night.
The Orioles sit at 46-50 and in fourth place in the AL East going into Saturday's game, but team vice president Dan Duquette still has hopes for postseason play and said the team won't trade away any veteran talent before the deadline.
Wright returns from DL
The Orioles reinstated RHP Mike Wright from the 10-day disabled list (right shoulder bursitis) on Saturday, optioning him to Triple-A Norfolk. Wright has struck out 14 batters over 11 1/3 innings in six appearances with the O's, with a 1.06 WHIP.
Rookie Yuli Gurriel had a career-high four hits, including a home run, and the Houston Astros received a gritty pitching performance from Mike Fiers in an 8-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.
Iron Man attends Orioles game
Baseball great Cal Ripken Jr., along with Orioles VP of Baseball Operations Brady Anderson, was in attendance at Friday's Orioles game vs. the Astros at Camden Yards. Ripken also caught a ceremonial first pitch ahead of the game.(@masnOrioles/Twitter)
Will the Orioles closer still be in Baltimore after the July 31 trade deadline? Could he be dealt to the Dodgers or an AL East rival? Our baseball experts discuss.
Buster Olney talks to MASN's Roch Kubatko about the Orioles' strategy as the deadline approaches, what they may do with Zach Britton and more.
If he's healthy, Baltimore's closer could transform bullpens, which is why the Orioles should have some decent offers from a handful of contenders.
Jonathan Schoop and Adam Jones both homered and drove in three runs, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied to beat Cole Hamels and the Texas Rangers 9-7 on Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep.
Kevin Gausman pitched six innings of four-hit ball, Adam Jones homered and scored three runs and the Baltimore Orioles beat the faltering Texas Rangers 10-2 on Wednesday night.
With the chance to create one of baseball's most dominant bullpens, the Dodgers are interested in Zach Britton, ESPN's Jerry Crasnick confirms.
Chris Davis homered in a six-run first inning, added a grand slam in the fourth and finished with a career-high six RBIs to help the Baltimore Orioles breeze past the Texas Rangers 12-1 on Tuesday night.
Owner Peter Angelos reportedly gave GM Dan Duquette the go-ahead to deal top relievers, which includes Zach Britton, Darren O'Day and Brad Brach.
The Rockies are gauging the market for starting pitching and have contacted the O's about Kevin Gausman and Dylan Bundy.
The Orioles need to accept that it is time to rebuild, and that can't happen unless they cash in on Manny Machado and their other stars.