Red Sox welcome Orioles in long-awaited home opener

The Boston Red Sox began their season with seven victories during a 10-game road trip, and they’ll try to build on that momentum when they play their home opener against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday afternoon. Boston has displayed power at the plate (13 home runs) and strong starting pitching during its first 10 outings. Following Sunday’s 12-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels, Boston led Major League Baseball with a 1.49 ERA. “It was

Pirates’ Bailey Falter seeks improvement vs. Orioles

After getting rocked in his season debut, Pittsburgh left-hander Bailey Falter will be up against another stiff challenge when the Pirates host the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday. Falter (0-0, 13.50 ERA) was tagged for six runs on five hits in four innings on Sunday, but he came away with a no-decision as Pittsburgh beat the Miami Marlins 9-7 in 10 innings. Falter now will have to bounce back against a Baltimore club that racked up

O’s look to jump-start offense against Pirates

The Baltimore Orioles have displayed a knack for the dramatic through their first six games of the season. Half of Baltimore’s four wins came on walk-off hits, but the Orioles will hope for some early offense when they open a three-game series with the host Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday. The contest will be the Pirates’ home opener. James McCann was Baltimore’s latest hero, ripping a two-run single to left in the bottom of the ninth

Fifth starters face off as Royals oppose Orioles

A pair of pitchers looking to solidify their rotation status will face off when the Kansas City Royals visit the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday evening in the middle game of a three-game series. Kansas City right-hander Alec Marsh will open his second season hoping to start better than he did during his rookie campaign. Marsh, 25, dropped his first eight decisions last season before finishing 3-9 with a 5.69 ERA in 17 games (eight starts).

Orioles ride hot rotation into series vs. Royals

Baltimore pitchers will look to continue their strong start to the 2024 season when the Orioles open a three-game series against the visiting Kansas City Royals on Monday. Orioles right-hander Dean Kremer (13-5, 4.12 ERA in 2023) opposes Royals veteran right-hander Michael Wacha (14-4, 3.22) in the series opener. Baltimore starters Corbin Burnes and Grayson Rodriguez each pitched six innings of one-run ball as the Orioles won 11-1 and 13-4 against the Los Angeles Angels

Orioles look to complete sweep of Angels

The Baltimore Orioles will host the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday afternoon at Camden Yards, looking to complete a sweep after the defending American League East champions had their way with the Angels in the first two games of the series. Not much is expected of the Angels this season, in part because the club lost two-way star Shohei Ohtani to the Dodgers via free agency. That left the Angels with one bona fide superstar

Orioles size up Angels again after dominating opener

Right-hander Grayson Rodriguez will start for the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday afternoon against the visiting Los Angeles Angels, positioned to have a breakout season after revealing his promise last year. Rodriguez was demoted last year after 10 early starts through May 26, compiling a 7.35 ERA while allowing 13 home runs in 45 1/3 innings. He returned to the big-league club eight weeks later and completely changed his fortunes. In his 13 starts beginning July

Angels move on without Shohei Ohtani, open season vs. Orioles

The Los Angeles Angels begin the post-Shohei Ohtani era on Thursday when they visit the Baltimore Orioles to open the 2024 season. While the Angels will be without their former two-way ace, the Orioles went out and added one as right-hander Corbin Burnes will get the Opening Day assignment for Baltimore. Burnes, the 2021 National League Cy Young Award winner, went 10-8 with a 3.39 ERA and league-best 1.069 WHIP (walks and hits to innings