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Jimenez: "This is no time to be selfish or to be putting your head down"

CHICAGO - Ubaldo Jimenez said he doesn't expect to get many opportunities to pitch out of the bullpen following news yesterday that he's been removed from the starting rotation. Manager Buck Showalter informed Jimenez yesterday that the right-hander would have to transition into a relief role. "They're doing whatever is best for the team," said Jimenez, who's 4-9 with a 4.83 ERA in 20 starts ... read more

Orioles and White Sox lineups

CHICAGO - Nick Hundley gets another start behind the plate tonight for the Orioles after collecting two hits last night, including his third home run of the season. Steve Pearce continues to hit second and Chris Davis remains in the seventh slot. Nelson Cruz is playing left field and Delmon Young is serving as the designated hitter. For the Orioles Nick Markakis RF Steve Pearce ... read more

Pitching match-ups at Wrigley Field and other notes

CHICAGO - The Orioles will hold a reunion this weekend at Wrigley Field. Two of the Cubs' starters for the three-game series have ties to the Orioles. Jake Arrieta opposes Kevin Gausman on Friday, and Tsuyoshi Wada opposes Miguel Gonzalez on Sunday. Factor in reliever Pedro Strop, and there will be plenty of familiar faces on the north side. Wada underwent ligament-reconstructive surgery on his ... read more

More on the Jimenez decision and tonight's game

CHICAGO - Orioles manager Buck Showalter still throws the best curveball in the organization. Just when you thought he was going to start Miguel Gonzalez last night, he went with Chris Tillman. You thought Gonzalez might be the pitcher listed as TBA tonight, and it turned out to be Wei-Yin Chen. Chen will take his regular turn despite Showalter's preference to give him extra rest. ... read more

Showalter, Tillman and Hundley following a 5-1 victory

CHICAGO - The Orioles are a season-high 20 games over .500 and 8 1/2 games ahead of the Yankees in the American League East following tonight's 5-1 victory over the White Sox before a sparse crowd at U.S. Cellular Field. This is the Orioles' largest division lead since Sept. 7, 1997. They've got to sense that something special is nearing, that October baseball looms. "This ... read more

Game update and more on Markakis (Hundley homers, O's win 5-1)

CHICAGO - The first inning tonight presented Adam Jones with another opportunity to drive in a run. Naturally, he took advantage of it. Jones singled with one out to score Steve Pearce and give the Orioles a 1-0 lead. Twenty-four of Jones' 76 RBIs this season have come in the first inning, along with 11 of his 23 home runs. Pearce got on base with ... read more

Jimenez going to bullpen

CHICAGO - Orioles manager Buck Showalter pulled Ubaldo Jimenez aside this afternoon and told the right-hander that he's headed to the bullpen. Kevin Gausman, Bud Norris and Miguel Gonzalez will start the three games against the Cubs at Wrigley Field, and Chris Tillman will pitch Monday night against the Rays at Camden Yards. Jimenez has made one relief appearance, and it came in his major ... read more

Orioles and White Sox lineups

CHICAGO - Delmon Young gets another start in left field tonight and Chris Davis continues to bat seventh as the Orioles' third baseman for the second game of their series against the White Sox. Nelson Cruz is serving as the designated hitter and Steve Pearce is playing first base against White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana. Pearce is batting second. For the Orioles Nick Markakis RF ... read more