With another opportunity, Steve Pearce playing key role for the Orioles

With another opportunity, Steve Pearce playing key role for the Orioles 

When he was designated for assignment in April, Steve Pearce didn't expect to be back in orange and black five months later, celebrating both a division title and the best season of his career.

Orioles alums say this year's group reminds them of former champions

When the Orioles clinched the American League East title Tuesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays, the victory struck a chord with alumni who've gone this route before.

Steve Pearce hits two home runs as Orioles sweep Blue Jays with 6-1 win

Backed by a two-homer game from Steve Pearce, there was no hangover Wednesday night as the Orioles swept the second-place Toronto Blue Jays with a 6-1 win at Camden Yards.

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Orioles first base prospect Christian Walker to join expanded roster

Orioles first base prospect Christian Walker to join expanded roster 

The Orioles didn't initially expect to add one of their top position player prospects, first baseman Christian Walker, to their expanded roster this month.

Harbaugh texts congratulatory message to Buck Showalter

John Harbaugh texts congratulatory message to Buck Showalter 

Ravens coach John Harbaugh joined the flood of congratulatory text messages delivered to Orioles manager Buck Showalter.

More than 50 players participating in Instructional League

More than 50 players participating in Instructional League 

Instructional League games began Monday, and the Orioles will play a 17-game schedule that runs until Oct. 7.

Reflecting on memorable scenes from the Orioles' celebration Tuesday

Reflecting on memorable scenes from the Orioles' celebration Tuesday 

One of the best things about being a sportswriter during a clinching celebration -- whether it’s a division title like the Orioles captured Tuesday night or a World Series, which I’ve covered five times in my career -- is the ability to be in the middle of everything and observe.

Orioles nearly double normal TV audience for Tuesday's game

Orioles nearly double normal TV audience for Tuesday's game

The TV audience for Tuesday night's division-clinching victory was almost twice as large as normal for an Orioles game on MASN this season, according to figures provided by the channel.

Orioles players, Buck Showalter, Dan Duquette react to club's AL East title

Orioles players, Buck Showalter, Dan Duquette react to club's AL East title 

Here are some quotes from a wild night at Camden Yards -- the Orioles' first division title since 1997.

MLB suspends umpire West one game in Papelbon incident

MLB suspends umpire West one game in Papelbon incident

Major League Baseball suspended umpire Joe West for one game without pay on Wednesday for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.

Cain, Aoki lead Royals past White Sox

Cain, Aoki lead Royals past White Sox

Orioles use power, good pitching to beat Blue Jays for AL East title

Orioles use power, good pitching to beat Blue Jays for AL East title 

Somehow, some way, the Orioles are the 2014 American League East champions.

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