Every week, Orioles columnist Peter Schmuck will grade the performance of the Orioles in five categories.
The letter grades are not directly tied to any particular statistic, but are representative of a cumulative evaluation of everything – tangible or intangible – that falls under that particular category.
Click on the photos above to see the grades.Read more
Orioles manager Buck Showalter had nothing but nice things to say about Ken Griffey Jr. on the day of his induction into the Hall of Fame, though not all of the memories are pleasant ones.
"I see highlights of him early on...I was there at that game where he climbed up the wall and tore the hole in it. That was against us,'' Showalter said.Read more
It might seem counterintuitive that the Orioles are interested in acquiring San Diego Padres outfielder Melvin Upton Jr., but it really isn’t.Read more
The Orioles held their midsummer "State of the Orioles" Q&A session for season-ticket holders on a blistering Saturday afternoon, but baseball operations chief Dan Duquette still had enough energy to dance around a couple of trade questions.Read more
Rookie outfielder Joey Rickard had hoped to avoid the disabled list after he banged into the fence at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday.Read more
The Orioles are mired in another one of those mini-slumps during which they look like they'll never win another game, but they have been there before and they have always climbed right back out.
They've scored just two runs in three games at Yankee Stadium -- with the series finale coming up Thursday afternoon -- but even that stretch of offensive futility is not unprecedented.Read more