Mike Preston's report card in Week 3

The Schmuck Stops Here

The Schmuck Stops Here Peter Schmuck's musings on the local and national sports scene
Schmuck: Marriage between Mark Trumbo, Orioles a success, but will it continue beyond 2016?

Mark Trumbo hasn't won the major league home run title yet, but he already has won the respect of an Orioles organization that must soon decide how much it wants him back after a career season.

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Steve Clevenger proves that social media is not for everyone

Former Orioles catcher and Baltimore native Steve Clevenger, who was traded to the Seattle Mariners last winter for major league home run leader Mark Trumbo, has been suspended for the remainder of the baseball season for making two insensitive Twitter posts.

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Orioles all-time saves leader Gregg Olson comes out of bullpen to help with Fox series 'Pitch'

When Fox premieres its new prime-time series -- "Pitch" -- on Thursday night (9-10 p.m.), you won't see former Orioles closer Gregg Olson on the screen, but he played a significant role in developing the fictional first female big league baseball player.

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Adam Jones calls small crowds 'eerie,' wants to see more support

Center fielder Adam Jones held his tongue as he watched Orioles attendance dwindle over the past 16 months, but he said Wednesday that it’s a sad situation and he’s not sure exactly how to explain it.

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It's time for the Orioles to start looking in the rear view mirror to see who's creeping up on them

The Orioles aren't mathematically out of the American League East race, but the chances of them making up five games on the Red Sox -- even with two head-to-head meetings remaining today and Thursday -- are now exceedingly slim.

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Red Sox are simply better built than Orioles for fall success

In the span of less than a week, the Boston Red Sox have gained some separation from the rest of their American League East rivals, thanks largely to their four-game dissection of the Yankees.

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