| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Major League Baseball made official new rules to protect catchers from flagrant home-plate collisions. Starting this season, a runner who deviates from a direct path to the plate to initiate contact with a catcher will be called out even if the catcher...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:36 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Monica Pence Barlow, the Baltimore Orioles public relations director who worked for the team for more than a decade and had become a fundraiser for lung cancer research, died Friday morning at Howard County General Hospital of the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Lots of varied things coming out of manager Buck Showalter’s evening session with the media:
Roughly 30 players and staff will leave Friday’s 1:05 p.m. game at about 3 p.m. – after about four or five innings -- to board a charter plane...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:43 PM
A Baltimore circuit judge rejected Wednesday a plan by the law firm of Peter G. Angelos to combine more than 10,000 asbestos-related lawsuits, questioning whether the cases caught in a massive backlog have enough in common to be heard in concert.
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:00 AM
There have been more rumors floating concerning free agent pitcher Ervin Santana and the Orioles.
The best I can glean is that the Orioles maintain interest in the veteran right-hander and wouldn’t blink at all about surrendering their third-round...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:03 PM
There was a sense of relief in the Orioles clubhouse Saturday when starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez proclaimed that his left shin was fine, if a little achy.
Gonzalez had to leave Friday’s game in the fifth inning after being struck in the left...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Brian Roberts signing with the New York Yankees is one of those happenings that registers very little with the wider baseball world but carries a variety of intense meanings for Baltimore baseball lovers.
The interesting thing about Roberts is not the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The Orioles released a statement Wednesday afternoon with principal owner Peter G. Angelos' comments about best-selling author Tom Clancy, a minority owner for the team who died Tuesday at age 66.
The statement reads:
For decades, Tom Clancy...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Tom Clancy, the prolific Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, earning him the nickname "king of the techno-thriller," died Tuesday at Johns Hopkins...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When Peter Angelos closed Marconi's Restaurant in 2005, it was a dual blow to not only a beloved Baltimore dining tradition but to one of the great pleasures of city life ("The new old Marconi's salad at Capital Grille doesn't disappoint," Nov. 13).
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:54 AM
There are any number of ways to view last week's raucous City Council committee meeting, where by a 3-0 vote, members approved a $107 million public financing deal for the Harbor Point development.
It was theater, for sure, with drama and high dudgeon...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Few players could maneuver their way around center field at old Memorial Stadium like former Orioles outfielder Paul Blair.
The eight Gold Gloves that Blair — who died on Thursday at the age of 69 — won during his time with the great Orioles...