| May 20, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Aug 24, 2011
| 10:40 PM
Pitching on 10 days' rest after skipping his last start because of shoulder stiffness, Jeremy Guthrie escaped some early jams and settled down to lead the Orioles to their third straight win, a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:47 PM
Despite their first four-game sweep in more than a year, one that culminated with Thursday's 6-1 victory against the reeling Minnesota Twins, the Orioles seem to understand life isn't about to get any easier as they return home Friday.
| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:13 PM
Since being recalled last week from the minors, Orioles second baseman Ryan Adams has been a whirlwind, hitting everything in sight and making play after play in the field.
Then, on Monday in a loss to the New York Yankees, he had his "This is the big...
| May 20, 2011
| 5:02 PM
With their bullpen taxed after another abbreviated outing by a starting pitcher, the Orioles have decided to activate right-hander Alfredo Simon from Major League Baseball's restricted list a day earlier.
Simon, whose future with the club had been in...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 6:14 PM
The Orioles' series finale with the Tampa Bay Rays had already included a series of unusual plays when Evan Longoria came up in the eighth inning and lined a Jeremy Accardo pitch to center field.
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones broke on the ball, but...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:21 PM
Give Toronto Blue Jays rookie Henderson Alvarez some credit for not discriminating by level.
He has now beaten easily the Orioles and the Bowie Baysox in the same month, though, to be honest, he did have a little more trouble taming the Orioles' Double-A...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:11 PM
None of it would have mattered -- not the six strong innings from resurgent rookie Zach Britton, not J.J. Hardy's latest clutch hit, not the Orioles' stirring comeback against a seemingly in-control David Price -- had first baseman Mark Reynolds not...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 9:10 PM
What had been inevitable for weeks -- if not months -- became official Saturday when the Orioles clinched another losing season with a listless defeat that typifies their 14 years of futility.
A subpar start and some poor at-bats in key spots -- sound...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Mark Reynolds is making the Orioles' pending decision this offseason on whether he'll play first or third base in 2012 an easy one.
After excelling defensively the past couple of weeks as the regular first baseman, Reynolds returned to third Sunday and...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:43 PM
Orioles right-hander Jeremy Guthrie has said he's not concerned about losing 20 games this season, or, really, reaching double-digit wins before the year is over.
After Friday's 2-0 win at Rogers Centre, and with potentially three starts remaining,...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 9:14 PM
The Orioles keep dismissing the spoiler angle, stressing there is no burning desire to beat contenders down the stretch.
Ultimately, in the final stanza of another disappointing season, these victory-starved Orioles simply want to win, no matter whom...