| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:17 PM
Baltimore Sun writers react to the Orioles' 3-2 win over the New York Yankees in Game 2 of the ALDS:
Eduardo A. Encina, Orioles beat reporter
Anyone closely following the Orioles worried about Wei-Yin Chen. Some fans even called that he be left off the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:31 PM
NEW YORK — The big news coming before Game 5 of the American League Division Series on Friday afternoon was that New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi had benched their most expensive player, third baseman Alex Rodriguez, due to Rodriguez's continued...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Grin and bear it
Los Angeles Times
Give him a pay cut! They did, actually. His contract calls for his salary to drop from $29 million this year to $28 million next year.
The issue is not that Rodriguez cannot play. He batted .272 with...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Down for the count
It's always dangerous to count the Yankees out — except right now. They're one blow from being out cold, and Justin Verlander is winding up for a haymaker.
These Yankees are old, and one-dimensional....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Orioles fans are chortling this morning after the Detroit Tigers routed the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the American League Championship Series.
This was an unbelievably humiliating series for the Yankees, which always plays...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The Detroit Tigers did what most Baltimore baseball fans wished for — they utterly dismantled the Evil Empire, the New York Yankees. Congratulations to the city of Detroit and the Tigers organization for a job well done.
I do believe that our...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Another day, another inquiring mind wanting to know what it's like to be baseball's next big thing.
Manny Machado is ushered into the large conference room at the Orioles' Ed Smith Stadium training complex, his attention quickly drawn to the portraits on...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:43 PM
A-Rod makes it a zoo
The Yankees have plenty of intriguing stories, starting with two future Hall of Famers (Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter) coming off injuries at an advanced age. But the status of their icons may be...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:52 AM
This spring, baseball is reeling from yet another ugly performance-enhancing drugs scandal.
As fresh as the cut grass on the back fields of spring training complexes in Florida and Arizona are the reports that several major leaguers obtained PEDs from a...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The American League East has long been considered one of baseball’s toughest divisions, and that should hold true again in 2013. But it’s no longer a division dominated by a couple high-spending teams and the occasional upstart. Suddenly,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:05 AM
[Editor's note: Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason intensifies.]
About last night
O's drop series finale to Jays, fall...