| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:50 PM
Two months ago, Michael Gonzalez was trying to regain a late-inning role out of the bullpen for the last-place Orioles. Lately, though, the left-hander has been so dominant that the Texas Rangers had to have him for their playoff run.
On Wednesday, the...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:12 PM
For the second consecutive season, Tommy Hunter is helping pitch the Texas Rangers into the playoffs.
On Friday night, he did it as an Oriole.
Hunter threw seven shutout innings -- tying his season-longest outing -- and the Orioles’ offense scored...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 8:37 PM
For 14 seasons, Camden Yards has been devoid of playoff hopes in September.
Now, that malaise is spreading to the visitors' dugout.
With a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night, the Orioles (62-88) have won four consecutive games...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 4:11 PM
The mystery that is Alfredo Simon is not really a mystery at all. He showed again Sunday afternoon that what you see is what you get — if what you see is an on-again, off-again pitcher who was off again in a lopsided 11-2 loss to the Los Angeles...
| Nov 21, 2011
Split the difference
The realities of making changes are a million miles away from just throwing things down on paper, as fans want to do. You can't move a team without its approval, and the outcry in Houston against...
| Sep 26, 2011
Beane changed game
How could it not be? Michael Lewis' book was a best-seller and has been condensed into a movie starring Brad Pitt. The movie's producers and director had no choice but to take some dramatic license to make...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Give it to Royals' Broxton
As much as I like the work of the Rangers' Yu Darvish and the Orioles' Jason Hammel, let's give this one to the home team. I'd put Royals closer Jonathan Broxton on the team with the game being...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:29 PM
After committing two errors Thursday, the Orioles went into Friday’s game in Anaheim with 74 errors this season, most in the majors.
The Orioles are on pace to total 146 errors this season, which would tie them for the third highest total in club...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:05 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — After the Orioles' 5-1 loss to the Texas Rangers on Monday night, center fielder Adam Jones said he walked into the visiting clubhouse and sensed the right vibe, one that's been prevalent throughout this surprising season....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:20 PM
ARLINGTON, TEXAS — The first and only time Chris Tillman had pitched at Rangers Ballpark back in July 2010, the Orioles right-hander turned in what might have been his signature performance as a major leaguer, taking a no-hit bid into the seventh...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:46 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he is still optimistic that Jason Hammel can return this season to pitch for the Orioles, but the big right-hander has not tested his right knee on a mound since leaving a game Sept. 11.
“Slow. Not imminent...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Dodgers plugged holes
Los Angeles Times
While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many...