| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:58 PM
For three of the four innings he pitched Friday, right-hander Steve Johnson showed why he remains in consideration to be the Orioles' fifth starter.
The other inning, though, the 25-year-old St. Paul's alum would like to forget.
In the Orioles' 6-3...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:29 PM
George Horton ran a college baseball powerhouse at Cal State-Fullerton, the kind of program that had no place for someone like Kurt Suzuki. Horton had never seen or heard of Suzuki before a scout pal mentioned the high schooler in Hawaii.
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:22 PM
The Orioles have acquired minor league right-hander Jairo Asencio from the Milwaukee Brewers for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
Asencio, 28, pitched for both the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs last year before signing a minor...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The former Major League Baseball pitcher "Bullet" Bob Turley, who died March 30 at age 82, played for the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees. His name also has a special meaning in the annals of Harford County sports and business.
In addition to...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 6:47 PM
The losing became so persistent that Martha Macgill pulled herself from the rotation of Episcopal clergy who regularly attended ball games at Camden Yards.
She remembers one defeat in particular; it was Mother's Day 2007 and Jeremy Guthrie pitched eight...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Kyuji Fujikawa, a 32-year-old, hard-throwing right hander who is considered one of the best closers in Japan, toured Camden Yards on Friday and had lunch with, among others, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette.
Fujikawa, who is an unrestricted...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Baseball’s winter meetings begin in earnest Monday, and this was supposed to be the year that a lot of the impact signings were made before the sport’s annual powwow.
The thought was that changes in compensation for free agents would...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Louis Mortimer Sleater, a standout high school athlete who ended his seven-year major league pitching career with the Baltimore Orioles and was later a steel salesman, died of lung disease Monday at his Timonium home. He was 86.
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
When Dan Duquette was hired roughly a year ago as the club’s executive vice president, the Orioles pointed to his impressive track record in the past with the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox.
He was in charge of some very good teams –...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Towson University president Maravene Loeschke was escorted by several police officers into a meeting with the school’s baseball and men’s soccer teams Friday morning to tell players she had decided to cut their sports.
Her speech to members...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:45 PM
John Tune and Erin Phillips were kicking around a soccer ball in an empty field at Towson University Friday afternoon when a facilities manager came by and asked them to leave.
This was just more unwelcome news to the Towson sophomores, who had...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:40 AM
It was another big weekend for a number of county athletes, with most of the focus pointing toward the wrestling mats and swimming pools.
Congratulations go out to Fallston wrestlers Garrett Coburn and CJ Austin as well as C. Milton Wright wrestler...