| 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...
| 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 –...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Is Laurel at the center of the Major League Baseball universe? That may be a stretch, but then again it was also far-fetched at the beginning of the season that the Baltimore Orioles would have a winning record, let alone make the playoffs for the first...
| May 1, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Eddie Watt lives in peaceful anonymity, in a speck of a town in Nebraska, where the talk is of crops and cows and Cornhusker football. The Orioles? Not a word.
Many in North Bend (pop. 1,200) don't know there's a celebrant in their midst. Mention that...
| May 1, 2011
| 5:36 PM
— Outfielder Felix Pie hadn't started a game since April 17, and he had just three at-bats in the Orioles' previous 11 games.
Given a rare start Sunday in place of center fielder Adam Jones in the Orioles' 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox,...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 9:14 PM
Jake Arrieta, the Orioles' leader in wins, has decided to have his right elbow examined in California next week and will be shut down for at least a start and likely the rest of the season.
Arrieta, 25, has been dealing with a fibrous mass in his right...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 5:15 PM
A day after a frustrated Mark Reynolds stood by his locker and said his two-homer game meant nothing because the end result was another loss, the third baseman rescued the Orioles with one more powerful swing.
A half-inning after the Atlanta Braves had...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 7:12 PM
Zach Britton returned to the dugout after the first home run by an Orioles pitcher in five seasons and found no one ready to celebrate.
Britton, who drove Brandon Beachy's 2-1 pitch in the third inning just over the right-field wall, was given the silent...
| Jul 6, 2011
Beltran, not McCutchen?
Juan C. Rodriguez
Among the biggest head-scratchers is how Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran made his sixth All-Star team at the expense of Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen making his first.
| Aug 23, 2011
There will be Giants
Seldom has a wild-card era September offered less excitement for baseball fans. About the only real drama lies in whether two of baseball's best pitching staffs — the Giants and Angels —...
| Aug 26, 2011
Rays' Andrew Friedman
Baseball's most competitive division features perhaps its three best front office chiefs and one (the Blue Jays' Alex Anthopoulos) quickly on the rise.
The Yankees' Brian Cashman and the Red Sox's Theo...