| Jul 8, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Angels hitting their stride
The Angels got off to a terrible start, but when you go out in the offseason and sign one of the game's all-time best hitters and add a high-quality starter to a team that's already got a very...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 9:02 PM
Jason Hammel didn't arrive at Turner Field on Saturday night with many fond memories. He'd seen enough of the Braves in his three seasons in the National League.
“These guys have given me nightmares, especially here,” he said.
But it was...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Greinke with O's
Zack Greinke, providing the Orioles can pry him away from the Brewers in a trade. They need him more than anyone else to finally get back to the playoffs in baseball's toughest division.
Greinke (9-3, 3.32...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:45 PM
La Russa had big role
Given that neither the Rangers nor Cardinals play in Minnesota's Metrodome, home-field advantage wasn't that crucial in the 2011 World Series.
The Cardinals didn't win because they got to play the last...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 7:04 PM
This has been Orioles rookie Wei-Yin Chen's first foray into interleague play, where American League pitchers are forced to bat in National League parks, but the Taiwanese left-hander has already seen enough to know he's not a fan.
| Jun 18, 2012
| 3:00 AM
It’s no secret that the success of Orioles rookie Wei-Yin Chen this season will depend on how the Taiwanese left-hander adjusts to opponents once they’ve seen him a while.
But Chen looks like he’s trying to beat batters to the punch....
| Jan 23, 2012
| 10:09 PM
The Orioles have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with infielder Wilson Betemit, according to an industry source. The deal, which includes an option for a third year, is pending a physical.
The 30-year-old switch-hitter batted .285 with a .343 on-...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 1:38 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles won their second straight Grapefruit League game, backed by another superb pitching performance Thursday afternoon in a 2-1 victory over the Braves at Ed Smith Stadium.
Right-hander Jason Hammel, making his first...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis has made enough progress in his recovery from abdominal surgery that he will make his first Grapefruit League appearance on Wednesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Ed Smith Stadium.
The original plan called for...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel graded out his first Grapefruit League outing with his new team Thursday afternoon — in which he tossed a pair of scoreless innings in a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves at Ed Smith Stadium — as a "B, C-plus."...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Right-hander Jason Hammel pitched three innings and allowed just one hit in the Orioles' 10-inning, 7-7 Grapefruit League tie with the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.
Hammels, who was making his second exhibition appearance, gave...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Catcher Taylor Teagarden underwent an epidural injection in his lower back this morning and his chances of being ready by Opening Day is “in jeopardy,” said Orioles manager Buck Showalter during his pre-game meeting with the media on...