| Oct 31, 2011
| 6:20 PM
The Orioles apparently are inching closer to the selection and hiring of a new head of baseball operations as the clock begins to tick on what could be a very important offseason for the struggling franchise.
Toronto Blue Jays executive Tony LaCava was...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Phillies will fight back
I know there are plenty of reasons to jump off the Phillies' bandwagon. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins, relievers Ryan Madson and Brad Lidge and starter Roy Oswalt all may sign elsewhere, and Ryan Howard...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 7:20 PM
The Orioles' parade of general manager candidates started again Thursday with former club executive Scott Proefrock and will continue Friday with former Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos general manager Dan Duquette.
It also is expected to include New...
| Jul 31, 2011
When the White Sox traded for Freddy Garcia in 2004, Ken Williams had the perfect explanation for the midseason move.
"1917,'' the general manage said, referring to the last time the White Sox had won the World Series.
As the general manager of the...
| May 17, 2012
| 11:48 PM
Who would have thought that one of the highlights of the first weekend of interleague play would be – the Orioles and the Nationals?
But that’s the case. This year’s beltway series will feature two teams that are among the best teams in...
| May 26, 2012
Joshua A. Barbati, a retired Baltimore County public school educator and longtime Loch Raven resident, died May 11 of melanoma at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, N.C.
He was 79.
The son of Italian immigrants, Mr. Barbati was born in...
| Aug 2, 2011
Rangers, Braves fortified
Two of the biggest trade deadline acquisitions — Hunter Pence going to the Phillies and Carlos Beltran joining the Giants — came from teams already well-positioned to reach the playoffs....
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:30 PM
Jo-Jo Reyes was trying not to think too much about what would happen. After being designated for assignment by the Toronto Blue Jays on July 23, the 26-year-old left-hander went home to California and waited.
"I was just concentrating on getting back...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:32 PM
June 7, 1998: A tearful Eddie Murray thanks the Orioles and the city during a ceremony to retire the Hall of Famer’s jersey, No. 33, before a sellout crowd at Camden Yards. “Oh, gosh. All I can say is, I love you,” Murray tells fans...
| Aug 5, 2011
It's fortunate personal computers and their use for rotisserie baseball format hadn't been invented when I was growing up, otherwise I might not have made it out of grade school.
Then again, most guys who grew up in the 1950s were the equivalent of...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Having never been on the disabled list in his career, Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis is finding it's almost as painful being away from the team as it is dealing with hamate bone surgery.
"It [stunk]," said Markakis, who was in the clubhouse Friday....