| 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...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 8:11 AM
For Baltimore baseball fans inspired by the Orioles' surprising success last year, spring training couldn't have come soon enough. Those who never wanted that magic season to end along with newbie Birds fans are already flocking in droves to the team's...
| 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 5, 2013
| 3:39 PM
DUNEDIN, Fla. -- In the Orioles’ attempt to remold right-hander Jair Jurrjens into his past All-Star form, progress comes in small phases.
The Orioles have some time — and they’re proving to have patience — especially...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:14 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the team was “more comfortable” signing right-hander Jair Jurrjens to a minor league deal than a major league one after closely vetting the results of a physical on his right...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:35 AM
SARASOTA, Fla – And so ends the strange offseason saga of pitcher Jair Jurrjens, who arrived at the Orioles' spring training facility Saturday after finalizing the minor league contract that started out as a major league contract.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:34 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles played on the Ed Smith Stadium main field for the first time this spring on Thursday afternoon, making it the site for their second straight day of intrasquad games.
Much like the back-to-back intrasquad games on Wednesday,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:45 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Over the next two weeks, Orioles reliever Adam Russell will get a visit from two of his biggest fans.
Fiona Galvin, 6, and her three-year-old brother Tommy will light up at the first sight of their "Uncle Bubba." In the offseason,...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:52 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Trayvon Robinson's two-run homer in the eighth inning gave the Orioles a 5-3 win over the Twins in their Grapefruit League opener at Ed Smith Stadium.
Robinson, who is competing for a reserve spot in a cluttered outfield mix, took...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
.368 -- Manny Machado’s batting average on the road in 2013.
Machado is batting .274 in 28 games at Camden Yards this season with 10...