| May 21, 2013
| 9:21 PM
You could pick a number of storylines from a sticky, summer-like Tuesday evening at Camden Yards and really not go wrong.
There was the obvious, made-for-TV clip of Nate McLouth lifting a game-ending homer over the right-field wall in the bottom of...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
.341 -- Matt Wieters’ career batting average against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters has been slumping over the...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:46 PM
TAMPA, Fla. – One of Jake Arrieta’s goals in the early part of spring training is to pound the lower part of the strike zone with his mid-90s fastball, to tempt hitters to chop balls into the ground and let his defense make plays behind him....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:08 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Each of the Orioles' first five batters facing Yankees starter Nik Turley scored before the New York left-hander could record a single out Wednesday afternoon as the O’s ran out to a quick seven-run lead in a 10-7 win.
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Luckily, they don’t trot out the old “defense wins championship” cliché as much in baseball circles – but there’s no denying there have been teams who improve their ‘D’ and then find increased success.
So, as we...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 5:01 PM
A day after Kevin Gregg squandered a one-run lead in a loss to the New York Yankees, Orioles manager Buck Showalter wouldn't change his stance on the team's closer situation.
He also didn't publicly endorse Gregg as his exclusive closer, even though...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Not having won a home series against the New York Yankees in more than two years, the Orioles seemingly had the perfect opportunity Monday night.
The Yankees were without shortstop Derek Jeter, who missed his second consecutive game with a knee bruise,...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 8:29 PM
Michael Gonzalez's career in Baltimore hasn't played out as he had hoped when he signed a two-year, $12 million deal before the 2010 season. But as his turbulent Orioles career possibly winds down, the left-handed reliever is finally doing what the club...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 11:49 PM
The wading was the hardest part.
The Orioles and New York Yankees whiled away more than four hours waiting for the rain to relent Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium before finally taking the soggy field and playing well into the morning to avoid a day/night...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Carlos Beltran is a carpe diem sort of guy. He's on center stage again, and he's soaking it up.
No player is being pursued as widely as Beltran with baseball's non-waiver trade deadline a week away. And he's doing his part to make sure the Mets get a...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 10:34 PM
If this is the end for Jeremy Guthrie, if the right-hander's five seasons as an Oriole are over, at least he walked off the mound successfully.
He finally won as an Oriole at new Yankee Stadium.
Guthrie spun seven strong innings in the Orioles' 4-2...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 4:26 PM
For two innings Saturday afternoon, the Orioles saw the Chris Tillman they have been longing for: A confident, strike-throwing fast worker with zip on his fastball.
But after that, Tillman — who was officially recalled from the minors before the 8-...