| Sep 18, 2012
| 7:45 PM
SEATTLE — Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette never revealed his specific expectations for the season when it began in April.
But now his immediate goal is clear. And it's not winning an American League wild-card spot.
"We're in a...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Once this whole crazy ride is over, maybe we'll refer to it as the all-nighter or the 3:55 a.m. game. It'll rank right up there with the 17-inning win closed out by the pitching designated hitter.
The Orioles left their staunchest fans rubbing eyes and...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 8:00 AM
I couldn't help but compare the September 20, 2012 front page picture of high-flying Nate McLouth, Adam Jones and Lew Ford to the now famous picture of airborne Brooks Robinson after the last pitch of the 1966 World Series. Nobody thought the 1966 Birds...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:48 PM
The Orioles are expecting their largest late-September crowds in years when the team comes home next week for a final push to the playoffs.
Tens of thousands of fans have bought tickets over the last two weeks for the series against the Toronto Blue Jays...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Outfielder L.J. Hoes is expected to be announced Tuesday as this year's winner of the Brooks Robinson Award for the best season by an Orioles minor league hitter.
He won't be winning it alone, though, not in his mind anyway.
"I really played this...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:31 PM
It's early fall in Baltimore, that time of year when purple banners, car flags and sweatshirts normally dominate the landscape, as surely as the colors are soon to hit the trees. But Charm City isn't just NFL country now.
In grade schools and taverns, at...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The Orioles didn’t have to make any extra travel plans for their top minor-league award winners for the first time in 20-plus years.
On Tuesday, as part of minor league appreciation night, the organization honored current Oriole right-hander...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Today should be a perfect fall day, with a high around 72 with lows in upper 50s. Good weather to enjoy the Baltimore Book Festival or the Orioles as they salute Brooks Robinson on this last weekend of the regular season. Sunday will be in the mid-70s...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:31 PM
You see the jerseys every time the Orioles play at Camden Yards, often on boys born 20 years after the man shelved his famous mitt — No. 5. Robinson.
The combination of that name and that number will always stir the souls of those who watched...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold can describe in one word what the last few months have been like for him, watching his teammates win while he recovers from neck surgery:
“It’s hard to be away, especially when the team is...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Four years into his major league career, Jim Palmer had gone from being a 19-year-old phenom to a World Series hero who outpitched Sandy Koufax before his 21st birthday to a sore-armed 23-year old trying to figure out a suddenly clouded future.
| Jul 14, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Jim Palmer is being honored with his sculpture today.
Several notables in attendance, none bigger than Brooks Robinson – who has missed the first two celebrations (Earl Weaver and Frank Robinson) due to health reasons. Brooks had his own ceremony...