| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:28 PM
He's the forgotten Oriole, one who helped the club soar in 1966 and then fell off the radar. Brooks, Frank and Boog were stars in that championship season. But who remembers Russ Snyder?
"I had a pretty good year, too," said Snyder, 79.
Did he ever....
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Eighteen times, he suited up for baseball's All-Star Game. No American Leaguer has played in more. The two trophies Cal Ripken Jr. won as the game's Most Valuable Player gleam, plain to see, in the former Oriole's Reisterstown home.
Ripken played in the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Maureen Hall cradled the bulbous, papier-mache mask with its black feathers and orange beak. The temperature had pushed past 90 degrees, but the 6th-grade teacher from Parkville didn't hesitate to pull it over her head as onlookers snapped photos of her...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:39 AM
The Orioles tried not to make a big deal of Wei-Yin Chen’s absence for nearly two months because of a strained oblique.
But the Taiwanese lefty has been exceptionally consistent in his year-plus, major league career and not having him take the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The next time you go to Camden Yards, keep your eye on him, the way he shifts a few feet before every batter to maximize his odds for an easy path to the ball, the way he avoids contorting himself into an awkward throwing position.
Try not to be...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:26 PM
The Orioles four All Stars – Chris Davis, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado -- met with the media before Monday’s game.
After talking about their All-Star selections, the group was asked about the 21-year-old Machado’s defense...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Bob Bowman gets to the question before it can even be raised.
"You guys want to know if Michael's coming back," he says to a pair of visitors.
Michael is Michael Phelps, the greatest swimmer of all time and Bowman's pupil from gawky adolescence....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:24 PM
When the New York Yankees visit Baltimore each year, the stakes always seem to be a bit higher for the crowds at Camden Yards.
With the success of the Orioles last season and through the first half of 2013, as much is true again this season. And the...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:36 PM
What a great Baltimore weekend for lovers of fine TV baseball.
The Orioles sweep the Yankees, and ESPN comes to town Sunday night and delivers a winning national telecast. Plus, it comes hot on the heels of first-rate coverage Saturday night from Fox...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:32 AM
A few days before the Major League Baseball draft last year, Baltimore Orioles director of pitcher development Rick Peterson had a conversation with longtime scout Dean Albany about a young pitcher from Millersville, Josh Hader.
"I remember Dean calling...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 11:45 AM
June 26, 1982: "I'm hoping for a long future in Baltimore," quarterback Art Schlichter says after signing with the Colts. Schlichter, from Ohio State and the fourth player taken in the 1982 NFL draft, will play three games for the Colts before being...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:20 PM
With the 2013 first-year player draft beginning tonight in Secaucus, N.J., it’s worth taking a peek back at where some of the Orioles’ notable picks from last season ended up — from the majors to the minors and some who opted to attend...