| Sep 29, 2012
| 8:27 PM
We reporters are pretty predictable.
The obvious story line rarely escapes us.
So when Manny Machado, the Orioles’ 20-year-old rookie third baseman hits a game-winning homer in the seventh and makes two good plays on defense on the night the...
| 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...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 4:19 PM
NEW YORK -- After going through an early-season 1-for-18 slump, third baseman Manny Machado is starting to find his comfort zone in the No. 2 spot in the Orioles batting order.
Since hitting the game-winning home run in the team’s 8-5 comeback win...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 6:16 PM
With the Ravens 10-point underdogs and facing the better-than-ever Peyton Manning, fans should just start packing up their purple gear and accepting the end of their football season today — or so the experts seem to be saying.
To which Bernadette...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:28 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- On Wednesday night Center fielder Adam Jones became the first Oriole to play in all 162 regular season games since Miguel Tejada did it in 2006.
Since 1954, only seven Orioles have played 162 games: Cal Ripken Jr. (10 times),...
| 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 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...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:03 PM
So Chris Davis … wow.
There are so many ways to convey the absurdity of his start to the 2013 season. If he somehow continued hitting at his current pace, he would finish with totals that could slide neatly into Babe Ruth’s prime.
| Sep 30, 2012
| 6:15 AM
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About last night
O's beat Red Sox and move into a tie for 1st place