| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:25 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the Orioles plugged through this offseason without adding a premium bat to the lineup, club officials kept saying that a needed offensive boost could come from two players already on the 40-man roster, two guys who had...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will make his first career Opening Day start today against the Rays.
Machado, 20, joins Brooks Robinson (19 in 1957, 20 in 1958), Ron Hansen (20 in 1958) and Boog Powell (20 in 1962) as the only Orioles players to...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:03 AM
I offhandedly tweeted that Manny Machado might be the most exciting ballplayer to come through Baltimore in 30 years. Which led to a quick mental review of the other candidates to see if I was crazy. The verdict?
Well first, let’s talk about...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:51 AM
We all know singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Joan Jett loves Rock and Roll; she’s proclaimed that plenty of times since her breakout hit in 1982.
She also has proclaimed her love for the Orioles for years. It’s hard to forget when she...
| 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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:05 AM
When Joe Zayatz arrived at Oakland Mills in 2009, the Scorpions baseball team was a proud but struggling organization.
After a 1-18 season in which Oakland Mills was outscored 238-44, there was much work to be done to bring the team back to...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:55 PM
During his 17-year managerial career with the Orioles, Earl Weaver crafted 1,480 winning batting orders. Arguably none was as impressive as the lineup that honored him Saturday.
A star-studded collection of players, team representatives, and baseball...
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Forty-six years later, the photograph still gives people goose bumps. There's Dave McNally, Baltimore's "other" No. 19, the triumphant pitcher whose grin is as wide as his native Montana. And Andy Etchebarren, the catcher who's poised to embrace him, mask...
| 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 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 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...