| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:12 PM
There was a message left on the office phone one cold night in 2001, but the caller didn't leave his name. It was just an old raspy voice wanting to say hi.
I recognized the voice because I had heard him talk several hundred times, so I called him...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Everybody who was anybody in Orioles history showed up to honor him when the Orioles unveiled his statue on the center field plaza Saturday at Camden Yards, and all he wanted to do was thank everybody else and turn his ceremony into a...
| 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.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Peter Angelos' ownership of the Orioles seemed to hit a new low last fall when two well-respected candidates spurned the chance to become his top baseball executive.
Fans rolled their eyes and bit their lips when Angelos settled for Dan Duquette, who had...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 6:15 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
O's beat Red Sox and move into a tie for 1st place
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Cuban outfielder Henry Urrutia, who went from not knowing whether he would play pro ball in 2013 to the major leagues a few months later, has been named the Orioles’ organization’s Brooks Robinson Player of the Year.
| 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 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...
| 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...