| May 14, 2013
| 3:36 AM
I’m a little afraid to toss this question around in the bar today.
I’m afraid some of you may be throwing haymakers if the discussion gets heated. It could turn into a donnybrook or brouhaha if things get ugly.
(Yes, I know it is a fake...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Manny Machado probably couldn’t have asked for a much better start to his first full season in the majors.
In April, the 20-year-old batted .304 with 11 doubles, two home runs and 16 RBIs. His on-base percentage was .344 and his slugging...
| May 5, 2013
For decades, the Orioles commanded a sweeping empire of fans — a territory larger than some European countries, stretching from southern Pennsylvania to North Carolina and including Washington, where the team operated a popular retail store.
| May 6, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter usually has an answer for most questions thrown his way, but he didn’t have a quick response for one interesting inquiry this weekend in Anaheim.
Before Saturday’s game, Showalter was asked why he believed...
| May 6, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Can we go a little over the top here? OK, here goes: maybe we'll remember this just-concluded 7-4 Orioles road trip to the West Coast as the time where the legend of Manny Machado really took off.
Sure, he got lots of attention last season when the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Los Angeles Angels outfield phenom Mike Trout, who led the American League in stolen bases and runs scored and made several incredible defensive plays, including his signature one at the wall at Camden Yards, was named the unanimous AL Rookie of the...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 9:21 AM
It was the spring of Gavin Floyd's senior year, and professional baseball scouts were flocking to his games at Mount St. Joseph High School.
A right-handed pitcher with a blazing fastball and knee-buckling curve, Floyd was considered one of the top...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Karl Marx is credited with saying that religion is "the opium of the people." But here in the nation's capital, baseball is the drug of choice that rescues political junkies from the unpleasant realities around them.
Currently providing relief from...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:47 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are back in town for their home opener on Friday, and this is the moment when newspaper editorialists generally wax poetic about baseball in spring, fathers and sons, the uncertain state of the national pastime and hope springing...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Orioles made their triumphant return to the postseason in 2012.
The odds of them getting back there in 2013, if you trust Baseball Prospectus’ projection, are less than 5 percent.
It’s one of those preseason predictions that had Adam...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Orioles fans need to wait until next week to find out if Buck Showalter has won the prestigious American League Manager of the Year Award.
But the first step toward that is now out of the way.
Showalter was announced Wednesday night as one of three...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:24 AM
This isn't really Orioles news, but since Bryce Harper is headed to town, we'll stretch the rules.
The Washington Nationals phenom and Under Armour pitchman told Comcast SportsNet on Thursday that the Baltimore-based apparel company will begin selling...