| May 20, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Orioles closer Jim Johnson can be depended on to always be at his locker to answer questions anytime he becomes a focal point of a game following a blown save.
Those times have been rare, until recently, as Johnson has blown three consecutive ninth-...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Right-hander Steve Johnson (lat) threw four innings and 70 pitches in Fort Myers, Fla., as part of an extended spring game. Assuming he feels good during a side session this weekend, Johnson will make his 2013 pro debut next week in Charlotte for the...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Orioles designated hitter Steve Pearce entered Thursday night hitless in his first 13 at-bats this season.
Certainly, it's not the way the 30-year-old wanted to start the year, but it is not without explanation.
Pearce has made five starts in 2013...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Up until the ninth inning, it was a great game, and TBS provided coverage worthy of it.
As I said in my review of Friday night's wildcard game, the broadcast team of Ernie Johnson on play by play and Cal Ripken and John Smoltz as analysts is a winner....
| Apr 12, 2013
| 3:25 PM
NEW YORK – The Orioles were back at Yankee Stadium on Friday for the first time since their season-ending Game 5 loss to the Yankees six months ago in the American League Division Series.
“That’s the first thing I thought about when I...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 5:52 PM
As you settle down to watch an American League Championship Series without the Orioles and you wonder whether the O’s will ever go after a bona fide ace pitcher among the likes of CC Sabathia or Justin Verlander, Orioles executive vice president Dan...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Down for the count
It's always dangerous to count the Yankees out — except right now. They're one blow from being out cold, and Justin Verlander is winding up for a haymaker.
These Yankees are old, and one-dimensional....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Orioles fans are chortling this morning after the Detroit Tigers routed the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the American League Championship Series.
This was an unbelievably humiliating series for the Yankees, which always plays...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis and his family showed up at the KidsPeace Trick 'n Trot 5K run in Canton on Saturday morning to support the charity event hosted by Buck and Angela Showalter.
He said he gets full clearance for all activities on...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Xavier Avery could have excelled in any sport, but he chose baseball because he saw it as a game his talents could grow into with hard work. He enjoyed the challenge of playing a sport in which there's always room for improvement — where getting...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:44 PM
One of the big discussions in the press box before Friday’s game was whether Jason Hammel will be an All-Star.
Not whether he is worthy – he has been the Orioles’ best starter this season – but whether he’ll be named to...
| May 19, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Orioles reliever Michael Gonzalez -- who is in the final year of a two-year, $12 million deal -- is wearing out his welcome with even the most patient of Orioles fans. The 32-year-old surrendered four runs in Monday’s come-from-ahead loss to the Red...