| Jun 2, 2012
| 12:51 PM
The Orioles look to halt their six-game losing streak in today's 4:05 p.m. game against the Rays at Tropicana Field. Baltimore had lost six straight for the first time since Aug. 16-21, 2011.
The Orioles are struggling in both facets of the game. The...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 6:43 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Orioles needed a starting pitching performance to remember Saturday night. They needed something to restore faith in their rotation, something to help stop their sudden swoon.
Brian Matusz was up for the challenge. The...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:24 PM
Orioles rookie Manny Machado has spent his brief time in the big leagues making difficult plays at third base — like the slow roller down the line — appear routine.
But the dazzling plays he'd already made in his short time as a big leaguer...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 6:08 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
Thome keys 12th-inning rally as O's win, 9-6
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:38 PM
For all the flashes of promise that Chris Tillman has shown the Orioles, up until now they've been just that, shimmers of brilliance in between chapters of unfulfilled potential. Since making his major league debut three years ago at the age of 21,...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:36 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Orioles open their three-game series tonight against Tampa Bay here at Tropicana Field.
This weekend's series is important for both teams. The Orioles and Rays are both 55-50 and 1 1/2 games out of the second American League...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The Orioles’ fortunes changed dramatically over the course of 24 hours this weekend in Tampa Bay.
On Friday night, the visiting clubhouse of Tropicana Field was quiet — the air full of frustration — after the Orioles suffered their...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 5:07 AM
Now that the Orioles have played their two intrasquad games, they’re looking forward to the beginning of the Grapefruit League schedule.
The Orioles open up Monday with a day-night, split-squad doubleheader, traveling to Port Charlotte for an...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:49 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — At the beginning of this calendar year, Miguel Gonzalez didn’t know where he was going to pitch. Released by the Red Sox in December, he hoped another major league team would give him a chance.
On the second day of...
| Jul 3, 2011
Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies.
General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 5:48 PM
The big question swirling around the Orioles right now is what happens with the club's top executive post and, subsequently, its manager.
There was no more clarity on the situation Friday. The belief remains that president of baseball operations Andy...
| Jun 19, 2011
Forget Paul Maholm's 3-7 record. He has compiled a 3.12 earned-run average over 89 innings, holding opponents to 70 hits.
With limited options expected to become available on the trade market next month, Maholm is having the kind of season that could...