| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Joe Saunders’ offseason has been spent golfing, working out, entertaining at his Arizona home and being a father to his 2-year-old and 4-year-old girls.
He can’t say he hasn’t thought about where he’ll be reporting to spring...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 12:30 PM
One of the biggest mysteries involving the Orioles’ success this season is how they can be 18 games over .500 and yet have been outscored by 21 runs this year.
The easy answer is that they have won 27 games by one run and 22 more by two runs. And...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:54 PM
As Yom Kippur begins Tuesday evening, Gil Kleiner plans to be in services at the Beth El Congregation without his iPhone, which will be sitting silently in his office at the synagogue registering an ESPN mobile app alert every time the Orioles score a run...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:48 PM
No sport lends itself more to comparative statistical analysis than major league baseball.
Crunch the numbers in key areas, stack them up against the others in the league and simple conclusions can be made.
Doing this with the Orioles' first half of the...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 6:00 AM
What do Zelous Wheeler, Rougned Odor, Bear Bay and Rock Shoulders have in common?
Well, they're all actual names of minor league baseball players. And they're all in the running for "Moniker Madness" -- a bracket-style tournament on milb.com that it...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 5:05 PM
CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....
| Jul 23, 2012
| 3:18 PM
With roughly a week left before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. trade deadline, the Orioles are continuing to search for improvements.
And it is becoming increasingly clear that adding a corner infield bat with the ability to get on base at a high clip is a major...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Dan Duquette’s Orioles have become the landing spot for players looking for a second chance.
If you were a failed, can’t-miss prospect, an aging veteran or a successful independent league player, well, come to the Orioles and show whether...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:00 AM
It’s been somewhat amusing to me the vitriol sent my way via Twitter, email and the blog concerning the Orioles’ lack of movement so far this offseason.
I understand that you want the Orioles to improve, especially considering that all the...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Former Major League Baseball utility infielder Ryan Freel, who played briefly for the Baltimore Orioles, has died at the age of 36.
Freel's death was first reported late Saturday afternoon by First Coast News in Freel's hometown, Jacksonville, Fla. A few...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The final image of Ryan Freel's time with the Orioles was one of potential tragedy: Freel remaining motionless on the Fenway Park basepaths after being hit in the right side of the head by an errant Justin Masterson pickoff throw during a game on April...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has a short and a long-term goal when it comes to getting in the lineup: He expects to play in all 162 this year. And he wants to chase down Cal Ripken Jr.'s streak.
OK, he's kidding about one of them.
"I'm gonna play...