| Apr 28, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Rookie utility man Ryan Flaherty started just one game in the club's first 16 games and now has started each of the past four, including in right field Saturday night — the first time he had appeared there as a major leaguer.
“I think every...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:11 PM
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Thunder Cruzeiro (rising U-13 girls, born on or after Aug. 1, 1999) are...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Who's running asylum?
This is both a simple question and a complex one. If the Red Sox go in the tank like they did last September, it's hard to imagine Bobby Valentine lasting the season. But owners John Henry and Larry...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 4:55 PM
One of the added benefits of Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts being with the team while he continues to recover from multiple concussions is his ability to impart wisdom onto his younger teammates.
Roberts has begun to take outfielder Adam Jones...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:35 AM
This is worth writing about, even though in Jamie Moyer’s last game as an Oriole I was still single. I got married a week after Moyer last pitched for Baltimore, back in 1995, his third and final season here. That was before three kids and 16...
| 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...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:58 PM
The Fielding Bible Award selections, which will be featured in the Annual Bill James Handbook, were announced today, and Orioles catcher Matt Wieters did not repeat as a winner.
The awards, which go to the best defensive player at each position, no...