| May 16, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Kevin Hickey, the quirky left-handed reliever who pitched parts of three seasons for the Orioles including the storybook 1989 "Why Not?" season, died Wednesday at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He was 56.
A Chicago native who spent three of...
| May 16, 2012
| 10:16 PM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts knew the significance of Wednesday's date.
It marked the one-year anniversary of Roberts' last game, when his headfirst slide at Fenway Park triggered a second wave of concussion symptoms May 16, 2011.
| May 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
May 22, 1988: Beginning the day with the worst record in the majors (8-33), the Orioles defeat Seattle, 7-2, giving them back-to-back victories for the first time in 46 games, over two seasons. Larry Sheets and Cal Ripken Jr. each hit a two-run homer...
| May 28, 2012
| 2:43 PM
May 30, 1982: In an inauspicious start to a historic streak, 21-year-old Cal Ripken Jr. bats eighth and goes hitless in the Orioles' 6-0 loss to the last-place Toronto Blue Jays. An announced Memorial Stadium crowd of 21,632 sees the start of Ripken's...
| May 29, 2012
| 6:04 AM
Tommy Hunter's words carried considerable concern. Following the Orioles right-hander's shortest outing of this young season Monday night against a Blue Jays lineup that used his fastball for batting practice, Hunter had few answers.
He entered the...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 6:34 PM
Two days before baseball's free-agency period begins in earnest, the Orioles are still looking for a general manager.
They thought they were close Tuesday, when they made an offer to Toronto Blue Jays assistant GM Tony LaCava, a 50-year-old baseball...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 7:20 PM
The Orioles' parade of general manager candidates started again Thursday with former club executive Scott Proefrock and will continue Friday with former Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos general manager Dan Duquette.
It also is expected to include New...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Earlier this year, when Jake Arrieta was named the Orioles' youngest Opening Day starter since Mike Mussina, he talked about the magnitude of the honor and the leadership responsibility it carried.
Feeling fully recovered from August elbow surgery,...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:44 PM
As a teenager growing up in the shadow of Memorial Stadium, working as a batboy in the clubhouses with the Baltimore Orioles and opposing teams was a dream job for Ronald Shelton.
But Shelton said he quietly left the job before he had planned to do so...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 9:14 AM
ON THE SITE...
Light traffic reported on routes around JFX lane closures: A Monday morning accident and stalled vehicle on the southbound Jones Falls Expressway worsened a commute city transportation officials had already warned would be difficult...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 3:18 PM
The Orioles have not represented themselves particularly well of late, but at least they’ll be well-represented at the All-Star Game.
Center fielder Adam Jones, closer Jim Johnson and catcher Matt Wieters have been chosen by their peers to play...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Two Sundays ago the Orioles won for the 41st time, guaranteeing a winning record at the mathematical mid-point of the season — Wednesday's game in Seattle will be their 81st — for the first time since 2008. Despite a recent swoon, the club...