| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Frustrated by toiling in the minor leagues for six years and questioning whether he’d ever get the opportunity to make it to the majors, Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph considered retiring this offseason when he went unprotected by the O’s and...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:56 PM
What do you do when the small speedboat you're using to escape illegally from Cuba runs out of fuel partway through the Gulf of Mexico?
The vessel rocks uncomfortably atop large waves. You haven't eaten in days. You know what could happen if you're...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:53 PM
George W. Hilton, a retired college professor, author and transportation economist whose works on railroads and shipping included the seminal history of Maryland's Ma & Pa Railroad, died Aug. 4 of heart failure at Lorien Health Park in Columbia. He was...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:33 PM
The final vote did not come easy, but Major League Baseball chief operating officer Robert D. Manfred finally achieved the necessary super-majority early Thursday night to become the the 10th commissioner of baseball.
Manfred, who helped steer the sport...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:54 PM
As the temperature rises every summer in Baltimore, so does the number of balls that carry out of Camden Yards. Hits similar to ones that landed at the warning track two weeks ago are now finding their way into the seats. And the Orioles lineup is built...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Several players with local ties who were picked in baseball's first-year player draft last month have started their professional careers.
Ryan Ripken, a Gilman graduate and the son of Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., has struggled in limited action...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:03 PM
Life has been so charmed for the Orioles in the past few days that on Thursday, they chased one of baseball’s best pitchers with a weather report.
They followed that up with a 5-2 win over the Texas Rangers without hitting one long ball —...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:12 PM
BOSTON — Midway through the nightcap of their twin bill against the Red Sox on Saturday, the Orioles were in danger of dropping the doubleheader and losing their hold on first place in the American League East.
But after a 7-4 win over the Red Sox...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:35 PM
WASHINGTON – In an incredibly close contest between two evenly matched teams Monday night, the Orioles picked up an 8-2 victory in 11 innings against the Washington Nationals and, potentially, something much more important.
The Orioles are...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:45 AM
I’ve been talking to several baseball people outside of the Orioles organization for the past week or so about the club's trade possibilities as the July 31 nonwaiver deadline approaches.
Everyone basically says the same thing: Dan Duquette will...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It may be too soon to label it a trend, and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their most loyal and enthusiastic voting bloc: African-Americans.
Last Friday in Chicago, a group of...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:54 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and catcher Matt Wieters remain the leading American League vote-getters at their respective positions in All-Star Game fan balloting released Monday night.
Cruz (1,792,432) continued to lead the ...