| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The soap opera between the Orioles and Grant Balfour gets weirder by the day.
How’s his shoulder? Is it healthy? Is it not? He did have major surgery on it back in 2005, but he's never missed time because of his shoulder since. Where’s the...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Paul Blair, a key member of four Orioles' World Series teams and considered the best defensive outfielder in franchise history, died Thursday evening in Pikesville while participating in a celebrity bowling tournament, according to Gloria Blair, his...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Few players could maneuver their way around center field at old Memorial Stadium like former Orioles outfielder Paul Blair.
The eight Gold Gloves that Blair — who died on Thursday at the age of 69 — won during his time with the great Orioles...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 5:29 AM
With less than six weeks remaining until spring training, the Orioles are still trying to upgrade the team they will bring to Sarasota, Fla., in mid-February.
The shopping list hasn’t changed much in recent weeks, and executive vice president...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:17 AM
Just less than three months shy of his 41st birthday, free-agent right-handed pitcher Brett Tomko hopes for one last chance to get back to the major leagues.
Tomko will throw for the Orioles on Friday morning in Orange County, Calif. He aims to...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Jan. 12, 1985: Harford Community College ends its men's basketball season when nine of the 11 players are declared academically ineligible. "They're students first," athletic director John Haggerty says. "We're concerned about how they are going to feed...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:36 AM
The Orioles’ 2014 regular season schedule was released Tuesday afternoon and it includes the club opening the season at home against the Boston Red Sox on March 31.
After opening the season at Camden Yards against the Red Sox on March 31 and April...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:27 AM
The Orioles’ search for a starting pitcher to upgrade their rotation took a major hit Friday when right-hander Bronson Arroyo -- one of the club’s top offseason targets -- chose the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Orioles.
The two sides agreed...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:13 PM
The Orioles are in continuing negotiations with free-agent right-hander Bronson Arroyo, according to an industry source.
They are not the only serious suitor, however, as the sweepstakes for Arroyo appears to be nearing a close.
The 36-year-old, who...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:54 PM
In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense.
Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:12 PM
His manager, Earl Weaver, called him "the best leadoff man in the game," and who's to argue? In five years with the Orioles, Don Buford batted .270, ran the bases with ferocity and helped the club reach three World Series.
It's no coincidence that,...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:44 PM
For years after he took his last hit, Sammy Stewart dreamed the same dream.
He'd climb a set of stairs under a dogwood tree, and at the top, a man would hand him some rocks of crack cocaine. Stewart would take them home and place them by his bedside...