| Jan 9, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Former Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin, who at times was overshadowed at the position by his contemporary -- the Orioles’ Cal Ripken Jr. -- was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame this afternoon.
Larkin, in his second year of...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 8:55 PM
Orioles prized left-hander Zach Britton won five of his first six starts, emerging as the team's biggest early-season success story and a legitimate American League Rookie of the Year candidate.
A stretch of one win over 10 starts certainly has a way...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Several local baseball players were selected on the third day of major league baseball's amateur draft Wednesday, starting with former Mount St. Joseph standout Ryan Kemp. The St. Joseph's University reliever was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 1:30 PM
The Orioles are really starting to hit their stride offensively. One of the reasons I know this is because I am the one who had to add each of the nine homers they hit in this weekend's series win over the Reds into our nifty home run database. You...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 11:15 AM
I was saddened to read in Saturday's Baltimore Sun that Brooks Robinson was unable to attend a news conference for the 30th Annual Brooks Robinson All-Star Game because "he is battling a very, very serious illness and (is) a little under the weather...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 12:54 PM
I am not out to place additional weight on the shoulders of parents who have children participating in sports, because I know it can be a very busy lifestyle. In this case, though, I feel that I must. Just driving your children to and from games isn't...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 5:50 PM
The inability of the Orioles' rotation to go deep into games claimed its first victim of 2011: left-handed reliever Clay Rapada.
The lefty specialist who was 0-0 with a 7.30 ERA in 22 appearances this season was designated for assignment Wednesday when...
| Jun 30, 2011
It was no thanks to Larry Jaster that the Dodgers made a second consecutive trip to the World Series in 1966.
The rookie left-hander from the St. Louis Cardinals pitched five shutouts in 1966 — all, remarkably, against the National League...
| Jul 3, 2011
Major League Baseball is considering realigning its leagues and divisions. Proposals have ranged from adding two teams to the 14 currently in the American League, thus equaling the number in the National League, to moving the Houston Astros to the...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Knowing how little Jeremy Guthrie likes to come out of starts, the Orioles were concerned when the right-hander exited his last outing after five scoreless innings because of back discomfort. As it turns out, Guthrie won't even miss a start.
| Jul 5, 2011
| 9:12 PM
The Orioles have been searching for weeks for a strong performance by a young starter, and they received it Tuesday night from an unheralded source against an unforgiving offense.
Yet it didn't matter because the Orioles once again couldn't take...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts was not cleared Tuesday to begin baseball activities during his third appointment with concussion specialist Dr. Michael Collins, a development that pushes back his return to the team's lineup until late July at the...