| 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 24, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The Orioles’ process of hiring a new pitching coach is winding down, according to the club’s top executive, with the hope of having someone in place by next week.
“We have a little more work to do on our due diligence; we want to...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:36 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel was the first to admit that his start against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night wasn’t pretty.
But for Hammel, who battled inconsistency through the first half of the season, gave...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The Orioles formally announced Monday afternoon the hiring of new bullpen coach Dom Chiti, who previously has worked closely with both manager Buck Showalter and new pitching coach Dave Wallace.
Meanwhile, former bullpen coach Bill Castro will not...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Brian Graham, the Orioles’ director of player development, has won this year’s Sheldon “Chief” Bender Award presented by Minor League Baseball for meritorious service in player development.
Graham, 53, rejoined the Orioles in...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:14 AM
When teams add players to their 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft, the moves don’t usually get a lot of fanfare.
The moves don't always involve the organization’s top prospects. Being protected means the player has been...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 11:13 AM
The Orioles have just begun a stretch of 11 straight games against four of the losingest teams in baseball, and center fielder Adam Jones isn’t afraid to call out himself and his teammates for the way they have failed to store up wins against the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:26 PM
At 3 p.m. Wednesday, Steve Pearce was in Frederick preparing to take batting practice for his third rehabilitation game with the High-A Keys. By 7 p.m., Pearce was at Camden Yards, batting ninth as the Orioles’ designated hitter in an 11-0 loss to...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:02 PM
There's not a whole lot of mystery to this version of the Orioles.
Pitch well enough and hope for the home run — because no one in the sport is better at hitting baseballs a long way.
In an 11-8 slugfest victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Despite his status as a special assistant to the division-rival Toronto Blue Jays and only a short — yet decorated — tenure in Baltimore, Roberto Alomar called his induction into the Orioles Hall of Fame on Friday “a dream come true.&...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said it was a difficult decision to not start veteran designated hitter Jim Thome, the club's most experience postseason player, in Sunday's American League Division Series opener at Camden Yards againtst New York Yankees...