| Apr 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
As a media scrum surrounded him in the Orioles clubhouse after he made his major league debut Saturday night, left-hander T.J. McFarland was told by a reporter that if he was nervous out on the mound, it didn’t show.
“Didn’t show it at...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 11:45 AM
In their continual pursuit of unearthing undervalued commodities, the Orioles reached into the pool again Thursday during the annual Rule 5 draft, grabbing a potential candidate for the 2013 rotation.
With the 23rd pick of the Rule 5 draft — the...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 8:52 AM
I ran into Jim Callis and John Manuel, the editors of Baseball America, a few minutes ago.
The duo knows minor league baseball and its players as well as anybody, so I asked them about T.J. McFarland, the 23-year-old left-handed pitcher that the Orioles...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Sorry if it is chilly in the bar here this weekend. All the windows are open.
I’m just trying to fill my lungs with oxygen after spending all week in the recycled air of the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. So grab a bar stool and a parka.
| Nov 24, 2012
| 7:31 AM
DeMarlo Hale, who had served as the Orioles' third-base coach this past season, is taking a job as bench coach for the Toronto Blue Jays, an industry source has confirmed.
Hale, the only remaining unsigned coach from Orioles manager Buck Showalter&...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter was hoping to keep his 2012 coaching staff together for next season.
That didn’t happen -- third-base coach DeMarlo Hale has left the organization to become the bench coach for John Gibbons in Toronto.
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
When Dan Duquette was hired roughly a year ago as the club’s executive vice president, the Orioles pointed to his impressive track record in the past with the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox.
He was in charge of some very good teams –...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Here's a look at what some other media outlets are saying about the Orioles:
** Matt Snyder of CBSSports.com takes a semi-tongue-in-cheek look at the Orioles’ October travel plans after clinching a playoff spot:
Have you stayed with us before?...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:22 PM
After one inning of baseball at Comerica Park on Sunday afternoon, the Orioles were in a five-run hole against the Detroit Tigers. But for these Orioles, it was business as usual, not an insurmountable deficit. In the bullpen, the relievers were still...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Rick Peterson, who received rave reviews as the Orioles’ organizational director of pitching development this season, will interview Saturday for the vacant Boston Red Sox pitching coach job, according to an industry source.
Peterson, 58, has...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:00 AM
One of the main competitions – really, one of the only competitions – in Orioles spring training this year is for the fifth starter’s role.
A whole lot of names have been thrown into the mix: Jake Arrieta, Zach Britton, Steve Johnson,...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:08 PM
In an attempt to lessen their glut of big league pitchers, the Orioles have contacted teams to let them know veteran right-handed reliever Luis Ayala is available in a trade, according to an industry source.
It’s unclear exactly what the Orioles...