| Apr 14, 2009
Mark Fidrych, an eccentric All-Star pitcher nicknamed "The Bird" whose career was shortened by injuries, was found dead Monday in an apparent accident at his farm in Northborough, Mass. He was 54.
Worcester County (Mass.) District Attorney Joseph D....
| May 4, 2009
| 8:14 PM
If there was any more proof needed as to Brian Roberts' importance on the Orioles' lineup, the leadoff man provided it in the seventh and eighth innings Monday night, taking over a game that his team badly needed to win.
Roberts, hitless in 18...
| Jul 17, 2008
Dewey Hammond says his job is harder than it sounds.
It's difficult to believe the Loyola Blakefield alum and Ravens blogger when he recounts a boxing match he attended at the Playboy Mansion in June, or when he talks about hanging out with Buffalo Bills...
| Dec 7, 2007
Major League Baseball yesterday suspended Orioles outfielder and Kansas City Royals outfielder Jose Guillen 15 days each for violating the league's toughened substance-abuse prevention program, though neither failed a league-initiated drug test.
| Jun 19, 2006
Former Orioles first baseman David Segui told ESPN yesterday that he is one of the players named in Jason Grimsley's affidavit on drug use in baseball and that he used human growth hormone obtained through a doctor's prescription.
Segui, the first player...
| Dec 27, 2007
"She looked at me with this look, like, 'Mom, are you dumb or what?' She said, 'These are my friends. I want to be with them.'"
Deborah McFadden, whose wheelchair athlete daughter, Tatyana, has challenged the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic...
| Dec 28, 2007
Rangers score 30Perhaps the Orioles should not have gotten out of bed Aug. 22.
The day bloomed promisingly enough with the announcement of Dave Trembley's permanent hiring as manager and the struggling Texas Rangers in town for a doubleheader. The...
| Sep 27, 2009
Give Jim Johnson a little credit. During the most difficult period of his brief career, the Orioles' closer of two months hasn't lost his sense of humor or his self-deprecating way.
"If there's a way to give up a run, I'll find a way," Johnson said after...
| Sep 28, 2009
Perhaps it's impossible for a team that is more than 30 games under .500 and has been playing mostly meaningless contests for months to hit rock bottom in the final days of a 162-game season.
But leave it to the Orioles to find a way.
| Sep 28, 2009
Moments after the Ravens' 34-3 dismantling of the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, running back Willis McGahee walked past Domonique Foxworth and playfully jabbed the cornerback for not returning his interception for a touchdown.
In the past, that would be no...
| Aug 28, 2009
Seconds before Orioles closer Jim Johnson reared back to throw a ninth-inning, two-out fastball that would undo an entire night's worth of hard work, Melvin Mora had one thought running through his head: Call timeout!
Mora noticed that Cleveland...
| Apr 7, 2009
It went as well as even the most optimistic Orioles fan could hope, from the pounding of the New York Yankees' new $161 million ace, to the booing of the former savior turned archenemy, to the debut of their all-glove shortstop who proved adept with his...