| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:24 AM
As expected, the Orioles' only representative on USA Baseball's 27-man provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic is center fielder Adam Jones.
The rosters for the rest of the countries will be announced later today, so other Orioles could be...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Earl Weaver’s last great season as a manager, 1982, coincided with my first as a young baseball fan, growing up in Baltimore. So in a sense, he has always been the manager — the Platonic ideal of the species — for me.
What I didn&...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:30 AM
We’ve discussed pitching a lot this offseason. The Orioles have a surplus of it. Their bullpen returns entirely intact and the club’s starting rotation looks pretty solid going into the spring.
So where does Rule 5 pick T.J. McFarland fit...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:40 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said after Thursday night’s game that he doesn’t believe the decision to place right-hander Chris Tillman on the 15-day disabled list before the season starts was a difficult one for Tillman to accept....
| Mar 29, 2013
| 5:02 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles manager Buck Showalter spent much of Friday afternoon telling players who will and won’t be making the club’s 25-man roster — leaving him with only one decision remaining.
Steve Pearce and Conor Jackson...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 11:06 AM
April 4, 2006: Maryland wins its first NCAA women's basketball championship, 78-75 over Duke. Down by 13 points in the second half, the Terps (34-4) rally as freshman Kristi Toliver hits a 3-point basket with six seconds left in regulation to send the...
| 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...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:22 PM
The Orioles have acquired minor league right-hander Jairo Asencio from the Milwaukee Brewers for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
Asencio, 28, pitched for both the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs last year before signing a minor...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:32 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Standing on the mound at Ed Smith Stadium on Monday afternoon, with 30 mph winds swirling around him and ESPN cameras capturing his every move, Orioles left-hander T.J. McFarland was the perfect picture of calm.
Sitting in an...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Things started out slowly this spring for lefty T.J. McFarland, whom the Orioles had taken from the Cleveland Indians in December’s Rule 5 draft.
As part of that draft’s requirements, the Orioles need to keep McFarland on the 25-man roster...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Chris Davis groans at the mere mention of it.
“I think it's becoming the new trend,” the Orioles first baseman says. “I'm not a big fan.”
He's talking about the shifts that have swept through baseball in recent years as teams...