| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:51 PM
As the regular season winds down, the Orioles insist they aren't sneaking glances to right field for a peek at the out-of-town scoreboard at Camden Yards to see how the division-leading New York Yankees are doing.
Instead, they say their focus must be on...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:27 PM
Technically, our curiosity, as Orioles manager Buck Showalter likes to say, was satisfied on Sunday, when uber-phenom Dylan Bundy faced two batters and retired both in his big league debut.
But, for what was left of the announced crowd of 30,205 at...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:59 PM
The Orioles opened their first road trip of the year — a three-city, 10-game swing that will take them to two countries and four time zones — under a closed roof at Rogers Center on Friday night.
That set the stage for a home run derby...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 6:42 PM
TORONTO – From the day early this spring when Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to place Nolan Reimold in the leadoff spot, he told Reimold he didn't need him to become a different player because of his new place atop the batting order....
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:26 AM
I had separate conversations earlier this offseason with a scout from a rival team and a player agent that basically intimated the same thing:
The industry was watching what the Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays would do this winter because they are viewed...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter just might be his toughest critic, and over his past two starts, he’s seen plenty of flaws.
His fastball command hasn’t been where it needs to be. He hasn’t thrown enough first-pitch strikes. He’s...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Across baseball circles, the Orioles' acquisition of right-hander Jason Hammel was seen as pre-spring training snoozer.
But over his first four starts in a Baltimore uniform, Hammel has made the majors take notice.
Hammel -- who came to Baltimore with a...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:04 PM
It had been nearly 18 months since Brian Matusz pitched a game with the precision of the one he threw against the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night.
During Matusz’s dubious losing streak – the longest in the major leagues – the...
| May 29, 2012
| 6:04 AM
Tommy Hunter's words carried considerable concern. Following the Orioles right-hander's shortest outing of this young season Monday night against a Blue Jays lineup that used his fastball for batting practice, Hunter had few answers.
He entered the...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:06 PM
The Orioles' 8-6 loss to the Blue Jays Tuesday night ended with catcher Matt Wieters watching his team's failed comeback from a seven-run deficit in the visiting clubhouse of the Rogers Centre, banished from the field after receiving the first ejection of...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:22 PM
The Orioles couldn't get out of Canada any faster Wednesday night. The first leg of their three-city, nine-game road trip couldn't have gone any worse.
With their starting pitching reeling and questions about the health of two of their top players, being...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Left-hander Brian Matusz returned to the Orioles clubhouse Friday afternoon, but to fill a much different role than the one he had when he left.
With left-handed reliever Troy Patton on the disabled list nursing a sprained right ankle, the Orioles called...