| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Welcome back to the bar. We got the furnace and leaky roof fixed just in time, apparently.
Today, I want to discuss a person whose name triggers some of the best arguments in Connolly's Bar history: Mike Mussina.
Every time we bring up the former...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:42 AM
It looks as though 53 homers and 138 RBIs doesn’t go as far as it used to these days.
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis’ remarkable season earned him recognition in every major offseason postseason award, but Davis netted just one trophy...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:33 PM
On Tuesday evening, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will find out whether he is a finalist for the American League Most Valuable Player Award.
On Monday night, he lost his first two awards battles of the offseason with Detroit Tigers third baseman and...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Nov. 6, 2005: Maryland's third-ranked field hockey team defeats No. 1 Wake Forest, 3-2, for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship in College Park. Freshman Susie Rowe scores the game-winner with 41 seconds left, giving Terps coach Missy Meharg her...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:24 AM
In talking to Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette on Thursday, I asked whether he had made any progress on the club’s pending free agents,a group that includes pitchers Scott Feldman and Jason Hammel, infielder Brian Roberts and outfielder...
| 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 22, 2013
| 4:49 AM
The Orioles will begin interviews for a new pitching coach today, bringing an established group of candidates to Baltimore for the open position.
Former Philadelphia Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee will be interviewed today by Orioles manager Buck...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:18 PM
The Orioles have received permission to interview several external candidates for their vacant pitching coach position, with one of the higher profile interviewees coming to Baltimore on Wednesday, according to industry sources.
Current Seattle Mariners...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:55 AM
What is it about fathers, sons and baseball? What makes the sport so special that it is passed down the family line, normally among males? But I should quickly add that my wife learned to keep score from her father while going to Fenway Park in Boston...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:09 AM
The Orioles received the rarest of baseball gifts Monday night, a rocky and abbreviated start from reigning American League Cy Young Award winner David Price.
They didn’t enjoy it, though, because the Orioles’ offense simply couldn’t...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Orioles infielder/designated hitter Danny Valencia said he knew he had hit pretty well in his career against Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price, but he wasn’t sure of the exact numbers.
When he stepped to the plate in the second inning Monday, he...