| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:09 PM
CHICAGO -- Watching Nick Markakis patrol right field for the past nine seasons, Orioles fans have grown accustomed to watching him make tough defensive plays look routine.
But there was no questioning the difficulty factor of the potentially game-saving...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Before reporters had a chance to ask Wei-Yin Chen a question Friday night following his tremendous performance in a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners, the Orioles left-hander said he needed to make a statement.
Chen wanted to dedicate his eight-...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:46 AM
The Baseball Hall of Fame reduced the number of years a player can remain on the ballot from 15 years to 10 last weekend.
Though no one has come out and said it, the change seemed to target high-profile steroid users and limit their chances to enter the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Let's be honest. The hardest thing about evaluating the Orioles organization at the nonmathematical halfway point in the 2014 season is trying to do that without depending on the two most obvious measuring sticks.
It would be easy to simply look at...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:12 PM
It has become apparent during the first three months of this season that the Orioles are determined not to conform to anyone's expectations, regardless of whether those expectations are good, bad or somewhere in between.
Take the past nine days, for...
| May 25, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said left-hander Johan Santana will throw five innings or 75 pitches Tuesday in an extended spring training game and then his next step will be determined.
Santana, a two-time American League Cy Young...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the decision to keep rookie Caleb Joseph on the active roster and send Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk was “51 to 49 percent.”
In activating first baseman Chris Davis from the paternity list, the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:51 PM
DALLAS – The Orioles purchased the contract of two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana from Triple-A Norfolk on Monday evening and placed him on the 15-day major league disabled list as he continues to rehab from left shoulder surgery.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:50 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Tuesday that he is open to going to a six-man rotation once left-hander Johan Santana becomes an option to help the club.
The Orioles added Santana to the 40-man roster Monday and placed him...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:50 PM
When baseball commissioner Bud Selig said recently that Baltimore was a "very, very viable candidate" to host the 2016 All-Star Game at Camden Yards, those who have sought for the Midsummer Classic's return to the city for years received a boost to...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:42 PM
The Orioles lost their primary starting-rotation insurance Friday afternoon when veteran left-hander Johan Santana tore his left Achilles tendon in Sarasota, Fla., ending his 2014 season.
At 35, Santana's playing future also may be in jeopardy
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Spending summer evenings with Orioles announcers Gary Thorne and Jim Palmer is a pleasure only afforded to us locals, but a new poll shows that few teams have the kind of respect and love for their broadcasters that Orioles fans do.
The good folks at...