| 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...
| 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
| 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 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 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.
| May 13, 2014
| 5:22 PM
On a purely strategic level, there's no reason to look for any deeper meaning in the decision by the Orioles on Tuesday to call up top pitching prospect Kevin Gausman and insert him into the starting rotation to face Justin Verlander in the series...
| May 5, 2014
| 1:05 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Left-hander Johan Santana, who is recovering from his second shoulder surgery in a three-year span, threw two innings in his first extended spring training game Monday afternoon at the Orioles' complex in Sarasota, Fla.
| 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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:46 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Dominican slugger Nelson Cruz sat at his new locker a few weeks ago and surveyed the Orioles' spring training clubhouse.
In one corner, Taiwanese pitcher Wei-Yin Chen was huddled with his interpreter. On the other side of the room,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Left-hander Johan Santana threw a bullpen session off a full mound on Thursday for the first time since signing with the Orioles.
That’s another significant step for Santana, the two-time Cy Young Award winner who was signed to a minor league deal...