| Aug 25, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 11:36 AM
Former Orioles pitcher Mike Flanagan, a Cy Young Award winner who became a television announcer and top executive with the club, died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday afternoon, according to police.
Flanagan had been upset about...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:46 PM
NEW YORK — The Orioles and the Nationals look like they are going to just miss making international history this weekend.
On Saturday, Orioles rookie left-hander Wei-Yin Chen will face the Washington Nationals at Camden Yards on five days' rest....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Dylan Bundy just talked with the Orioles media in Seattle. Here’s what he said:
When did you get the call?
“I got it at 3:45 a.m. My roommate, Joe Oliveira, answered the phone and told me it was Brian Graham and he told me I was on a plane...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:50 PM
A month before he joined the Orioles as the organization's new executive director of international recruiting, curiosity took Fred Ferreira to the Mexican coastal city of Mazatlan.
With more than 40 years of experience scouring for international talent,...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:36 PM
YORK, Pa. – Roger Clemens is scheduled to pitch again for the independent Sugar Land Skeeters on Friday in Texas, but he doesn’t expect to return to the majors this season.
“I don’t see it happening. Everybody is speculating...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:47 PM
It was like something out of a Hollywood movie — a musty attic in a stately old home, a forlorn-looking dollhouse perched against one wall and underneath it, a mysterious dust-covered box wrapped in twine.
But what Karl Kissner and his cousin,...
| Jun 23, 2011
It's the poor stepchild of the baseball draft.
For years it was barely regulated, which made it ripe for abuse. And even today it remains overlooked, underpublicized and all but ignored by most fans.
Yet baseball's international signing period, which...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:14 PM
It has become a trend that these Orioles appear powerless to break: the starter puts the team in an early hole, the bullpen is called on far earlier than should be necessary and the offense squanders numerous opportunities to get back in the game.
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:42 PM
The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player.
A crowd of players...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 3:32 PM
— The judge in the Roger Clemens federal perjury trial abruptly declared a mistrial on the second day of testimony, leaving government attorneys weighing whether to try again or drop the charges against the former All-Star pitcher that he lied...
| Aug 14, 2011
Mark Buehrle rolls on. He's headed toward both the last turn in what has been one of his best seasons and a chance to go on the free-agent market this winter.
But Buehrle is only one of five elite left-handers who could control his fate in the next 16...