| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
When the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays begin a three-game series Tuesday at Camden Yards, the two most effective relievers in the American League will be in uniform.
It's fair to speculate that without Orioles closer Jim Johnson and Rays closer Fernando...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:08 AM
Former Cy Young Award winner John Smoltz, now a baseball analyst for TBS, had a chance to broadcast the Orioles-Yankees game Sunday.
He spoke to me late last week about the Orioles and their surprising season. Here are some of his thoughts.
On the team:...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 10:10 PM
When Jake Arrieta cruised into the fifth inning Saturday night after retiring a dozen consecutive Los Angeles Angels, the Orioles right-hander looked as if he would pick up his third quality start in four outings this young season.
By the time his head...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Orioles minor league pitcher Dontrelle Willis has reportedly left the club’s Triple-A affliate in Norfolk without the organization’s permission after being placed on the minor league restricted list, but the Orioles appear to have no plans...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 3:39 PM
The agent for Orioles minor-leaguer Dontrelle Willis is in the process of filing a grievance against the club, alleging the Orioles told Willis his was given his release but then placed him on the restricted list, preventing him from pursuing other...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Nov.19, 1991: "The whole season, it just seemed like I couldn't do anything wrong," Cal Ripken Jr. says in winning his second American League Most Valuable Player Award. Ripken (34 home runs, 114 RBIs, .323 batting average) edges slugger Cecil Fielder...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:20 PM
We already knew Jim Johnson hadn't finished in the top 3 for the American League Cy Young Award, but the Orioles closer ended up getting some love from the Baseball Writers' Association of America voters when the results were announced Wednesday night....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:00 AM
First, let me say I love the fact that people argue about Major League Baseball’s postseason awards.
You don’t get that very often in football or hockey or the NBA. But you get vitriol pretty much every year when the BBWAA season-ending...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:14 PM
This season's Most Valuable Oriole, center fielder Adam Jones, placed sixth in this year's American League Most Valuable Player voting.
Jones became the Orioles' highest vote-getter in AL MVP balloting since Miguel Tejada placed fifth in 2004.
| Sep 29, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Following is a transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at his sculpture unveiling ceremony Saturday at Camden Yards.
“Thank you, thank you, and I promise you, this will be the last ‘thank you’ of my career. I know Paul Blair, the last...
| 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...
| 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...