| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:20 AM
There is a built-in explanation for why the Orioles suffered consecutive shutouts on Monday and Tuesday for the first time since 2005.
The New York Mets' pitching.
The Orioles had to face knuckleball extraordinaire R.A. Dickey on Monday and then former...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Tonight, Dontrelle Willis will start a game for the Orioles’ Triple-A affiliate, the Norfolk Tides.
That in itself is news because Willis, the 2003 National League Rookie of the Year and 2005 NL Cy Young Award runner-up, left the Tides earlier this...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Many character issues
Juan C. Rodriguez
It won't happen soon.
Clemens' acquittal probably sways some voters on the fence about his candidacy. It won't put a big enough dent into the broader cross-section of writers who aren't prepared...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Dodgers plugged holes
Los Angeles Times
While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Aug. 6, 1990: Right-hander Jim Palmer, the Orioles' winningest pitcher ever, is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., after being voted in on the first ballot. "Am I as good as a lot of pitchers here? Probably not," says Palmer,...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 2:06 PM
"Did you ever notice Mike when he came off the mound after a good inning?" asks Alex Flanagan, widow of the Orioles Hall-of-Famer who committed suicide a year ago. "He always had his head down."
That provokes a vivid memory of No. 46, the smart pitcher...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Dontrelle Willis, the exuberant left-hander with the signature leg kick who was once the best young southpaw in baseball, has decided to retire.
Willis was trying to make a comeback with the Orioles, his fifth organization since the beginning of the 2010...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 9:16 PM
DETROIT — Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds offered no apologies after getting ejected from Friday night’s 5-3 loss to the Tigers at Comerica Park, only a frustrated sermon on how he believed two controversial calls forced the O’s to...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Former Orioles great Jim Palmer had his three Cy Young Award plaques hanging on his wall. His Gold Glove awards are in storage.
They’re mementos of accomplishments he will always remember and cherish, but Palmer says he didn’t need them to...
| Jul 3, 2012
Having grown up around Orioles baseball, Steve Johnson's dream was always to play for his hometown team.
That dream came true Sunday, when the St. Paul's alum was told he was being recalled by the Orioles. His first call was to his father, former Orioles...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Gio Gonzalez responds to ESPN PED report
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez responded with a statement to Tuesday's revelation from ESPN that he did not purchase banned substances from the Biogenesis clinic, but he did not...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Here’s another subplot in the build-up to what should be a free-for-all in the AL East this summer:
Almost every team in the division can play the nobody-believed-in-us card.
With the exception of maybe the Blue Jays, who generated the most...