| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta pitched six scoreless innings Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He lasted longer than any Orioles pitcher this spring.
He struck out a preseason-best nine batters. He threw 65 of his 88 pitches for...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Now that the Blue Jays continue to load up this offseason – agreeing to acquire NL Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey from the Mets pending signing him to an extension – I’m continuing to get questions about why the Orioles are being so...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Jair Jurrjens was pretty bummed after he had to leave Wednesday’s game in the second inning because he took a batted ball in the ribs.
He looked at it as his last chance this spring to make an impression on the Orioles as they prepare for final...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Major League Baseball and the players association have agreed to take the next step toward eradicating performance-enhancing drugs from the game by expanding random blood testing for human growth hormone to during the season and conducting additional...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Yes, two bar blogs in two days.
It’s Christmastime, I’m feeling the holiday spirit (or holiday spirits, as it were).
I wrote a piece last week talking to a scout who briefly broke down the Orioles and the AL East for me.
At the time, R....
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Forever a cut above
Let's be honest. Luis Gonzalez didn't exactly smoke his single off Mariano Rivera in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series. He fought off a cutter and fisted it just out of Derek Jeter's reach. But that's the...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Dan Duquette’s Orioles have become the landing spot for players looking for a second chance.
If you were a failed, can’t-miss prospect, an aging veteran or a successful independent league player, well, come to the Orioles and show whether...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Orioles designated hitter Steve Pearce entered Thursday night hitless in his first 13 at-bats this season.
Certainly, it's not the way the 30-year-old wanted to start the year, but it is not without explanation.
Pearce has made five starts in 2013...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:30 PM
The sight of Matt Wieters' home-run trot ending in a frenetic pile at home plate conjured memories of the 16 straight extra-inning wins the Orioles orchestrated last season.
But Thursday night's 10-inning 10-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays — which...
| 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...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:55 PM
One of the most popular areas of concern as the Orioles prepare to wrap up the third week of the regular season with a three-game interleague series against the Los Angeles Dodgers is the performance of the last two pitchers in the starting rotation....