| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Ubaldo Jimenez’s baseball career is well-documented. His ups and downs in the major leagues have been thoroughly dissected.
A wunderkind who once was among baseball’s best young pitchers, Jimenez’s career trajectory plummeted...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:44 PM
A five-run offensive explosion in the ninth inning Saturday that made a nail-biter out of a blowout didn’t mask the most pertinent question surrounding the 2014 Orioles:
Will the starting pitching do enough to keep them in contention throughout the...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:17 PM
DETROIT -- Chris Tillman isn't going to admit it, but his progression into staff ace took another step Sunday afternoon when he outdueled the Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander and halted the Orioles' four-game losing streak.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:00 AM
There probably have been five times in the past 20 months or so that I've written a game story about Chris Tillman's continued emergence/maturation as a pitcher.
Several times I've written about whether he is – or is at least on his way to...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:25 PM
The Toronto Blue Jays traded for R.A. Dickey before the 2013 season for the knuckleballer to anchor their rebuilt rotation, but he hasn't had much success against the Orioles.
The Orioles teed off on the 39-year-old right-hander in three starts last...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:49 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Just minutes into the news conference that introduced him Thursday morning as the Orioles’ largest signing of a free-agent pitcher in franchise history, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez acknowledged the club’s uncommonly...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:26 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles are shelving right-hander Edgmer Escalona for the next three weeks because of inflammation in his right shoulder.
The 27-year-old Escalona's only spring training appearance was an unimpressive one. He allowed five runs...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:04 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana visited the Ed Smith Stadium Complex on Monday morning with little fanfare — the latest veteran seeking a second baseball life with the Orioles.
The Orioles were nearing a minor...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:02 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Several questions remain as to when and how — or even if — two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana will help the Orioles, but the club believes signing him is worth the chance and could end up paying dividends...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 10:29 AM
While gathering reactions from former Orioles players on the death of Paul Blair, Orioles Hall of Famer Jim Palmer shared an interesting story with me.
Palmer was quick to say how much Blair, who died Thursday at the age of 69, deserved a great deal...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:04 PM
While the National Baseball Hall of Fame was announcing Wednesday that three players in their first year of eligibility — pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas — had been elected by the writers' association in the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 10:04 AM
The Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2014 is being announced on Wednesday, and it is completely loaded with lots of candidates who are eligible for the first time, along with a slew of candidates who have been on the ballot previously, and one candidate,...