| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:13 PM
The Orioles’ hope of having four elected starters for the annual All-Star Game took a hit Monday when Major League Baseball announced that Toronto’s Jose Bautista has surged ahead of Nick Markakis for the last outfield spot.
The top three...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:09 AM
The Orioles are now listed as having 16-1 odds to win the 2013 World Series, according to betting site Bovada.lv. Typically, the Orioles have had 25-1 odds or worse in the past year.
They are currently tied with the ninth-best odds, along with the...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 11:45 AM
June 26, 1982: "I'm hoping for a long future in Baltimore," quarterback Art Schlichter says after signing with the Colts. Schlichter, from Ohio State and the fourth player taken in the 1982 NFL draft, will play three games for the Colts before being...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:25 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Mark Hendrickson is trying to re-invent himself at the age of 38.
The Orioles, especially manager Buck Showalter, believe he can.
The 6-foot-9 left-hander — a veteran of five different major league teams, including a stint...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Zach Britton delivered what the Orioles needed last night, providing them with a solid pitching performance during a challenging road trip when three-fifths of their starting rotation is unavailable for myriad reasons.
With Jason Hammel still recovering...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:29 PM
For the first time, the Baseball Writers Association of America will televise the announcement of its four prominent awards for each league: MVP, Cy Young along with Manager and Rookie of the year.
Yes, we’ve entered the 21st century. It’s...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:07 PM
Just had a chance to talk briefly on the phone with Hunter Harvey, the Orioles top pick in the 2013 draft (22nd overall). He’s a 6-foot-3, 175 pounder out of Bandys High School in Catawba, North Carolina. He has a low 90s fastball that can scoot...
| 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...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 6:44 PM
The debate whether right-hander Jason Hammel intentionally threw at Detroit Tigers left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo's head was markedly one-sided in both clubhouses following the the Orioles' ugly 10-3 loss Saturday.
Both dugouts agreed that Hammel had no...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:37 PM
The 2013 baseball season could be unlike any other in history, with an unprecedented wave of suspensions possible by the All-Star break in the mushrooming Biogenesis scandal.
Ryan Braun, the 2011 National League Most Valuable Player who beat the rap...
| 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:...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:31 PM
The clinic that Orioles right-hander Freddy Garcia put on Thursday night against the Washington Nationals wasn't one in power pitching, but it was effective nonetheless.
After the Orioles and Nationals combined for 14 homers the previous two nights, the...