| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:27 PM
The Orioles have signed left-hander Dontrelle Willis to a minor-league contract, according to an industry source.
It is a split contract, which would pay him $700,000 if he remains in the major leagues all season.
He is scheduled to report to Sarasota...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 5:59 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – New Orioles pitcher Dontrelle Willis arrived at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex at daybreak Wednesday morning hoping for another chance at continuing his major league career.
Willis, signed to a minor-league contract on Tuesday that...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Braun powers Brewers
Juan C. Rodriguez
Going from left to right, Justin Upton will carry the Diamondbacks to the NL West title. Even if Ian Kennedy regresses, the Diamondbacks' rotation will be solid.
The Central is wide open. You can...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 6:51 PM
As the year comes to a close, it seems appropriate to look back on the most lasting Orioles memories of 2011.
It’s no easy task, as there plenty of things that stood out in the past 12 months, and there are many ways to go about this. But I’m...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:05 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Right now, it's hard to get around the feeling that the Orioles have run out of magic.
Maybe it evaporated when their on-field clinching celebration at Camden Yards on Sunday was put on hold by the Los Angeles Angels, who...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:46 PM
NEW YORK — The Orioles and the Nationals look like they are going to just miss making international history this weekend.
On Saturday, Orioles rookie left-hander Wei-Yin Chen will face the Washington Nationals at Camden Yards on five days' rest....
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:30 PM
NEW YORK -- If the Orioles advance to the American League Championship Series, their starting pitching options for the first two games in Detroit would hinge on how they use their staff tonight.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said "all hands are on...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:31 PM
NEW YORK — The big news coming before Game 5 of the American League Division Series on Friday afternoon was that New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi had benched their most expensive player, third baseman Alex Rodriguez, due to Rodriguez's continued...
| 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 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...