| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Four years into his major league career, Jim Palmer had gone from being a 19-year-old phenom to a World Series hero who outpitched Sandy Koufax before his 21st birthday to a sore-armed 23-year old trying to figure out a suddenly clouded future.
| Jul 14, 2012
| 4:22 PM
The pose was pure Jim Palmer. The ceremony to unveil his sculpture, as you might expect, was pitch perfect.
Palmer became the third Orioles great to be immortalized in bronze and put on display in the Garden of Greats behind center field at Camden...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Here’s the great and ridiculously difficult thing about major league baseball.
The Orioles are coming off one of their most emotional victories of the season. They blew a three-run lead in the ninth and continually couldn’t plate runners in...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:59 PM
July 21, 2000: Jamal Lewis, the fifth player picked in the NFL draft, agrees to a six-year contract with the Ravens worth in excess of $35 million. "It's important for us as a team, and Jamal as a player, to get started on the right foot," Ravens coach...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The Orioles turned in one of their most dramatic victories in recent memory Saturday evening, using two 13th-inning homers, including the game-winner by a backup catcher in his first game with the club, to beat the powerful Detroit Tigers.
| 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....
| 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...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:52 PM
The Orioles head into free agency — which starts in earnest Saturday with free agents permitted to negotiate with all 30 teams for the first time this offseason — in a much different situation than this time last year.
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:30 AM
One of the teams the Orioles had to outlast to make the playoffs last season was the Tampa Bay Rays, and on Sunday night, the Rays made one of the biggest trades of the offseason.
The Rays dealt right-handers James Shields and Wade Davis to the Kansas...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:41 PM
When it became apparent that the New York Mets were willing to deal 2012 National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey, the Orioles had to be a consideration.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter loves the 38-year-old knuckleballer. Showalter, Dickey&...
| 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...