| Aug 28, 2012
| 8:37 PM
The Orioles knew their four-game series against the Chicago White Sox would come down to pitching. The White Sox's vaunted staff is a major reason why they lead the American League Central, and none of their pitchers has been better than left-hander Chris...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 9:16 PM
DETROIT — Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds offered no apologies after getting ejected from Friday night’s 5-3 loss to the Tigers at Comerica Park, only a frustrated sermon on how he believed two controversial calls forced the O’s to...
| 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:...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Orioles minor league pitcher Dontrelle Willis has reportedly left the club’s Triple-A affliate in Norfolk without the organization’s permission after being placed on the minor league restricted list, but the Orioles appear to have no plans...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 3:39 PM
The agent for Orioles minor-leaguer Dontrelle Willis is in the process of filing a grievance against the club, alleging the Orioles told Willis his was given his release but then placed him on the restricted list, preventing him from pursuing other...
| 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&...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Nov.19, 1991: "The whole season, it just seemed like I couldn't do anything wrong," Cal Ripken Jr. says in winning his second American League Most Valuable Player Award. Ripken (34 home runs, 114 RBIs, .323 batting average) edges slugger Cecil Fielder...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:20 PM
We already knew Jim Johnson hadn't finished in the top 3 for the American League Cy Young Award, but the Orioles closer ended up getting some love from the Baseball Writers' Association of America voters when the results were announced Wednesday night....
| 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...