| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:57 AM
Yet again, the Orioles return from a tough road stretch still lodged in the playoff hunt.
The Orioles’ six-game trip to New York and Tampa Bay concluded with two road series wins. The Orioles took the first two games in the Bronx, overcoming some...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The last time the Orioles had an announcement like Wednesday night’s, it was late May 2009, when then-club president Andy MacPhail took to the airwaves to announce that Matt Wieters would be coming up to play that Friday, May 29.
This one is close....
| Oct 1, 2012
| 7:35 PM
— If the Orioles were hoping that what went around might come around after the way they battled to the last dramatic moment of the 2011 regular season and propelled the Tampa Bay Raysinto the playoffs, they are probably going to be disappointed....
| 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...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 8:55 AM
To use a baseball metaphor, former Baltimore Orioles vice president Jim Duquette will always be the Most Valuable Player in daughter Lindsey's battle to defeat Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), a rare and debilitating kidney disease.
| Feb 14, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The American League East has long been considered one of baseball’s toughest divisions, and that should hold true again in 2013. But it’s no longer a division dominated by a couple high-spending teams and the occasional upstart. Suddenly,...
| 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 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...
| 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....
| Jul 9, 2011
| 5:02 PM
BOSTON — A day after four players were ejected in a benches-clearing incident that featured Kevin Gregg and David Ortiz throwing punches, the Orioles closer maintained that he had no regrets, while the Red Sox All-Star designated hitter apologized...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:11 PM
None of it would have mattered -- not the six strong innings from resurgent rookie Zach Britton, not J.J. Hardy's latest clutch hit, not the Orioles' stirring comeback against a seemingly in-control David Price -- had first baseman Mark Reynolds not...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 8:28 PM
The only thing left to play for at the end of another season in the American League East cellar is a moment like this:
Catcher Matt Wieters slammed a two-run home run with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning Tuesday night to give the Orioles a 4-...