| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:04 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Despite the strong start the Orioles had throughout the season's first seven weeks, they never owned a lead atop the American League East of more than two games. Heading into Friday's game against the co-division leading Rays,...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:44 AM
[Editor's note: Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Orioles can't come back on Yankees, lose 8-...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
When the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays begin a three-game series Tuesday at Camden Yards, the two most effective relievers in the American League will be in uniform.
It's fair to speculate that without Orioles closer Jim Johnson and Rays closer Fernando...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:44 PM
One of the big discussions in the press box before Friday’s game was whether Jason Hammel will be an All-Star.
Not whether he is worthy – he has been the Orioles’ best starter this season – but whether he’ll be named to...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Standing by his locker following the Orioles' ugly 10-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night, rookie right-hander Miguel Gonzalez offered no excuses.
“I've just got to get better,” he said.
Up until Wednesday, Gonzalez had been...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Orioles third baseman Wilson Betemit has been on of the streakiest hitters in the Orioles lineup, but he's currently one of the hottest.
Betemit, who saw his average dip to .248 just a week ago, enters tonight's series opener against Tampa Bay riding a...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 5:56 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Orioles infielder Robert Andino made his first start Friday since being activated from the disabled list before Tuesday's game, playing third base in the team's series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Andino, who has made...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 10:38 AM
The Orioles face Rays all-star left-hander David Price this afternoon in the teams' series finale at Tropicana Field.
Price is 6-2 with a 2.45 ERA in his career against the Orioles. In two starts against the O's this season, Price has allowed just one...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 3:20 PM
When Michael Gonzalez signed a two-year, $12 million deal before the 2010 season, he envisioned entering the game in the ninth inning and closing out an Orioles' victory against a tough divisional foe.
Gonzalez did that in the Orioles' victory over the...
| 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 18, 2011
Ryne Sandberg has done it again.
Cast aside by the Cubs a year ago, he has turned in another highly successful season as a minor league manager. Sandberg guided the Lehigh Valley IronPigsto the Governor's Cup championship series in the International...
| 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-...