| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:22 PM
The Orioles could have made a significant statement Saturday afternoon by beating the tumbling New York Yankees again and setting up a potential series sweep on national television Sunday night.
Instead, the Orioles, who lead the American League East...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Five Orioles made the All-Star Game last year in New York.
That won’t happen again July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.
This year, the Orioles will have one All-Star for sure: Nelson Cruz, who is nearly 1 million votes ahead of the Boston Red...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Don’t expect the Orioles to resolve their closer situation any time soon.
As the club tries to distance itself from the mess the situation with Grant Balfour created, the Orioles' external search still seems to be focused on free-agent right-...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:10 PM
For the second straight night, the Orioles' fate was left to the bullpen, and the team's relievers were banged up and beaten yet again.
With the games remaining in the regular season dwindling, the Orioles blew another chance to gain ground in the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:26 PM
The Orioles headed into this week's four-game series at home against the New York Yankees knowing they had a chance to bury one of their closest rivals in the American League wild-card race.
They left Camden Yards for Toronto early this morning...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:22 AM
After covering baseball for years, I’m always reluctant to proclaim the sky is falling on a team or, as Orioles manager Buck Showalter likes to say, pull the dirt up around them. One of the beauties of the sport is its length and the importance of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:23 AM
Designated hitter Danny Valencia was already batting a major league-leading .548 (23-for-42) since Aug. 4 before his three-run home run in the eighth inning Thursday night.
But while the right-handed Valencia has mostly been used against left-handers,...
| 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-...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Orioles have four players in July 16th’s All-Star Game for the first time since 2005 and three starters for the first time since 1997. That’s pretty hard to fathom for me, a guy who has covered the event a bunch of times and only once...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones says he doesn’t know what his statistics are against opposing pitchers, so when he walked to the plate in the ninth inning Sunday he didn’t realize he had just two singles and four strikeouts in 10 previous...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:31 PM
NEW YORK – As smoothly as this early season has started for the Orioles, they know they’ll never be considered serious threats in the American League East if they can’t beat the New York Yankees.
On Monday, in their first trip to new...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Not having won a home series against the New York Yankees in more than two years, the Orioles seemingly had the perfect opportunity Monday night.
The Yankees were without shortstop Derek Jeter, who missed his second consecutive game with a knee bruise,...