| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Baseball's All-Star Game meant a great deal to me when I was a young fan.
So it saddens me to see what an embattled institution it's become. The numbers are undeniable. As SI.com's Richard Deitsch noted Monday, last year’s television audience of...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. makes no secret that his desire to get back into the game is at its highest level since his playing days ended.
But for Ripken, a homegrown kid who became as identifiable with Baltimore and the Orioles organization...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:55 PM
On occasion, Orioles manager Buck Showalter will wax poetic about certain baseball subjects as if he were sitting on a country porch, telling stories and sipping lemonade.
Thursday afternoon was one of those times — when Showalter was asked...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly first met Orioles manager Buck Showalter 22 years ago as 20-year-old minor leaguer. They were teammates for the Yankees’ Double-A team in Nashville.
Tonight, they will manage against each other for the first time in...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter might not be a fan of doubleheaders, but he couldn't complain about the result of Saturday's split twin bill against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Camden Yards.
The Orioles won both games of the doubleheader, getting a career-...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
All eyes on Dodgers
The Braves' acquisitions of the Upton brothers have some people believing that's enough to bring a World Series back to Atlanta. The Nationals, anchored by their young pitching staff, could be on...
| Jun 17, 2011
Rodriguez in bad spot
Down goes Bob Geren! Who will follow him out the door?
It's possible that there will be no other midseason firings, as an overall period of stability should follow the rash of changes in 2010. But...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:38 PM
He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played.
He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio.
And it won't be...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:36 AM
Here's a look at what some other media outlets are saying about the Orioles:
* In his 10 Degrees column for Yahoo Sports, Jeff Passan looks at free-agent fortunes for the coming offseason, including those of Orioles IF Mark Reynolds.Like [Boston's Kevin]...
| Sep 15, 2001
Of all the lessons learned by Cal Ripken, perhaps none was tougher than what came in 1986.
That's the year Ripken learned to lose.
The Orioles finished last in the American League East, 22 games out of first place. It was the first time since 1967...
| Sep 20, 2001
Tenth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons.
The last season at Memorial Stadium brought tears from sentimental fans, more losses than wins from the Orioles, and another Most Valuable Player Award for Cal Ripken.
| Dec 29, 1996
The boy loves games of chance. He loves slot machines and playing cards and instant-win lottery tickets. He learned at an early age to count coins, and to bet them. He learned in the hospital that money comes in get-well cards.Michael Hirschbeck learned...