| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:20 AM
The Washington Nationals agreed to a trade sending Atholton High School graduate Steve Lombardozzi to the Detroit Tigers for pitcher Doug Fister on Monday evening. The Tigers also received left-hander Ian Krol and minor leaguer Robbie Ray in the deal. ...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:54 PM
In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense.
Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 1:23 PM
New Orioles pitcher Jason Hammel said after his near no-hitter that it was his new two-seam sinking fastball that really made the difference in his Orioles debut. Oddly enough, it is a pitch he added to his repertoire during the final half of spring...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Even though right-hander Jason Hammel is – at the age of 29 – the oldest pitcher in the Orioles' starting rotation, manager Buck Showalter has been careful in not labeling him the sage of the quintet.
Instead, Showalter had lumped Hammel with...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:30 PM
NEW YORK -- If the Orioles advance to the American League Championship Series, their starting pitching options for the first two games in Detroit would hinge on how they use their staff tonight.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said "all hands are on...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:31 PM
NEW YORK — The big news coming before Game 5 of the American League Division Series on Friday afternoon was that New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi had benched their most expensive player, third baseman Alex Rodriguez, due to Rodriguez's continued...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The Orioles are looking outside the organization for an on-base threat to increase production at the top of the lineup, but manager Buck Showalter obviously couldn't wait any longer for help in the leadoff spot.
That's why right fielder Nick Markakis has...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:22 PM
After one inning of baseball at Comerica Park on Sunday afternoon, the Orioles were in a five-run hole against the Detroit Tigers. But for these Orioles, it was business as usual, not an insurmountable deficit. In the bullpen, the relievers were still...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 4:08 PM
From the Orioles' perspective, nearly everything seemed gloomy prior to Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers.
The weather was rainy and miserable, the tarp was on the field, and the forecast showed no let up in sight. Even if the game did go on as...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Like Rudolf Nureyev, the Tigers have turned on a dime.
They appeared to be downsizing less than two years ago when they traded Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson in moves that seemed to show owner Mike Ilitch's concern over a bloated payroll. But that...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Carlos Beltran is a carpe diem sort of guy. He's on center stage again, and he's soaking it up.
No player is being pursued as widely as Beltran with baseball's non-waiver trade deadline a week away. And he's doing his part to make sure the Mets get a...
| Aug 2, 2011
Rangers, Braves fortified
Two of the biggest trade deadline acquisitions — Hunter Pence going to the Phillies and Carlos Beltran joining the Giants — came from teams already well-positioned to reach the playoffs....