| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Brett Oberholtzer wasn’t a household name entering Wednesday night’s game between the Orioles and Houston Astros, with only three major league appearances and a 7.36 ERA.
But in his first major league start at Camden Yards in front of a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Inside the Orioles clubhouse, there wasn't much argument whether their 11-0 loss to the Houston Astros was one of their worst performances of the year.
In the month of July, the Orioles made three trades to bolster their pitching to make a run for the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:31 PM
Facing an ever-shifting cast of Houston starting pitchers over the past three days, it took the Orioles’ bats a little time to warm up in taking two of three from the Astros.
Against right-hander Lucas Harrell, left-hander Brett Oberholtzer and...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Sometimes statistics don’t mesh with perception.
In the case of Orioles lefty Wei-Yin Chen and his struggles in the late innings, things match up.
Chen was cruising on Sunday afternoon when he got to the seventh. He had given up just four hits,...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:28 PM
It has become a matter of seeming universal agreement that the Orioles have one glaring weakness that will eventually be their undoing — either at crunch time in September or early in the postseason.
They lack that one go-to starting pitcher at...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Chris Tillman, who in the past year has transformed from promising arm to All-Star, shut down a dangerous Oakland Athletics lineup through eight innings Saturday afternoon for one of the Orioles' most dominating starting performances of the season.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:09 PM
BOSTON — If right-hander Chris Tillman is indeed the Orioles' ace, if he is indeed a bona fide top-of-the-rotation starter who can walk into any situation against any opponent and succeed, than he had the perfect opportunity to prove it Thursday...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:48 PM
NEW YORK – Remember the New York Yankees?
That shell of a franchise that was left for dead after being swept last weekend at Camden Yards, the mega-salaried club that simply couldn't overcome injuries and old age?
Well, after beating the Orioles,...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It’s one of those baseball statistics that’s hard to believe.
I checked it a couple times to make sure I hadn’t missed anyone. And I really believe I haven’t.
According to baseball-reference.com, there are 44 active major...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:11 PM
One night after rejuvenating a skeptical but eager fan base with an exhilarating victory against the bullies of the American League East, the Orioles took on the New York Yankees again at a rocking Camden Yards on Friday night.
This time, there were no...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter often says it when his team goes into a day-after-night game.
The Orioles have a quick turnaround this afternoon for a 12:35 game against the Rays. The Orioles can sweep the Rays. Their next win will also...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 12:01 AM
SEATTLE —In recent years, the Orioleshave experienced plenty of these games in September, when a contender demolishes and demoralizes an overmatched also-ran playing out the string.
Almost exclusively, though, the Orioles were on the wrong end of...