| 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...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
While many big league teams will start their seasons today and the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros kicked off 2013 last night (Anyone see Erik Bedard warming up in the Astros bullpen with Dennis Martinez looking on? Or Dave Trembley slapping Rick Ankiel&...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:03 AM
I offhandedly tweeted that Manny Machado might be the most exciting ballplayer to come through Baltimore in 30 years. Which led to a quick mental review of the other candidates to see if I was crazy. The verdict?
Well first, let’s talk about...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 6:34 PM
– The Orioles thinned out their spring roster Monday, with eight players sent out of camp, including right-handers Brad Bergesen and Jason Berken and middle infielder Matt Antonelli, all of whom were optioned to Triple-A Norfolk.
Two more players,...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:17 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. – Tommy Hunter had a solid outing the last time he took the mound Wednesday, but he was disappointed with his lack of command.
That wasn’t a problem on Monday night, when Hunter absolutely breezed through six scoreless innings...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 3:00 PM
If Jake Arrieta is the Orioles’ Opening Day starter, his final tune-up of the Grapefruit League left plenty of room for improvement when the season begins Friday.
Arrieta allowed six earned runs on eight hits and two walks in five innings as the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:54 PM
On July 28, the Orioles lost to the Oakland Athletics to drop their record to 52-49.
As pleasant a surprise as the club had been to that point, the season suddenly carried all the hallmarks of an Oriole collapse, the kind fans had come to expect in 14...