| Jun 17, 2012
| 10:48 AM
This is probably a good time to point out that a lot of people thought Dan Duquette was crazy when he traded Jeremy Guthrie to the Colorado Rockies for starting pitcher Jason Hammel and reliever Matt Lindstrom. Of course, he was crazy like a fox.
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:12 PM
For Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen, the line between good and great Saturday night was as thin as one strike. Chen was close, very close, to a very good outing and by most standards, Chen turned in a serviceable performance in the Orioles 3-1 loss to the...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Steve Ruiz recalls it clearly, shopping in a sporting goods store with his son, Jett, and another 13-year-old who played on Jett's baseball team.
Jett rushed down the aisles, handling the bats and gloves. But his friend hung back.
Ruiz approached the...
| 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...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:00 AM
When Adam Jones launched his 30th home run to deliver the crowning blow in the Orioles’ three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field, it was hard not to think of former O’s pitcher Erik Bedard, who – you could make the case...
| May 25, 2012
| 6:02 PM
On the threshold of becoming the highest-paid player in the history of the Orioles, center fielder Adam Jones stood at his locker Friday and said he isn’t thinking about a contract extension until it becomes official.
“Not the slightest [bit]...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Adam Jones is officially the owner of the largest contract in Orioles history and is the second-highest-paid center fielder in the big leagues.
Jones agreed to a six-year, $85.5 million contract extension Saturday, which will keep him in an Orioles...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:31 PM
With his six-year, $85.5 million contract extension official, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones sat between his two bosses — manager Buck Showalter and club executive vice president Dan Duquette — on Sunday and said Baltimore is where he...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The Orioles didn’t have to make any extra travel plans for their top minor-league award winners for the first time in 20-plus years.
On Tuesday, as part of minor league appreciation night, the organization honored current Oriole right-hander...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Orioles fans, pinch yourselves.
It is just four days until the calendar turns to September and your team is just 3 1/2 games out of first place in the American League East, the O's smallest deficit in the division since June 24. If they remain steady...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:14 PM
He was expected to be a key member of the cavalry, the group of young pitchers who were supposed to lead the Orioles back to prominence, or, at the least, to relevance in the American League East.
Some baseball pundits that believed right-hander Chris...