| Sep 19, 2011
| 9:43 PM
The Orioles felt pretty good about themselves Monday afternoon. By Monday night, they just wanted to lick their wounds and duck out of Fenway Park for a few hours.
Continuing their success against potential playoff teams, the Orioles beat the Boston...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 9:14 PM
The Orioles keep dismissing the spoiler angle, stressing there is no burning desire to beat contenders down the stretch.
Ultimately, in the final stanza of another disappointing season, these victory-starved Orioles simply want to win, no matter whom...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:03 PM
If the suddenly stumbling and bumbling Boston Red Sox fail to make the playoffs, some credit must go to the perennial basement dwellers of the American League East.
For the seventh time in nine games, the last-place Orioles inexplicably have beaten a...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:45 PM
In 1912, when Fenway Park opened as the home of the Boston Red Sox, fans went to a baseball game because they wanted to watch a baseball game.
One hundred years later, stadiums are much more complicated places, filled with fans hoping for a variety of...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:02 AM
The threat of lightning brought a public address directive to leave the ever-dampening seating bowl, and we had all taken refuge in the concourses of Oriole Park to wait out the rain delay. Red Sox fans were ubiquitous, each wearing some form of team...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 12:54 PM
News reports this month about the return next season of a slightly altered Oriole bird to players' caps for the first time since 1992 brought to mind its creator, longtime Baltimore Sun cartoonist James Adams Hartzell, who introduced the original bird...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Just minutes after the gates opened at Camden Yards, the new Roof Deck had its first customer -- Romeo Santos of Pigtown. "My goal was to be the first one up on this deck and grab a beer."
Roof Deck is open to Oriole Park ticket-holders at every game,...
| Aug 25, 2011
Steve Lombardozzi Jr. was a regular fixture on the Atholton High School diamond from 2004 to 2007 not only during games and practices, but pretty much whenever he had free time.
Lombardozzi's father, Steve Sr., who spent five seasons in the Major Leagues...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 8:57 PM
The first game of the season-ending "Fan Appreciation Celebration" at Oriole Park quickly turned into something completely different in the sixth inning on Monday night when Vladimir Guerrero kept his date with international baseball history.
| Aug 6, 2011
| 8:51 PM
When Cal Ripken Jr. built his youth baseball facility in Aberdeen, Md., he wanted kids to feel what it is like to play in big-league stadiums. He spent heavily to construct a 3,500-seat replica of Camden Yards, complete with a hotel that stands in for the...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 9:14 PM
The Orioles won't finish the season with a sweep of their perennial bullies, but they still have a chance to make October intolerable for Red Sox Nation.
Paced by four homers, including the first two of rookie catcher Ryan Lavarnway's career, Boston beat...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 12:28 PM
It's year No. 12 overall and the ninth in Aberdeen for the Cal Ripken World Series which begins today (Friday) at the Ripken Baseball Academy in Aberdeen.
Game action gets under way Saturday with the first of five straight days of pool play for the 16...