| Jul 10, 2011
| 4:20 PM
The Orioles quietly packed their belongings late Sunday afternoon and dispersed to various parts of the country, carrying more baggage into the All-Star break than they could have possibly imagined.
After an ejection-marred 8-6 loss to the Boston Red...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:34 PM
The Orioles were already a little angry about the way they were treated in Boston, and that fire has been flamed by Major League Baseball's ruling Thursday to suspend two Orioles players and manager Buck Showalter and only one Red Sox player, slugger...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 6:00 PM
Brian Matusz will get at least one more chance to end his rough 2011 season on a positive note.
It won't exactly be an easy assignment, though.
Matusz, who is 1-7 with a 9.84 ERA in 10 starts, likely will pitch the nightcap of Monday's doubleheader...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 8:37 PM
For 14 seasons, Camden Yards has been devoid of playoff hopes in September.
Now, that malaise is spreading to the visitors' dugout.
With a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night, the Orioles (62-88) have won four consecutive games...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...