| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Orioles vice president for planning and development Janet Marie Smith, whose conceptual fingerprints are all over Oriole Park at Camden Yards and the newly renovated Ed Smith spring training complex in Sarasota, Fla, has accepted a similar position...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Chris Davis is a streaky hitter. We all know that. When he’s seeing the ball well, he can take over a game with his bat. When he’s slumping, he leaves you wondering how many holes he has in his bat.
Then there are nights like Friday, when...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 10:57 AM
The field of competing teams is set and all that's left to start the 2012 Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series are those two magical words: Play Ball!
Sixteen teams, 10 representing the United States and six from other nations, will begin with pool play...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Maryland state champion Upper Montgomery County and New England champion Newtown, Conn., opened Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series play Saturday with wins in United States American pool.
The Maryland club broke open a close game with Pacific Northwest...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Boston drama never ends
This one's not even close — the Red Sox are beyond dysfunctional.
Once considered baseball's model franchise after winning two titles in four years, the Red Sox are a mess. The team...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 11:24 PM
In the opening game of National Division pool play at the Ripken World Series on Saturday, the Midwest Plains squad from Lamar, Colo., scored the game-winning run in the top of the sixth inning to seal an 8-7 win over the Ohio Valley representatives...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:07 PM
The Orioles certainly aren't playing their best baseball of the season, not after losing 10 of their past 13, not after starting this road trip 1-5.
That's why Tuesday night's 8-6, 10-inning, sloppy victory against the Boston Red Sox resonated within the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:41 PM
There was a time – really, name any year in the last half dozen seasons or so -- when the Orioles would travel to Fenway Parkand, if they didn’t get swept, it could be considered a small victory.
If anything has changed about these Orioles...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 7:15 PM
For the second straight day of international pool play at the Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series, Japan (2-0) showed its strength with a 19-0, four-inning victory over Canada (0-2) at Fenway Park Sunday.
The victors pounded out eight hits and scored 12...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, a chance of showers and a high temperature near 80 degrees. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low temperature around 66 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:37 PM
-- Heading into Thursday night, Orioles left-hander Brian Matuszhad strung together four quality starts and, gradually, was putting to rest concerns that he had lost the form that once made him the organization’s most promising pitcher.
| Jun 9, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Adam Jones admitted he's been frustrated at the plate recently, going through one of those slumps that baffle even the best hitters. And as the Orioles played deep into Saturday evening against the Philadelphia Phillies at Camden Yards, an 0-for-4 start...