| May 4, 2013
| 12:36 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Right-hander Zach Clark's first taste of the major leagues lasted just one appearance, but given the long road it took to get there, the UMBC product wasn’t surprised by the news that he had been designated for assignment before...
| May 4, 2013
| 7:06 PM
The four-run lead that Orioles right-hander Freddy Garcia took into the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday seemed safe enough, especially given the relative ease in which Garcia had held the Angels hitless through the game's first...
| May 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Orioles earned a good win in Anaheim on Saturday afternoon. I’ll admit that given the huge momentum swing that took place in the late innings at Angel Stadium, I thought it would surely end in an Orioles loss.
| May 6, 2013
| 8:20 PM
When Orioles right-hander Freddy Garcia was left without a job just a week before the regular season began this year, there was no doubt in his mind that he would pitch in the major leagues in 2013 if he was given the chance.
Garcia — a 15-year...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:40 PM
OAKLAND, Calif -- The Orioles haven't named a starter for Monday's game in Seattle, and one possibility is 36-year-old veteran Freddy Garcia, who is 3-0 with a 2.81 ERA in four starts at Triple-A Norfolk.
When Garcia signed, he agreed to make five starts...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:16 AM
I was asked before the Orioles left for their 11-game, three-city swing out west what would constitute a successful trip. I said 6-5. Luckily I wasn’t asked to amend it after the Orioles won three of four in Oakland.
They ended up 7-4. And that...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Orioles manager Buck Showalter's focus was on the Oakland Athletics on Friday night, but that doesn’t mean he didn’t have an eye on what was happening in Charlotte.
Right-hander Jake Arrieta, who was demoted Monday...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:11 PM
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When Orioles first baseman Chris Davis flailed at a changeup in the dirt Tuesday for the last out of the third inning, he says he was really frustrated.
So he snapped. And so did his bat. Over Davis' knee...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 8:17 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
O's win over Yankees tempered by Markakis' injury
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:02 PM
In the recent past, splitting an 18-game season series with the New York Yankees would have been considered a rallying point.
Not this year, not when so much is at stake including potential home-field advantage possibilities in the playoffs.
So the 13-3...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:43 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles have signed right-hander Freddy Garcia to a minor league contract in an effort to see whether the 14-year major league veteran can add to the organization’s pitching depth.
The 36-year-old Garcia, who spent the past...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:55 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Even though left-hander Brian Matusz will open the season pitching out of the Orioles' bullpen, where he flourished in the final five weeks of the season, manager Buck Showalter said he still sees Matusz as an option to start....