| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Derrek Lee, who had been an Oriole for all of 31/2 months, summoned his struggling teammates together and delivered a message that was a mix of encouragement, insight and advice.
With the Orioles in the midst of an eight-game losing streak in mid-April,...
| Jun 24, 2011
ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. — Only months after wrapping up a 16-year major league career, Robin Ventura could barely walk without a cane.
So intense was the discomfort in his right ankle, mangled during an earlier slide and deadened with painkillers...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:38 PM
He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played.
He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio.
And it won't be...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Brian Matusz won't have to wait long to return to the Orioles' rotation.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Saturday that the struggling left-hander will oppose the New York Yankees in Monday's series opener in New York. Matusz was originally...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Mark Reynolds is making the Orioles' pending decision this offseason on whether he'll play first or third base in 2012 an easy one.
After excelling defensively the past couple of weeks as the regular first baseman, Reynolds returned to third Sunday and...
| Sep 14, 2011
The field for this fall's playoffs might be far different if Josh Byrnes, then the Diamondbacks general manager, hadn't approached the Yankees' Brian Cashman with an idea shortly before Thanksgiving in 2009.
What transpired next may have contributed to...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:41 AM
We just had our annual BBWAA meeting, and there are two things of interest that came out of it.
One: Next year, the BBWAA season awards – that’s MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year – will be announced on MLB...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 12:50 AM
Albert Pujols' tremendous second half has restored his value and his determination to match the $27.5 million per year the Yankees gave Alex Rodriguez. … Don't be surprised if Ryan Braun steals some bases in the playoffs. He has been running well...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:13 PM
Since being recalled last week from the minors, Orioles second baseman Ryan Adams has been a whirlwind, hitting everything in sight and making play after play in the field.
Then, on Monday in a loss to the New York Yankees, he had his "This is the big...
| Jun 10, 2011
Last December, Bobby Wilson married a woman he met in 2004 while playing minor league baseball in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. But the Angels' reserve catcher readily admits she was not his first love.
Wilson wistfully recalled that his first soul mate had a nice...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 7:29 AM
Although the namesake of the Brooks Robinson High School All-Star Game was unable to attend the annual event at Camden Yards on Monday, the Orioles legend wasn't far from the thoughts of those participating.
"Brooks wants to be here," said K.J. Hockaday,...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 6:20 PM
The Orioles apparently are inching closer to the selection and hiring of a new head of baseball operations as the clock begins to tick on what could be a very important offseason for the struggling franchise.
Toronto Blue Jays executive Tony LaCava was...