| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:11 PM
None of it would have mattered -- not the six strong innings from resurgent rookie Zach Britton, not J.J. Hardy's latest clutch hit, not the Orioles' stirring comeback against a seemingly in-control David Price -- had first baseman Mark Reynolds not...
| 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...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Monday’s news that highly touted free-agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes chose to sign with the Oakland Athletics is understandably unwelcome to a large segment of an Orioles fan base disgusted by 14 years of losing and underwhelmed by the club’...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:19 PM
His throwing arm wrapped in a huge bag of ice, he and his Orioles teammates taken through a roller coaster of a night, catcher Matt Wieters put it perfectly.
“This year nothing’s really come easy so far,” he said.
On a night when the...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:09 PM
After a dozen days of being limited to the back fields of the Ed Smith Stadium complex, sometimes lost in the monotony of pitchers' fielding practice, bullpen sessions and bunting drills, the Orioles finally put on their game faces Friday afternoon....
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:42 AM
The two brightly colored rubber bands that Orioles catcher Michael Ohlman wears around his right wrist — one orange and the other green — serve as a constant reminder.
They remind him of two high school friends, Brett Wagner and Josh Rogers,...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 3:50 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is paying attention to the recent trend in Major League Baseball. He's aware that many teams have locked up their young stars.
Since early November, 23 big-league ballplayers have agreed to contract extensions of four...
| Jan 27, 2012
Pujols in short term
Dave van Dyck
Are we talking long- or short-term?
For the next three years, Pujols will mean more to the Angels than Fielder will to the Tigers. After that, the roles reverse, only because of Pujols' age (no matter...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:05 AM
PHOENIX There was no official announcement Saturday by the Milwaukee Brewers but Juan Francisco is out of the picture in the battle at first base.
Francisco's locker was packed up and he was gone from camp, apparently waiting to see if he'll clear...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:20 PM
DETROIT — Mark McGwire was in the twilight of his career in 2001, willing his broken-down body through one final season with the St. Louis Cardinals, when a strapping young buck named Albert Pujols, just two years removed from being the 402nd...