| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The next time you go to Camden Yards, keep your eye on him, the way he shifts a few feet before every batter to maximize his odds for an easy path to the ball, the way he avoids contorting himself into an awkward throwing position.
Try not to be...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:58 PM
When the Orioles promoted Manny Machado last August to play third base, they felt the 20-year-old's impact immediately. His defense solidified one of the club's weaknesses, and the stability he provided at the position was instrumental in the Orioles'...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has often said that when it comes to his Gold Glove catcher, Matt Wieters, what Wieters does with the bat in his hands is secondary to the fine work he does behind the plate -- playing strong defense, throwing out would-be...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 4:16 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Chris Davis blames himself.
He came to the Orioles in 2011 with the reputation of being a pretty good defensive first baseman during his formative years with the Texas Rangers, but he never looked comfortable at first base last...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:54 PM
In a sense, baseball players are a lot like other craftsmen.
They have tools they become comfortable with over the years, and it’s hard to make a change when a manufacturer discontinues or alters a product.
That’s sort of what has happened...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:02 PM
SEATTLE – After winning three of four in Oakland to begin their season-longest 11-game road trip, the Orioles headed to Seattle looking to capture another series and, perhaps, guarantee a winning West Coast jaunt without yet stepping foot in...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:00 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — When outfielder Nate McLouth joined the Orioles from Triple-A last August, he was just another one of executive vice president Dan Duquette's attempted reclamation projects.
His new teammates knew who he was, though. Heck, one even...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:35 AM
It was the Orioles’ final regular-season series in Tampa Bay -- three October games that preceded the team’s first trip to the playoffs in 15 years -- and I was sitting in Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s office in the visiting clubhouse...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:53 AM
The Orioles have a night game tonight in Bradenton against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Wei-Yin Chen gets the start and will be followed by Brian Matusz, Tommy Hunter and Daniel Schlereth. Chen pitched two scoreless innings in his Grapefruit League debut...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 6:25 AM
As most fans know by now, the Orioles made an interesting move on Friday afternoon, outrighting outfielder Steve Pearce to Triple-A Norfolk.
The team signed Pearce to a major league deal last month, so it is obvious that the move was made to create space...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Representing his country was a dream Orioles center fielder Adam Jones had since he was a teenager growing up in San Diego.
Twice while he was in high school, he tried out for his Team USA age-group squad and didn't make it.
But now, the 27-year-old...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:31 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- When the Orioles made the unprecedented move to play the Cuban national team in Havana on March 28, 1999, the stated purpose was to improve relations between the countries through a sporting exhibition.
There was no way of knowing...