| 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...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:56 AM
Opening Day for the Aberdeen IronBirds is still weeks away, but Ripken Baseball unveiled the new concession lineup at Ripken Stadium on Wednesday morning.
Basically, Cal Ripken Jr.and Billy Ripken have taken over the food service operation at Ripken...
| 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,...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 3:52 PM
In a spring training camp that has been dominated by injury news, the Orioles welcomed back two key players Wednesday in an 11-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Neither did particularly well, but the Orioles don't care about results right now. They...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:50 PM
This time last year, there were more questions than answers about Orioles shortstopJ.J. Hardy.
Personally, the newcomer fit in well: Unassuming, friendly, movie-star good-looking and the unrivaled and unbeaten king of the clubhouse ping pong table....
| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:59 AM
The Orioles announced their lineup of pre-game activities for Friday’s Opening Day today, with a nod to the 20th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 2:30 p.m., when ceremonies will begin. Gates...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:03 AM
There’s been a whole lot of speculation on what the Orioles are going to do with Adam Jones this offseason.
The 26-year-old former Gold Glove center fielder and 2009 All Star is under the Orioles’ control for two more years. He has emerged as...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Orioles Gold Glove right fielder Nick Markakis, who has been bothered for months by what he initially thought was a deep bone bruise near his abdomen, had surgery Thursday to repair an abductor muscle and his rectus abdominis, also known as the “...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 6:48 AM
As soon as the gates opened at noon Friday, Peter Hudak raced up the stairs to the new rooftop deck behind the center-field wall of Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
The Columbia resident held a standing-room-only ticket, and his plan all along was 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’...