| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:37 AM
Everyone likes to be recognized for a job well done. But despite playing his best defensive seasons the past two years, Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy never thought he’d win a Gold Glove.
These days, shortstop is a position of flash – of...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:48 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis (wrist surgery), playing in his first minor-league rehab game on Saturday, hit two homers for Double-A Bowie in a 7-1 win over Akron.
Markakis, who batted second and started in right field, was 2-for-3 with three...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The deadline for submitting arbitration filings was 1 p.m. today, and the Orioles avoided that process with four of their seven players still eligible for arbitration.
The club, which does not release arbitration signing figures, announced that it...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, who agreed to terms Friday on a one-year deal in his first year of arbitration eligibility, said he is looking forward to going into the spring without his contract status looming over his head.
The sides agreed to a one-...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:37 PM
The talk about the Orioles’ interest in Diamondbacks outfielder Jason Kubel is again gaining steam, and executive vice president Dan Duquette will always inquire about a power bat like Kubel, who hit 30 homers last season and averaged 25 homers...
| 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...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter often says it when his team goes into a day-after-night game.
The Orioles have a quick turnaround this afternoon for a 12:35 game against the Rays. The Orioles can sweep the Rays. Their next win will also...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Catcher Matt Wieters received most of Thursday’s game off — until he entered as a pinch hitter in the 13th inning and caught the top of the 14th.
Manager Buck Showalter said he'd like to have his Gold Glove, All-Star catcher behind the...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The play smacked of tremendous baseball guile, the way the Orioles' third baseman faked his throw to first with absolute conviction, all the while knowing that his real target was the unsuspecting runner rounding the bag behind him.
Add the fact that...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Here's a roundup of what other media outlets are saying about the Orioles:
** Joe Posnanski of Sports on Earth offers his take on Orioles catcher Matt Wieters after his two-homer performance in a win against the Athletics.
It is becoming less and less...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:46 AM
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| Sep 29, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Triple-A Norfolk manager Ron Johnson had seen enough.
All year the Orioles had sifted through the scrap heap and shipped former All-Stars and wanna-bes alike to the minors to be evaluated by Johnson, a baseball lifer with a keen eye for talent....