| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:16 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter preached that the key to his team remaining competitive in the American League East was going to be getting consistent starting pitching.
And while the Orioles rotation isn't...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The last time Grant Balfour was in Baltimore, he thought he had landed in the place where he'd spend the next two years of his career.
In December, Balfour arrived at the Warehouse to take a club physical that he believed would be the last step in...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Pat Prada was fed up, mad enough to protest the only way he could — with his wallet.
The lifelong Orioles fan opted against renewing his season-ticket plan in early February, convinced he should no longer patronize a club that wouldn't spend...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Eventually, new Orioles closer Tommy Hunter was going to get a big-boy, pressure-cooker, no-margin-for-error save opportunity — that's what happens when you pitch the ninth inning in the major leagues.
He got it out of the way quickly, allowing...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:41 AM
In what has to be one of the most stunning career reversals in recent baseball history, former Orioles closer Jim Johnson -- who saved at least 50 games in each of the past two seasons -- has been removed from that role after barely two weeks in Oakland....
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:44 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. -- In the midst of the fallout from the Orioles' trade of closer Jim Johnson last month, manager Buck Showalter received a comforting text message from reliever Tommy Hunter.
The message from Hunter, one of the club's top set-up men...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
New Orioles right-hander Liam Hendriks doesn't have very many fond memories of Baltimore.
The 24-year-old Australian started for the Minnesota Twins in the Orioles' home opener last season and saw an early three-run lead disappear quickly. He lasted...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:54 PM
A potential deal with outfielder Tyler Colvin has been held up due to concerns the Orioles had about a physical he took last Wednesday, according to an industry source.
No specifics were given as to what questions the Orioles may have had or if the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Grant Balfour will be pitching in the American League East after all.
And he’ll have up to 19 chances in 2014 to show a little “Balfour Rage” against the Orioles, the team that spiked a free-agent deal with him in December.
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:41 PM
The Orioles are continuing their pursuit of a starting pitcher and have been in recent contact with some of the top names left on the board, including Ervin Santana, Bronson Arroyo and Ubaldo Jimenez.
One source referred to the talks as “a...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:00 AM
OK, here's what we know about the Orioles' offseason so far.
It hasn’t been pretty. I mean, really not pretty. The most significant addition so far has probably been pitching coach Dave Wallace, but the front office has not added a pitcher to a...