| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:54 PM
NEW YORK – There is a way to crunch the numbers so that Jim Johnson’s 2013 season looks palatable.
The Orioles closer is still leading the majors with 29 saves. He has made 43 appearances in the first half – tied for fourth most in all...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:54 PM
Baltimore had waited for this cold, soggy day for 15 years.
With anticipation in the crisp October air, the Orioles played their first home playoff game at Camden Yards in since 1997 on Sunday night, so waiting an extra two hours and 26 minutes really...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Sunday was the first time Camden Yards had hosted a postseason game in 15 years, and so, of course, the Orioles' fans had to wait just a little longer.
First pitch came at 8:41 p.m., thanks to a two-hour, 26-minute rain delay.
The first pitch was a 94...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:05 PM
To suggest that there has been a reversal of fortune — that after an 11-3 bludgeoning of the New York Yankees on Saturday night at Camden Yards the Orioles and Bronx Bombers have swapped places — would be premature.
The Yankees, after all,...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:34 PM
With the eyes of the entire baseball world fixed on Camden Yards for the first time in eight years, the Orioles didn't disappoint.
Over the course of a 162-game season, some wins can get lost, but the Orioles' 4-2 victory over the Yankees on Sunday...
| 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...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Orioles closer Jim Johnson can be depended on to always be at his locker to answer questions anytime he becomes a focal point of a game following a blown save.
Those times have been rare, until recently, as Johnson has blown three consecutive ninth-...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Orioles reliever Pedro Strop had allowed just one earned run in his last 13 appearances for a 0.79 ERA in his last 11 1/3 innings heading into Monday night. That’s a dramatic improvement over his early season struggles when he allowed seven earned...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:07 PM
Orioles fans, take a bow. You deserve it.
That was some show you put on at Camden Yards the past two nights. I've never seen anything like it. And I've been around sports in this town for a long time.
For two wonderful nights in October, you showed...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Once again Monday night, TBS came through with superior coverage of Baltimore Orioles playoff baseball.
You can read more on what I have said about the broadcast team of Ernie Johnson, Cal Ripken and John Smoltz here. Ripken seemed a little less...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 3:25 PM
NEW YORK -- Pedro Strop’s success at the Orioles’ set-up man is a major reason why the O’s were in position to close the gap in the American League East to a single game Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
Manager Buck Showalter...
| Jun 26, 2011
Every team has its guy — a fringe candidate it believes should be recognized as an All-Star.
For the Rays, it's Kyle Farnsworth, the journeyman reliever manager Joe Maddon refuses to call his closer, even though he entered the weekend 15 of 16 in...