| May 24, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Xavier Avery could have excelled in any sport, but he chose baseball because he saw it as a game his talents could grow into with hard work. He enjoyed the challenge of playing a sport in which there's always room for improvement — where getting...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:17 AM
[Editor's note: Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason intensifies.]
About last night
O's make the most of a playoff...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 5:47 PM
NEW YORK — The Orioles suddenly find themselves with a logjam at second base after they reactivated Robert Andino from the disabled list on Tuesday. Andino, the starter for most of the season, now will compete with Omar Quintanilla for time at the...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:06 PM
NEW YORK — Chris Tillman didn't feel well when he arrived at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday. Batting flu-like symptoms since a day before his last start, the Orioles sent him back to the team hotel early on Monday with antibiotics in hand, hoping some...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:14 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter calls it a good problem to have, especially considering how thin the O’s were at second base two weeks ago.
Omar Quintanilla, acquired from the Mets for cash on July 20 to provide middle infield depth with second...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 11:00 AM
The folks over at Baseball Prospectus might not be big fans of Orioles catcher Matt Wieters -- or "Murder Mittens" as I will now call him after plugging his name into this 19th-century Baltimore Orioles nickname generator -- but they are quite fond of...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 5:09 PM
The Orioles series opener against the New York Yankees on Friday night was postponed because of rain, allowing the club to skip Chris Tillman's next start.
Tillman, who was originally scheduled to start Saturday night, has been dealing with right groin...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 8:10 PM
Matt Wieters and Adam Jones, arguably the Orioles’ best two players, started this month exceptionally slow.
Their bats woke up nearly simultaneously in the first inning Sunday night with their first homers of the spring as the Orioles beat the...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 8:19 AM
The Orioles are taking their annual spring holiday today, which just gives you more time to digest some of the bad injury news from the weekend.
Sure, it was fun to watch Adam Jones and Matt Wieters light up Ivan Nova and the Yankees on Sunday night's...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 12:32 PM
New Orioles baseball operations chief Dan Duquette is fond of saying that "the proof is in the pudding," which raises an important question as the Orioles head into their second series of the regular season.
What if the pudding is wearing...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 1:33 PM
The Orioles -- fresh off their season-opening, three-game sweep of the Twins -- host the Yankees tonight for the opening of a three-game series.
The Bronx Bombers are 0-3, reeling from being swept out of Tampa Bay.
Tonight, the Orioles send left-...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz took the mound Monday night for his first start of this young season hoping he could begin to erase the images of his horrible 2011 season. He spoke of pitching with a clean slate, of April optimism and feeling stronger...