| May 15, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The ball from his first major league hit sat in his locker, and Orioles rookie outfielder Xavier Avery promised he’d give it a good home.
“Put it in my trophy room at home, back in Atlanta,” Avery said. “I’m going to hold on...
| 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...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 9:05 AM
One of the biggest stories of this offseason had been what the New York Yankees weren’t doing this year.
But so much for that. After standing silently for the past 10 weeks, the Yankees struck with the biggest shock-and-awe move of the offseason....
| 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...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 8:41 PM
When the clouds finally parted over Camden Yards and Hurricane Irene gave way to a beautiful Baltimore afternoon, the reappearance of the Zach Britton from the first 2 1/2 months of the season was the best sight of all for the Orioles.
Four weeks after...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 5:22 PM
Before Thursday's matinee at Camden Yards, Buck Showalter said it would be a challenge for Alfredo Simon to match last week's quality start against the New York Yankees. The Orioles manager figured Simon's stuff would be fresh in the minds of baseball's...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 12:50 AM
Enjoy the undercard.
There is an abundance of intriguing storylines in baseball these days, and most of them will be like Matt Kemp's run at the Triple Crown — over and out of sight by the time the World Series rolls around.
Justin Verlander could...