| May 12, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday he wouldn't be engaging in contract extension talks with any players during the season -- meaning the future of pending free agents J.J. Hardy, Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis will be on hold until...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Some might think it was overkill to have three Sun reporters at a Monday night Orioles game. Nonsense. We knew something big would happen, and when the benches emptied yesterday, we were ready. Want proof? This is the Coffee Companion, your No. 1 source...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:59 PM
New Orioles closer Tommy Hunter had been walking the tightrope between disaster and success pretty much since the season started, narrowly escaping trouble nearly every time he touched the ball in a save situation.
On Tuesday, in a 4-1 loss to the...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:07 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The drama of Thursday's night game had little to do with the Kansas City Royals' impressive hard-throwing rookie Yordano Ventura or another short but solid performance from the Orioles' Wei-Yin Chen.
No, this one was mostly...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:36 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas – Nelson Cruz is in the Orioles' starting lineup Tuesday against the Texas Rangers batting third and playing left field.
After getting hit by a pitch in his left hand Sunday, Cruz received treatment. He was able to hold a bat...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:31 PM
In baseball, the effects of an erratic schedule can last for several days.
Even though they beat the Twins on Friday night after consecutive rainouts, a doubleheader and an ensuing early-morning arrival in Minnesota, Orioles manager Buck Showalter...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:57 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Inside the visiting clubhouse of Globe Life Park in Arlington, a weary Orioles team wanted to leave their 8-6 loss to the Texas Rangers behind them as quickly as possible.
With their bags packed, the Orioles headed home after going a...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:16 PM
In a bizarre game that featured two of baseball's best third basemen jawing at each other, the league's top slugger attempting to steal home and a near-instant walkoff review, the Oakland Athletics outlasted the Orioles, 4-3, in 11 innings Friday night,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Nobody around here is going to throw Manny Machado under the team bus for letting his emotions get the best of him over the weekend against the Oakland Athletics. Before judging him too harshly for Sunday's bat-flinging fiasco, it's important to...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:12 PM
The Orioles have been searching the past few weeks for the Chris Tillman who showed up Tuesday night at Camden Yards -- the guy who can survive a rough situation, pitch through it and keep his team in the game.
The problem, though, is that the Orioles'...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:12 PM
It wasn't pretty, but even as Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez seemed to walk a tightrope at times with his control problems Friday night against a dangerous Toronto Blue Jays lineup, he ultimately delivered a quality start.
For the Orioles' high-...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
It happens seemingly every year on almost every team: One starting pitcher never gets any run support.
For the Orioles this year, Ubaldo Jimenez is that guy.
In 11 of his 14 starts, the Orioles have scored three or fewer runs. In six of those, they...