| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:06 AM
TAMPA, Fla. – Even though they've lost two straight and are coming off a day off Monday, the Orioles woke up in first place in the American League East following the New York Yankees' 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim.
| May 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Miguel Gonzalez gets the start tonight in Pittsburgh – his first since May 10, when he had a quality start in a no-decision against Houston. His last outing was in relief of Kevin Gausman on Wednesday.
Earlier this week in Kansas City, I asked...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:12 PM
It's easy enough to look back at the way the Orioles have scored runs the past few weeks and conclude that their once-feared offensive attack has been in crisis, but the problem is a little more complicated than that.
What they really have been...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:03 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Before Orioles slugger Chris Davis left for PNC Park on Tuesday, he made a proclamation to his wife.
Davis was giving himself a mulligan for the first seven weeks of the season.
“I told Jill, I’m just going to start over. I&...
| 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,...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:20 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman said he wasn't fatigued Wednesday night in the Orioles' 9-8 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates after throwing 117 pitches and notching his first major league shutout last Friday in Kansas City.
| May 22, 2014
| 10:08 PM
In extra innings, every pitch becomes magnified, and after the Orioles' painful 8-7 loss to the Cleveland Indians in 13 innings, left-hander Troy Patton replayed one pitch in his mind.
Patton was one strike away from escaping a bases-loaded jam, but...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis knew that, eventually, the runs would come. Over the past four days, the Orioles had scored their share of runs, but the club’s recent offensive surge had not translated into wins.
Davis, who struggled to find his...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is not in the starting lineup for the second straight game nursing groin stiffness, but manager Buck Showalter said Machado could be available off the bench this afternoon.
“[He’s] gonna move around a...