| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy missed his second straight start Monday because of a sprained left thumb that he originally injured while sliding into home plate Saturday afternoon.
Hardy said he woke up Monday morning and the thumb felt about the same...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:44 PM
He’s only 22, but Orioles third baseman Manny Machado said his memory’s a little fuzzy. He doesn’t think he has ever hit a walk-off home run before, not as an amateur and probably not as a minor leaguer.
He knows for sure he had...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:15 PM
TORONTO -- This time of the year in Toronto, fans typically are gearing up for preseason hockey camps and satisfying their need for sports with the Canadian Football League. In other words, the Blue Jays haven’t been relevant this late in the season...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:07 PM
By definition, it was the New York Yankees who were in pinstripes at Camden Yards for the Orioles’ 3-2 win in 10 innings Friday night.
Their fans, as always, were out in abundance, making up at least half of the sellout crowd. But these weren't...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Few pitchers can shut down the Orioles’ No. 3 through No. 6 hitters for an entire game.
But on Saturday afternoon, Adam Jones, Nelson Cruz, Chris Davis and J.J. Hardy combined to go 0-for-16 with 10 strikeouts.
New York Yankees rookie Shane...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:28 PM
For a team that prides itself on the “next man up” always being ready, Orioles designated hitter Delmon Young seems to have had his turn skipped plenty this year.
But with the team’s big hitters scuffling, here’s to hoping that...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:07 AM
I was doing a radio segment on 105.7 The Fan on Thursday night when host Terry Ford asked me an interesting question.
And since we encourage recycling here at Connolly’s, I thought I’d drop it on you.
I was asked which Oriole did I think...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:05 PM
CLEVELAND – Orioles center fielder Adam Jones isn’t one to swallow his opinion, but after the Orioles lost 2-1 in 11 innings Friday night on a walk-off home run by Cleveland Indians third baseman Mike Aviles, Jones carefully measured his...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:36 PM
CLEVELAND – Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy tested his sprained left thumb a few hours before game time Friday and told manager Buck Showalter that he was ready to play. So after missing three games, Hardy was back in the lineup Friday against the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:42 PM
WASHINGTON -- With Orioles sluggers Chris Davis and Nelson Cruz struggling, veteran Delmon Young has been getting more playing time in the second half of the season.
Without a designated hitter available in Monday’s interleague makeup game at...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:54 PM
As the temperature rises every summer in Baltimore, so does the number of balls that carry out of Camden Yards. Hits similar to ones that landed at the warning track two weeks ago are now finding their way into the seats. And the Orioles lineup is built...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:33 AM
After his eighth-inning homer tied the game Wednesday night in the Orioles' eventual 5-2 win, Jonathan Schoop struggled to explain the magic that seems to be in his bat when he faces the New York Yankees.
While Adam Jones’ three-run blast -- the...