| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:12 PM
BOSTON — Midway through the nightcap of their twin bill against the Red Sox on Saturday, the Orioles were in danger of dropping the doubleheader and losing their hold on first place in the American League East.
But after a 7-4 win over the Red Sox...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:35 PM
WASHINGTON – In an incredibly close contest between two evenly matched teams Monday night, the Orioles picked up an 8-2 victory in 11 innings against the Washington Nationals and, potentially, something much more important.
The Orioles are...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones’ decision to participate in Monday’s Home Run Derby at Target Field in Minneapolis came down to one simple criterion.
“I wanted to do it,” Jones said Wednesday.
Jones will join captain Jose...
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:37 PM
Chris Davis’ ninth-inning heroics Monday night masked the reality of just how bad the Orioles had been with runners in scoring position in that game.
Their offense Tuesday wasn’t afforded a similar bailout -- although it came close -- in a...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Nick Hundley couldn’t have picked a better time to hit his first home run as an Oriole.
The catcher, acquired in a trade with the San Diego Padres on May 24, blasted a go-ahead solo shot to left field in the sixth inning that helped the Orioles to...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:57 PM
BOSTON -- For the second consecutive year, three Orioles players have been voted by the fans to start in the All-Star Game.
Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and center fielder Adam Jones will start for the American League in this year’s Midsummer...
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Five Orioles made the All-Star Game last year in New York.
That won’t happen again July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.
This year, the Orioles will have one All-Star for sure: Nelson Cruz, who is nearly 1 million votes ahead of the Boston Red...
| 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 20, 2014
| 8:57 PM
NEW YORK — The Orioles managed almost no offense Friday night. Their starting pitcher tied a career high with six walks. And yet they were close to winning.
But this is Yankee Stadium, where bad things often happen to the Orioles.
True to form...
| 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,...