| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:33 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- In today’s Baltimore Sun, I gave a projected Orioles Opening Day lineup now that the club has added designated hitter/outfielder Nelson Cruz as a middle-of-the order bat.
Here was my batting order, as it ran in the paper today:...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:40 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Dylan Bundy’s recovery from Tommy John surgery is going well.
He will throw from 150 feet today as part of his throwing progression. He’s been throwing from that distance for a week now, but today he will add 15 to 20...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Sunday was the one-year anniversary of the death of Orioles Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver, so it’s natural to think about Weaver’s impact on the franchise and the game this time of the year.
A great memory of Weaver is just a click away...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:05 PM
The Orioles have announced the autograph schedule for their 2014 FanFest event on Feb. 1. Autograph ticket vouchers go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. on the club’s website.
All but one autograph station will require purchase of an autograph voucher,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
It’s tough to look backward in a bar (there’s this huge mirror behind us, and what I see isn’t flattering. Must be the lighting).
So let’s jump forward to the 2014 Orioles’ season now that 2013 and Ravens games are behind...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 11:51 AM
A new year is here and it’s time to look forward to 2014. There are 43 days until pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., for spring training.
But first let’s look back to the past year. The Orioles had their share of successes and...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:31 AM
There's little arguing that on paper, the Orioles don't appear to be better now than they were last season, but they can still lay claim to having the best defense in baseball.
ESPN’s Buster Olney points this out, naming the Orioles as the best...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Three Orioles players -- first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J. Hardy -- have been named to this year’s The Sporting News American League All-Star team.
The Orioles were the only AL club to have three honorees. The...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The winners of the annual Gold Glove awards, the benchmark for defensive excellence for nearly 60 years, have typically been decided by the discerning eye of those who are closest to the game. Most recently, the award has been selected by a vote of...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:54 PM
In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense.
Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:45 AM
You never know with postseason awards. They’re sometimes too difficult to handicap because of who’s voting and what those people consider when evaluating the best players.
But I’ve been saying for a while that Manny Machado will win...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:40 AM
We will find out tonight which Orioles win Gold Gloves.
In today’s edition of The Baltimore Sun, I broke down each of the six positions in which Orioles are nominated for Gold Gloves and predicted wins for third baseman Manny Machado, catcher Matt...