| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The Orioles and Yankees lineups for Game 5 of the ALDS are out and – surprise – it’s the Yankees' lineup that is making news.
Alex Rodriguez, who is slumping terribly, is not in the starting lineup. Eric Chavez, who pinch-hit for...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:23 PM
NEW YORK -- Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel, named the starter for a decisive ALDS Game 5 if needed, said his right knee felt good after a between-start bullpen session before Wednesday’s Game 3.
“It was a little stiff from the bus ride,...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel hopes to resume throwing sometime next week after receiving a cortisone injection in his right forearm Friday. And while he will remain on the disabled list indefinitely, Hammel is confident he will be able to help the...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:13 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Despite everything they accomplished last season, the Orioles realize they will spend the next six months still proving people wrong.
Coming off a year in which they defied the odds and scoffed at conventionality, these Orioles...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Two years ago, when the Orioles opened at Tropicana Field, Peter Schmuck, Jeff Zrebiec and I went to an Italian restaurant in Tampa the night before the opener.
And while waiting for our food we decided to make random predictions about the Orioles. We...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Chris Davis will get a day off from playing first base in this afternoon’s series finale against the Tigers, allowing newly added Travis Ishikawa to start.
Davis, who leads the majors with 24 homers, will be the Orioles’ DH today, hitting...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Orioles acquire Pearce again
Always on the prowl for bench help, no matter how late in the season, the Orioles added outfielder Steve Pearce to the 40-man roster for the second time in 2012.
He was claimed on waivers from the New York Yankees on...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter announced after Wednesday’s game that right-hander Jason Hammel will start Friday’s series opener in Toronto, and right-hander Miguel Gonzalez will start Saturday.
The club’s starting rotation was in...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:36 PM
On the first anniversary of the Orioles' memorable Game 162 walk-off win over the Boston Red Sox, it was evident how much these teams have gone in opposite directions.
In some ways, that night a year ago marked a rebirth of baseball in Baltimore as the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
20 -- home runs on off-speed pitches for Chris Davis since the start of 2012.
With his four home runs in the first four games of the season,...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:49 PM
TORONTO — Inside a mostly empty Orioles clubhouse Friday night, reliever Tommy Hunter replayed out loud the at-bat that shifted momentum in their 7-6 loss to the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
“I'm going to throw it again tomorrow,” Hunter...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Right-hander Jason Hammel, shelved the past two weeks after tweaking his right knee, came out of his first bullpen session off a mound with no pain and remains a possibility to return this season.
Hammel threw 35 pitches Tuesday, the first time he...