| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Welcome back to the bar. We got the furnace and leaky roof fixed just in time, apparently.
Today, I want to discuss a person whose name triggers some of the best arguments in Connolly's Bar history: Mike Mussina.
Every time we bring up the former...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:25 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – As is his laid-back Southern Californian nature, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman has tried to avoid having the spotlight shine on him.
In his start on Tuesday, however, Tillman has a chance to reach a milestone that few...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Chris Tillman's groundbreaking moment came and went without much fanfare Tuesday.
The Orioles right-hander pitched seven innings in a 3-2 loss to the Blue Jays and, in doing so, surpassed 200 innings pitched for the season — a milestone only...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:19 PM
The Orioles entered Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays needing a miraculous sequence of events to make the playoffs, but they were still mathematically alive in the chase for the second American League wild-card spot.
But the Orioles' 3-2, 10-...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:06 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Orioles are optioning designated hitter Danny Valencia to Triple-A Norfolk to make 25-man roster space for trade acquisition Francisco Rodriguez.
With the Orioles scheduled to face right-handed starters over the next four...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:15 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. –- As promising as the Orioles’ seven-game road trip to Texas and Kansas City was through their first four games, this was not the way they wanted it to end.
After winning the first four games, including a three-game sweep...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:55 PM
During his pregame meeting with the local media, Buck Showalter was reminded that Friday marked the three-year anniversary of when he was introduced as the club’s next manager.
The following day, Aug. 3, the Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels, 6-...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:28 PM
It has become a matter of seeming universal agreement that the Orioles have one glaring weakness that will eventually be their undoing — either at crunch time in September or early in the postseason.
They lack that one go-to starting pitcher at...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:59 PM
It was easy to draw one particular conclusion after the Orioles completed a deal with the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday that added veteran pitcher Scott Feldman to the rotation and gave mercurial starter Jake Arrieta and struggling reliever Pedro Strop a much-...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Brian Roberts’ continuing injury saga will take on another chapter today when the Orioles second baseman visits a hamstring specialist in Dallas to determine why he is not responding as quickly as he had hoped after rupturing a tendon behind his...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:06 PM
When Jeremy Guthrie came to Baltimore as a member of the Kansas City Royals last August it wasn’t his turn to pitch.
So he watched four games, signed autographs and soaked in the atmosphere from the visiting side.
On Thursday night, the right-...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Jeremy Guthrie received a warm reception from the crowd at Camden Yards when he took the mound Thursday for the first time here since he was traded away before last season.
Then the Kansas City Royals right-hander did his part to beat his former team,...