| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:05 PM
A change of venue and a stern post-game lecture from manager Buck Showalter about 18 hours earlier did nothing to curb the Orioles' losing ways -- or even hide the team's countless inadequacies for one night.
For the Orioles still had more unsightly play...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:55 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has spoken to his team on several occasions this season, but none of the speeches was as harsh or intense as the one he delivered late Wednesday night.
After the Orioles' 13-5 loss to the Texas Rangers, which completed a...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 4:20 PM
The Orioles quietly packed their belongings late Sunday afternoon and dispersed to various parts of the country, carrying more baggage into the All-Star break than they could have possibly imagined.
After an ejection-marred 8-6 loss to the Boston Red...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:46 PM
A contentious four-game series with the Boston Red Sox ended Sunday with four more ejections, Michael Gonzalez's not denying that he threw a purpose pitch behind David Ortiz, and Buck Showalter and Jeremy Guthrie criticizing the umpiring crew.
| Jul 12, 2011
| 1:49 PM
They entered the All-Star break last year with an interim manager, 27 games out of first place in the American League East and with a 29-59 record that had them on pace for a franchise-worst 109 losses.
Yet the circumstances surrounding the current...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:48 PM
This wasn't supposed to be the year the Orioles returned to the playoffs. It wasn't even sold as a decent facsimile of the seminal "Why Not?" 1989 season.
No, it was marketed as a year of tangible steps forward, when the respected, wily manager would...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:04 PM
Other than All-Star catcher Matt Wieters, the Orioles enjoyed three glorious days away from baseball. They took quick vacations, spent time with family and friends, and frequented malls, restaurants and water parks.
But they could delay the inevitable...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 6:30 AM
They were meaningless exhibitions, but there was a lot to like about the Orioles' first two Grapefruit League wins. The Orioles jacked six home runs out of the park, scored 18 runs in two games and got quality outings from Brad Bergesen and Jeremy...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 8:15 AM
The Orioles have given Baltimore 13 straight seasons of losing baseball, a streak that would make them the laughingstock of the major leagues if not for that train wreck of an organization in Pittsburgh. There still has been plenty of giggling at the...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 1:30 PM
With three weeks left in spring training, it seems as if four spots in the Orioles' Opening Day rotation are spoken for. Jeremy Guthrie, Brian Matusz and Brad Bergesen are locks, and based on his first two outings and the reports out of Sarasota, Jake...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Catcher Matt Wieters wasn't happy that he could not reach a mutual agreement with the Orioles on a 2012 salary, but he said Sunday that he would not hold a grudge after the club unilaterally renewed his contract.
"They have the right to offer any...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:41 PM
When the question about this year's Opening Day starter is asked, Orioles manager Buck Showalter stiffens, then shakes his head.
Showalter doesn't understand the label — or the importance — placed on naming an Opening Day starter. That person...