| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:55 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Buck Showalter often mixes gut feelings with statistical data to make his managerial calls on a case-by-case basis.
On Thursday, Showalter chose his instincts over statistical wisdom, selecting 31-year-old left-hander Joe Saunders...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:31 PM
It's early fall in Baltimore, that time of year when purple banners, car flags and sweatshirts normally dominate the landscape, as surely as the colors are soon to hit the trees. But Charm City isn't just NFL country now.
In grade schools and taverns, at...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Anyone who has been around Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s pregame news conferences has noticed how often he asked about Dylan Bundy’s minor league outings during the course of the season.
Some of it is Showalter’s deadpan shtick,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:29 AM
SEATTLE – Hitting his 30th home run of the season means something to Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, he’s not going to lie.
But what really matters is when it happened and what it means to this surprising season.
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:53 PM
When the playoff microscope gets rolled out next week and experts begin to dissect the Orioles — assuming they hold on to at least an American League wild-card spot — one of the primary criticisms is going to be the club's overall lack of...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will make his first career Opening Day start today against the Rays.
Machado, 20, joins Brooks Robinson (19 in 1957, 20 in 1958), Ron Hansen (20 in 1958) and Boog Powell (20 in 1962) as the only Orioles players to...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:57 PM
The Orioles hadn’t had a celebration like this since 1997.
And they made the most of it.
Some scenes from the Orioles’ raucous champagne-spilling party in the visitors’ clubhouse at Rangers Ballpark.
Wei-Yin Chen grabbing Friday&...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Here are some quotes after the Orioles’ 2-1 win in 13 innings over the New York Yankees in Game 4 of the American League Division Series:
Joe Saunders on the extra-inning win: “This team has been doing that the whole year. Ever since I’...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:36 PM
NEW YORK -- It’s a common trend in the postseason, but through the Orioles’ first four playoff games, starting pitching has dominated.
In four postseason games, the Orioles starters own a 1.82 ERA (5 ER in 24 2/3 IP), the second best mark...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:02 PM
NEW YORK — Orioles manager Buck Showalter didn't know exactly what his New York counterpart, Yankees manager Joe Girardi, was going through Thursday after the death of Girardi's father became public.
But Showalter, whose own dad passed away shortly...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:30 PM
NEW YORK -- If the Orioles advance to the American League Championship Series, their starting pitching options for the first two games in Detroit would hinge on how they use their staff tonight.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said "all hands are on...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Like the Yankees, the Orioles postgame train ride to New York following Monday’s win was aborted 30 minutes into the trip. The Orioles took buses to New York and arrived after sunrise Tuesday morning.
The Yankees’ train back to New York...