| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:56 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — When the Orioles first contacted Dave Wallace in October about their pitching coach vacancy, the 66-year-old baseball veteran took pause.
Wallace already had a nice job as the minor league pitching coordinator for the Atlanta...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 9:01 PM
When the Oakland Athletics lost in Seattle early Saturday evening, the night's contest between the Orioles and the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards technically became meaningless shortly after the first pitch.
The Orioles were eliminated from postseason...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Since the season ended, I’ve been asked several times whether the Orioles are going to get an ace this offseason.
My answer is no. I don’t even hesitate. The reasoning is simple. There are no true aces on the market (Matt Garza? Japan’...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Unless something changes dramatically, Orioles designated hitter Wilson Betemit will be making his 2013 debut this week in Boston, possibly starting Wednesday at Fenway Park against a right-hander.
On the disabled list all season after tearing a...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:09 PM
BOSTON — If right-hander Chris Tillman is indeed the Orioles' ace, if he is indeed a bona fide top-of-the-rotation starter who can walk into any situation against any opponent and succeed, than he had the perfect opportunity to prove it Thursday...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Orioles head into this afternoon’s series finale at Yankee Stadium 8˝ games back of AL East-leading Boston, the largest deficit they’ve faced all season.
It doesn’t seem that long ago when the Orioles won the first four games after...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:48 PM
While Brian Roberts could be playing his final games in an Orioles uniform this weekend, the veteran second baseman has made it clear that he wants to remain with the team in 2014.
And as the season nears a close, Roberts is building a solid case to...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
14-9 -- Baltimore’s record in series-opening games this season.
The Orioles lost Monday night’s series opener against the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:18 PM
-- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was named American League Player of the Week on Monday following his history-making start to the season.
It is the second consecutive player of the week honor for Davis, who ended the regular season last year...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:39 PM
A year ago Friday, Robert Andino etched his name into Orioles lore with a ninth-inning sinking liner to left that escaped the glove of Boston’s Carl Crawford, plated Nolan Reimold with the game-winner, extinguished the Red Sox’s playoff...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:06 PM
BOSTON — Orioles closer Jim Johnson often refers to his teammates as a bunch of grinders, a group of blue-collar players who pay little attention to individual accolades and instead focus on doing the unnoticed essentials that lead to winning....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:13 PM
The Orioles were an out away from making a clean getaway on Friday night when Red Sox pitcher Mark Melancon drilled O’s second baseman Robert Andino in the side of the head with a pitch. Andino left the game and underwent concussion testing. He also...