| Sep 10, 2011
| 4:04 PM
It could have been one of the more uplifting games of the Orioles' disappointing season, a stirring effort by a makeshift lineup and a patched-together bullpen.
Instead, Saturday's 5-4, ninth-inning meltdown loss to the Toronto Blue Jays was just another...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 3:52 PM
The Orioles have lost so often and in so many ways in recent years at Rogers Centre that squandering myriad offensive opportunities and blowing a late lead like they did to the Toronto Blue Jays in Sunday's 6-5 defeat seem rather pedestrian.
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:03 PM
Verlander deserves it
The award isn't for most outstanding player, or player of the year. It's for the most valuable player, and last time I checked, pitchers were players too.
Justin Verlander is on the verge of winning...
| Sep 19, 2011
No pitchers for MVP
We'll start by throwing pitchers out of the MVP talk — deserving or not, they get overlooked by voters for what are, realistically, hitters-only awards.
In a tight American League MVP race, we'll...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 9:47 AM
After starting with three straight victories over the Minnesota Twins, the Orioles failed their first test of the young season by being swept by the New York Yankees at Camden Yards.
They played competitively with the Bronx Bombers -- taking two games to...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:59 PM
The Orioles opened their first road trip of the year — a three-city, 10-game swing that will take them to two countries and four time zones — under a closed roof at Rogers Center on Friday night.
That set the stage for a home run derby...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 6:42 PM
TORONTO – From the day early this spring when Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to place Nolan Reimold in the leadoff spot, he told Reimold he didn't need him to become a different player because of his new place atop the batting order....
| Apr 15, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Brian Matusz didn’t dodge the details following the Orioles’ 9-2 loss to the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon.
The Orioles’ 25-year-old left-hander, saddled with the game’s longest active losing streak as well as the shadows of a...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter just might be his toughest critic, and over his past two starts, he’s seen plenty of flaws.
His fastball command hasn’t been where it needs to be. He hasn’t thrown enough first-pitch strikes. He’s...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Across baseball circles, the Orioles' acquisition of right-hander Jason Hammel was seen as pre-spring training snoozer.
But over his first four starts in a Baltimore uniform, Hammel has made the majors take notice.
Hammel -- who came to Baltimore with a...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 12:53 AM
MLB Team Report - Toronto Blue Jays - INSIDE PITCH
TORONTO -- John Gibbons says he has not "done the math" on the Blue Jays' dwindling hopes of reaching the postseason.
The Toronto Blue Jays manager probably knows it better than he lets on. He does not...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 1:50 AM
RHP Marcus Stroman has not won since July 29. Despite a sparkling nine-inning no-decision outing on Aug. 9 when the Blue Jays won 3-2 in 10 innings, he is 0-3 with a 4.81 ERA in his past four starts. He allowed six runs (five earned) and 10 hits in taking...