| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:45 AM
For years I’ve heard the bellyaching about how the Orioles can’t compete financially with the big boys in the American League East, specifically the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox.
Well, now it looks like everyone, including the Red...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Birthplace: Waterbury, Conn.
Resides: Wrentham, Mass.
Most recent position: Atlanta Braves' minor league pitching coordinator (2010-2013)
Major league pitching coach experience: Los Angeles Dodgers (1995-1997), New York Mets...
| 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...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The Orioles’ scheduled interleague series opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, which was postponed by rain, will be made up as part of a split-doubleheader on Saturday.
Games will be at 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. After a one-hour, 48-...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter might not be a fan of doubleheaders, but he couldn't complain about the result of Saturday's split twin bill against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Camden Yards.
The Orioles won both games of the doubleheader, getting a career-...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
66 -- saves, most in the major leagues, for Orioles closer Jim Johnson since Sept. 7, 2011.
With Tuesday’s win over the Toronto Blue...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:58 AM
While the Orioles aren’t actively pursuing additional starting pitching, it didn’t stop them from scouting veteran right-hander Aaron Harang in the Los Angeles Dodgers' Phoenix camp on Monday.
The Dodgers’ free-spending offseason...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
All eyes on Dodgers
The Braves' acquisitions of the Upton brothers have some people believing that's enough to bring a World Series back to Atlanta. The Nationals, anchored by their young pitching staff, could be on...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Boston drama never ends
This one's not even close — the Red Sox are beyond dysfunctional.
Once considered baseball's model franchise after winning two titles in four years, the Red Sox are a mess. The team...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Second baseman Robert Andino and his band of upstart, red-hot, second-place Orioles swear they're facing just another tough divisional rival on the road this weekend.
It's not a big deal, Andino says, that Friday will be the first time his club plays a...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:30 PM
With a wide smile and a hint of bravado, Manny Machado says mostly all the right things about his baseball-playing future.
The Orioles' 19-year-old phenom doesn't have a timetable for when he'll make the majors, though he'd like it to be sooner rather...
| Jun 26, 2011
Every team has its guy — a fringe candidate it believes should be recognized as an All-Star.
For the Rays, it's Kyle Farnsworth, the journeyman reliever manager Joe Maddon refuses to call his closer, even though he entered the weekend 15 of 16 in...