| Feb 9, 2012
ARLINGTON, Texas — Bye, Josh.
It's too bad because Josh Hamilton might be the most talented baseball player who has ever run around Arlington. Josh Hamilton's relationship with baseball is as pure as anybody ever born.
It's his relationship,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Orioles fans need to wait until next week to find out if Buck Showalter has won the prestigious American League Manager of the Year Award.
But the first step toward that is now out of the way.
Showalter was announced Wednesday night as one of three...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
We are days away from baseball’s annual winter meetings – they begin in earnest Monday, though most of us will be getting to Nashville on Sunday.
I expect the Orioles to come away from there with a player or two.
That’s what they did...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 4:00 AM
I’m about to board a flight to Nashville in a bit to cover the Winter Meetings, where Dan Connolly and I will be spending countless hours inside the Opryland Hotel reporting on all things regarding the Orioles.
You’ll hear a lot of names...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:31 AM
Today is the start of the winter meetings in Nashville and you know what that means O’s fans?
About 96 hours of speculation.
Well, here’s a little hot stove conjecture to warm your coffee. Take it for what it is worth (and, yes, I know...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:14 PM
This season's Most Valuable Oriole, center fielder Adam Jones, placed sixth in this year's American League Most Valuable Player voting.
Jones became the Orioles' highest vote-getter in AL MVP balloting since Miguel Tejada placed fifth in 2004.
| 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...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Texas Rangers star outfielder Josh Hamilton played his part in a custom almost as old as the game itself Thursday night in Arlington, Texas. He tossed a souvenir ball into the stands after a batter hit a foul ball.
Shannon Stone, 39, who came to...
| Jul 3, 2011
Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies.
General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 9:33 PM
It was their most surprising series of the 2010 season, when the Orioles stormed into Texas and swept the Rangers in four games to close out last year's first half.
Buck Showalter, who was living in Dallas at that time and mulling an opportunity to...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 9:12 PM
The Orioles have been searching for weeks for a strong performance by a young starter, and they received it Tuesday night from an unheralded source against an unforgiving offense.
Yet it didn't matter because the Orioles once again couldn't take...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:17 PM
If the Orioles are looking for a bright side to their three-game pummeling by the Texas Rangers, it's this: They don't have to come back here this season.
That likely won't make a long flight to Boston -- and four more games in never-friendly Fenway Park...