| May 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Miguel Gonzalez gets the start tonight in Pittsburgh – his first since May 10, when he had a quality start in a no-decision against Houston. His last outing was in relief of Kevin Gausman on Wednesday.
Earlier this week in Kansas City, I asked...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Let’s get the most painful part out of the way first. This offense is dreadful right now. The Orioles went 1-for-5 with runners in scoring position Thursday and are now 3-for-52 in their last 10 games, a .058 average.
Want more? In their three-game...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 5:01 PM
A day after Kevin Gregg squandered a one-run lead in a loss to the New York Yankees, Orioles manager Buck Showalter wouldn't change his stance on the team's closer situation.
He also didn't publicly endorse Gregg as his exclusive closer, even though...
| May 14, 2011
| 2:51 PM
If it were up to Matt Wieters, he'd catch 162 games in a season. That, of course, will never happen.
"I'd like to catch them all," Wieters said with a smile, "but I don't think that is physically possible."
Orioles manager Buck Showalter sat Wieters...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:52 PM
Orioles president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail said he received "legitimate interest" from clubs looking to upgrade at shortstop this month, but in the end he felt the Orioles should keep J.J. Hardy instead of dealing him away for prospects.
| Jun 3, 2011
| 7:37 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter actually thought Nick Markakis looked halfway decent at first base when Baltimore's regular right fielder was asked to play there in a pinch during the team's final game against the Seattle Mariners. Showalter would prefer,...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 3:20 PM
When Michael Gonzalez signed a two-year, $12 million deal before the 2010 season, he envisioned entering the game in the ninth inning and closing out an Orioles' victory against a tough divisional foe.
Gonzalez did that in the Orioles' victory over the...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 6:14 PM
The Orioles' series finale with the Tampa Bay Rays had already included a series of unusual plays when Evan Longoria came up in the eighth inning and lined a Jeremy Accardo pitch to center field.
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones broke on the ball, but...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Orioles designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero picked up his 2,500th career hit with an RBI double Thursday afternoon against the Toronto Blue Jays.
His 2,501st may come as a pinch-hitter.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he would speak to Guerrero on...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Jun 19, 2011
| 4:46 PM
Perhaps it's just a small victory in a long season, but the Orioles left Nationals Park on Sunday without placing anyone on the disabled list.
The Orioles lost two players to injury Saturday afternoon and their staff leader Thursday, but it looks like...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When the 2011 American League All-Star team is revealed Sunday afternoon, the Orioles expect one trend to continue.
Even with perhaps more worthy All-Star candidates than in the past, a group that includes shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam...