| Mar 10, 2011
| 1:30 PM
With three weeks left in spring training, it seems as if four spots in the Orioles' Opening Day rotation are spoken for. Jeremy Guthrie, Brian Matusz and Brad Bergesen are locks, and based on his first two outings and the reports out of Sarasota, Jake...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:00 AM
In last week’s Five for Friday post, I half-filled my coffee mug with orange Kool-Aid, listing five reasons to be optimistic about the Orioles finally breaking the .500 mark in 2011. But today, my mug is half-empty, and the sweet taste of winning...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 9:14 PM
Jake Arrieta, the Orioles' leader in wins, has decided to have his right elbow examined in California next week and will be shut down for at least a start and likely the rest of the season.
Arrieta, 25, has been dealing with a fibrous mass in his right...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 8:21 PM
The Orioles' beleaguered rotation lost another member Friday when struggling rookie Zach Britton was placed on the disabled list with a left shoulder strain.
The news comes a day after Britton allowed six runs (four earned) and 12 hits over 5 1/3 innings...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 12:00 PM
The Orioles’ bad luck on the baseball field has expanded into the team’s promotions department, which unfortunately is having a banner homestand for ill-timed fan giveaways (by no fault of their own, of course).
On Saturday night, the Orioles...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 7:30 AM
The Orioles are conducting their annual media vote to determine the team's most valuable player for the 2011 season, and no, it’s not ridiculous that a last-place team could have players who are deserving of praise.
Over on the Orioles Insider...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 12:12 PM
June 20, 2007 — Orioles announce his hiring as president of baseball operations. The son of former Orioles general manager and Hall of Fame executive Lee MacPhail, Andy returns to the city where he lived as a boy from 1958 to 1965.
Aug. 22, 2007...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 9:44 AM
After more than a week of speculation since the end of the season, Andy MacPhail is indeed stepping down as the Orioles' president of baseball operations after four-plus years at the helm, according to a club source.
MacPhail is leaving the Orioles to...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 2:34 PM
The Orioles' hierarchy is starting to shake out, with one decision-maker officially walking away and another remaining in the same role.
On Saturday afternoon, the Orioles announced that president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail will not seek an...
| 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...
| May 27, 2011
| 8:31 PM
Brian Matusz felt like he needed one more rehab start before rejoining the Orioles. Now, it's up to the Orioles to decide whether he was right.
Matusz allowed one run on four hits and a walk while striking out seven in five-plus innings for Triple-A...
| 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,...