| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has been named the club's nominee for the annual Hank Aaron Award.
Davis, who led the major leagues with a franchise-record 53 home runs and also led the majors with 138 RBIs and 96 extra-base hits, is one of 30...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:42 PM
After a record-setting defensive season in 2013, the Orioles had to share this year's Wilson American League Defensive Team of the Year honors with the Kansas City Royals.
The Orioles set major league records with a .991 team fielding percentage,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:17 AM
Just less than three months shy of his 41st birthday, free-agent right-handed pitcher Brett Tomko hopes for one last chance to get back to the major leagues.
Tomko will throw for the Orioles on Friday morning in Orange County, Calif. He aims to...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:38 AM
Back in October, we asked how many of the Orioles' nine free agents were likely to return in 2014. Now, with less than five weeks until spring training, it could end up that none of them return to Baltimore.
The Orioles wanted to keep right-hander Scott...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
With his fifth-inning home run Thursday, J.J. Hardy became the ninth shortstop since 1901 to have 25 home runs in three different seasons.
He is the fourth active player to achieve that as a shortstop – though I guess it depends on your definition...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Our columnist Peter Schmuck wrote today that the Orioles continue to defy the odds -- literally.
Oddmakers, most of whom predicted the Orioles to be one of the worst teams in baseball, continue to see the O's as a playoff longshot.
According to offshore...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter often says it when his team goes into a day-after-night game.
The Orioles have a quick turnaround this afternoon for a 12:35 game against the Rays. The Orioles can sweep the Rays. Their next win will also...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:22 PM
In the end, these Orioles reduced the milestone to something small, almost insignificant. That's how weird, wonderful and exciting they have turned out to be in 2012.
For years, any big-picture assessment of the franchise has included a reminder of its...
| May 31, 2013
| 9:09 AM
The thing the Orioles have done most consistently this season, even more so than their repeated outbursts at the plate, has been playing exceptional defense, whether it has been Manny Machado scooping up slow rollers at third base, Matt Wieters throwing...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:53 PM
Relievers usually don't throw regular side sessions because they're on call daily, but Patton said he wanted to start after struggling with command of his fastball.
In the eighth inning of Thursday night's win over the Washington Nationals, Nate McLouth...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:42 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Orioles clinch first playoff berth since 1997
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Because Henry Urrutia hadn't played organized baseball in more than two years when he reported to Orioles spring training, the club was comfortable letting the 26-year-old Cuban outfielder get adjusted to professional baseball in the United States in...