| Aug 26, 2012
| 1:57 PM
Sept. 1, 1996: Quarterback Vinny Testaverde pumps his fist and an announced record football crowd (64,124) at Memorial Stadium whoops it up as the fledgling Ravens win their opener, 19-14 over the Oakland Raiders. "To come from behind, in front of a...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Somehow, Buck Showalter had steered the conversation to roller coasters.
"I got enough things to be scared of in my life," the Orioles manager said dismissively of the death-defying rides. "We got one-run games. I get on the roller coaster every night,...
| 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 4, 2012
| 11:22 AM
[Editor's note: Down the stretch is a new daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason intensifies.]
About last night
Saunders pitches O’s to 4-0...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Less than 24 hours after losing Nick Markakis for the regular season with a broken thumb, the Orioles were over the shock and any accompanying woe-is-me vibe that might have rippled through their clubhouse.
And the guy in the spotlight was definitely...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:58 PM
The Fielding Bible Award selections, which will be featured in the Annual Bill James Handbook, were announced today, and Orioles catcher Matt Wieters did not repeat as a winner.
The awards, which go to the best defensive player at each position, no...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:22 PM
The Orioles couldn't get out of Canada any faster Wednesday night. The first leg of their three-city, nine-game road trip couldn't have gone any worse.
With their starting pitching reeling and questions about the health of two of their top players, being...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he likes having the game in Adam Jones' hands.
There's no wonder why. Jones has delivered in the clutch this season. Even during his biggest slump of the season -- Jones snapped an 0-for-18 slump with a ninth-inning...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:13 AM
The Orioles have blown open the game, scoring five runs in the fifth inning against the Kansas City Royals, when the sound of dreadfully catchy strings in Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" creeps out of the Camden Yards P.A.
Energized by the team's...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 3:18 PM
The Orioles have not represented themselves particularly well of late, but at least they’ll be well-represented at the All-Star Game.
Center fielder Adam Jones, closer Jim Johnson and catcher Matt Wieters have been chosen by their peers to play...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Give it to Royals' Broxton
As much as I like the work of the Rangers' Yu Darvish and the Orioles' Jason Hammel, let's give this one to the home team. I'd put Royals closer Jonathan Broxton on the team with the game being...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel finished third in the AL All-Star Game final vote fan balloting, which concluded Thursday afternoon.
As expected, Rangers rookie right-hander Yu Darvish won the vote. White Sox right-hander Jake Peavy placed second....