| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:58 PM
When the Orioles promoted Manny Machado last August to play third base, they felt the 20-year-old's impact immediately. His defense solidified one of the club's weaknesses, and the stability he provided at the position was instrumental in the Orioles'...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:48 PM
NEW YORK – Remember the New York Yankees?
That shell of a franchise that was left for dead after being swept last weekend at Camden Yards, the mega-salaried club that simply couldn't overcome injuries and old age?
Well, after beating the Orioles,...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:26 PM
If you live in this town and love baseball, the Chris Davis story just keeps getting better and better.
Thirty-one jacks, the most in franchise history this early in the season? The first player in baseball history — that spans a few years, as I...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Chris Davis groans at the mere mention of it.
“I think it's becoming the new trend,” the Orioles first baseman says. “I'm not a big fan.”
He's talking about the shifts that have swept through baseball in recent years as teams...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Former Baltimore Sun Orioles writer Buster Olney told me back in the 1990s that he thought Roberto Alomar was the best all-around player in the game. I don't think I fully agreed with him at the time, but he definitely wasn't very far from correct.
| May 27, 2012
| 10:28 AM
The Orioles made Adam Jones’ six-year, $85.5 million deal official Sunday with a morning news conference.
We’ve been reporting details for a while now, but I thought I’d bring you some quotes.
The best one came from club executive vice...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:31 PM
With his six-year, $85.5 million contract extension official, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones sat between his two bosses — manager Buck Showalter and club executive vice president Dan Duquette — on Sunday and said Baltimore is where he...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis walked into the visting clubhouse of Tropicana Field on Friday afternoon with his right arm in a sling after succesful morning surgery to remove a broken bone from his wrist.
Markakis tried to force a smile as he...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:47 PM
The general belief is that players recovering from hamate bone surgery -- as Nick Markakis is now -- have a short recovery time, but it can take a while for them to regain their full power at the plate.
But a glance at some notable cases shows players...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones would love to be part of the Home Run Derby on July 9 in Kansas City, the day beforeMajor League Baseball'sAll-Star Game.
But even if he is selected by the American League captain, New York Yankees second baseman...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:19 AM
When you think about baseball in the 1990s, names like Ken Griffey Jr. and Cal Ripken come to mind. Yet, there were so many classic, run of the mill, and mediocre ballplayers in that time as well. Here are some of the most average to grace professional...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 5:05 PM
CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....