| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:03 PM
If you're trying to make sense of how the Orioles front office is handling top pitching prospect Kevin Gausman -- who was sent back to the minor leagues after another strong start on Sunday -- you're not alone.
Gausman is projected to be a terrific...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:28 AM
The Orioles and Nationals gave local fans a good opening game and, dare I say it, might have played a game worthy of an actual rivalry Monday night. Here are the highlights in the Coffee Companion, where we recap the previous day's sports headlines.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Last week’s deal between the Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics, which sent pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland for a prospect package that included top 10 prospect Addison Russell, kicked off baseball's trade season in...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:13 PM
With the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline three weeks away, the Orioles are pursuing trade options, including an upgrade of their starting rotation.
According to industry sources, the Orioles have been closely monitoring and gathering background...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:45 AM
I’ve been talking to several baseball people outside of the Orioles organization for the past week or so about the club's trade possibilities as the July 31 nonwaiver deadline approaches.
Everyone basically says the same thing: Dan Duquette will...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Injured Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, who is out for the season as he recovers from Tommy John elbow surgery, joined the club Thursday at Camden Yards.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Wieters “looks great” and is in good spirits. The...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Looks like the Orioles will make another move today.
The agent for catcher Steve Clevenger tweeted this morning that his client was headed back to Baltimore to join the Orioles.
Clevenger has been raking at Triple-A, hitting .328 in 36 games, so in...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:46 AM
With every start he makes for Triple-A Norfolk, Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman is making his case for a return to the Orioles rotation.
Gausman, who last pitched Friday, is 1-2 with a 2.93 ERA in his past three starts for the Tides, and a few...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:31 AM
I could make a stand and not include daily updates on an injured pitcher who hasn't pitched in well over a year and hasn't been his best self in much longer. But the contents of the Coffee Companion, which runs down the daily sports headlines every...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:35 PM
In recent years, the Orioles' first-round draft picks haven't required much seasoning before they arrived on Eutaw Street.
Manny Machado was up just over two years after his selection in 2010, while Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman, the club's last two...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Orioles right-handed relievers Darren O'Day and Tommy Hunter have been good friends for years. They even have vacationed together in the offseason.
But there is a friendly rivalry brewing between the two, caused by bullpen-homer-gate.
In the fifth...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:29 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — While growing up in San Diego, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones idolized Tony Gwynn as a player, then later gained greater admiration for him after getting to know the Padres Hall of Famer as a person.
So the news of Gwynn'...