| Apr 15, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Before last night's loss to the Yankees, Buck Showalter had made all the right moves when managing the Orioles bullpen. He was playing the matchups, using his top relievers in key situations before the ninth inning and going with his gut in save...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 5:01 PM
A day after Kevin Gregg squandered a one-run lead in a loss to the New York Yankees, Orioles manager Buck Showalter wouldn't change his stance on the team's closer situation.
He also didn't publicly endorse Gregg as his exclusive closer, even though...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 5:11 PM
In their rubber match against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday afternoon, the Orioles committed two errors, left seven runners on base, walked two batters with the bases loaded and nearly coughed up a five-run lead.
And they still won, 7-5, before a...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:22 PM
There was no on-field animosity that carried over from earlier this month, but that's not to say the Orioles didn't feel the effects of their ejection-marred previous series with the Boston Red Sox.
With closer Kevin Gregg serving the first game of a...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Things got pretty chippy between the Orioles and the Red Sox over the weekend. Sure, it was a one-sided series on the scoreboard, with the Red Sox sweeping all four games, but the Orioles showed some character in a bench-clearing brawl Friday and during...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:00 PM
The star of Adam Jones has shimmered more often than not in his three-plus seasons in Baltimore, so it’s not like the baseball world is unaware of the kid's immense skill set. But his flashy over-the-shoulder catch during Wednesday’s 2-1 win...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 6:57 PM
The reports were still coming Sunday in from Brian Matusz's Saturday night start for Triple-A Norfolk, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter and pitching coach Rick Adair said they had heard only positives about the outing.
Matusz threw seven scoreless...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:58 PM
The Orioles so badly needed to avoid the sting of another close loss that it wouldn't have mattered who got the game-winning hit. But it was particularly satisfying for them to gather around home plate in the 10th inning Wednesday night, awaiting Nolan...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:54 PM
Orioles batting practice came to a standstill Friday afternoon when Detroit Tigers reliever Al Alburquerque was struck in the side of the head by a Robert Andino line drive.
Alburquerque, who was playing catch in shallow left field and didn't see Andino'...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 4:08 PM
From the Orioles' perspective, nearly everything seemed gloomy prior to Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers.
The weather was rainy and miserable, the tarp was on the field, and the forecast showed no let up in sight. Even if the game did go on as...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:38 PM
Orioles designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero missed his third consecutive game and will be placed on the 15-day disabled list, manager Buck Showalter said after Saturday's game.
Guerrero was hit by a pitch in last Sunday's game against the Red Sox,...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 11:46 PM
The Orioles' second win at The Coliseum since 2008 featured another solid start from one of the rotation's newest members, a shutdown relief appearance from a much-maligned lefty, and two clutch hits from the bottom of the order.
Tommy Hunter survived...