| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Depending on whether you're a glass-half-full kind of person or a negative nellie, it's possible to look at the Orioles position in this year's amatuer draft as a blessing or a curse.
The Orioles are not picking in the top five for a change, which is...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:05 PM
WASHINGTON — In baseball circles, especially among pitchers, a visit to Los Angeles Angels team doctor and renowned orthopedist Dr. Lewis Yocum was often seen as a prelude to surgery and a lengthy disabled list stint.
But there were plenty of...
| May 24, 2013
| 2:58 PM
For all of those hoping that the interleague competition between the Orioles and the Washington Nationals would turn into an honest-to-goodness regional rivalry, there is good news to report as both teams prepare for the four-game home-and-home series...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:12 PM
TORONTO – It’s become a popular question this year, whether Orioles third baseman Manny Machado belongs in the same class as the Angels’ Mike Trout and the Nationals’ Bryce Harper.
That question was presented on MLB Network...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Right-hander Jason Hammel turned in one of the worst pitching lines of his Orioles career on Friday night, giving up seven earned runs on 10 hits and two walks while striking out four batters in 4 2/3 innings.
That’s his worst outing since...
| May 17, 2013
| 9:03 PM
The Orioles again proved Friday night that there are few deficits out of their reach, injecting late-inning suspense into a game that appeared to be a blowout.
After trailing by eight runs in the eighth inning, they brought the tying run to the plate,...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:43 PM
A-Rod makes it a zoo
The Yankees have plenty of intriguing stories, starting with two future Hall of Famers (Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter) coming off injuries at an advanced age. But the status of their icons may be...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
My guess is I am averaging about five questions a day for the past two weeks on the Orioles' pursuit of left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders. Pretty incredible considering when the Orioles dealt reliever Matt Lindstrom to Arizona for Saunders last August, the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Jair Jurrjens said late last week that he didn’t expect he’d have his physical in Baltimore until at least mid-week. I am being told it likely will be Thursday and could bleed into Friday before an announcement is made. Nothing unusual there....
| May 13, 2013
| 5:22 PM
When he charges onto the infield grass, makes that barehanded pickup and throws a rocket to first, Manny Machado reminds Orioles fans of a superstar third baseman of yesteryear.
When he breaks out of the batter's box on a liner into the gap and hits...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez probably delivered the sharpest outing during the first spin through the Orioles starting rotation, but he will not pitch in the three-game series against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. His regular turn would have come Tuesday,...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:36 AM
I’m a little afraid to toss this question around in the bar today.
I’m afraid some of you may be throwing haymakers if the discussion gets heated. It could turn into a donnybrook or brouhaha if things get ugly.
(Yes, I know it is a fake...