| Sep 30, 2012
| 10:01 PM
Buck Showalter and Dan Duquette talked briefly with the media Sunday night in a conference call from Florida after the Orioles' charter plane – which had to make an emergency stop in Jacksonville because of smoke in the kitchen area – landed....
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:54 PM
On July 28, the Orioles lost to the Oakland Athletics to drop their record to 52-49.
As pleasant a surprise as the club had been to that point, the season suddenly carried all the hallmarks of an Oriole collapse, the kind fans had come to expect in 14...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Peter Angelos' ownership of the Orioles seemed to hit a new low last fall when two well-respected candidates spurned the chance to become his top baseball executive.
Fans rolled their eyes and bit their lips when Angelos settled for Dan Duquette, who had...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:34 AM
It's "Amazing Race" time again!
It's been so long since we enjoyed Phil Keoghan and his eyebrow and his hats. The sight still takes my breath away, especially when he's staring at the water in Bora Bora. And I need some eye candy right now because...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:55 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Buck Showalter often mixes gut feelings with statistical data to make his managerial calls on a case-by-case basis.
On Thursday, Showalter chose his instincts over statistical wisdom, selecting 31-year-old left-hander Joe Saunders...
| 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...
| 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 22, 2012
| 6:30 AM
[Down the stretch is a 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 continues.]
About last night
Gonzalez and Orioles beat Red Sox, 4-2
Schmuck: Will Red...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:04 PM
When the Orioles traded reliever Matt Lindstrom to the Arizona Diamondbacks in late August for veteran lefty Joe Saunders, the Orioles were dealing a surplus bullpen arm for needed playoff experience.
The transaction registered a blip on the national...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
20 -- home runs on off-speed pitches for Chris Davis since the start of 2012.
With his four home runs in the first four games of the season,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:31 PM
It was a bit of a surprise, although considering how well Joe Saunders pitched in his last win-or-go-home outing, maybe it shouldn’t have been.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter announced after Wednesday’s game that the veteran lefty would get...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Here are some quotes after the Orioles’ 2-1 win in 13 innings over the New York Yankees in Game 4 of the American League Division Series:
Joe Saunders on the extra-inning win: “This team has been doing that the whole year. Ever since I’...