| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:40 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Earlier this spring, an Orioles official was talking causally about the competition for the fifth starter's spot. He mentioned Jake Arrieta, Zach Britton, Brian Matusz, Jair Jurrjens.
And then he paused.
"I'm forgetting somebody,"...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The value of a baseball franchise is rising, and the Orioles are following that trend.
Forbes released its annual report on the value of each Major League Baseball organization today, and the Orioles rank 17th with an estimated value of $618 million....
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:39 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Right around the time major league teams first began taking notice of a talented young outfielder playing at Crenshaw High in South Central Los Angeles, a harsh reality check came for Trayvon Robinson.
The Orioles outfielder was in...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The most improbable aspect of the Orioles winning 93 games last season was their ridiculous record in one-run games. The O's went 29-9 in those games, giving them the highest winning percentage in MLB history.
Is that kind of excellence in tight games...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Steve Johnson's journey to becoming an Oriole had its twists and turns. It had its share of doubters, too, including Johnson, who didn't know whether he would ever get a chance to make a big league roster.
The 25-year-old right-hander was a four-time...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Rays landing Myers
Juan C. Rodriguez
The Dodgers signing Zack Greinke or one of the Blue Jays' trades will have plenty of short-term impact. In terms a move having the longest-lasting positive effect on a franchise, let's go with the...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association champions from the Baltimore area in 2012. Arundel lost in the Class 4A championship, while North Harford fell in the Class 3A title game.
Years, since 1975, in which there wasn't an MPSSAA...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 2:57 PM
In their unexpected run to the playoffs last season, the Orioles were historically good in one-run games, winning more than 76 percent of them. Their bullpen was among the best in the majors -- and among the best in franchise history -- as relievers...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:24 PM
The news broke this afternoon that the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a five-year, $125 million deal, pending a physical, with talented but troubled slugger Josh Hamilton.
As a baseball writer, my first reaction was this: Maybe commissioner Bud Selig...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:58 AM
While the Orioles aren’t actively pursuing additional starting pitching, it didn’t stop them from scouting veteran right-hander Aaron Harang in the Los Angeles Dodgers' Phoenix camp on Monday.
The Dodgers’ free-spending offseason...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:38 AM
The Orioles plan to hold a “public celebration of life” for former manager Earl Weaver at Camden Yards on April 20 at 2 p.m., the team announced Tuesday.
The Hall of Famer died in January at the age of 82.
The event, called “A...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...