| May 31, 2013
| 9:09 AM
The thing the Orioles have done most consistently this season, even more so than their repeated outbursts at the plate, has been playing exceptional defense, whether it has been Manny Machado scooping up slow rollers at third base, Matt Wieters throwing...
| May 19, 2013
| 4:03 PM
The cinder block dugouts are decrepit and the backstop is ragged at the old baseball diamond in Galesville, but giants once ran the bases in this southern Anne Arundel County town.
Not just giants but Elite Giants, as in the old Negro Leagues team of the...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Brian Roberts’ continuing injury saga will take on another chapter today when the Orioles second baseman visits a hamstring specialist in Dallas to determine why he is not responding as quickly as he had hoped after rupturing a tendon behind his...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:06 PM
When Jeremy Guthrie came to Baltimore as a member of the Kansas City Royals last August it wasn’t his turn to pitch.
So he watched four games, signed autographs and soaked in the atmosphere from the visiting side.
On Thursday night, the right-...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 11:57 PM
SEATTLE – Before Tuesday night's game against the Seattle Mariners, the Orioles demoted their previous night’s starter, Zach Britton, and called up another arm for their bullpen.
Cycling in fresh relievers has become a necessity for a club...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:45 PM
SEATTLE — As a veteran of eight minor league seasons, right-hander Zach Clark has endured plenty of excruciating bus rides during his career.
He had never been on a cross-country flight, however, until he flew to Seattle on Tuesday.
| Dec 15, 2012
| 12:05 PM
There is some question whether the geographical proximity of the Orioles and Washington Nationals — and their annual home-and-home interleague series — combine to create a dynamic rivalry, but there is no denying that one has developed between...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 5:44 PM
Former Oriole lefty Dana Eveland has agreed to a one-year deal with the Hanwha Eagles of the Korea Baseball Organization, according to an industry source.
Eveland, who made $750,000 with the Orioles last season, will receive $675,000 guaranteed from the...
| 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...