| Sep 18, 2012
| 12:01 AM
SEATTLE —In recent years, the Orioleshave experienced plenty of these games in September, when a contender demolishes and demoralizes an overmatched also-ran playing out the string.
Almost exclusively, though, the Orioles were on the wrong end of...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 3:21 PM
For a starting pitcher coming off a poor outing, the four days leading up to his next start are the most brutal. There’s plenty of time to think, to replay the mistakes over in your mind, to overanalyze.
So these past four days were rough for...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:29 AM
SEATTLE – Hitting his 30th home run of the season means something to Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, he’s not going to lie.
But what really matters is when it happened and what it means to this surprising season.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Orioles closer Jim Johnson, who hasn’t pitched since April 22 and spent four days in the hospital last week with food poisoning, said he threw a second bullpen session Sunday and is ready to get back into a game.
“It seems like it has been...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:15 PM
It didn't take long for right-hander Jake Arrieta to retreat to the video room inside the Orioles' clubhouse to go over another tough start Wednesday afternoon.
Shortly after the Orioles' 6-5 series-finale loss to the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards,...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:50 PM
The Orioles had every right to strut out of Fenway Park on Friday night after the bullpen pitched eight scoreless innings in a 6-4 extra-inning victory over the banged-up Boston Red Sox, but there's a cloud inside that silver lining.
Trust me, I...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:01 PM
BOSTON – The clock crept on midnight at Fenway Park – and most of the announced sellout crowd of 37,223 – was likely dozing off.
But it was the Orioles bullpen that put the Red Sox bats to sleep Friday night, throwing eight shutout...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter calls it “having too much want-to,” those critical moments when his players' effort doesn't match up with their execution.
He's had to use the phrase far too often over the past 12 games. The offense's...
| May 6, 2012
| 6:37 AM
The visiting clubhouse at Fenway Park is one of the most uncomfortable places in baseball. It’s cramped, it’s old – a bandbox with few idle places where you won’t be in the way.
When you’re losing, it can be a place of...
| May 10, 2012
| 8:18 PM
The Orioles entered Thursday's doubleheader with the hot-hitting Rangers focused on survival.
Orioles pitchers served up eight home runs (and 24 runs) in the first two games of the series to the most dangerous hitting lineup in the American League. A...
| May 12, 2012
| 9:02 PM
If a team is going to have one of those unforgettable, ridiculous, are-you-kidding-me kinds of seasons, then it has to beat clubs it's not supposed to beat and get contributions from players no one was counting on.
It's too early to proclaim that these...
| May 14, 2012
| 9:31 PM
The Orioles might still be above the New York Yankees in the American League East standings, but they can't seem to solve the Bronx Bombers head-to-head at Camden Yards.
The Orioles dropped an 8-5 decision to the Yankees on Monday night under dreary...