| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:52 PM
The Orioles head into free agency — which starts in earnest Saturday with free agents permitted to negotiate with all 30 teams for the first time this offseason — in a much different situation than this time last year.
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Somehow, Buck Showalter had steered the conversation to roller coasters.
"I got enough things to be scared of in my life," the Orioles manager said dismissively of the death-defying rides. "We got one-run games. I get on the roller coaster every night,...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The last time the Orioles took three series at Yankee Stadium in a single season, just two players on the team’s current 25-man roster had even been born.
The Orioles’ struggles in the Bronx run deep. And their fortunes didn’t change...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 9:07 PM
From catcher Matt Wieters' perspective, Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel was bringing his best stuff in his first start after the All-Star break Friday night.
“Probably the best he's thrown since early in the year,” Wieters said about...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 7:37 PM
The Orioles got both good and bad news from a MRI taken Saturday on pitcher Jason Hammel's painful right knee, which forced him out of Friday's game in the fourth inning.
There is no new damage, but loose-body cartilage has floated in a knee joint...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 6:42 PM
TORONTO – From the day early this spring when Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to place Nolan Reimold in the leadoff spot, he told Reimold he didn't need him to become a different player because of his new place atop the batting order....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 9:24 PM
CHICAGO – Nolan Reimold admitted his uneasyness in stepping into the leadoff spot in the Orioles batting order – unsure how he’d be able to adapt in an unfamiliar role -- but over the past few games, he certainly seems more than...