| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:35 AM
The torrential downpour that transformed the Camden Yards infield into a muddy slop Monday night made any routine baseball play difficult.
But the timing was perfect for the Orioles, who scored two runs through monsoon-like rain in the bottom of 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...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:25 AM
The Orioles made the Nate McLouth signing official on Thursday and, technically, that counts as a fairly important move for the club this offseason.
Yes, the Orioles picked McLouth off the scrap heap last year and there is no guarantee that he has a...
| May 4, 2013
| 7:06 PM
The four-run lead that Orioles right-hander Freddy Garcia took into the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday seemed safe enough, especially given the relative ease in which Garcia had held the Angels hitless through the game's first...
| May 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Orioles earned a good win in Anaheim on Saturday afternoon. I’ll admit that given the huge momentum swing that took place in the late innings at Angel Stadium, I thought it would surely end in an Orioles loss.
| Sep 18, 2011
| 3:19 PM
First baseman Mark Reynolds was out of the starting lineup Sunday for precautionary reasons after he was hit in the head by Los Angeles Angels pitcher Ervin Santana in the third inning of Saturday night's game.
Reynolds said Sunday morning that he felt...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 4:11 PM
The mystery that is Alfredo Simon is not really a mystery at all. He showed again Sunday afternoon that what you see is what you get — if what you see is an on-again, off-again pitcher who was off again in a lopsided 11-2 loss to the Los Angeles...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:42 PM
The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player.
A crowd of players...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 10:10 PM
When Jake Arrieta cruised into the fifth inning Saturday night after retiring a dozen consecutive Los Angeles Angels, the Orioles right-hander looked as if he would pick up his third quality start in four outings this young season.
By the time his head...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Brian Matusz had already allowed 11 hits through five innings of work Tuesday night, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter wanted to see if he could scrape one more inning out of his left-handed starter.
Showalter believed Matusz earned the right to go out...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 12:14 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif.– Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez kept a black Rawlings glove given to him by an old teammate five years ago tucked away in his bag, waiting for the perfect time to use it.
Gonzalez and Nick Adenhart played together through the Los...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 11:19 PM
Jason Hammel capped his remarkable first-half -- one in which he emerged from nowhere to become the Orioles' most dependable starter and nearly make the American League All-Star team -- with his ninth quality start in 17 starts this season against the Los...