| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Bags were packed and travel plans had been arranged. The only thing between the Orioles and the All-Star break was their series finale against the Angels in Anaheim on Sunday.
And on a sunny Southern California afternoon, the Orioles played like they...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Angels hitting their stride
The Angels got off to a terrible start, but when you go out in the offseason and sign one of the game's all-time best hitters and add a high-quality starter to a team that's already got a very...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 8:49 PM
It has been a long and interesting ride to the Orioles' first playoff berth since 1997, so it probably shouldn't surprise anybody that they spent a long and very interesting day nailing down their place in this year's postseason.
They took care of the...
| 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...