| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:58 PM
CHICAGO – The Orioles made their way west Thursday evening riding the momentum of having won their first two road series of the season, heading to Anaheim for the last leg on their three-city, 10-game road trip.
Anyone who suggested the Orioles...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 6:39 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The last time slugger Albert Pujols faced the Orioles in a regular-season matchup, Friday's starter Brian Matusz was in high school, Buck Showalter was in his first year managing the Texas Rangers and outfielder Nick Markakis had...
| 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...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Across baseball circles, the Orioles' acquisition of right-hander Jason Hammel was seen as pre-spring training snoozer.
But over his first four starts in a Baltimore uniform, Hammel has made the majors take notice.
Hammel -- who came to Baltimore with a...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 6:26 AM
It wasn’t that long ago when we looked at the Orioles bullpen and didn’t know what to make of it.
Yes, there were plenty of quality arms – and several that entered the season with some track record of late-inning success – but the...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter pondered the question and then deftly evaded it.
Just how good do you think right-hander Jason Hammel has a chance to be?
Instead of answering, he reflected back on the deal last February that brought Hammel to the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:58 AM
The Orioles' official reporting day has been uneventful, so far. Some players are working out already, but the first organized pitcher/catcher workout will be Wednesday afternoon, following physicals.
Pitcher Wei-Yin Chen spent some time with the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
My guess is I am averaging about five questions a day for the past two weeks on the Orioles' pursuit of left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders. Pretty incredible considering when the Orioles dealt reliever Matt Lindstrom to Arizona for Saunders last August, the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:45 AM
It’s now less than two weeks before pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., but I still get a sense Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette isn’t done compiling his roster.
Really, I’m not sure there is ever a time when...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Jair Jurrjens is eager to jump into a crowded Orioles rotation competition come spring training.
The former Atlanta Braves right-hander — who agreed to terms with the Orioles on a one-year deal this week — said he feels healthy for the...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Heading into a new year, the Orioles have much of the same team as they did in 2012.
That's by design, and apparently there is a push to continue that trend.
The Orioles have re-signed left fielder Nate McLouth, maintain dialogue with lefty starter...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Last season, the bullpen was one of the Orioles' season-long strengths, and while the club’s corps of relievers returns intact in 2013, executive vice president Dan Duquette said he’s open to adding another bullpen arm this offseason.