| Jan 6, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Former Orioles outfielder Jai Miller had committed to play college football at Stanford coming out of high school, but instead he chose to follow a dream to play professional baseball.
Now, at age 27, Miller is going to give college football another...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Yes, two bar blogs in two days.
It’s Christmastime, I’m feeling the holiday spirit (or holiday spirits, as it were).
I wrote a piece last week talking to a scout who briefly broke down the Orioles and the AL East for me.
At the time, R....
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Adam Jones delivered again at the World Baseball Classic, driving home a run in the seventh inning of the U.S. team's 7-1 win over Puerto Rico in Miami on Tuesday night.
Jones' single up the middle against former Orioles lefty J.C. Romero stretched...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Dan Duquette’s Orioles have become the landing spot for players looking for a second chance.
If you were a failed, can’t-miss prospect, an aging veteran or a successful independent league player, well, come to the Orioles and show whether...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Rays landing Myers
Juan C. Rodriguez
The Dodgers signing Zack Greinke or one of the Blue Jays' trades will have plenty of short-term impact. In terms a move having the longest-lasting positive effect on a franchise, let's go with the...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:37 PM
The Orioles never doubted that Mark Reynolds was a valuable piece to last season's success.
But the $9 million Reynolds figured to make through the arbitration process simply didn't fit within the team's numbers crunch.
They already declined Reynolds'...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:35 PM
The Orioles have hired Matt Haas to be a national crosschecker, joining his younger brother, Danny, who was hired in the same role last year.
Haas, 40, was most recently an Eastern supervisor for the Miami Marlins and has been a longtime scout, including...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 8:11 AM
For Baltimore baseball fans inspired by the Orioles' surprising success last year, spring training couldn't have come soon enough. Those who never wanted that magic season to end along with newbie Birds fans are already flocking in droves to the team's...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Trayvon Robinson, the 25-year-old outfielder the Orioles received in Tuesday’s trade with the Seattle Mariners for infielder Robert Andino, is an intriguing player, though the reality is he may never become a big league regular. The Orioles view him...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:26 AM
I had separate conversations earlier this offseason with a scout from a rival team and a player agent that basically intimated the same thing:
The industry was watching what the Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays would do this winter because they are viewed...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Not South Florida's fault
Why would baseball give up on South Florida? South Florida taxpayers paid $360 million to build a new ballpark and to improve the Marlins' chances of sustaining a competitive team.