| 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....
| 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...
| 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 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 7, 2012
| 3:30 AM
This time last year, Dan Duquette arrived at the annual GM meetings just a week into his new job as Orioles executive vice president focused on getting reaccustomed to fellow front office executives.
The 2012 GM meetings open today in Indian Wells,...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 5:59 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – New Orioles pitcher Dontrelle Willis arrived at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex at daybreak Wednesday morning hoping for another chance at continuing his major league career.
Willis, signed to a minor-league contract on Tuesday that...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 3:58 PM
In the 1980s, many were captivated by the Baltimore Orioles and their future Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken. Growing up in Essex and playing shortstop for Calvert Hall, Rich Bielski was one of them.
Now the coach at Archbishop McCarthy High School...
| Aug 14, 2011
Angels reliever Scott Downs, a former Blue Jay, spoke for a lot of people in Toronto when he trashed the ESPN story speculating that sign stealing at the Rogers Centre has helped Jose Bautista establish himself as one of baseball's best hitters....
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:28 PM
How much is one of the best players in baseball history worth?
We may soon find out if Albert Pujols follows through on his threat to test the free-agent market this winter.
The Cardinals slugger probably won't be the only big-name player available....
| Oct 8, 2011
| 2:34 PM
The Orioles' hierarchy is starting to shake out, with one decision-maker officially walking away and another remaining in the same role.
On Saturday afternoon, the Orioles announced that president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail will not seek an...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 3:10 PM
UPDATE: A new list of candidates surfaced Wednesday after a meeting among Orioles owner Peter Angelos, manager Buck Showalter, director of baseball operations Matt Klentak and, presumably, others. The list of general manager candidates is fluid, as club...