| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:58 PM
The Orioles so badly needed to avoid the sting of another close loss that it wouldn't have mattered who got the game-winning hit. But it was particularly satisfying for them to gather around home plate in the 10th inning Wednesday night, awaiting Nolan...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 11:46 PM
The Orioles' second win at The Coliseum since 2008 featured another solid start from one of the rotation's newest members, a shutdown relief appearance from a much-maligned lefty, and two clutch hits from the bottom of the order.
Tommy Hunter survived...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:41 AM
What should have been an uplifting victory turned into one of the most deflating losses of the season as closer Kevin Gregg and young third baseman Josh Bell played starring roles in a collapse that only these Orioles could make look so routine.
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:09 PM
With the Orioles limping toward the finish line of another lost season, the small victories that can be had in late August revolve more around the future than anything involving 2011.
Case in point: left-hander Zach Britton, the rookie who took the...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 10:40 PM
Pitching on 10 days' rest after skipping his last start because of shoulder stiffness, Jeremy Guthrie escaped some early jams and settled down to lead the Orioles to their third straight win, a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Not having won a home series against the New York Yankees in more than two years, the Orioles seemingly had the perfect opportunity Monday night.
The Yankees were without shortstop Derek Jeter, who missed his second consecutive game with a knee bruise,...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 8:29 PM
Michael Gonzalez's career in Baltimore hasn't played out as he had hoped when he signed a two-year, $12 million deal before the 2010 season. But as his turbulent Orioles career possibly winds down, the left-handed reliever is finally doing what the club...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:56 PM
Before meeting with the Baltimore media for the first time Wednesday, Dylan Bundy was every bit an 18-year-old as an Orioles media relations staffer helped him button his shirt sleeves. But after the team's first-round pick in June's amateur draft was...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:50 PM
Two months ago, Michael Gonzalez was trying to regain a late-inning role out of the bullpen for the last-place Orioles. Lately, though, the left-hander has been so dominant that the Texas Rangers had to have him for their playoff run.
On Wednesday, the...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Sep 1, 2011
| 2:36 PM
Given the number of players who have already been recalled and the hope that a few injured big leaguers will return this month, the Orioles didn't recall a wave of minor leaguers Thursday when rosters expanded.
Calling it a trickle would be generous....
| Sep 3, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Brian Matusz won't have to wait long to return to the Orioles' rotation.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Saturday that the struggling left-hander will oppose the New York Yankees in Monday's series opener in New York. Matusz was originally...