| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Fireworks were expected at Camden Yards this weekend with two of baseball’s highest-scoring teams, the Orioles and Detroit Tigers, duking it out in a measuring-stick series between two top American League teams.
The O's took two of three, and fans...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis moved into third-place among American League outfielders in the All-Star Game fan voting as of Saturday’s update, putting the team in position to have four starters in the July 16 exhibition.
The top three...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:46 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy took the lead in the most recent round of All-Star Game fan balloting among American League shortstops, giving the Orioles leaders at three different positions.
Chris Davis maintained his lead among AL...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Maybe we shouldn’t be surprised that Chris Davis is leading all American League first basemen in the latest All-Star voting results released by Major League Baseball on Monday. The guy has been a monster from Day One and he’s leading the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:00 PM
While his star doesn’t yet shine as brightly as Mike Trout or Bryce Harper, the profile of Manny Machado has steadily risen since he arrived in Baltimore last August. His accomplishments before his 21st birthday have gotten him in the same sentences...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:41 PM
It didn't take the Detroit Tigers long to remind the Orioles that momentum and a couple of bucks will get you a cup of coffee at Starbucks.
The Orioles were flying so high after Friday night's ninth-inning comeback that the air apparently got a little...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 6:44 PM
The debate whether right-hander Jason Hammel intentionally threw at Detroit Tigers left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo's head was markedly one-sided in both clubhouses following the the Orioles' ugly 10-3 loss Saturday.
Both dugouts agreed that Hammel had no...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Orioles rookie right-hander Kevin Gausman's first two major league starts were marred by home runs and inconsistencies. After losses to Toronto and Washington, the rookie entered Sunday's matchup with Detroit — the best hitting team in the majors...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Two bar openings in two days.
Must be early in the offseason.
Couldn’t let this one pass, though. Not with the World Series starting tonight.
I know some of you are cringing when you hear “World Series,” lamenting about what might...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Rested Tigers in 5
The Giants certainly have shown tremendous resilience, fending off a Cardinals team that seemed born to be the wild-card world champion, but that seven-game NLCS is going to cost them in the World Series....
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The beauty of baseball is that even fat guys can play it, and play it well. It's the most democratic of sports. You can be chunky, you can be roly-poly, you can be out and out blubbery and still find a place in this game.
I should know. I played it for...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Orioles fans need to wait until next week to find out if Buck Showalter has won the prestigious American League Manager of the Year Award.
But the first step toward that is now out of the way.
Showalter was announced Wednesday night as one of three...