| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:00 AM
When it comes to the building blocks of making the Orioles a winning franchise, Manny Machado is obviously a key piece. But executive vice president Dan Duquette inherited the 20-year-old phenom.
And when you look at the Orioles’ 7-1 win over the...
| May 25, 2012
| 6:02 PM
On the threshold of becoming the highest-paid player in the history of the Orioles, center fielder Adam Jones stood at his locker Friday and said he isn’t thinking about a contract extension until it becomes official.
“Not the slightest [bit]...
| May 25, 2012
| 7:58 AM
As speculation – and waiting – continues on what seems to be a pending contract extension for Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, here’s an educated guess on how this will shake out.
Jones will sign an extension of five or six years in...
| May 3, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Orioles’ 16-9 start has obviously been caused by tremendous pitching – and specifically starting pitching.
Orioles starters have thrown nine quality starts in their past 10 outings – and have a 1.65 ERA in that time. In the three-...
| May 5, 2012
| 9:42 AM
The return of former Oriole Miguel Tejada still has several steps to overcome before coming to fruition, according to Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette.
Tejada will report to the team’s spring training facility on...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Miguel Tejada, once the franchise player of the Orioles organization, could be near his third stint with the team.
Tejada is slated to report to the Orioles spring training facility in Sarasota on Monday and work out with the organization's extended...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Left-hander Zach Britton, who led the Orioles in wins as a rookie last season, has mostly struggled in three previous starts at Triple-A Norfolk.
But on Thursday, Britton took a significant step toward rejoining the Orioles' starting rotation, turning in...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is making a push to become a starter in theAll-Star game.
According to the most recent tally announced by Major League Baseball, Jones has moved from fifth to fourth among AL outfielders with 1,959,207 votes...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:20 AM
I’m averaging about one national radio show interview request a day for the past week or so. What’s going on here? Don’t these people know the NFL starts Wednesday? And it’s September in Baltimore? Didn’t these people get...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Instead of dealing away their most valuable pending free agent this month, the Orioles have decided to lock up shortstop J.J. Hardy through 2014, agreeing to terms Saturday on a three-year extension worth between $22 million and $22.5 million.
| Jun 18, 2011
| 3:08 PM
When he was demoted to the minor leagues May 28 for the fourth time in less than two full seasons, Brad Bergesen was given two specific things to work on: limiting his pitch count and improving his slider.
The 25-year-old right-hander apparently made...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When the 2011 American League All-Star team is revealed Sunday afternoon, the Orioles expect one trend to continue.
Even with perhaps more worthy All-Star candidates than in the past, a group that includes shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam...