| Aug 25, 2011
| 5:01 PM
Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie is trying to decide whether he should keep the only uniform number he has known as an Oriole, No. 46, or switch to something else to honor the late Mike Flanagan.
And Guthrie wants as much feedback as possible.
"I really just...
| Aug 29, 2011
The death of Mike Flanagan has had a profound effect on me, more than I can rationalize. Like many of us, I am at a loss to understand what happened in his life that led to this terrible tragedy.
I am a lifelong, big-time Oriole fan and, with my dad,...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 7:05 PM
They downplayed both the occasion and the opponent, but as the Orioles rounded the bases at a dizzying rate Friday night against the New York Yankees, the satisfaction emanating from the home dugout was palpable.
On an emotional night at Camden Yards,...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 5:46 PM
The remnants of Hurricane Irene are behind the Orioles and New York Yankees, but some strong feelings linger in its wake.
The Yankees were not happy about the way the Orioles handled the rescheduling of Saturday's doubleheader — the games were...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:13 PM
Since being recalled last week from the minors, Orioles second baseman Ryan Adams has been a whirlwind, hitting everything in sight and making play after play in the field.
Then, on Monday in a loss to the New York Yankees, he had his "This is the big...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Heading home last weekend after an exhausting and emotional three-city road trip, the Orioles were hoping to build on their four-game sweep in Minnesota.
What awaited them at Camden Yards, however, was a moving tribute to late Orioles pitcher and...
| 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 18, 2011
| 3:19 PM
First baseman Mark Reynolds was out of the starting lineup Sunday for precautionary reasons after he was hit in the head by Los Angeles Angels pitcher Ervin Santana in the third inning of Saturday night's game.
Reynolds said Sunday morning that he felt...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 7:20 PM
Former Orioles pitcher Mike Flanagan had threatened to commit suicide several times before taking his life last month, police records show.
In an interview with police detectives, Flanagan's wife described several occasions in which he grabbed a...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:10 PM
A cold, steady rain mixed with snow had caused Game One of the 1979 World Series to be postponed. The following day, morning snow and afternoon rain had given way to a cold and damp evening, with the game time temperature 41 degrees. More than three hours...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Four years into his major league career, Jim Palmer had gone from being a 19-year-old phenom to a World Series hero who outpitched Sandy Koufax before his 21st birthday to a sore-armed 23-year old trying to figure out a suddenly clouded future.
| May 8, 2012
| 9:14 AM
I have been putting off this post for a couple of weeks. It's about Mike Bordick's performance on MASN as an analyst on Orioles games.
It started with a colleague, who is usually a keen observer of sports media, casually stopping me in the newsroom to...