| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he doesn't pay attention to the standings until August.
For the past 14 seasons, Orioles fans haven't had the need to either, their team usually already long out of contention by this time of year.
"I haven't looked...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:48 AM
A lot of people who aren't familiar with my work, or don't follow sports very closely, ask me some variant of the following question when they find out that I cover minor league baseball: Are you proud of the guys you write about when they make it to...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:38 PM
The Orioles first tested Manny Machado back in spring training, when they brought the then 19-year-old to big league camp to play in several Grapefruit League games. The 2010 No. 3 overall pick dressed in the auxiliary clubhouse away from the major league...
| May 5, 2013
| 6:49 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The first five weeks of the Orioles’ season has included more than its share of hotel rooms and plane rides, ending with a marathon 11-day, 11-game stretch to the West Coast.
And while it’s still early in the 2013...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:13 PM
The Orioles’ hope of having four elected starters for the annual All-Star Game took a hit Monday when Major League Baseball announced that Toronto’s Jose Bautista has surged ahead of Nick Markakis for the last outfield spot.
The top three...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis’ chances to make his first All-Star Game took a hit with Monday’s latest American League fan-balloting results as Markakis slipped out of a starting spot, going from third to fourth.
For Markakis, who...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:51 PM
While the Orioles offense struggled for most of Wednesday night’s 4-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians, third baseman Manny Machado once again provided a spark in a performance that started stagnant.
Machado went 2-for-4 with a double, run scored and...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Four Orioles players are still in line to start for the American League in this year’s All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York, but one race is getting extremely close, according to the latest AL all-star fan balloting results released Saturday...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter usually has an answer for most questions thrown his way, but he didn’t have a quick response for one interesting inquiry this weekend in Anaheim.
Before Saturday’s game, Showalter was asked why he believed...
| May 6, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Can we go a little over the top here? OK, here goes: maybe we'll remember this just-concluded 7-4 Orioles road trip to the West Coast as the time where the legend of Manny Machado really took off.
Sure, he got lots of attention last season when the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Los Angeles Angels outfield phenom Mike Trout, who led the American League in stolen bases and runs scored and made several incredible defensive plays, including his signature one at the wall at Camden Yards, was named the unanimous AL Rookie of the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:22 PM
DETROIT -- After winning five of seven and taking both series in last week’s homestand against the Angels and Red Sox, the Orioles hit the road today to open a six-game, seven-day road trip to Detroit and Toronto.
There must not be much to do in...