| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:27 PM
Heading into this season, the Orioles were known for being strong up the middle defensively. Now, with the team coming off its best season in 15 years, that strength is being acknowledged on a national stage.
Shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Greinke with O's
Zack Greinke, providing the Orioles can pry him away from the Brewers in a trade. They need him more than anyone else to finally get back to the playoffs in baseball's toughest division.
Greinke (9-3, 3.32...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:40 PM
SEATTLE – When Orioles rookie phenom Manny Machado lined a RBI double in the seventh inning Sunday against the Oakland Athletics, he ignited an important rally for the Orioles, again demonstrating his value to the bottom third of the team's lineup....
| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:19 PM
The stars are aligned
Los Angeles Times
Yes. While it appeared uncertain, the stars appear to be aligning for the Tigers slugger.
Cabrera has seven games to hold on to his batting-average lead over the Angels' Mike Trout and his RBI...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 5:05 PM
In Dan Connolly's second-half preview, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette makes it pretty clear that he won't move Dylan Bundy or Manny Machado for a rental player before the trading deadline.
But there's no question teams will be asking the...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:00 AM
So, three of the biggest names potentially available at the non-waiver trade deadline are already off the block.
Philadelphia Phillies’ lefty Cole Hamels signed a six-year, $144 million contract extension, while the Miami Marlins traded third...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:29 PM
For the first time, the Baseball Writers Association of America will televise the announcement of its four prominent awards for each league: MVP, Cy Young along with Manager and Rookie of the year.
Yes, we’ve entered the 21st century. It’s...
| 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...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:40 AM
The annual Silver Slugger awards are being announced tonight and while Orioles outfielder Adam Jones has a shot at winning the honor for the first time in his career, it looks like the Orioles will come away empty handed.
Jones, who won his second career...
| 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...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:00 AM
This is about the fifth time I’ve uttered this phrase this season, but this upcoming stretch will be a good test. The Washington Nationals lead the NL East, the Cleveland Indians lead the AL Central and the Los Angeles Angels are the hottest team in...
| 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...