| Jun 8, 2013
| 10:22 PM
Pimlico Race Course
Russell takes jockey title; Vazquez wins trainer crown
The Pimlico Race Course spring meeting ended Saturday with jockey Sheldon Russell and trainer Juan Vazquez winning individual titles. The 36-day stand began April 4. Russell...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:37 PM
The 2013 baseball season could be unlike any other in history, with an unprecedented wave of suspensions possible by the All-Star break in the mushrooming Biogenesis scandal.
Ryan Braun, the 2011 National League Most Valuable Player who beat the rap...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:05 PM
WASHINGTON — In baseball circles, especially among pitchers, a visit to Los Angeles Angels team doctor and renowned orthopedist Dr. Lewis Yocum was often seen as a prelude to surgery and a lengthy disabled list stint.
But there were plenty of...
| May 31, 2013
| 9:09 AM
The thing the Orioles have done most consistently this season, even more so than their repeated outbursts at the plate, has been playing exceptional defense, whether it has been Manny Machado scooping up slow rollers at third base, Matt Wieters throwing...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
three -- straight blown saves for Orioles closer Jim Johnson on the team’s current homestand.
Every Orioles fan knows that Johnson has...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:32 AM
A few days before the Major League Baseball draft last year, Baltimore Orioles director of pitcher development Rick Peterson had a conversation with longtime scout Dean Albany about a young pitcher from Millersville, Josh Hader.
"I remember Dean calling...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has accepted an invitation to play for the United States in the upcoming World Baseball Classic in March.
Team USA manager Joe Torre called Jones before Christmas and extended the offer. And what was the Orioles’...
| Dec 29, 2012
Ex-Oriole Gonzalez signs with Brewers
The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a one-year deal with former Orioles left-handed reliever Michael Gonzalez, according to a Fox Sports report Friday. Gonzalez, 34, flourished last season with the...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:16 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- As the visiting clubhouse at Tropicana Field cleared out and the Orioles packed up for their flight back home to Baltimore, second baseman Brian Roberts slowly limped to his locker, visibly downtrodden.
Roberts had just been...
| May 11, 2013
| 4:42 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — There are no secrets as far as Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter is concerned.
He figures he's been a good pitcher in the past — he went 13-4 with a 3.73 ERA for the Texas Rangers in 2010 — and he'll be a good pitcher...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:16 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- In his first public move in an Orioles uniform, infielder Danny Valencia stepped in front of a podium on Wednesday and vehemently denied ever using any performance-enhancing drugs.
Valencia’s name was listed on records obtained by...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:32 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles reliever Luis Ayala, who is listed on Mexico’s provisional roster for next month’s World Baseball Classic, said Thursday that he has yet to decide whether he will pitch in the event.
The 35-year-old right-...