| 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 1, 2013
| 11:09 AM
The Orioles are now listed as having 16-1 odds to win the 2013 World Series, according to betting site Bovada.lv. Typically, the Orioles have had 25-1 odds or worse in the past year.
They are currently tied with the ninth-best odds, along with the...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:24 AM
If you were looking for a top-notch baseball pedigree, you could do much worse than having a Hall of Fame member and one of the most beloved players in the history of the sport as your grandfather.
Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Carl Yastrzemski and an...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:30 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:49 PM
First baseman Chris Davis was voted the American League Player of the Month for April, becoming the first Oriole to earn that honor since Melvin Mora in August 2008.
Davis hit .348 (32-for-92) with eight doubles, nine home runs, 28 RBIs, 19 runs scored...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 6:36 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – When it came to stopping Orioles first baseman Chris Davis in this week’s season-opening series, the Tampa Bay Rays had few victories.
One of those came in Davis’ final at-bat of Thursday’s 6-3 Orioles...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 8:57 PM
For the first four games of this season, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis had been on a historic offensive run, one that put him on the precipice of doing something no other big league ballplayer had ever done.
But baseball, the cruel mistress, doesn&...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
As a media scrum surrounded him in the Orioles clubhouse after he made his major league debut Saturday night, left-hander T.J. McFarland was told by a reporter that if he was nervous out on the mound, it didn’t show.
“Didn’t show it at...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:35 AM
It was the Orioles’ final regular-season series in Tampa Bay -- three October games that preceded the team’s first trip to the playoffs in 15 years -- and I was sitting in Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s office in the visiting clubhouse...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:16 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While the consensus is that Brian Matusz will make the Orioles’ 25-man roster and pitch in the bullpen like he did superbly at the end of last season, the 26-year-old lefty has said repeatedly that he is approaching this spring...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 6:54 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Brian Matusz's roller-coaster season had landed him in Triple-A Norfolk last August, and he was walking along the city's harbor in the shadows of majestic naval battleships with his father, Mike.
Days earlier, the Orioles left-...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Although he is 22 and had been in the majors for all of 11 days, Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman didn’t seem flummoxed by the bright lights and suffocating hype of his first two starts.
He just wasn’t very effective.
All that changed...