| Aug 11, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Aug. 12, 1997: At Camden Yards, flags fly at half-staff and the Orioles play without a public address announcer in honor of Rex Barney, 72, who had died overnight of natural causes. The stadium voice of the Birds for 23 years at Memorial Stadium and...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:30 AM
In case you missed it last night, Orioles utility man Danny Valencia was linked to a now-defunct South Florida clinic, Biogenesis, that allegedly provided performance-enhancing drugs to Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, among others.
In a report that came...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:41 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- While first base remains a question mark for the Orioles, the team has not made pushes toward acquiring veterans Justin Morneau and Kevin Youkilis.
The Twins have been gauging trade interest in Morneau, who will receive $14 million...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters says if there have been contract extension talks between the Orioles and his agent, Scott Boras, he doesn’t know about them. And he won’t unless Boras thinks things are getting close.
“I told Scott that I...
| 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&...