| May 5, 2012
| 9:42 AM
The return of former Oriole Miguel Tejada still has several steps to overcome before coming to fruition, according to Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette.
Tejada will report to the team’s spring training facility on...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Sixty miles east of Babe Ruth's birthplace, in the drowsy town of Sudlersville (population 497), stands a statue of the other great slugger from Maryland's past. But you'll have to stop at the town's only red light, corner of Church and Main, to view...
| May 11, 2012
| 6:55 AM
There's the Hall of Fame plaque, the World Series ring and the hardware he won for Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player (twice) and countless other accomplishments.
Sometimes, Cal Ripken Jr. looks at that stuff and wonders: Is it really mine?
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Zach Phillips keeps a few lucky quarters in his pocket. Pedro Strop wears Ninja Turtle boxers. And Jason Hammel — well, it got so extreme that he had to swear off the whole superstition thing. It was, he says, a distraction.
"Yeah, I've actually...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Big news day in Baltimore, so here’s the rundown after Buck Showalter’s press conference.
The Orioles purchased the contract of reliever Miguel Socolovich and activated catcher Taylor Teagarden from the 60-day disabled list – both 40-...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The Orioles turned in one of their most dramatic victories in recent memory Saturday evening, using two 13th-inning homers, including the game-winner by a backup catcher in his first game with the club, to beat the powerful Detroit Tigers.
| May 14, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Brooks Robinson owned third base. Still does. At his sendoff in 1977 — a "Thanks, Brooks" Day at a packed Memorial Stadium — Robinson's successor, Doug DeCinces, removed third base from its moorings and presented it to the Orioles veteran....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Facing a dilemma
Los Angeles Times
Of course the concern is justified; both pitchers are young (Chris Sale of the White Sox is 23; Stephen Strasburg of the Nationals is 24) and both will be key figures in the long-term success of their clubs,...
| May 20, 2012
| 8:01 PM
Their five-game road trip to Kansas City and Washington completed, the Orioles come home for a three-game set against the Boston Red Sox to complete a stretch of 20 games in 20 days.
The Orioles' off day Thursday will be welcome in many ways. It will...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Nov. 10, 2001: Johns Hopkins defeats archrival Western Maryland, 21-14, in Westminster, ending the latter's 33-game Centennial Conference winning streak. Zach Baylin's 15 receptions (three for touchdowns) set a school record for Hopkins (6-3). Western...
| 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...
| Aug 12, 2012
He's a legendary Baltimore Oriole, has starred in Miller Lite beer commercials, and in recent years, has become a barbecue king.
Yet to fans in Baltimore and beyond, John Wesley Powell Sr., is simply "Boog" — friendly and down-to-earth, despite all...