| Jun 29, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 9:17 PM
After turning in one of the worst statistical outings of his professional career in a 9-6 loss Thursday night to the St. Louis Cardinals, struggling left-hander Brian Matusz was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk, putting to bed a nightmarish June for the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 8:03 PM
As part of their 20th anniversary at Camden Yards, the Orioles in 2012 will unveil six statues of the modern franchise's Hall of Famers in a revamped area beyond the bullpens in left-center field.
Each of the six men who have gone into the National...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 4:07 PM
BOSTON — Zach Britton, who won five of his first six starts to emerge as an American League Rookie of the Year candidate, was demoted to Double-A Bowie Saturday, a move that not only could extend his season, but could gain the Orioles an extra...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 8:15 AM
Keith Law, the lead baseball writer for ESPN's Scouts Inc., has been critical of the Orioles' offseason moves, so I thought my readers might want to see what he had to say about the additions of Vladimir Guerrero and J.J. Hardy, the Matt Wieters debate...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:41 AM
We just had our annual BBWAA meeting, and there are two things of interest that came out of it.
One: Next year, the BBWAA season awards – that’s MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year – will be announced on MLB...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:09 PM
The last time the Orioles employed a legitimate big leaguer from the Baltimore area, his name was Cal Ripken Jr. — and he retired in 2001.
If new executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette gets his way, that local pipeline will...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Baltimore Colts Hall of Famers Art Donovan, Lenny Moore, Gino Marchetti, Raymond Berry, Weeb Ewbank, John Mackey and Jim Parker will be inducted into the Hall of Legends at the Sports Legends Museum on Dec. 6, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette just introduced new starting pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada in a news conference at Camden Yards. Here's what Duquette had to say about Wada:
"We are excited to have Tsuyoshi join our team,...
| May 20, 2011
| 5:02 PM
With their bullpen taxed after another abbreviated outing by a starting pitcher, the Orioles have decided to activate right-hander Alfredo Simon from Major League Baseball's restricted list a day earlier.
Simon, whose future with the club had been in...
| May 27, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters knows the San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey well.
They competed against each other in the Atlantic Coast Conference, as Wieters went to Georgia Tech and Posey starred at Florida State. They attended the Johnny Bench ceremony...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 9:32 PM
As a rookie in the big leagues, Orioles left-hander Zach Britton has encountered plenty of celebratory firsts this season.
On Friday night, in an uninspiring 8-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, Britton experienced several rather unpleasant ones, including...