| Jun 30, 2011
It was no thanks to Larry Jaster that the Dodgers made a second consecutive trip to the World Series in 1966.
The rookie left-hander from the St. Louis Cardinals pitched five shutouts in 1966 — all, remarkably, against the National League...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 9:33 PM
It was their most surprising series of the 2010 season, when the Orioles stormed into Texas and swept the Rangers in four games to close out last year's first half.
Buck Showalter, who was living in Dallas at that time and mulling an opportunity to...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:07 PM
New Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette has begun the reconstruction of his front office, announcing the hiring of a new amateur scouting director Monday while re-assigning pro scouting director Lee MacPhail IV, one of the top lieutenants in the...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 6:30 PM
Dan Duquette is continuing to staff his front office with veteran baseball men and former co-workers, announcing on Sunday that he has hired two 75-year-olds with a world of baseball experience.
In an attempt to revamp the organization's infrastructure,...
| Dec 6, 2011
If Dan Duquette accomplishes his goal this week during baseball's annual winter meetings, he will leave here with an improved pitching staff that is fortified by trades.
He wants to bolster the bullpen and rotation, yet still hold on to three of his most...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 6:46 PM
The Orioles have agreed to terms, pending physical, with veteran outfielder Endy Chavez, according to an industry source.
Chavez's 1-year deal is worth $1.5 million, with an additional $500,000 in incentives. He fits what the Orioles have been looking...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:56 PM
The Orioles exchanged salary numbers with four of their seven arbitration-eligible players Tuesday, meaning that if they can’t reach common ground within the next few weeks, an independent arbitrator will choose one figure or the other.
| Jan 20, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Baseball America listed its weekly transactions today, and there are few by the Orioles that hadn’t been reported. The Orioles usually wait to release every name at once so some trickle in at varying times -- I’m assuming most of these players...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Saturday was Dan Duquette's official welcome to Baltimore baseball fans.
Amid the hoopla and carnival atmosphere that filled the Baltimore Convention Center for the team's annual FanFest event, it was the executive vice president of baseball operation'...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 2:50 PM
In Dan Duquette's two months on the job as new Orioles general manager, he has made it clear that he plans to tap into the international market for talent.
And he's turning to one of his most trusted international experts for help.
The Orioles announced...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 3:58 PM
In the 1980s, many were captivated by the Baltimore Orioles and their future Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken. Growing up in Essex and playing shortstop for Calvert Hall, Rich Bielski was one of them.
Now the coach at Archbishop McCarthy High School...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:38 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette had a special visitor at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on Tuesday morning.
Former major league star Gary Sheffield came to Orioles spring training to see Duquette,...