| 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...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 3:22 PM
The gulf could hardly be wider in a dispute between the Orioles and Washington Nationals over media rights fees that has dragged on for months.
The issue of how much more money the first-place Nationals deserve in annual rights fees from the Mid-Atlantic...
| 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,...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Luis Ayala said he has never thought about giving up baseball, never imagined doing something else.
Could anyone blame the 34-year-old, though, if he did consider just saying enough is enough?
Like maybe back when he was a scared kid who went from the...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 6:08 AM
Before I get into this, remember, it’s an opinion from a guy who never saw Frank Robinson play. If I did, I don’t recall specifically. But I would have been about 5 or 6 and he would have been a player-manager in Cleveland.
So I don’t...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 6:20 PM
The Orioles apparently are inching closer to the selection and hiring of a new head of baseball operations as the clock begins to tick on what could be a very important offseason for the struggling franchise.
Toronto Blue Jays executive Tony LaCava was...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 7:20 PM
The Orioles' parade of general manager candidates started again Thursday with former club executive Scott Proefrock and will continue Friday with former Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos general manager Dan Duquette.
It also is expected to include New...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 5:02 PM
The Orioles appear to be closing in on their next general manager after an excruciating, weeks-long saga that included one official rejection and several candidates' backing out of the process.
Club decision-makers planned to meet Saturday night for...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 7:58 PM
Dan Duquette had been out of a major league front office since 2002, the year he was fired by the Boston Red Sox after eight seasons as the team's general manager. The Orioles had been rejected by one candidate — and possibly more — in the...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:00 PM
When the Orioles agreed to a three-year contract Sunday with Dan Duquette to be the club's executive vice president, they hired a candidate with more than a decade of experience as a general manager and a track of record of getting teams on the right...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 2:37 PM
Standing alone at a podium in the sixth-floor conference room at Camden Yards on Tuesday morning, new Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette proclaimed why he is the right man for such a challenging — some might say perilous — job.