| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...