| Jul 2, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When the 2011 American League All-Star team is revealed Sunday afternoon, the Orioles expect one trend to continue.
Even with perhaps more worthy All-Star candidates than in the past, a group that includes shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:06 AM
I am numb, and the playoffs haven't even started. What a great night of TV baseball.
What a fine job ESPN did of offering the key games. And what a terrific performance in the booth by MASN's Jim Palmer and Gary Thorne in the Baltimore Orioles comeback...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:19 PM
The Orioles finally did tonight what recently looked like an impossibility for them when they took their first lead in 39 innings on Mark Reynolds' towering two-run homer over the center-field wall in the top of the fourth.
A lead over the Atlanta Braves...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Joe Jordan, who has overseen the Orioles' past seven drafts as director of amateur scouting, is leaving the organization to become the Philadelphia Phillies' director of player development.
The Phillies asked for and received permission from the...
| Jul 3, 2011
Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies.
General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
| 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...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:47 PM
Just about a year ago, when the Orioles were in town to play the Texas Rangers in the series prior to the All-Star Break, Buck Showalter was contemplating whether he should return to the game as Orioles manager.
He even had a clandestine meeting near...
| Jul 6, 2011
Beltran, not McCutchen?
Juan C. Rodriguez
Among the biggest head-scratchers is how Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran made his sixth All-Star team at the expense of Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen making his first.
| Dec 20, 2011
| 2:27 PM
The Orioles made the signing of outfielder Endy Chavez official Tuesday. The 33-year-old agreed to a one-year, $1.5 million deal with additional performance incentives that could be worth an additional $500,000.
Chavez hit .301 with a .323 on-base...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:40 PM
Derrek Lee hadn't hit a homer since May 8, but he certainly remembers what it feels like to make good contact with a pitch.
So the second the ball left his bat in the 12th inning, Lee knew exactly what he had just done. He didn't need to see his...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Orioles top draft pick Dylan Bundy may be seeking a record-breaking contract, perhaps as high as $30 million, but it won't happen, according to amateur scouting director Joe Jordan.
"I don't look to set any records. I don't expect to," Jordan said in a...
| Jul 12, 2011
NL behind pitchers
Don't blink, or you might miss the All-Star Game.
Two prevailing trends suggest a 3-1 victory by the National League in this the Year of the Pitcher II. Scoring is down, which is likely to eliminate...