| Mar 23, 2014
| 1:11 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates tied, 7-7, in 10 innings Sunday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium after each team had a home run in the ninth.
Reigning National League Most Valuable Player Andrew McCutchen hit a solo homer off minor...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:17 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — The scene played out on a sun-soaked afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium last week with Orioles manager Buck Showalter watching intently and chuckling.
Atlanta Braves budding superstar shortstop Andrelton Simmons was on second base,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Ted Patterson is looking forward to attending his 41st consecutive Baltimore Orioles opening day March 31 when the hometown team hosts the Boston Red Sox.
Of the previous 40 openers since the Ohio native relocated here, he said the most memorable of the...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Shawn Pleffner, 24, took a lead off second base at the minor-league complex of the Washington Nationals at Viera, Fla., on a 72-degree day.
The former Arundel High School standout was among a group of four top minor-league prospects working on leads...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis might not play in Monday’s regular-season opener at Camden Yards against the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox because of lingering neck stiffness.
Manager Buck Showalter said Markakis, who was...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Ubaldo Jimenez’s baseball career is well-documented. His ups and downs in the major leagues have been thoroughly dissected.
A wunderkind who once was among baseball’s best young pitchers, Jimenez’s career trajectory plummeted...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Birthplace: Waterbury, Conn.
Resides: Wrentham, Mass.
Most recent position: Atlanta Braves' minor league pitching coordinator (2010-2013)
Major league pitching coach experience: Los Angeles Dodgers (1995-1997), New York Mets...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:56 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — When the Orioles first contacted Dave Wallace in October about their pitching coach vacancy, the 66-year-old baseball veteran took pause.
Wallace already had a nice job as the minor league pitching coordinator for the Atlanta...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:27 PM
If A.J. Burnett, the 37-year-old right-hander who lives in Monkton, is interested in pitching in 2014, the Orioles definitely want to make a run at him.
One Orioles source said this week that Burnett, who was 10-11 with a 3.30 ERA in 30 starts with...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:26 AM
You know you’ve been covering the Orioles beat a long time when right-hander A.J. Burnett is 37 and a free agent again.
News out of Pittsburgh on Tuesday was that Burnett, a Monkton resident, wants to pitch again in 2014 and that he is willing...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
We’re taking a break from thinking about Manny Machado’s knee (again) and are considering the teams that are still playing baseball.
So grab a stool. I’ll slide you a full glass. And, in turn, you give me your opinion on which teams...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:31 AM
The American League Most Valuable Player award will be announced tonight at 6 p.m. on MLB Network, and one person in the Orioles organization knows two of the finalists -- Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera and Orioles first baseman Chris Davis...