| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Not long ago, it was suggested by more than one sportswriter that the Baltimore Orioles would never again win the American League East. Not merely because they were bad (although during the post-1997 cellar-dwelling years, they certainly were) but because...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Editor's Note: Former Laurel sports editor David Driver wrote the following commentary in late August. It's worth a fresh look on Wednesday after the Orioles and Nationals won their division titles on Tuesday night. The Orioles' 8-2 victory over Toronto...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:08 PM
BOSTON -- If the Orioles end up with a American League East division, AL or World Series title this year, they are going to have to wait a few extra days to display the banner next April.
The club will open its 2015 season at Tampa Bay on Monday,...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:24 PM
After their gritty, 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night, the Orioles will have to wait until August for the opportunity to claim true "Beltway Series" bragging rights. They took two of three against the Nationals this week, but...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The Orioles believe they could meet the Washington Nationals again this year.
And not just Aug. 4, either, when they make up Tuesday’s rainout at Nationals Park.
“We love the competition, and we love the fact that you never know what could...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have passed the mid-season mark sitting on a comfortable perch — first place in the American League East with a four game lead (five in the loss column) over the Toronto Blue Jays. It's difficult to know whether to be overjoyed...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:05 PM
The Orioles have been in trade talks with the Philadelphia Phillies about acquiring starting right-hander A.J. Burnett, according to Fox Sports' Jon Morosi.
"Phillies and Orioles have had very preliminary talks on a trade that would send A.J. Burnett to...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:24 AM
If you're a local baseball fan and inspired by a false sense of rivalry, this mostly meaningless last week of the regular season could be boiled down to a battle of the Interstate 95 beltways.
Inside the Baltimore Beltway were the Orioles, eliminated...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:56 PM
With Major League Baseball's trade deadline Wednesday at 4 p.m., Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo does not see the next two days as an opportunity to blow up a struggling team or a chance to spark a late-season push.
"We're going to...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 4:42 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — For most of the past two decades, the American League East has been considered the toughest division in baseball, primarily because it contained the sport's two financial behemoths, the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox....
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The same suspects
Los Angeles Times
If you liked last season's NL playoffs, chances are you'll like this fall's version since you'll be seeing many of the same teams.
Washington, with Stephen Strasburg cleared to pitch a full season...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The Orioles’ improbable run to the postseason wasn’t enough to earn Buck Showalter the American League Manager of the Year Award.
Up until Tuesday evening’s announcement on the MLB Network, the race between Showalter and Oakland A&...