| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Bags were packed and travel plans had been arranged. The only thing between the Orioles and the All-Star break was their series finale against the Angels in Anaheim on Sunday.
And on a sunny Southern California afternoon, the Orioles played like they...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:41 AM
It's Major League All-Star Week, so I thought I would take the opportunity to reminisce about the only All-Star Game I personally attended. It occurred 50 years ago this week on July 10, 1962, at what was then known as D.C. Stadium in Washington.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:36 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Orioles open their three-game series tonight against Tampa Bay here at Tropicana Field.
This weekend's series is important for both teams. The Orioles and Rays are both 55-50 and 1 1/2 games out of the second American League...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:50 PM
When Eddie Murray's sculpture is unveiled at Camden Yards this afternoon, if the sun catches the bronze just so, onlookers might get a glimpse of themselves in the reflection.
It's fitting for the Orioles' most prolific hitter ever. Writers, and even...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:46 PM
The game story of the Orioles’ 7-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night practically wrote itself.
Manny Machado, the 20-year-old rookie third baseman, became the youngest Oriole in history to have a multi-home run game. In fact, he...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:00 AM
When it comes to the building blocks of making the Orioles a winning franchise, Manny Machado is obviously a key piece. But executive vice president Dan Duquette inherited the 20-year-old phenom.
And when you look at the Orioles’ 7-1 win over the...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 2:12 PM
For 10 weeks, the Frederick Keys were Dylan Bundy's stewards. The Orioles' High-A affiliate was charged with bringing along the 19-year-old's arm and delivering him to Double-A Bowie in better shape than he arrived, a transaction that is expected to be...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Former Catonsville High pitcher Adam Kolarek was used to putting our fires when he came out of the bullpen to close games this summer for the St. Lucie Mets in the Florida State League.
But if the 2007 Catonsville High graduate thought he was going to...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:30 PM
According to baseball historian Bill Arnold, if these Orioles can win the American League East, they will have accomplished a pretty rare feat.
Only nine times in modern baseball history has a team trailed in its division by 10 games or more on July 18...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 7:30 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
O's drop first game of road trip to A's
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:27 AM
A string of severe storms brought heavy rain and high winds through the Baltimore region and the East Coast on Tuesday, flooding homes and streets, knocking out power to thousands and forcing local school officials to cancel afternoon activities....
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Even as I rejoice for the hometown Baltimore Orioles, I'm depressed by the play of another favorite team, the N.Y. Mets. Another spring filled with hope, another summer of depressing reality.
But there is one bright spot: R.A. Dickey, who is chasing a...