| Mar 31, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Scott Evans remembers the soft glow of the small television set, and the way his stepfather tried to calm him and his sister for the benefit of the neighbors in the apartment below.
But who, on this night, was not celebrating?
It was 1983 and the...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 6:50 PM
According to a report out of Venezuela, former longtime Oriole Melvin Mora announced his retirement from major league baseball Thursday while in his home country.
Mora, who will turn 40 in February, was released by the Arizona Diamondbacks last June...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette has been focused on pitching since he took over the club in November, and he’s also been doing things slightly differently than in the past.
Looks like both trends are continuing.
This week, Duquette...
| Jan 5, 2012
The first story that Hammond coach Dan Makosy would tell you if you asked him about Devon Paye might be the one about the time the senior running back destroyed a pair of Schutt shoulder pads during a football game.
According to the yarn, it was the...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Melvin Mora’s retirement has been greatly exaggerated. Or at least exaggerated for this country, he claims.
A report out of Venezuela last month said that Mora, who played most of his career with the Orioles, issued a tearful retirement...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:20 PM
One popular former Orioles pitcher will be replacing another as a minor league coach at short-season Single-A Aberdeen in a restructuring that is designed to give the club’s pitching prospects a better foundation.
Former Orioles reliever Alan Mills...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:57 PM
The Orioles just sent out this release announcing that former Orioles shortstop Mike Bordick will join MASN as a TV color analyst. He will work approximately 80 games this coming season.
The Sun reported Wednesday that Bordick had discussions with MASN...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 7:22 PM
The names Roberto Alomar and Pat Gillick conjure memories of the last good days the Orioles have had, days when the playoffs were not foreign, mysterious territory.
As the former Orioles second baseman and the club's ex-general manager prepare to be...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Carlos Beltran is a carpe diem sort of guy. He's on center stage again, and he's soaking it up.
No player is being pursued as widely as Beltran with baseball's non-waiver trade deadline a week away. And he's doing his part to make sure the Mets get a...
| Jul 26, 2011
Beltran to Giants
Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran to the Giants for prospects is one trade that can make a difference. This is by default. There is no Cliff Lee on the market, no one guy that transforms a contender into...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Charles S. "DC" Reed, former food service director at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died July 24 of lung cancer at his Towson home. He was 79.
Born and raised in Towson, Mr. Reed attended Loyola High School and graduated in...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 6:18 PM
The Orioles drew 31,532 for the second home game of the season on Saturday night, which is quite a step up from the crowd of 12,451 that attended the second home game of 2011. That puts the Orioles almost 20,000 ahead of last year's pace.
To be fair,...