| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:03 PM
Life has been so charmed for the Orioles in the past few days that on Thursday, they chased one of baseball’s best pitchers with a weather report.
They followed that up with a 5-2 win over the Texas Rangers without hitting one long ball —...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:28 AM
We're at the All-Star break, so it's a good time to once again check the Orioles' progress against previous teams who made the playoffs in franchise history.
How does this year's squad stack up through 94 games against successful Orioles teams of the...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Nelson Cruz presents a deep rooting dilemma for the modern baseball fan.
Is the Orioles outfielder the well-mannered son of teachers who built himself into a slugger step by painstaking step? In this version of the story, Cruz is the perfect baseball...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:40 AM
What’s in the box?
One of my biggest complaints with Season 6 was the unresolved plotline with Michael Ginsberg’s crumbling mental stability. That answer arrived in a box in "The Runaways." I almost wish it hadn’t.
| May 25, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said left-hander Johan Santana will throw five innings or 75 pitches Tuesday in an extended spring training game and then his next step will be determined.
Santana, a two-time American League Cy Young...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:51 PM
DALLAS – The Orioles purchased the contract of two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana from Triple-A Norfolk on Monday evening and placed him on the 15-day major league disabled list as he continues to rehab from left shoulder surgery.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I realize that it is almost comical to be checking the American League East standings right now.
These teams, with the exception of the surprisingly bad Tampa Bay Rays, are bunched up. And they will play each other so many more...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:16 PM
Record: 89-65 Place: Second in American League
Manager: Paul Richards Most Valuable Oriole: Brooks Robinson
Batting leader: Brooks Robinson (.294) Home run leader: Ron Hansen (22)
RBI leader: Jim Gentile (98) Wins leader: Chuck Estrada (18)...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:48 PM
When Ubaldo Jimenez was about to sign the biggest free-agent deal for a pitcher in Orioles franchise history, he considered the rotation he was joining.
Frankly, he didn't know much about it. He had pitched with Miguel Gonzalez years ago in a minor...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:25 PM
The Toronto Blue Jays traded for R.A. Dickey before the 2013 season for the knuckleballer to anchor their rebuilt rotation, but he hasn't had much success against the Orioles.
The Orioles teed off on the 39-year-old right-hander in three starts last...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 6:33 AM
The sad news that former major league shortstop and manager Jim Fregosi passed away Friday morning after suffering multiple strokes during a baseball alumni cruise really hit home for this Southern California kid who grew up an Angels fan and would have...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:08 PM
While Ed Encina and Peter Schmuck are working every day and producing tons of copy from Sarasota, Fla., I’m taking a little bit of time off before I head down to Florida to join them in early March.
In the meantime, I am hosting my fourth annual...