| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:20 PM
As we lead up to tonight’s All-Star Game, here are some Orioles odds and ends:
-- ESPN’s television broadcast of last night’s Home Run Derby receieved a 5.0 overnight rating, which is up six percent from last year’s broadcast. In...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:51 PM
BOWIE -- Facing hitters for the first time in more than a month, Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel threw 2 2/3 scoreless innings Thursday night in his first minor league rehabilitation start for Double-A Bowie.
Hammel allowed three hits against the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:21 PM
NEW YORK — It was a simple moment, one not captured by cameras, one without any real significance, one not nearly as stirring as the final All-Star appearance of the game's greatest closer.
Unless, of course, you follow the Orioles and you know...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Hall of Fame baseball player Ernie Banks coined the phrase, “It’s a beautiful day for a ballgame...Let’s play two!” because of his passion and love of the game.
The Baltimore Redbirds did just that on Saturday, July 20, but the...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:41 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Reliever Francisco Rodriguez joined the Orioles before Wednesday's game in Kansas City still a little surprised he was suddenly wearing a Baltimore uniform after having been acquired in a trade.
Trade rumors had him linked to a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:13 PM
SAN DIEGO — Over the past week, as pending suspensions tied to the Biogenesis investigation loomed over the game, the Orioles players and management tried to conduct business as normal.
And when 50-games suspensions were handed out to 12 players...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Ron A. Szymanski, who was chief software architect at Aberdeen Proving Ground, died July 26 of stomach cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 34.
Born and raised in Middlesex, N.J., Mr. Szymanski was a 1996 graduate of Middlesex High School....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:15 AM
And so starts one of the busiest weeks of my working year, because the Ripken World Series kicks off this evening (Friday). From today until the tournament wraps up the following Sunday, I'm pretty much living at the Ripken baseball complex, covering...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Binghamton Mets Double-A pitcher and Catonsville native Adam Kolarek acknowledged he had some extra adrenaline when he made his first relief appearance Tuesday in the second game of the series with the Bowie Baysox at Prince George's Stadium.
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The Boston Red Sox are reportedly hoping to name their new pitching coach Tuesday and Orioles director of pitching development Rick Peterson, who interviewed Saturday, is rumored to be the man to lead John Farrell’s staff.
Peterson, 58, coached...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:13 PM
The Orioles’ hope of having four elected starters for the annual All-Star Game took a hit Monday when Major League Baseball announced that Toronto’s Jose Bautista has surged ahead of Nick Markakis for the last outfield spot.
The top three...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:32 AM
A few days before the Major League Baseball draft last year, Baltimore Orioles director of pitcher development Rick Peterson had a conversation with longtime scout Dean Albany about a young pitcher from Millersville, Josh Hader.
"I remember Dean calling...