| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:35 AM
North Baltimore was well represented in Ravens Nation as a noontime parade in honor of the Super Bowl champions kicked off outside City Hall on Tuesday, followed by a victory celebration at M&T Bank Stadium.
"How often do you get to do this?" said...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:27 PM
When right-hander Zach Clark was summoned to Orioles manager Buck Showalter's office two weeks ago and told he was being designated for assignment, the conversation suddenly veered off in a peculiar direction.
Clark, who at that moment was still...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:10 AM
In a life dedicated to overcoming -- or, better yet, ignoring -- the obstacles presented by being born without arms or hands, Tom Willis will be adding another milestone tonight. He'll be throwing out the first pitch at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, with...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Right-hander Josh Stinson said he’s had a heck of a “vacation/traveling” junket the past few days and weeks.
The 25-year-old right-hander learned late last night that he would be starting for the Orioles on Wednesday against the...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:31 PM
The last time the Orioles faced knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, they were mystified by pitches with so little spin that you could nearly make out Bud Selig's signature on the baseball.
But Tuesday, the Orioles figured out the reigning National League Cy...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:27 PM
– Given what's happened in the past two years, catcher Ronny Paulino isn't fazed by his current situation.
That's what happens when you've been traded three times, suspended for failing a drug test and faced with a career-threatening health...
| 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 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
We’re back. Hope everyone enjoyed their holiday and is getting ready for another one at week’s end.
While I was taking a few days off, the Associated Press released its final payrolls for each Major League Baseball team’s 40-man roster....
| 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...