| 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...
| 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,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Fans who rush a professional sports field have to weigh the pros and cons — a few moments of glory offset by spending time in a jail cell and possibly facing criminal charges.
But while the cape-wearing, clad-in-Batman-undies spectator who...
| Apr 10, 2012
The firepower in their bullpen makes it easy for the Washington Nationals to envision life without Drew Storen, until the ninth inning arrives and the score is tied. Storen will visit Dr. James Andrews today for a second opinion on his elbow, the first...
| Apr 11, 2012
— On Tuesday night, under a starless sky at Citi Field, Ross Detwiler pitched exactly the way the Washington Nationals envisioned he would in 2007 when they drafted a beanpole left-hander out of Missouri State with the sixth pick. Five years later,...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Unless he's wearing Batman underwear and a cape, Mark Harvey — who usually dresses for Orioles games in a team ballcap and jeans — would be difficult to pick out of a crowd.
That's why he attracted little attention Thursday as he walked...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:19 AM
When you think about baseball in the 1990s, names like Ken Griffey Jr. and Cal Ripken come to mind. Yet, there were so many classic, run of the mill, and mediocre ballplayers in that time as well. Here are some of the most average to grace professional...