| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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 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...
| May 31, 2012
For the past five decades, Gordon Huggins has enjoyed one of the best views in the house.
As an usher for the Baltimore Orioles at Memorial Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, he has witnessed six World Series,Cal Ripken Jr.'s record-setting 2,131st...
| May 30, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Andy Freed remembers not only the day but also the exact time when he learned he was heading to the Major Leagues.
"It was February first of 2005 at 3:58 p.m.," says Freed, who grew up in the Valley Meade section of Ellicott City.
Freed, who turned 41...