| Dec 28, 2013
| 10:29 AM
While gathering reactions from former Orioles players on the death of Paul Blair, Orioles Hall of Famer Jim Palmer shared an interesting story with me.
Palmer was quick to say how much Blair, who died Thursday at the age of 69, deserved a great deal...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:31 AM
There's little arguing that on paper, the Orioles don't appear to be better now than they were last season, but they can still lay claim to having the best defense in baseball.
ESPN’s Buster Olney points this out, naming the Orioles as the best...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Brewers sign former Oriole Mark Reynolds
The Milwaukee Brewers signed veteran free-agent first baseman-third baseman Mark Reynolds to a minor league deal Friday. Reynolds, a former Oriole, will get a $2 million salary with an additional...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Back in September, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said definitively that closer Jim Johnson would be tendered a contract and return next season.
After leading the American League in both saves (50) and blown saves (9) in 2013, Johnson...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Along the hallway that connects the Orioles clubhouse to the dugout, hanging not far from large photos of the franchise's Hall of Famers, are pictures of each of the current Orioles who have won Gold Glove awards.
The organization's dedication to...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:14 AM
I have to admit that I was a bit surprised when the Orioles named Dave Wallace their new pitching coach Tuesday. And it’s not because Wallace isn’t exceptionally qualified — he is. He has held the position for four other organizations...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:23 AM
For Orioles fans, the only thing more painful than watching an October without their favorite team this season was probably seeing the Red Sox win the World Series.
And the fact that the Orioles won 11 games against Boston this year, most of any team, ...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette was fairly adamant last offseason that he would not sign a free agent who would require his club to give up its first-round draft pick.
He didn’t, and the Orioles selected high school pitcher Hunter...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:14 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Delmon Young strolled by his new manager’s office Wednesday afternoon at the Ed Smith Stadium complex with a wide smile across his face.
“I just weighed in — 223 [pounds],” Young told Buck Showalter as he...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:28 AM
The Orioles are scheduled to play twice on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball in the first half of the 2014 season, the network announced Wednesday.
On April 20, the Orioles will travel to Fenway Park to play the Boston Red Sox. The game is scheduled for 7 p.m....
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:35 PM
Bayhawks make trade to bring Peyser home
The Chesapeake Bayhawks acquired Major League Lacrosse standout and former Johns Hopkins midfielder Stephen Peyser on Tuesday in a trade with the Ohio Machine. The Machine will receive the Bayhawks'...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday evening that the club has met with numerous teams and agents at this week’s general manager meetings to lay the groundwork for any trade talk or possible signings in the coming weeks....