| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:34 PM
Record: 108-54 Place: First in American League East
Postseason: Beat Cincinnati Reds in World Series (4-1) Manager: Earl Weaver
Most Valuable Oriole: Boog Powell Batting leader: Frank Robinson (.306)
Home run leader: Boog Powell (35) RBI...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:53 PM
In early December, Jemile Weeks' baseball career was thrown upside down.
He was traded away from the only organization he had ever known, the Oakland Athletics, and sent to the Orioles for one of the franchise's most popular players, closer Jim Johnson,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Some baseball axioms are so shopworn that you wonder if they really mean anything anymore, but the one about never having enough good pitching is as true today as it was back in the 19th century when some ancient baseball executive said it for the first...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Sander Beck first attended an Orioles' games at Camden Yards when he was about 8, and some of his favorite players included Cal Ripken Jr., Mike Bordick, B.J. Surhoff and Mike Mussina.
"That core group was fun to watch. Even when [Mussina], went to...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:38 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — When the Orioles signed right-handed relief pitcher Ryan Webb in December, executive vice president Dan Duquette quickly compared him to Jim Johnson, who had been traded earlier that month.
And while the comparison wasn't...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:40 PM
There's just something about the New York Yankees that makes the blood of true Baltimoreans boil.
Maybe it's the fact that they win too much.
Maybe it's the fact that they spend too much.
Maybe it's the fact that they won't apologize for being the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:23 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Top position player prospect Jonathan Schoop homered for the second straight day Thursday, hitting a solo homer off Bud Norris in the first inning of the Orioles' second intrasquad game.
Schoop’s homer was a blast to left-...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:02 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — The Orioles' sudden spring training spending spree continued Saturday as the club agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz, according to industry sources.
The deal, which is pending a physical...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:34 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles won't hold their first workout for pitchers and catchers until Friday at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, but the atmosphere during Thursday's workout on report day resembled a day with the entire squad in attendance.
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:36 PM
The Orioles' frustrating offseason got a little more frustrating Friday when the front office came up short in its pursuit of veteran pitcher Bronson Arroyo, who seemed to be the best fit of the remaining pitchers available in the free-agent market....
| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:05 AM
As the Orioles prepared for last year's annual FanFest, it didn't seem to matter that the club had made only under-the-radar alterations to its roster. The organization was coming off its first winning season and first postseason appearance since 1997....