| Oct 2, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Random thoughts as the Orioles go into tonight's game against the Rays with their backs against the wall, one game behind the Yankees for the AL East crown with two to go:
** Was that a great scene in the O's dugout last night after Chris Davis hit...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Giving back is great
Los Angeles Times
The pluses of playing regular-season games overseas far outweigh the minuses, especially as they pertain to Japan. Considering how much that country has contributed to Major League Baseball over...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 11:40 AM
A soccer rivalry that has endured for decades in England will hit Baltimore this summer.
Liverpool F.C. and the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, two of Europe’s most storied soccer teams and long-time foes in the English Premier League, will play...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 5:04 PM
After his final outing of the spring Tuesday, Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada said he felt physically ready to join the big league club for Opening Day in Baltimore on Friday.
But the Orioles brass believes Wada, who signed a two-year, $8.14 million...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:36 PM
One year ago, Chad Tracy tried to keep his career alive in Japan, halfway out of baseball and halfway around the world. Saturday afternoon, after another crucial hit keyed another delirious rally that led to another Washington Nationals victory, Tracy...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 5:34 AM
Jimmy Brooks, during more than 20 years in law enforcement, has chased down bad dudes as a narcotics officer. The 1980 Laurel High graduate has been in high-stakes hostage situations and worked on K-9 patrols.
But the North Laurel resident did...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 12:25 PM
There were no splashes by the Orioles at the winter meetings this week, no big-name signings or trades that signal to a beleaguered fan base that things are looking up after 14 years of losing.
New executive vice president of baseball operations Dan...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 5:27 PM
Two of Dan Duquette's primary goals when he took over as the Orioles' executive vice president last month were to immediately improve the club's starting rotation and strengthen its presence in the international marketplace.
He might have done both...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:44 AM
The Orioles made two minor trades today, sending former first-round pick Brandon Snyder to the Texas Rangers for cash while acquiring outfielder Jai Miller from the Oakland A’s, also for cash.
Miller, 26, was designated for assignment by the A&...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette isn't ready to press the panic button on rightfielder Nick Markakis.
Duquette said confidently Friday he expected Markakis -- who had surgery Thursday to repair a torn abdominal muscle -- to be ready to...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Money sure is good
Juan C. Rodriguez
Bud Selig's $18.4 million salary dwarfs those of NFL and NBA counterparts Roger Goodell ($10.9 million) and David Stern ($10 million). Why wouldn't he want to stick around?
Under Selig's watch, the...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 11:54 AM
June 19, 1980: Running the bases against the Oakland A's, the Orioles' John Lowenstein is drilled in the neck with the ball and collapses. Carried off on a stretcher to polite applause, he suddenly sits bolt upright, raises his arms and clenches both...