| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:08 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Several Orioles players made a statement by filing into this morning's introductory news conference for Nelson Cruz.
Eight of the Orioles' core players – Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy, Nick Markakis,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The gleaming new Horseshoe Casino Baltimore that greets visitors entering the city on Russell Street rises from gritty surroundings, flanked by a Holiday Inn Express and a concrete bunker-like block of storage units.
Those two neighboring properties...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:38 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The time for looking in the rearview mirror is over.
The Orioles didn't exactly light up the ESPN ticker all winter with their offseason renovations, but when pitchers and catchers take the practice fields Friday for the first official...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 4:15 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — Steve Clevenger made the Chicago Cubs' Opening Day roster in each of the past two seasons as the team's backup catcher, but making the Orioles' roster this season and running down the orange carpet on Opening Day would hold...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:50 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — When Buck Showalter assembled his group of pitchers and catchers for the first time on the Camden Yards field of the Ed Smith Stadium complex on Friday morning, he saw plenty of new faces looking back at him.
Of the 37 pitchers...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:26 AM
One of the great things about my profession and social media -- Twitter, in particular -- is the immediacy with which writers can interact with readers.
I’ll be stepping away from Twitter for a little bit before I head down to Florida in a few...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:17 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Spoiler alert!
A scene in the recently-released second season of "House of Cards" that features fictional politician Frank Underwood throwing out a pregame first pitch before an Orioles game at Camden Yards was less than three...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:25 AM
This time last year, Orioles right-hander Steve Johnson was coming off a promising debut season in the big leagues. After showing he belonged in the majors, the St. Paul’s product was entering spring training in contention for a starting rotation...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Women's college lacrosse
Maryland picked to finish second in ACC
NCAA runner-up Maryland was picked in the Atlantic Coast Conference women's lacrosse preseason poll to finish second behind national champion North Carolina. The Tar Heels received...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones will receive this year's Babe Ruth Museum Community Service Award on Thursday during the annual Babe's Birthday Bash.
Each year, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation gives the award to recognize "an active or former...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Cal Ripken Jr. and Eddie Murray were back together again Friday night. Jokes were cracked and smiles were frequent as the former teammates reminisced about being raised "the Oriole Way," and talked about the resurgence of an Orioles franchise they...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:28 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — Right-handed pitcher Alfredo Aceves left Orioles camp following Friday's workout so he could travel back to Mexico to obtain his work visa.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he is prepared for Aceves to be gone a week, but he'...