| May 20, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Orioles reliever Pedro Strop had allowed just one earned run in his last 13 appearances for a 0.79 ERA in his last 11 1/3 innings heading into Monday night. That’s a dramatic improvement over his early season struggles when he allowed seven earned...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:20 PM
The Orioles were not a perfect team in 2012, though it's easy to get nostalgic about their first truly competitive season of this century. They were plugging holes in the starting rotation throughout the summer. They needed several months to assemble an...
| May 12, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Orioles played one of their better all-around games of the young season Sunday, using three homers and strong pitching to shut out the Minnesota Twins, 6-0, while capturing their ninth series victory in 12 opportunities.
And yet the Orioles fly...
| May 11, 2013
| 1:00 PM
It was about this time last year — give or take a week — that it became apparent the Orioles had undergone some kind of karmic transformation.
The exact date was May 6, 2012 and the team was at Fenway Park. Nobody has to tell a real fan the...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. – The Orioles exorcised plenty of their demons in 2012 when they finally achieved a winning record and a playoff berth for the first time in 15 years.
But not every lingering nightmare can be erased in one season — not after...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Throwing a game away — literally — doesn’t usually sit well with teams, especially when they are attempting to establish themselves as consistent winners.
So when the Orioles dropped a 9-8, 10-inning loss to the Oakland A’s...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:36 AM
The Orioles won three of four in Oakland, and most of the correspondence I received from fans Sunday was about how they blew the series finale.
That’s a good sign, I guess. You aren’t content with any loss. Been a long time since that was...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:41 PM
This was only Brian Matusz's second Grapefruit League outing of the spring, but the results had to have Orioles fans optimistic.
Matusz, trying to rebound from a poor 2011 season, threw four scoreless innings in a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:46 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles renewed the contract of star catcher Matt Wieters on Saturday and announced they have agreed to terms with 17 other players who are under club reserve and were not eligible for salary arbitration. That completes the...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Luis Ayala said he has never thought about giving up baseball, never imagined doing something else.
Could anyone blame the 34-year-old, though, if he did consider just saying enough is enough?
Like maybe back when he was a scared kid who went from the...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 1:41 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta wasn’t as concerned with the numbers on the scoreboard in Wednesday afternoon’s Grapefruit League game against the Pirates as he was with the fraction-of-a-second change in his delivery....
| Mar 16, 2012
| 8:10 PM
Orioles right-hander Pedro Strop knows he exceeded all expectations when he joined the club last September.
He also knows that goes only so far this spring — when the hard-throwing reliever is basically pitching for his Orioles life.