| 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...
| May 5, 2013
| 6:49 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The first five weeks of the Orioles’ season has included more than its share of hotel rooms and plane rides, ending with a marathon 11-day, 11-game stretch to the West Coast.
And while it’s still early in the 2013...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 5:11 PM
For those of you who get all worked up about how Pedro Strop wears his cap — and I hear about this every time he takes the mound — you may want to start worrying about another Orioles pitcher right now.
Yes, I'm talking about Jake Arrieta,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:40 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:31 PM
The last time the Orioles faced knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, they were mystified by pitches with so little spin that you could nearly make out Bud Selig's signature on the baseball.
But Tuesday, the Orioles figured out the reigning National League Cy...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Orioles reliever Pedro Strop said he’s never lost his confidence even through some rough outings in the first three weeks of the season.
And the Orioles’ confidence in Strop to preserve a one-run lead in the eighth inning of their 4-3 win...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:17 PM
BOSTON — Over the past two nights, the Orioles recaptured those late-inning heroics of last season at Fenway Park.
One night after a five-run ninth-inning rally led them to victory, the Orioles came from behind against the Red Sox again Thursday,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Before former club president Andy MacPhail discusses how he personally feels about the Orioles' playoff run this season, a year after he stepped down from his post, he rattles off a checklist.
"First and foremost," he said, "there are just a lot of...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:54 PM
On July 28, the Orioles lost to the Oakland Athletics to drop their record to 52-49.
As pleasant a surprise as the club had been to that point, the season suddenly carried all the hallmarks of an Oriole collapse, the kind fans had come to expect in 14...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 7:58 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Cal Ripken Jr. was in the TBS broadcast booth for Friday night's American League wild-card game, alongside former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz and play-by-play man Ernie Johnson. Ripken had previously been a postseason...