| Jun 2, 2013
| 4:05 PM
When the Orioles make the 22nd pick overall in baseball's annual amateur draft Thursday night, it will be the latest they have had to wait in the first round since 1998.
That's the bad news.
The good news for the club is that because of changes in...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:02 PM
HOUSTON -- Lots of little things from today’s pre-game scrum with Buck Showalter:
Right fielder Nick Markakis’ paternal grandmother passed away Sunday. Markakis drove to Long Island after the Orioles’ game and she was pronounced dead...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:09 PM
TORONTO — Kevin Gausman's first moments as a big league pitcher mixed a combination of rare talent with a slice of naivete needed to remind you he's just 22 and less than a year removed from being a sophomore in college.
In the first inning of his...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Last season, Orioles reliever Troy Patton did a tremendous job serving as a left-handed bridge between the team’s starters and late-inning relievers.
But this season Patton has struggled with his control, and that fact was glaring Thursday, when he...
| May 25, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The Orioles placed right-hander Pedro Strop on the 15-day disabled list before Saturday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays with a lower back strain and recalled right-hander Steve Johnson from Triple-A Norfolk.
Strop, who is 0-2 with a 6.11...
| May 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
OK, so the Orioles go into this afternoon's series finale in Toronto having won four of their last five games and you might be asking yourself -- how is that possible?
Over the past three games here in Toronto, no Orioles starter has gone more than five...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Some of you are wondering why manager Buck Showalter stuck with closer Jim Johnson in the ninth inning of the Orioles’ 6-5 loss to Toronto on Sunday afternoon.
The bottom line it that right now this Orioles bullpen is spent. This game was Johnson&...
| May 19, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Last season, Orioles manager Buck Showalter had the base of the right-field foul pole at Camden Yards painted black in order to help discern balls in play from home runs.
Most stadiums have a yellow line on the top of the wall that serves as a marker in...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Orioles closer Jim Johnson can be depended on to always be at his locker to answer questions anytime he becomes a focal point of a game following a blown save.
Those times have been rare, until recently, as Johnson has blown three consecutive ninth-...
| 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 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...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, whose Cinderella 2012 season ended with an invitation to pitch for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic, has decided he won’t participate in the March tournament.
Gonzalez, 28, rose from being a minor league...