| 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...
| 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 3, 2013
| 9:09 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – One of the major reasons the Orioles were able to outlast the Tampa Bay Rays — a team built on a foundation of strong pitching — for a postseason berth last season was because of the strength of their bullpen.
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has accepted an invitation to play for the United States in the upcoming World Baseball Classic in March.
Team USA manager Joe Torre called Jones before Christmas and extended the offer. And what was the Orioles’...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez hasn’t made a formal decision on whether he is going to pitch for Mexico in March’s World Baseball Classic. The sense is Gonzalez may decide to stay in spring training with the Orioles, considering he...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Last season, the bullpen was one of the Orioles' season-long strengths, and while the club’s corps of relievers returns intact in 2013, executive vice president Dan Duquette said he’s open to adding another bullpen arm this offseason.
| Dec 9, 2012
| 9:37 AM
On Thursday, the Orioles officially completed the Winter Meetings by drafting left-hander T.J. McFarland from the Indians in the Rule 5 draft.
That pick comes after the Orioles had great success last season in the Rule 5, getting a promising roster...
| 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 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...