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  • Jim Johnson rocked in the ninth as Orioles fall to Yankees, 7-2

    Jim Johnson rocked in the ninth as Orioles fall to Yankees, 7-2
    Baltimore had waited for this cold, soggy day for 15 years. With anticipation in the crisp October air, the Orioles played their first home playoff game at Camden Yards in since 1997 on Sunday night, so waiting an extra two hours and 26 minutes really...
  • Orioles continue to be postseason underdogs

    Orioles continue to be postseason underdogs
    Our columnist Peter Schmuck wrote today that the Orioles continue to defy the odds -- literally. Oddmakers, most of whom predicted the Orioles to be one of the worst teams in baseball, continue to see the O's as a playoff longshot. According to offshore...
  • Jim Johnson nominated for Roberto Clemente Award

    Jim Johnson nominated for Roberto Clemente Award
    Closer Jim Johnson has been named the Orioles' nominee for the 2012 Roberto Clemente Award, which recognizes a player "who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community...
  • Nate McLouth has found success by just being Nate McLouth

    Nate McLouth has found success by just being Nate McLouth
    Triple-A Norfolk manager Ron Johnson had seen enough. All year the Orioles had sifted through the scrap heap and shipped former All-Stars and wanna-bes alike to the minors to be evaluated by Johnson, a baseball lifer with a keen eye for talent....
  • Building the Orioles: Team was constructed with combination of long-term planning, short-term creativity

    Building the Orioles: Team was constructed with combination of long-term planning, short-term creativity
    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...
  • Looking back on the Orioles' trade for Chris Davis

    Looking back on the Orioles' trade for Chris Davis
    Chris Davis was one of the hottest hitters in baseball in the first week of the season, though he has cooled off over the past couple of games. Still, his historic four-game start to the season probably prompted casual sports fans across the country to...
  • Orioles bring back outfielder Steve Pearce

    Orioles bring back outfielder Steve Pearce
    And outfielder Steve Pearce is back in Baltimore. With this season the way it has gone, did you expect anything less? Pearce, 29, was with the Orioles for about two months this year and had a couple big games. But he was waived at the end of July and...
  • Earl Weaver timeline

    Earl Weaver timeline
    For many, the lasting image of Earl Weaver will be that of a fiery, short man kicking dirt and spewing his displeasure at an umpire. Weaver's personality — described as "combative," "irascible" and also "caring" — carried from his childhood to...
  • Orioles notes on Jason Hammel, Steve Pearce, Randy Wolf and more

    Orioles notes on Jason Hammel, Steve Pearce, Randy Wolf and more
    Orioles acquire Pearce again Always on the prowl for bench help, no matter how late in the season, the Orioles added outfielder Steve Pearce to the 40-man roster for the second time in 2012. He was claimed on waivers from the New York Yankees on...
  • A look at a few stats surrounding Chris Davis' record start

    A look at a few stats surrounding Chris Davis' record start
    We will see history tonight if Chris Davis, who had four home runs in his first four games, hits another homer. If the hottest hitter in baseball puts another out of the ballpark, he will become the first player in major league history to hit a home run...
  • Ray Lewis lends vision to Under Armour's new football ad

    Ray Lewis lends vision to Under Armour's new football ad
    Under Armour's newest football commercial begins with high school players rushing to a practice field set beneath the Baltimore skyline. Some carry their gear through subway turnstiles. Others pedal furiously on bikes. A few jump into the bed of a...
  • Orioles' 2014 regular season schedule announced

    Orioles' 2014 regular season schedule announced
    The Orioles’ 2014 regular season schedule was released Tuesday afternoon and it includes the club opening the season at home against the Boston Red Sox on March 31. After opening the season at Camden Yards against the Red Sox on March 31 and April...