| Dec 12, 2007
| 12:07 PM
Key dates in Miguel Tejada's tumultuous four-year tenure with the Orioles.
Dec. 14, 2003 -- Tejada, a former American League Most Valuable Player with the Oakland Athletics, signs a six-year, $72 million deal with the Orioles, who are desperate to add...
| Dec 13, 2007
| 3:04 PM
Knee-jerking 20 times over the Mitchell Report:
1. Today was to be baseball's stern reckoning with its past. I don't have a sense of closure, though. While it feels a bit like well-choreographed theater today, I suspect history will look back on this day...
| Dec 14, 2007
November 1988Distribution and possession of anabolic steroids becomes a crime in the United States.
June 1991Commissioner Fay Vincent issues a memo adding steroids to baseball's list of banned substances.
August 1998Reporters spy a jar of...
| Dec 14, 2007
Yesterday's Mitchell Report thrust the Orioles back into the steroid scandal spotlight, with two of their All-Stars - second baseman and just-traded shortstop - linked to the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Roberts, considered the current face of the...
| Dec 14, 2007
Former Sen. George J. Mitchell unveiled his 409-page report on steroid use in baseball yesterday, naming two current and 17 former Orioles among dozens of players and delivering a stinging assessment of the league and team officials who allowed a drug...
| Dec 15, 2007
During the news conference Thursday in which former Sen. George Mitchell unveiled his 409-page report on baseball's performance-enhancement scandal, I kept waiting for him to announce that he had been hired by the NFL to perform a similar investigation to...
| Dec 18, 2007
Orioles fans can seemingly take anything and keep coming back for more.
Ten seasons of terrible play, lackluster attitudes and continual roster mismanagement might have dimmed the passion, but not killed it.
Neither have drunken-driving pitchers,...
| Dec 21, 2007
Three prominent 2007 Orioles who were named as steroid users last year in a Los Angeles Times report on the infamous Jason Grimsley affidavit were never mentioned as using performance-enhancing drugs in that document, which was unsealed by federal...
| Jan 18, 2008
On the same day that former Orioles shortstop attended his brother's funeral in the Dominican Republic, the FBI said yesterday that it has opened a preliminary investigation into whether he lied to federal authorities when he told them he never took...
| Dec 27, 2009
Did the past decade really go by this fast? Wasn't it just yesterday when the parade celebrating the Ravens' Super Bowl victory rolled through downtown with 200,000 packed in along the route? Maybe it just seems like it because the Ravens teased us last...
| Sep 7, 1995
It was a victory lap for the ages. Rafael Palmeiro and Bobby Bonilla pushed Cal Ripken out of the Orioles' dugout, and off the game's all-time Iron Man went.
Down the right-field line, shaking hands with fans in the front row. Into the outfield, greeting...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Lo admito. Soy uno de esos tipos chapados a la antigua que tolera ciertos cambios. Es decir un inconsistente en cuanto a tradición se refiere.
Y mi pasión por el béisbol no escapa a esta voluble forma de ser.
Por ejemplo, siempre he visto con buenos...