| Sep 18, 2012
| 11:55 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Orioles pound Mariners, 10-4
Machado won't be a rookie...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:27 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to start out mostly cloudy and gradually become sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 73. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 55.
| Sep 23, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy finally got into a major league game Sunday, making his major league debut in a relief appearance in the eighth inning of the series finale between the Orioles and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Bundy was recalled from...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:21 AM
As we reported last night, the salary of Joe Blanton is a sticking point in a deal to bring the husky right-hander to Baltimore. The Orioles just aren’t paying $3 million or anything close to it for a two-month rental, No. 4-type starter
So if not...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:12 PM
The Orioles wanted to re-sign left-hander Joe Saunders, who played a significant role in the team's playoff run, but on Thursday evening the 31-year-old reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Seattle Mariners.
Saunders, who was 3-3 with a 3.63...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Now that former Orioles left-hander Joe Saunders has reportedly agreed to terms with the Mariners on a one-year deal, we know who is not going to be in Sarasota when spring training opens next week.
Right-hander Jair Jurrjens could be on that list, too....
| Feb 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
How much is a good closer worth?
Well, the Orioles believe $6.5 million. That’s what Jim Johnson will receive for 2013 after notching a league-leading and franchise best 51 saves last year.
Who knows if the 29-year-old Johnson will be able to...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
My guess is I am averaging about five questions a day for the past two weeks on the Orioles' pursuit of left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders. Pretty incredible considering when the Orioles dealt reliever Matt Lindstrom to Arizona for Saunders last August, the...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Trayvon Robinson was on the other side of the Orioles’ greatest example of resilience last season.
Then an outfielder for the Mariners, he entered Seattle’s game against the Orioles on Sept. 18 in the ninth inning. He went on to play another...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Buck Showalter made it official today in his pre-game meeting with reporters – well, he made it almost official today.
Zach Britton, as expected, will make his 2013 debut as the club’s starter Monday at Safeco Field against the Seattle...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Zach Britton had been wondering for four days whether he'd get into a big league game against the Oakland A's.
He didn't. And that's not a bad thing.
Because now the 25-year-old lefty gets the call to start Monday night at Safeco Field against the...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Catcher Chris Snyder, whom the Orioles acquired Sunday from the Los Angeles Angels in a deal for minor league right-hander Rob Delaney, was at Safeco Field on Monday, but he has not been activated.
The Orioles wanted to give Snyder a day to get...