| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Today marks the first day that Major League Baseball’s free agents can sign with any club. In the previous period between today and the end of the World Series, players could only sign with their most recent clubs.
Orioles executive vice president...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette was fairly adamant last offseason that he would not sign a free agent who would require his club to give up its first-round draft pick.
He didn’t, and the Orioles selected high school pitcher Hunter...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:14 AM
I have to admit that I was a bit surprised when the Orioles named Dave Wallace their new pitching coach Tuesday. And it’s not because Wallace isn’t exceptionally qualified — he is. He has held the position for four other organizations...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:36 PM
The Orioles' search for a new pitching coach brought them a number of impressive, experienced candidates.
But when the Orioles decided on who would replace Rick Adair, they turned to Braves minor league pitching coordinator Dave Wallace, who has a strong...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Through the first two months of the Orioles' season, second baseman Ryan Flaherty's reputation hinged much more on his glove than his bat.
In 30 games, Flaherty was perfect in the field. At the plate, though, he struggled, starting the year 0-for-17...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Faced with the task of adding four starting pitchers to the American League Division Series roster that were excluded from the one-game wild-card team, Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to go with Tommy Hunter's experience in the postseason and as...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:16 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 6:08 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Thome keys 12th-inning rally as O's win, 9-6
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:18 PM
-- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was named American League Player of the Week on Monday following his history-making start to the season.
It is the second consecutive player of the week honor for Davis, who ended the regular season last year...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The Orioles didn’t have to make any extra travel plans for their top minor-league award winners for the first time in 20-plus years.
On Tuesday, as part of minor league appreciation night, the organization honored current Oriole right-hander...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 11:12 AM
July 19, 2000: As the Ravens prepare for training camp in Westminster, owner Art Modell predicts the first postseason berth for the fifth-year team. "I think we are a playoff team this year," Modell says. "Once you're in the playoffs, you never know...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Andy MacPhail had been running the Orioles' baseball operations for eight months when he decided to inflict about as deep a wound as he could to his club's short-term fortunes.
It's easy to forget now, but Erik Bedard was one of only a few true bright...