| Jul 4, 2013
| 1:42 PM
There was a time not so long ago when it was pretty easy for baseball fans to handicap the pennant races and predict which division winners and wild-card teams would make it into the postseason.
All you had to do was follow the money.
The New York...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:24 AM
If you were looking for a top-notch baseball pedigree, you could do much worse than having a Hall of Fame member and one of the most beloved players in the history of the sport as your grandfather.
Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Carl Yastrzemski and an...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Another night, another oh-for at the plate for an Orioles designated hitter.
On Wednesday night, it was Nolan Reimold who kept his glove in the clubhouse and took some hacks as the designated hitter. He was hitless in four at-bats -- with three...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Columbia's Matt McPhearson was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the No. 120 overall pick in baseball's amateur draft Friday. The Riverdale Baptist senior plans to sign with the organization.
“[I’m] happy, excited, thankful,”...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Fireworks were expected at Camden Yards this weekend with two of baseball’s highest-scoring teams, the Orioles and Detroit Tigers, duking it out in a measuring-stick series between two top American League teams.
The O's took two of three, and fans...
| May 5, 2013
| 6:49 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The first five weeks of the Orioles’ season has included more than its share of hotel rooms and plane rides, ending with a marathon 11-day, 11-game stretch to the West Coast.
And while it’s still early in the 2013...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Depending on whether you're a glass-half-full kind of person or a negative nellie, it's possible to look at the Orioles position in this year's amatuer draft as a blessing or a curse.
The Orioles are not picking in the top five for a change, which is...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A letter from a reader in Ruxton recommended a visit to a place guarded by entry gates and stone walls. Juliana C. Watts made her first trip to Baltimore Cemetery this month. She and a nephew were searching for ancestors interred there.
She told me,...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:22 PM
When he charges onto the infield grass, makes that barehanded pickup and throws a rocket to first, Manny Machado reminds Orioles fans of a superstar third baseman of yesteryear.
When he breaks out of the batter's box on a liner into the gap and hits...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:55 PM
During his 17-year managerial career with the Orioles, Earl Weaver crafted 1,480 winning batting orders. Arguably none was as impressive as the lineup that honored him Saturday.
A star-studded collection of players, team representatives, and baseball...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Earl Weaver penned his own epitaph.
“On my tombstone just write, ‘The sorest loser that ever lived,’ “ he once said.
Weaver, the Orioles’ chain-smoking, umpire-baiting, tomato-growing manager who led the team to four...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:00 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Despite surprising the baseball world to make their first postseason in 15 years, the Orioles are still the dark horse to win the World Series.
According to offshore online sportsbook Bovada.lv, the Orioles are 7-to-1 odds to win...