| Apr 18, 2012
Players must adjust
It's too early to tell. Bobby Valentine certainly has the experience, and he convinced ownership he's the guy. Now he needs to work on the players. They clearly preferred the country-club atmosphere under...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Finally, former Red Sox manager Terry Francona is giving credit where credit is due. He said on ESPN last night that the Orioles are the reason he's now a baseball analyst instead of the current manager of the Boston Red Sox.
Gotta throw some credit to...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 8:29 AM
Orioles third-base coach DeMarlo Hale, one of two coaches the team has yet to resign, has interviewed for the Toronto Blue Jays bench coach job, an industry source has confirmed.
Ending a tenuous search for a manager to replace John Farrell, who left to...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 7:31 AM
DeMarlo Hale, who had served as the Orioles' third-base coach this past season, is taking a job as bench coach for the Toronto Blue Jays, an industry source has confirmed.
Hale, the only remaining unsigned coach from Orioles manager Buck Showalter&...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 4:20 PM
The Orioles quietly packed their belongings late Sunday afternoon and dispersed to various parts of the country, carrying more baggage into the All-Star break than they could have possibly imagined.
After an ejection-marred 8-6 loss to the Boston Red...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:46 PM
A contentious four-game series with the Boston Red Sox ended Sunday with four more ejections, Michael Gonzalez's not denying that he threw a purpose pitch behind David Ortiz, and Buck Showalter and Jeremy Guthrie criticizing the umpiring crew.
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:34 PM
The Orioles were already a little angry about the way they were treated in Boston, and that fire has been flamed by Major League Baseball's ruling Thursday to suspend two Orioles players and manager Buck Showalter and only one Red Sox player, slugger...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 6:08 PM
The Orioles and shortstop J.J. Hardy continue to make progress on a three-year contract extension that would be worth between $7 million and $8.5 million per season, according to two baseball sources.
"My thought is that I still hope it gets done," Hardy...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:22 PM
There was no on-field animosity that carried over from earlier this month, but that's not to say the Orioles didn't feel the effects of their ejection-marred previous series with the Boston Red Sox.
With closer Kevin Gregg serving the first game of a...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 8:46 PM
Go ask Albert
Dave van Dyck
Best choice? Whoever Albert wants. And that's being only half-facetious because if the Cardinals have any hope of keeping three-time MVP Albert Pujols, the new manager will have to be someone he likes/...
| Sep 18, 2011
The Cardinals are thrilled with the job Jason Motte has done as their closer. He tentatively has been written in for the job in 2012, keeping them from having to go outside the organization to get that piece. … The Red Sox are hoping...