| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Twice in two nights, Orioles closer Jim Johnson faced off against one of the most intimidating lineups in the major leagues, and twice in two nights, Johnson notched the save.
In shutting the door in the Orioles’ 3-2 win over the Los Angeles...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said there is a simple key to competing with the slugging teams of the American League, clubs that seemingly can score at will: Play excellent defense.
"That sucker [the ball] stays in the park, you better catch it,"...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:58 PM
The Fielding Bible Award selections, which will be featured in the Annual Bill James Handbook, were announced today, and Orioles catcher Matt Wieters did not repeat as a winner.
The awards, which go to the best defensive player at each position, no...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 8:21 PM
The message on the black T-shirts that Orioles players have often worn around the clubhouse during spring training speaks volumes. It highlights their belief that last year's sudden success -- in which the Orioles shocked baseball and returned to the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
While many big league teams will start their seasons today and the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros kicked off 2013 last night (Anyone see Erik Bedard warming up in the Astros bullpen with Dennis Martinez looking on? Or Dave Trembley slapping Rick Ankiel&...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The end greets so many ballplayers like a concrete wall — faceless and unforgiving. Take away the 97-mph fastball or the 400-foot home runs and daily fulfillment no longer seems so easily attainable.
Chris Ray, though, he had beer.
| Apr 7, 2013
| 12:04 PM
April 12, 2001: Make it 32 consecutive wins for the Maryland women's lacrosse team, which defeats No. 5 Georgetown, 13-9. Jen Adams scores six times for the Terps, reigning national champions.
April 12, 1988: After losing their first six games, the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:44 PM
The Orioles have decided to take advantage of a new rule that allows for the hiring of a seventh coach.
Former big league catcher Einar Diaz, who was ticketed to be the field coach at Bowie, will now be an assistant major league coach, helping hitting...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter unveiled a pull shift on a pair of left-handed hitters in Tuesday's regular season opener against the Tampa Bay Rays, placing third baseman Manny Machado in shallow right field.
In the eighth inning of the Orioles' 7-4 win...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Because of the inherent riskiness of selecting high school and college kids often years away from playing on the big stage, baseball's annual amateur draft differs from the talent-selection process of other pro sports. In baseball, an organization's...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Maybe we shouldn’t be surprised that Chris Davis is leading all American League first basemen in the latest All-Star voting results released by Major League Baseball on Monday. The guy has been a monster from Day One and he’s leading the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:14 PM
After Oriole Park sat silent for six months and the Orioles spent the past seven weeks in Sarasota, Fla., preparing for the season, manager Buck Showalter believed his players needed the “pickup” that only a Camden Yards sellout crowd could...