| May 29, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
72 -- number of doubles Manny Machado is on pace to hit in 2013.
Somewhat surprisingly, the 20-year-old third baseman did not have a...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:50 PM
A month before he joined the Orioles as the organization's new executive director of international recruiting, curiosity took Fred Ferreira to the Mexican coastal city of Mazatlan.
With more than 40 years of experience scouring for international talent,...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:54 PM
Baltimore had waited for this cold, soggy day for 15 years.
With anticipation in the crisp October air, the Orioles played their first home playoff game at Camden Yards in since 1997 on Sunday night, so waiting an extra two hours and 26 minutes really...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 7:58 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Cal Ripken Jr. was in the TBS broadcast booth for Friday night's American League wild-card game, alongside former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz and play-by-play man Ernie Johnson. Ripken had previously been a postseason...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:49 PM
TORONTO — Inside a mostly empty Orioles clubhouse Friday night, reliever Tommy Hunter replayed out loud the at-bat that shifted momentum in their 7-6 loss to the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
“I'm going to throw it again tomorrow,” Hunter...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Chris Davis was one of the hottest hitters in baseball in the first week of the season, though he has cooled off over the past couple of games. Still, his historic four-game start to the season probably prompted casual sports fans across the country to...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Wednesday’s 43-minute rain delay was too long to allow starter Jake Arrieta to continue his outing when the game resumed in the sixth inning. Instead, he went to right-hander Tommy Hunter, who struck out the first...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:04 PM
BOSTON — Crazy things happen when the Orioles come to Boston.
This wasn't a 17-inning game. No position players had to pitch. But the comeback the Orioles staged Wednesday night was one they needed to salvage this three-game series at Fenway Park....
| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Orioles right-hander Francisco Rodriguez is still adapting to a new clubhouse and a new role in the bullpen, but manager Buck Showalter said the veteran reliever will play an expanded role down the stretch.
Rodriguez, who had excelled in the closer role...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:59 PM
With the baseball season heading into its final quarter, the Orioles likely will be making their pennant push without pitching coach Rick Adair, who was granted a leave of absence for personal reasons Friday and was replaced, at least temporarily, by...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:56 AM
On couches all over Baltimore, J.J. Hardy's game-winning RBI double in the 13th inning must have seemed like a dream, especially since the Orioles spent most of Thursday night putting fans to sleep with their offensive ineptitude.
As the night crept into...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The Orioles had more than their share of opportunities to put away the Chicago White Sox on Saturday afternoon at Camden Yards. But as scoring chances came and went, frustration mounted in the home dugout. Through 17 at-bats with runners in scoring...