| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:55 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman continues to show that he has grown from the flame-throwing pitcher he was in his previous major league stints to a much more polished starter who can use all his pitches to limit damage....
| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Nelson Cruz presents a deep rooting dilemma for the modern baseball fan.
Is the Orioles outfielder the well-mannered son of teachers who built himself into a slugger step by painstaking step? In this version of the story, Cruz is the perfect baseball...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:28 PM
There’s no secret formula, no sudden epiphany. If the Orioles are going to compete in the American League East all year, they need to get consistent, quality starting pitching.
If the last week is any indication, the Orioles’ rotation is...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:37 PM
NEW YORK — To say Zach Britton has been tremendous this season as the club’s closer would be an understatement.
He was 9-for-10 in save chances since taking over from Tommy Hunter and picking up his first save May 15 in Kansas City.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:33 PM
NEW YORK – In a season that has been beset with injuries and continual roster shuffling, the Orioles picked up one of their more complete – and needed – wins Saturday afternoon with a 6-1 victory at Yankee Stadium, hours after...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The Orioles announced Monday that right-hander Chris Tillman has been selected as the fans' choice bobblehead this year.
The team plans to give the bobblehead to the first 25,000 fans ages 15 and over who attend the 1:35 p.m. game Sept. 21 against the...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:00 AM
OK, let’s start with the official comments.
Buck Showalter said after Thursday's 2-1 win versus the Kansas City Royals that using left-hander Zach Britton in the ninth inning instead of previous closer Tommy Hunter — or anyone else, for that...
| May 4, 2014
| 10:12 AM
MINNEAPOLIS – The Orioles will face the Minnesota Twins this afternoon at Target Field with an opportunity to claim back-to-back road series wins for the first time since last September.
If they win today to take two of three games here –...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Before long, whether through a rising price tag or poor performance, a baseball team will eventually move to its next closer.
The former is how Tommy Hunter replaced Jim Johnson at the back of the Orioles bullpen this year, but not before Johnson...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:00 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Left-hander Troy Patton is still getting his bearings back in the Orioles bullpen.
Patton was activated from the restricted list between Thursday’s doubleheader games as he completed a 25-game suspension for a positive...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — We’ve been talking — and writing — about how concerning the Orioles’ ballyhooed offense has been for most of this season.
Saturday night’s 1-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals and left-hander Danny...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:21 PM
PITTSBURGH — When the Orioles began to prepare for interleague play in National League ballparks, they had relief pitcher Zach Britton take batting practice with the starters.
Britton handled the bat well in limited action in 2011, and the club...