| May 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Some of you are wondering why manager Buck Showalter stuck with closer Jim Johnson in the ninth inning of the Orioles’ 6-5 loss to Toronto on Sunday afternoon.
The bottom line it that right now this Orioles bullpen is spent. This game was Johnson&...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Orioles closer Jim Johnson can be depended on to always be at his locker to answer questions anytime he becomes a focal point of a game following a blown save.
Those times have been rare, until recently, as Johnson has blown three consecutive ninth-...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Wednesday night's win over the Kansas City Royals didn't follow any sort of traditional script, but the result remained a familiar one for these surging Orioles.
They managed just five hits but took advantage of three Kansas City errors in the fifth...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:18 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The same question followed the Orioles through a maddeningly uneventful offseason and a happily uneventful seven weeks of spring training.
Would the magic that carried them to the playoffs for the first time in 15 years...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The Orioles bullpen had a – pardon the pun – bird’s-eye view of center fielder Adam Jones’ two-run homer on Wednesday night.
When Jones smoked a line drive to left-center field that hit off the a metal railing over the fence...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:30 PM
The sight of Matt Wieters' home-run trot ending in a frenetic pile at home plate conjured memories of the 16 straight extra-inning wins the Orioles orchestrated last season.
But Thursday night's 10-inning 10-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays — which...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:58 PM
When the topic of winning streaks arose before Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles manager Buck Showalter insisted that his players don’t pay much attention to them.
“I don’t think they had a thing up...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:28 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. – Traveling to the West Coast for their longest road trip of 2013, and kicking it off in their personal palace of horrors, it wouldn’t have been surprising if the Orioles would have come out flat Thursday night.
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:48 PM
NEW YORK — Adam Jones called it a routine play. The Orioles center fielder wouldn’t blame it on the cold or the wind or the rain. Regardless of the conditions, he said it was a play he’s made before countless times.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:07 AM
DETROIT – Orioles manager Buck Showater is never one to overanalyze his players, so it was interesting to hear him say that right-hander Jake Arrieta was “lucky” that the Orioles’ 5-1 loss to Detroit was being played in Comerica...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 5:02 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles manager Buck Showalter spent much of Friday afternoon telling players who will and won’t be making the club’s 25-man roster — leaving him with only one decision remaining.
Steve Pearce and Conor Jackson...