| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Normally, they would be wearing their blue-and-gray school uniforms. But on Thursday, most of the students at St. Philip Neri School in Linthicum dressed in orange and black as they welcomed three Orioles players who congratulated the school for capturing...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Left-handed reliever Troy Patton’s five-week recovery from a sprained right ankle took much longer than he expected, but he was finally reactivated from the disabled list before Friday’s game.
Patton, who sprained his ankle while walking...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:30 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Gonzalez and Orioles beat Red Sox, 4-2
Schmuck: Will Red...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 4:45 PM
The Orioles added another left-handed reliever to their bullpen Monday, selecting the contract of Zach Phillips from Triple-A Norfolk before Monday's series opener in Toronto.
Phillips was told before Sunday's Tides game that he was being recalled and...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:03 PM
TORONTO -- The Orioles are in first place in September for the first time in 15 years, but there was no difference in the O's clubhouse before today's game than the past two days here.
It's all business here with the Orioles.
With a win, the O's can...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:35 AM
TORONTO -- Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz’s adjustment to his new role in the bullpen seems to be going smoothly.
The Orioles have used Matusz often recently. He made four appearances during the team’s six-game road trip, pitching in all...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Some notes from Buck Showalter’s news conference this afternoon:
Showalter said Chris Tillman will see Dr. John Wilckens today to have his right elbow re-examined. A MRI showed an inflamed ulnar nerve, but no ligament damage. Tillman said he has...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Jake Arrieta said it really hit him after a terrible outing against Triple-A Gwinnett on Aug. 7, in which he allowed five earned runs and lasted just 3 2/3 innings.
Arrieta stewed on Norfolk's bus ride that night — "I had a long internal...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 6:10 PM
L.J. Hoes was at home in Mitchellville watching a Tom Selleck baseball flick Tuesday around noon when his phone rang.
A week after his Triple-A season ended, Hoes received notice to come to Baltimore — and be there in two hours or so.
"I got the...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis was back in the Orioles' clubhouse Wednesday for the first time since undergoing surgery on his left thumb on Tuesday morning.
Markakis was surprisingly upbeat talking to reporters, still optimistic that he could...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Before former club president Andy MacPhail discusses how he personally feels about the Orioles' playoff run this season, a year after he stepped down from his post, he rattles off a checklist.
"First and foremost," he said, "there are just a lot of...