| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:17 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Orioles left fielder Nelson Cruz almost didn’t take his final at-bat Tuesday night against the Texas Rangers, but he wasn’t going to give manager Buck Showalter any reason pull him with the score tied heading into the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:19 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — From the first time Nelson Cruz stepped into the batter’s box at Camden Yards this season, he has heard that unmistakable sound from the home crowd — the long, steady chant of his last name.
With the success he has...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:39 AM
I’m taking the Coffee Companion, where I recap the day and weekend’s sports headlines, on the road today. I’m in Charlottesville, Va,. for Maryland’s NCAA super regional in accommodations that provide neither coffee nor...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:42 PM
The Orioles were schooled Sunday afternoon in an 11-1 rout at Camden Yards by an Oakland Athletics team that boasts the best record in the American League. And if this series were a barometer to gauge where the Orioles measured up against the high-...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:01 AM
The NFL draft is the height of manufactured human drama, and because of that, something that could probably take two hours without commercial breaks and television filler takes around four. But it's very engrossing. That's why we write the Coffee...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:04 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- It was just more than two weeks ago when Steve Pearce sat hunched over his locker in Toronto, thinking his days with the Orioles were over.
Since then, Pearce has been on an amazing roster roller-coaster -- designated for...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez had already caught one break in the third inning of Sunday’s game against the Oakland Athletics when a grand slam by John Jaso was overturned by review and ruled a two-run double.
But Jimenez still couldn’...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Welcome to the live blog for the Orioles' selections in the 2014 first-year player draft. Be sure to refresh your browser periodically for the latest updates on the team's picks.
The Orioles didn't have any selections in the first two rounds Thursday...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I've been hearing a whole lot of grumbling at the bar from Orioles fans recently.
It's kind of interesting that this club is in first place and the fan base isn’t satisfied.
Frankly, I kind of like it. But there also is a certain need for...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Steve Clevenger said he's viewing the next few weeks simply: No pressure, no fanfare.
Yes, the Mount St. Joseph graduate and former Pigtown resident is now the starting catcher for his hometown Orioles and has been called on to replace the injured...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:45 PM
HOUSTON — Believe it or not, this might not be the best time to play the Houston Astros.
Yes, they still have the worst record in the American League, but bad teams with surging confidence are still dangerous, especially when an opponent leaves...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
HOUSTON -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter wasn't searching for excuses after the Orioles' 3-1 loss to the Houston Astros on Thursday night. He made it clear that the replay challenge he lost on a close play at the plate wasn't the reason his team lost....