| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:54 PM
NEW YORK – There is a way to crunch the numbers so that Jim Johnson’s 2013 season looks palatable.
The Orioles closer is still leading the majors with 29 saves. He has made 43 appearances in the first half – tied for fourth most in all...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:50 AM
First baseman Travis Ishikawa, who was designated for assignment on June 29, was claimed by the New York Yankees on waivers Sunday afternoon.
Ishikawa, 29, had two hits in 17 at-bats in his brief time with the Orioles. He had batted .316 with a .413 on-...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:24 PM
From the moment the ball made contact with Nate McLouth's bat and sailed toward the right-field foul pole of Camden Yards, McLouth's mind raced back to last October.
The Orioles left fielder couldn't help but think back to the Orioles' final game of...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:05 PM
To suggest that there has been a reversal of fortune — that after an 11-3 bludgeoning of the New York Yankees on Saturday night at Camden Yards the Orioles and Bronx Bombers have swapped places — would be premature.
The Yankees, after all,...
| 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 20, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Orioles reliever Pedro Strop had allowed just one earned run in his last 13 appearances for a 0.79 ERA in his last 11 1/3 innings heading into Monday night. That’s a dramatic improvement over his early season struggles when he allowed seven earned...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:21 PM
You could pick a number of storylines from a sticky, summer-like Tuesday evening at Camden Yards and really not go wrong.
There was the obvious, made-for-TV clip of Nate McLouth lifting a game-ending homer over the right-field wall in the bottom of...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 6:35 PM
NEW YORK – Less than two weeks into the season, the Orioles' ability to bounce back from difficult defeats has already been tested. Friday night's was a hard one to swallow — a game lost on a dropped fly ball that plated three runs and a...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:35 AM
The Orioles waste no time jumping into the thick of the American League East race, that’s for sure. After the three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays that starts with today’s season opener, they’ll open a six game road trip against the...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 5:07 PM
I think it is fair to say that Mark Reynolds is on a bit of a tear.
In Saturday’s second inning, Reynolds hit a 91-mph fastball from CC Sabathia for his 21st home run of the season.
It also was his ninth in nine games and seventh in September....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:24 PM
The news broke this afternoon that the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a five-year, $125 million deal, pending a physical, with talented but troubled slugger Josh Hamilton.
As a baseball writer, my first reaction was this: Maybe commissioner Bud Selig...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Ah, the Home Run Derby. It’s hard for me to think of many American traditions that top watching baseball’s best sluggers (cameos made by Vernon Wells in 2010 and Brandon Inge the year before) while listening to Chris Berman shriek NFL...