| May 8, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The Orioles will face a tough decision on right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, whose next start hinges on whether the blister on his right thumb heals in time for him to pitch Saturday.
Gonzalez was originally scheduled to make his next start on Thursday,...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 3:07 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — A week ago, Manny Machado was about to head onto the field from the dugout at Camden Yards when someone yelled out to him, "Hey Manny."
It's not an unusual occurrence these days for the young third baseman, who is increasingly...
| May 5, 2013
| 12:28 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada's recovery from Tommy John surgery is expected to take a significant step forward next week.
Wada is slated to make one more start in extended spring training on Friday and after that he will likely...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:40 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Faced with the task of adding four starting pitchers to the American League Division Series roster that were excluded from the one-game wild-card team, Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to go with Tommy Hunter's experience in the postseason and as...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 5:33 PM
With the Orioles in the midst of their champagne and beer spewing celebration Friday night in the visitor’s clubhouse at Rangers Ballpark, one player really stood out — the one guy who seemed to take it as a personal challenge to soak every...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:06 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel came out of his 73-pitch simulated game with the team's instructional league with his surgically reconstructed right knee feeling good, he and was given the green light to pitch in the...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:24 PM
Orioles rookie Manny Machado has spent his brief time in the big leagues making difficult plays at third base — like the slow roller down the line — appear routine.
But the dazzling plays he'd already made in his short time as a big leaguer...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:48 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- After throwing a five-inning simulated game in instructional league on Monday morning, Orioles right hander Jason Hammelcould an option to start a postseason game as soon as Saturday.
Hammel, who tweaked his surgically repaired...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter often talks about the importance of separating emotion from every play of a baseball game — every pitch, every swing, every catch.
But the swing of emotion the Orioles rode Saturday night — seeing right...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Less than 24 hours after losing Nick Markakis for the regular season with a broken thumb, the Orioles were over the shock and any accompanying woe-is-me vibe that might have rippled through their clubhouse.
And the guy in the spotlight was definitely...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts, who had been in Sarasota, Fla., rehabbing from hip surgery, has rejoined the team and will travel with the O’s throughout the postseason.
“This is something that I’ve wanted to experience for a long...