| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:21 PM
NEW YORK — It was a simple moment, one not captured by cameras, one without any real significance, one not nearly as stirring as the final All-Star appearance of the game's greatest closer.
Unless, of course, you follow the Orioles and you know...
| Jul 17, 2013
Toronto residents and their Baltimore cousins are fighting heat. (Ours is worse, but they have less cooling infrastructure to fight it.) A cartoonist/runner, meanwhile, is fighting what he calls "The Blerch." And Tour de France riders are fighting for the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:44 PM
These days, it seems that Manny Machado would rather earn bragging rights by beating a teammate in ping-pong inside the Orioles clubhouse than discuss his possible place in baseball history. He'd rather coax manager Buck Showalter, 35 years his elder,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:18 AM
When Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez hit a game-tying home run in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday, changing momentum in Game 4 of the American League Division Series between Detroit and Oakland, a lot of Orioles fans were surely taken...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:43 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The last time the Orioles had played at Rangers Ballpark, the night ended with a celebration in the visitor's clubhouse after they beat Texas in the first American League wild-card game.
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Two years ago Tuesday, Tommy Hunter and Chris Davis received a set of phone calls in a Toronto hotel room: They were traded from the pennant-chasing Texas Rangers to the last-place Orioles in a move that would help alter the course of a franchise and...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. makes no secret that his desire to get back into the game is at its highest level since his playing days ended.
But for Ripken, a homegrown kid who became as identifiable with Baltimore and the Orioles organization...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
We’re taking a break from thinking about Manny Machado’s knee (again) and are considering the teams that are still playing baseball.
So grab a stool. I’ll slide you a full glass. And, in turn, you give me your opinion on which teams...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:59 PM
When the Orioles were sold 20 years ago today for $173 million at a bankruptcy auction in New York City, the sense was that the cavalry had come to rescue its community treasure.
Leading the charge of well-heeled Maryland investors was Baltimore...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:55 PM
During his pregame meeting with the local media, Buck Showalter was reminded that Friday marked the three-year anniversary of when he was introduced as the club’s next manager.
The following day, Aug. 3, the Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels, 6-...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Despite his status as a special assistant to the division-rival Toronto Blue Jays and only a short — yet decorated — tenure in Baltimore, Roberto Alomar called his induction into the Orioles Hall of Fame on Friday “a dream come true.&...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 4:29 PM
In the final six weeks of the 2012 season, Joe Saunders exhibited a bend-but-don’t-break style after coming over to the Orioles. The left-hander minimized damage to keep his team in the game long enough for the offense to come through, like in...