| Mar 3, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez has learned to never make assumptions when it comes to baseball.
Take, for example, Sunday afternoon, when the 28-year-old Gonzalez was making his first Grapefruit League appearance of the season at Ed Smith Stadium in...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Cal Ripken Jr. stopped by The Baltimore Sun this morning as part of the promotional tour for his third children’s novel, “Wild Pitch,” which came out today.
The book – about a young pitcher who loses his confidence after...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Buck Showalter remembered sitting in the Orioles clubhouse as a driving rain delayed the first playoff game Baltimore had hosted in 15 years.
"Do you think the fans will stay?" asked a relatively new Oriole.
"Hell yes," replied closer Jim Johnson....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 6:24 PM
In their continuing pursuit to bolster an upstart club heading into a September pennant push, the Orioles are prepared to sign veteran left-hander Randy Wolf, who was released last week by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Wolf is flying to Baltimore on Wednesday...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:27 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Under the bright Florida sun on Tuesday afternoon, Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold took his first swings against a pitcher since last April. Left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada tested his surgically repaired left-elbow with a long-toss...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Now that football season is officially over – and Baltimore is planning a parade for its Super Bowl champion Ravens on Tuesday– the city’s sports focus will quickly turn to baseball.
On Sunday night, Joe Flacco starred, Beyonce...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter often has the same reaction when he thinks a question is obvious, when he thinks something is astounding or when he is sidestepping a pointed inquiry — he tilts his head slightly, cocks an eyebrow and utters one word:...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 5:55 PM
— The Orioles arrived at Yankee Stadium with a new left-hander in the bullpen on Friday, but not much more relief experience from the left side. It's something that could prove critical in playing left-handed heavy lineups like the Yankees through...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 10:03 AM
For the first time in more than a decade, Baltimore sports fans wished for orange more than purple as they made their Christmas lists for Robbie Davis Jr.'s memorabilia shop in Timonium.
In the wake of the Orioles' first winning season and first...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Dec. 28, 2003: The Ravens (10-6) win their first division title, turning back the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers, 13-10 in overtime. Jamal Lewis rushes for 114 yards and a touchdown to become the fifth player in NFL history to rush for more than 2,000 yards...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:21 AM
There is a whole generation of Baltimoreans who have grown up without knowing that, somewhere deep in its DNA, this is a baseball town. The Ravens, yes; the Colts, certainly — they occupy a big chunk of the municipal imagination. But for so long,...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 9:37 AM
On Thursday, the Orioles officially completed the Winter Meetings by drafting left-hander T.J. McFarland from the Indians in the Rule 5 draft.
That pick comes after the Orioles had great success last season in the Rule 5, getting a promising roster...