| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:38 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There's no denying that the Orioles offense sometimes can rely too much on home runs, which is one of the reasons why the club can be so frustrating to watch when its power hitters go silent.
Following an especially frustrating...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:17 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Just three batters into his outing against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afternoon, Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman was already on the brink of disaster.
From his first pitches of the day, Gausman knew the strike zone was...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:55 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman continues to show that he has grown from the flame-throwing pitcher he was in his previous major league stints to a much more polished starter who can use all his pitches to limit damage....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:57 PM
NEW YORK — The Orioles managed almost no offense Friday night. Their starting pitcher tied a career high with six walks. And yet they were close to winning.
But this is Yankee Stadium, where bad things often happen to the Orioles.
True to form...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:37 AM
If you're looking for consolation after what had to feel like the most devastating loss of the season Friday night, you might want to consider that the Orioles had no business even being in the game in the ninth inning.
They didn't get a hit until the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:37 PM
NEW YORK — To say Zach Britton has been tremendous this season as the club’s closer would be an understatement.
He was 9-for-10 in save chances since taking over from Tommy Hunter and picking up his first save May 15 in Kansas City.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:05 AM
I don't really have cute in me today. This is the Coffee Companion, where we recap the previous day's local sports headlines.
- Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal broke American hearts last night with a late equalizer to give the U.S. a 2-2 draw. As always,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:32 AM
Over the weekend I received a whole lot of correspondence about the Orioles' decision to send right-hander Kevin Gausman to Triple-A Norfolk on Friday night despite the fact that he pitched well in his past three starts.
I tried to explain that it was...
| May 26, 2014
| 6:08 PM
MILWAUKEE -- Catcher Nick Hundley isn’t some nervous rookie with nubs for fingernails and a stomach that does somersaults when there’s a pressure situation before him.
Hundley, 30, has been in the major leagues for parts of seven seasons,...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:00 PM
A trip to Houston to face the Astros could be just the right thing to break Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez out of a funk that has resulted in a pair of sub-par starts.
Jimenez goes into Thursday’s start in Houston with 4-0 record and 2.32 ERA...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:16 PM
HOUSTON — The Orioles' offense didn't exactly erupt against the Houston Astros on Saturday afternoon, but it was productive enough to finally scrape out a much-needed win three days into their trip to Texas.
These Orioles have drawn their share of...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 10:42 AM
The Orioles activated right-hander Tommy Hunter from the 15-day disabled list before this afternoon’s game against the Oakland Athletics at Camden Yards and optioned right-hander Evan Meek to Triple-A Norfolk.
Hunter, on the disabled list with a...