| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Following last night's thrilling 10-6 win over the Yankees at Camden Yards, the Orioles can gain sole possesion of first place in the AL East with a victory over New York tonight.
Orioles rookie left-handed Wei-Yin Chen can win his 13th game of the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:11 AM
The Orioles have parted ways with one of their top scouts, national crosschecker Ron Hopkins.
Hopkins was informed of the decision Monday and immediately relieved of his duties. Orioles amateur scouting director Gary Rajsich said he made the decision,...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Robert Andino, who has played second base in 56 of the Orioles' first 60 games, was out of the lineup Tuesday, as Brian Roberts returned from the 60-day disabled list. And Andino said he's OK if he's no longer the starter there.
"Whatever I've got to...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Designated hitter Jim Thome is expected to arrive Sunday, so the Orioles will have to make room for him on the 25-man roster (after designating reliever Zach Phillips for assignment to clear 40-man roster space).
But the team is expected to make at least...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Another one of the veterans that executive vice president Dan Duquette had stashed at Triple-A Norfolk has opted out of his contract.
Left-handed reliever J.C. Romero, who was 1-0 with a 2.51 ERA in 17 games (one start), had an opt-out clause in his...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 12:01 AM
SEATTLE —In recent years, the Orioleshave experienced plenty of these games in September, when a contender demolishes and demoralizes an overmatched also-ran playing out the string.
Almost exclusively, though, the Orioles were on the wrong end of...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Anyone who has been around Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s pregame news conferences has noticed how often he asked about Dylan Bundy’s minor league outings during the course of the season.
Some of it is Showalter’s deadpan shtick,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Left-handed reliever Troy Patton’s five-week recovery from a sprained right ankle took much longer than he expected, but he was finally reactivated from the disabled list before Friday’s game.
Patton, who sprained his ankle while walking...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Zach Phillips keeps a few lucky quarters in his pocket. Pedro Strop wears Ninja Turtle boxers. And Jason Hammel — well, it got so extreme that he had to swear off the whole superstition thing. It was, he says, a distraction.
"Yeah, I've actually...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 5:51 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Brad Bergesen received the phone call right as he began dozing off around 12:30 Tuesday morning. That's when Triple-A Norfolk manager Ron Johnson phoned to tell the right-hander to come pick up his bag for an early-morning flight to...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Although the Orioles are focused on adding a starter and a hitter by Tuesday’s non-waiver trade deadline, they are asking about left-handed relievers in the trade market as well, according to multiple industry sources.
With one of the best bullpens...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:41 PM
This was only Brian Matusz's second Grapefruit League outing of the spring, but the results had to have Orioles fans optimistic.
Matusz, trying to rebound from a poor 2011 season, threw four scoreless innings in a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies...