| Sep 30, 2012
| 6:15 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
O's beat Red Sox and move into a tie for 1st place
| Sep 30, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Inside the Orioles clubhouse, a tub of champagne on ice sat in the middle of the room, a black tablecloth covering it. Plastic covers were rolled atop the lockers, ready to be unraveled to cue a celebration 15 years in waiting.
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:19 PM
His throwing arm wrapped in a huge bag of ice, he and his Orioles teammates taken through a roller coaster of a night, catcher Matt Wieters put it perfectly.
“This year nothing’s really come easy so far,” he said.
On a night when the...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Penn State football coach James Franklin is disputing reports that he acted improperly in regard to a rape case while coaching at Vanderbilt. He’ll meet with the media today at the Coaches Caravan stop in State College for the first time since the...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 2:52 PM
When you go to extra innings scoreless twice in three days, you need offensive help.
I’m just not sure how the White Sox’s trade for third baseman Kevin Youkilis helps that right now.
At one time, Youkilis was a terrific heart-of-the-order...
| May 17, 2012
| 10:25 PM
We have a good young group of left-handers out of the pen. Matt Thornton has been great over the years, one of the best steals ever. But is it time to shop to see his value? -- Keek; Tucson, Ariz.
Not yet, unless the return is overwhelming at this point....
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:39 PM
The White Sox Friday placed pitcher Philip Humber on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 17, with a right elbow strain and brought up Brian Bruney from AAA Charlotte.
Dylan Axelrod, called up WQedbesday to replace Zach Stewart, will start in...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Ken Williams was smiling Sunday afternoon. The White Sox general manager seemed revved up, if not totally revived, by the Kevin Youkilis trade.
Maybe it was just the idea of making a deal after spending weeks crying poor attendance. Deals, after all, are...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Four words about Kevin Youkilis: I had no idea.
I knew that Youkilis used to be good. Used to be. But when he was traded from the Red Sox to the White Sox on June 24, he had fewer homers and RBIs that month than Orlando Hudson, the man he was supposed to...