| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:27 PM
Heading into this season, the Orioles were known for being strong up the middle defensively. Now, with the team coming off its best season in 15 years, that strength is being acknowledged on a national stage.
Shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:37 AM
Everyone likes to be recognized for a job well done. But despite playing his best defensive seasons the past two years, Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy never thought he’d win a Gold Glove.
These days, shortstop is a position of flash – of...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 11:19 PM
Jason Hammel capped his remarkable first-half -- one in which he emerged from nowhere to become the Orioles' most dependable starter and nearly make the American League All-Star team -- with his ninth quality start in 17 starts this season against the Los...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Bags were packed and travel plans had been arranged. The only thing between the Orioles and the All-Star break was their series finale against the Angels in Anaheim on Sunday.
And on a sunny Southern California afternoon, the Orioles played like they...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 12:49 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Brian Matusz's nightmarish stretch seemingly won't end as his personal losing streak tumbles on.
The 25-year-old left-hander was touched up again in the Orioles' 6-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night and has now dropped 12...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 10:10 PM
When Jake Arrieta cruised into the fifth inning Saturday night after retiring a dozen consecutive Los Angeles Angels, the Orioles right-hander looked as if he would pick up his third quality start in four outings this young season.
By the time his head...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:41 AM
What should have been an uplifting victory turned into one of the most deflating losses of the season as closer Kevin Gregg and young third baseman Josh Bell played starring roles in a collapse that only these Orioles could make look so routine.
| Nov 1, 2011
| 8:25 PM
For the first time in 13 years, the Orioles have multiple Gold Glove winners.
Catcher Matt Wieters and right fielder Nick Markakis, both of whom had never won a Rawlings Gold Glove previously, became the first set of Orioles teammates to capture...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 8:37 PM
For 14 seasons, Camden Yards has been devoid of playoff hopes in September.
Now, that malaise is spreading to the visitors' dugout.
With a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night, the Orioles (62-88) have won four consecutive games...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 4:11 PM
The mystery that is Alfredo Simon is not really a mystery at all. He showed again Sunday afternoon that what you see is what you get — if what you see is an on-again, off-again pitcher who was off again in a lopsided 11-2 loss to the Los Angeles...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 9:20 PM
Brad Bergesen has had his share of struggles this season, so it would be hard to begrudge the young right-hander getting a little excited when something went his way.
In the sixth inning Saturday, the usually stoic Bergesen pounded his fist in his...
| Apr 28, 2009
| 7:49 PM
It wasn't the fact that another early lead quickly was turned into a deficit or his offense again failed to build on a hot start, though it easily could have been either of those that drew Orioles manager Dave Trembley's ire in the seventh inning on...