| Nov 10, 2012
| 5:00 AM
When Andy MacPhail wrestled with the idea of walking away from the Orioles as club president last fall, one of the primary factors in ultimately making the decision was the chance to spend more time with his elderly father.
Lee MacPhail Jr., the Hall...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Before former club president Andy MacPhail discusses how he personally feels about the Orioles' playoff run this season, a year after he stepped down from his post, he rattles off a checklist.
"First and foremost," he said, "there are just a lot of...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Lee MacPhail, a Hall of Fame baseball executive who served as the Orioles' general manager from 1959 to 1965, died Thursday evening at his home in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 95.
Mr. MacPhail, who was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1998, represented the...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:21 PM
The Orioles are looking to further bolster their amateur scouting department by adding a second national crosschecker, and they are focusing on a candidate that has strong ties to the organization and executive vice president Dan Duquette.
| May 9, 2012
| 4:54 AM
Before the Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton did it Tuesday night, the Cleveland Indians' Rocky Colavito was the only player to hit four home runs in a game against the Orioles. Colavito went deep four times at Memorial Stadium on June 10, 1959. Here's a story...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:10 PM
Dave Boswell, a former Minnesota Twins pitcher who led the American League in winning percentage in 1966 and ended his career with the Orioles, died of a heart attack Monday at his Joppatowne home. He was 67.
Born in Baltimore, he was a 1963 graduate...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:07 PM
New Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette has begun the reconstruction of his front office, announcing the hiring of a new amateur scouting director Monday while re-assigning pro scouting director Lee MacPhail IV, one of the top lieutenants in the...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 11:08 AM
The Orioles have had a major shakeup in their scouting department, hiring a new national crosschecker while dissolving most of their pro scouting section.
Instead of having a professional scouting department, as most organizations do, Orioles executive...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:19 PM
New Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette's vision for the organization is coming into clearer focus, with news of a de-emphasis on physical scouting at the professional level, more resources poured into amateur scouting and the hiring of a Loyola...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 2:32 PM
A couple of months after moving its pro scouting department under one umbrella that would focus primarily on amateur scouting, the Orioles have decided to put a little more emphasis on monitoring the minor leagues.
The change is based more on logistics...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Josh Bell's last major-league call-up was so quick he couldn't even pour a cup of coffee.
He was in Baltimore on Monday, pinch-hit, singled and scored a run against the Boston Red Sox, and then returned to Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday. The 24-year-old...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Hall of Fame former Oriole Cal Ripken Jr. acknowledged again Tuesday having an "itch to come back to the big league scene" now that his son is closer to heading off to college.
Ryan Ripken will start his senior year at Gilman next month.