| Jun 26, 2011
| 3:57 PM
It's no secret that the Orioles are more than a little concerned with Brian Matusz's declining velocity. Matusz insists that he's healthy, and that might be true, but the radar gun doesn't lie. A player who once regularly threw 94 mph fastballs now tops...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 5:38 PM
Lance Berkman swung, smashing the 90 mph fastball up the middle "about as hard as I could hit it."
As Berkman dashed from the batter's box in the first inning of that Houston Astros-Pittsburgh Pirates game April 24, 2010, the baseball hurtled back toward...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 8:55 PM
Orioles prized left-hander Zach Britton won five of his first six starts, emerging as the team's biggest early-season success story and a legitimate American League Rookie of the Year candidate.
A stretch of one win over 10 starts certainly has a way...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold is plenty aware of his situation: He is the lone right-handed hitter in a crowded left-field picture, meaning he's on the wrong end of a platoon.
So when the Orioles face a string of right-handed starters — as...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Several local baseball players were selected on the third day of major league baseball's amateur draft Wednesday, starting with former Mount St. Joseph standout Ryan Kemp. The St. Joseph's University reliever was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 3:22 PM
John Carroll's K.J. Hockaday set the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association career record for home runs this season with 31. It could be a record that stands for a long time. Next season Maryland, like the rest of the country, will follow the new...
| Jun 22, 2011
Calvert Hall coach Lou Eckerl and his players still remember the home run.
Cardinals' senior outfielder Matt Bosse clubbed a breathtaking blast an estimated 485 feet over the left-field scoreboard at Ripken Stadium, in Aberdeen, in the Maryland...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:26 PM
Orioles starter Jeremy Guthrie insists that he's frustrated only with himself, not with his abominable win-loss record, his team's failure to provide him consistent run support or the constant trade rumors that swirl every time that he pitches.
| Jul 25, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Jeremy Guthrie's frustration is understandable. If I was perennially among the league leaders in losses while being a staple at the bottom of the run support rankings, the water jugs in the Orioles' dugout would have to get a restraining order against me....
| Jul 27, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Just because he’s finished contributing on the field doesn’t mean the summer work is over for Baltimore Redbirds pitcherScott Strickland.
Though Strickland helped the local Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League squad qualify for the playoffs,...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:14 PM
Because of a flurry of trade activity earlier in the day that featured three teams and 11 players changing addresses, the Toronto Blue Jays faced the Orioles Wednesday night with just a 22-man roster and without three regular members of their bullpen....
| Jul 29, 2011
| 10:34 PM
If this is the end for Jeremy Guthrie, if the right-hander's five seasons as an Oriole are over, at least he walked off the mound successfully.
He finally won as an Oriole at new Yankee Stadium.
Guthrie spun seven strong innings in the Orioles' 4-2...