| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Could it be that winter has finally let go its grip from around spring's neck? I certainly hope so.
With spring officially starting nearly two weeks ago, it sure hasn't seemed much like it to me.
Well, Monday, I believe things started to change and...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Wood bats, regulation uniforms and a desire to compete against peers are just part of what drives Baltimore Senior Baseball Over 40 League players to lace up their spikes every Sunday morning from April to August for some old-fashioned hardball.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:35 AM
A pitcher who could have possibly replaced Jim Johnson as the Orioles' closer came off the board on Thursday when the Boston Red Sox signed former St. Louis Cardinals reliever Edward Mujica to a two-year, $9.5-million deal.
The signing is like a punch...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 3:58 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter has talked often this spring about the challenge of selecting the club’s Opening Day roster, saying the best 25 players might not necessarily be the right 25 players to start the season.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The Orioles' 2014 season opener will have a national television audience.
The team’s opener March 31 against the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox will be broadcast on ESPN2 at part of the network’s Opening Day coverage. The...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. makes no secret that his desire to get back into the game is at its highest level since his playing days ended.
But for Ripken, a homegrown kid who became as identifiable with Baltimore and the Orioles organization...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Jim Johnson is not in an Orioles uniform anymore because, as executive vice president Dan Duquette explains it, the club needed to better allocate its financial resources throughout the 25-man roster.
In other words, paying roughly one-tenth of the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:44 PM
While the Orioles' trade of closer Jim Johnson late Monday night immediately offered more questions than answers about the club's direction this offseason, executive vice president Dan Duquette insisted Tuesday that the deal can't truly be evaluated for...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Don’t expect the Orioles to resolve their closer situation any time soon.
As the club tries to distance itself from the mess the situation with Grant Balfour created, the Orioles' external search still seems to be focused on free-agent right-...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:23 AM
For Orioles fans, the only thing more painful than watching an October without their favorite team this season was probably seeing the Red Sox win the World Series.
And the fact that the Orioles won 11 games against Boston this year, most of any team, ...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:41 PM
The Orioles have competition in the quest to sign Grant Balfour. They are one of three teams who have made the 35-year-old free-agent closer a two-year offer, according to an industry source.
Among the three offers Balfour is considering, one includes a...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:00 PM
The lobby at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort quickly emptied out as Major League Baseball's winter meetings ended Thursday. While the Orioles only added a pair of Rule 5 draft picks this week, the club continued efforts to land a free-...