| Oct 2, 2011
| 10:04 AM
The Orioles spent the final weeks of the 2011 season making life tough on the wild-card contenders in the American League, which ranks as a small consolation prize after they spent the rest of the year making life tough on themselves and their fans. So,...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 12:12 PM
June 20, 2007 — Orioles announce his hiring as president of baseball operations. The son of former Orioles general manager and Hall of Fame executive Lee MacPhail, Andy returns to the city where he lived as a boy from 1958 to 1965.
Aug. 22, 2007...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 9:44 AM
After more than a week of speculation since the end of the season, Andy MacPhail is indeed stepping down as the Orioles' president of baseball operations after four-plus years at the helm, according to a club source.
MacPhail is leaving the Orioles to...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 5:31 PM
After making two deals Saturday, the Orioles and president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail held on to the rest of their potential chips as Sunday's annual nonwaiver trade deadline passed.
"I would say it was pretty quiet today, which was to be...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 3:00 AM
We have made it to Christmas week, and I’ve made it to a few days off to be with the family.
But that doesn’t mean we are going to shut down the bar completely – not with two weeks left in the NFL season and an empty tip jar just...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
We’re back. Hope everyone enjoyed their holiday and is getting ready for another one at week’s end.
While I was taking a few days off, the Associated Press released its final payrolls for each Major League Baseball team’s 40-man roster....
| Jan 7, 2012
| 2:20 PM
The Orioles are reportedly showing interest in Manny Ramirez, at least enough to want to see him swing a bat again.
Baltimore was one of two clubs -- the Blue Jays were the other -- to watch Ramirez take batting practice in Miami, according to a report...
| May 18, 2011
| 1:00 PM
On April 1, Opening Day for the Orioles, I made five bold predictions for the upcoming season. If you are familiar with my track record when it comes to the prognostication of anything sports-related, you know they probably aren’t going to come...
| May 19, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Vladimir Guerrero’s impatience at the plate was borderline maddening early in the season -- Detective John Kimble wasn’t the only one complaining about a lack of discipline -- but right now, it’s hard to take issue with Guerrero’...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 1:00 PM
In recent weeks, the man I call the most interesting manager in the world has looked like the most irritated manager in the world as he scowls away in the Orioles dugout. Then again, I would be pretty ticked off, too, if the Yankees put up double digits...
| May 27, 2011
| 8:31 PM
Brian Matusz felt like he needed one more rehab start before rejoining the Orioles. Now, it's up to the Orioles to decide whether he was right.
Matusz allowed one run on four hits and a walk while striking out seven in five-plus innings for Triple-A...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Looking to snap his squad -- and his struggling right fielder -- out of their funk, Orioles manager Buck Showalter on Wednesday busted out a bizarre lineup that brought back memories of Crazy Uncle Dave Trembley's final weeks in Baltimore (when Trembley...