| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:20 PM
Orioles closer Kevin Gregg and Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, the two main combatants in the July 8 bench-clearing brawl in Boston, saw their suspensions reduced from four games to three and began serving them during the three-game series that...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Major League Baseball reduced Kevin Gregg's suspension from four games to three and made his fine easier on his wallet after the Orioles closer appealed the league's initial ruling. But Gregg is still frustrated that he is suspended as long as Red Sox...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 8:15 AM
The Orioles have given Baltimore 13 straight seasons of losing baseball, a streak that would make them the laughingstock of the major leagues if not for that train wreck of an organization in Pittsburgh. There still has been plenty of giggling at the...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 12:00 PM
At noon today, nearly 60 men and women, baseball gloves in one hand and resumes in the other, showed up at Camden Yards hoping to become one of six Orioles ballboys or ballgirls for the 2011 season. I was one of them (though I brought my notepad and...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 8:15 AM
Keith Law, the lead baseball writer for ESPN's Scouts Inc., has been critical of the Orioles' offseason moves, so I thought my readers might want to see what he had to say about the additions of Vladimir Guerrero and J.J. Hardy, the Matt Wieters debate...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 4:26 PM
For two innings Saturday afternoon, the Orioles saw the Chris Tillman they have been longing for: A confident, strike-throwing fast worker with zip on his fastball.
But after that, Tillman — who was officially recalled from the minors before the 8-...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:10 PM
On one pitch, Jeremy Guthrie's outing against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night quickly morphed from unlucky to unsuccessful.
Despite trailing by a run, Guthrie took a quality start into the bottom of the seventh, when Billy Butler crushed a...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:08 PM
The Orioles' starter Friday night hadn't pitched in that capacity since October, when Tommy Hunter took the ball for the Texas Rangers in Game 4 of the World Series.
Their starting second baseman, Cesar Izturis, hadn't appeared in a big league game in...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 1:00 PM
As the Orioles continue to get tossed around by their American League East rivals, it's easy to cite disparities in player salaries as the main culprit. After all, the Red Sox and Yankees spend at least $80 million more than the Orioles annually. However,...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:37 PM
When third base umpire Phil Cuzzi incorrectly called Nick Markakis out at third base on a steal attempt in the fifth inning of the Chicago White Sox's 4-3 victory Tuesday night, the Orioles began an inevitable limp toward their ninth defeat in 11 games....
| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:58 PM
The Orioles so badly needed to avoid the sting of another close loss that it wouldn't have mattered who got the game-winning hit. But it was particularly satisfying for them to gather around home plate in the 10th inning Wednesday night, awaiting Nolan...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 7:03 PM
With just one hit and one walk in 18 at-bats this homestand, Orioles designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero was given a day off from starting Wednesday, but manager Buck Showalter said not to read too much into it.
Guerrero will start — and "more than...