| Aug 13, 2011
| 9:16 PM
It is nights like Saturday when a 100-loss season not only looks like a strong possibility for these 2011 Orioles, but also seems to be their destiny.
The Orioles had a five-run lead after two innings and a four-run advantage after five before Jeremy...
| 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....
| Aug 14, 2011
| 4:08 PM
From the Orioles' perspective, nearly everything seemed gloomy prior to Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers.
The weather was rainy and miserable, the tarp was on the field, and the forecast showed no let up in sight. Even if the game did go on as...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:36 PM
TORONTO – About two hours before tonight’s game, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones paced around the visiting clubhouse at Rogers Centre and kept repeating to nobody in particular, “Let’s win a series.”
It was more playful...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 11:46 PM
The Orioles' second win at The Coliseum since 2008 featured another solid start from one of the rotation's newest members, a shutdown relief appearance from a much-maligned lefty, and two clutch hits from the bottom of the order.
Tommy Hunter survived...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:15 PM
In the days leading up to Brian Matusz's return to the big leagues, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was asked several times about what he was looking to see from the 24-year-old left-hander.
His answer didn't include mention of the stadium radar gun,...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 6:54 PM
Experiencing discomfort in his right elbow, reliever Jason Berken will become the fourth Oriole within a 10-day span to see renowned orthopedist Dr. Lewis Yocum.
Berken, who is likely headed to the disabled list, will have an MRI performed either...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:41 AM
What should have been an uplifting victory turned into one of the most deflating losses of the season as closer Kevin Gregg and young third baseman Josh Bell played starring roles in a collapse that only these Orioles could make look so routine.
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Over 13-plus years of losing baseball, the Orioles have seemingly hit rock bottom so many times that it's impossible to recount.
They finished 4-32 in 2002 and started 2-16 in 2010. They went from first place to fourth in a little more than three...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Entering Monday night's series opener against the Twins, the Orioles are a season-high 30 games below .500. Buck Showalter's squad has to go 16-22 from here on out to avoid hitting the century mark in the loss column.
Thirty. That number has a lot of...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:09 PM
With the Orioles limping toward the finish line of another lost season, the small victories that can be had in late August revolve more around the future than anything involving 2011.
Case in point: left-hander Zach Britton, the rookie who took the...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Sun editors and writers, please become part of the solution to the Orioles' continuing lousiness.
This is a crucial time, with Andy MacPhail possibly stepping down after five seasons. When Mr. MacPhail was hired, I rejoiced, not because he was the best...