I was really tempted to turn my back on A-Rod when he came to bat for the Yankees with two outs in the top of the ninth Tuesday night at Camden Yards, but good thing I didn't. I would have missed his lame grounder to short that ended the game.
Baltimore sports apparel company Under Armour said Wednesday it has formed a partnership with the firm that manages the Muhammad Ali brand to incorporate the pathbreaking boxer into its ad campaigns and products.
Adam Jones and Nick Markakis have different personalities, but when the two take the field together -- as they have on most summer days for the past seven seasons -- they become unified partners for one purpose: capturing the Orioles' first World Series title in 31 years.
As Manny Machado appealed the five-game suspension he received Tuesday, the Orioles prepared for life without the third baseman, as well as attempting to make sure a similar incident doesn't happen again.
The dawn of the baseball season is an existential moment. For big market teams with owners willing to pay for marquee players, and general managers who build playoff-bound teams, it is a time of great anticipation. It's also a time of hope, albeit dim, for those die-hard fans of teams who are off the playoff pace by double digits year in and year out.
As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways than one.
Tuesday night¿s game -- and the momentum of the Orioles' September push toward the postseason -- both took a turn for the worse in the eighth inning of Baltimore 7-5 loss to the Yankees at Camden Yards.
Often in the past 15 years, the Orioles have used September as a proving ground for the following season, experimenting with what they had in order to get a better idea of what they needed to fortify in the winter. That won't be the case with the team in the playoff chase in 2013.
NEW YORK -- The Orioles needed to make a 25-man roster spot available for trade acquisition Michael Morse on Saturday, and they did so in placing outfielder Steve Pearce on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his left wrist.
Miguel Gonzalez had dominated in the Bronx, pitching to a 2.20 ERA in five previous outings, including an American League Division Series start here last season. But on Friday, Gonzalez picked a bad time for his first rough outing at Yankee Stadium.