Steve Pearce, who has played for all five American League East teams, including the Orioles, is named World Series MVP after helping the Boston Red Sox defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2018 World Series.
Sometime after a brand-new Boston Red Sox ownership group fired general manager Dan Duquette in early 2002, I wrote a national baseball column extolling him for leaving the long-suffering franchise with a promising future. Will I get to write another about his impact on the Orioles?
The Orioles arrived at the ballpark Thursday needing starting pitcher Chris Tillman to be the same guy who has thrown his body in front of just about every kind of adversity the team has faced over the course of this season.
It took until mid-September for the Orioles to post three series wins on the same road trip, but that’s what they did over the past nine games with their 1-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night.
The Orioles' late-game frailty when it comes to left-handed hitters showed itself Monday when both Ashur Tolliver and Mychal Givens allowed home runs to lefties. But for now, it will continue to be Tolliver as the situational left-hander coming out of the bullpen in those circumstances.
Pedro Alvarez isn't used to having this much time to think about hitting. It's all a part of his journey through unfamiliarity, playing in the American League for the first time and adapting to full-time designated hitter duty with the Orioles.
The Orioles' hot start shouldn't keep fans from licking their lips at the prospect of making all those so-called experts eat their words if the club turns out to be way better than any of them predicted.
Jake Arrieta has a legitimate chance to win the NL Cy Young Award tonight, there's a couple of Buck Showlater connection in the manager of the year awards, David Ortiz is retiring and Manny Machado missed on the Platinum Gold Glove.
On Friday night at Fenway Park, Rich Hill did major damage to the Orioles¿ suddenly resurgent playoff hopes, sending them to a 7-0 loss in their must-win series opener against the last-place Red Sox in front of 32,411.
On the one-year anniversary of one of the most memorable nights in Camden Yards history -- the club¿s raucous clinching of their first division title in 17 years -- the 2015 Orioles delivered a clunker Wednesday that served as a resounding but unnecessary reminder that this team isn¿t what it was one short year ago.