Russell J. White, a retired trial attorney who won an acquittal in a nationally watched case in 1980 in which his client was accused of shooting boys throwing snowballs at his house, died of dementia complications Wednesday at the Heart Home in Lutherville. The Mays Chapel North resident was 85.
Earl Weaver, the Orioles Hall of Fame manager, was famously credited with the timeless baseball addage, "Momentum is the next day's starting pitcher." If the Earl of Baltimore was right, the Reservoir baseball team has put itself in fantastic position to compete for a 3A state championship on Saturday at Ripken Stadium. After the Gators' 12-4 win over Thomas Johnson in the state semifinals Tuesday afternoon, junior ace Cody Morris - the two-time Howard County Pitcher of the Year and a University of South Carolina recruit - is fresh and ready to take the mound on Saturday.
Former Phillies pitcher and MLB Network analyst Mitch Williams was in Maryland this weekend to coach his son¿s under-10 baseball team at a Ripken Baseball tournament in Aberdeen, and according to a report by Deadspin, got ejected for arguing with the umpires
Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz is available for today's series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays after being bedridden the past two days with an illness that included a brief stay in a local hospital.
For the Orioles' top two prospects — right-handers Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman — it is no different. Both pitchers made it to the major leagues in their first full professional seasons, but each has faced adversity over the past year.
Former WBAL WMAR television and radio broadcaster Ted Patterson's entire life has been consumed by sports — and that goes for his Towson residence, too, which is overflowing with baseball, football and boxing memorabilia — some of which that dates back to the 19th century. Patterson will attend his 41st consecutive Orioles Opening Day March 31.
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday evening that the club has met with numerous teams and agents at this week¿s general manager meetings to lay the groundwork for any trade talk or possible signings in the coming weeks.
Earl Weaver called Don Buford "the best leadoff man in the game," and who's to argue? In five years with the Orioles, Buford batted .270, ran the bases with ferocity and helped the club reach three World Series.
Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. continued to make the point that he is interested in managing, in a radio interview Thursday morning, but it is clear that Ripken won't go so far as to announce any interest in the Washington Nationals' vacancy.
Orioles rookie Henry Urrutia hasn't started a game since Aug. 3, but he was still an important part of the club's eight-game interleague road trip through National League West parks in San Diego, San Francisco and Arizona, as he pinch hit in all but one game.