MLB and ESPN keep talking and writing about Derek Jeter's legacy and final visits to this stadium and that. There's even talk of a ceremony at Fenway Park during Jeter's final game. Our turn, so to speak, comes this week. The Yankees visit Baltimore for four games from Friday through Sunday, and the series will mark Jeter's last visit to Camden Yards. And you know how I feel about that? Good riddance. I have no problem with the Yankees doing special things to recognize their superstar at their
Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen briefly flirted with history Wednesday afternoon at Fenway Park. He had to settle for his 15th win of the year while guiding the Orioles to a sweep in their 10-6 victory over the Boston Red Sox before an announced 35,374.
Ryan Flaherty, who had a career-high four hits in the Orioles' 10-6 win Wednesday, doesn't have a specific reason for why he hits so well at Fenway Park. But the Maine native admits that it is somewhat special playing in front of familiar faces.
With their 4-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night, the Orioles have taken a 10-game divisional lead for the first time since Sept. 22, 1979, a season in which the Orioles lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates in a seven-game World Series.
If the rotation stays in line, Kevin Gausman will have four more starts in the regular season, and the Orioles have definitely let him loose in the second half after limiting him to five innings or 75 pitches in the first two months.
The Orioles didn't play their best baseball this weekend. But after a career day by Nelson Cruz in a 7-5 win in 11 innings over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday afternoon, they left Tropicana Field with a 9 1/2-game lead in the American League East.
Come Saturday, it will be 50 years ago to the day that The Beatles, in the midst of their first U.S. tour and just seven months after conquering America from the stage of CBS' "Ed Sullivan Show," played a pair of concerts at what was then called the Baltimore Civic Center (it's now the Baltimore Arena, and looks pretty much the same as it did half a century ago).
It doesn't matter that we only got to watch two innings (they were the only two the Orioles scored any runs), I got to cross another venue off my bucket list of baseball stadiums – Wrigley Field in Chicago.
Major league owners will convene in Baltimore next week for their quarterly meeting, and they are expected to elect a new commissioner to replace Bud Selig, who will retire in January after presiding over the sport in both an interim and permanent capacity for more than 22 years.
The Orioles' plan all along was to let Kevin Gausman loose in the second half. It took some rigid discipline — limiting his innings and pitch counts earlier this year — and some unpopular roster moves in order to preserve him for the stretch run.
Winning two of three games this weekend at Fenway Park wasn't easy, but the Orioles had reason to celebrate after surviving their series finale Sunday afternoon with a 7-6 victory over the Boston Red Sox in 12 innings.
BOSTON -- Orioles right-hander Bud Norris came out of his two-inning simulated game Saturday well and is a candidate to start on Tuesday or Wednesday against the Nationals, but the club is leaning toward starting him Tuesday in Washington.
As seen during this week¿s homestand at Camden Yards, the Orioles typically do all they can avoid doubleheaders ¿ and the obstacles they bring ¿ but playing one Saturday in Boston could prove to be beneficial to the Orioles in more ways than one.
Rookie right-hander Kevin Gausman, who was eligible to return to the Orioles from the minor leagues Tuesday, is a candidate to start Sunday against the Boston Red Sox, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said.
Silicon Valley software giant Oracle Corp. announced a deal Monday to buy Micros Systems for $5.3 billion, eyeing the Columbia firm for its niche supplying technology to hotels, restaurants and retailers around the world.
Despite two rain delays and an uneven but effective performance by starter Chris Tillman, the Orioles had a chance against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. But they turned in their weakest offensive performance of the season in a 1-0 loss.
After almost one month of the new instant replay system, there have been plenty of praises and criticisms as teams, umpires and Major League Baseball continue to search for the best ways to reach accurate calls using replay.
The Orioles didn't show any sign of fatigue early, jumping on Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz for six runs in the third inning. And they withstood a late rally by Boston for a 7-6 victory in front of an announced sellout crowd of 37,513 at Fenway Park.