The Orioles might have avoided a real headache in a year full of them by missing out on Jason Vargas, and despite all that’s gone badly for them this season, it looks like Andrew Cashner was the right pitcher to stabilize their rotation.
Chris Tillman spent the past three days reduced to the role of spectator, watching the Orioles’ spring training workout from the complex’s weight room, waiting for his reunion with the team to become official. It became official Wednesday.
Depending on whether the Orioles decide to crack open their coffers for big-name starting pitchers in free agency, shop in the middle of the market, or wait it out until January, there are plenty of ways they can rebuild their rotation this offseason.
First baseman Chris Davis, serving a 25-game suspension after testing positive for amphetamines, was with the club throughout the ALCS partially because the Orioles hoped to assimilate him back in case the club went to the World Series.
The Orioles' "We Won't Stop" season finally came to a screeching halt Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium when the won't-be-beat Kansas City Royals won another nailbiter, 2-1, in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series.
With the Orioles on the brink of elimination, the American League Championship Series took a bizarre turn when a player called a news conference before Wednesday's Game 4 so he could apologize for the T-shirt he wore while talking to the media the night before.
The Orioles just toppled two Cy Young Award winners to move to the threshold of the American League Championship Series and the Wild-Card Kansas City Royals have turned baseball convention on its head to win three straight extra-inning games, the last two to push the winningest team in baseball, the Los Angeles Angels, to the brink of elimination.
SARASOTA, Fla. ¿ Even though the Orioles handed out a historic four-year, $48-million deal to right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, the club believes it has gotten a deal given the money being handed out on the free-agent market.
One night after Camden Yards was transformed into a slipping, sliding mud bowl by heavy rainstorms, the Orioles played one of their crispest games of the season on a pleasant baseball Tuesday evening in Baltimore.
The Orioles' 4-0 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night might have come at a greater price. First baseman Chris Davis, hobbled off the field in the fifth inning with what the team initially diagnosed as a right knee injury.
Backed by eight shutout innings from right-hander Chris Tillman in his first career start back home in Orange County, the Orioles beat the Angels 5-1 at Angel Stadium to take the first game of this four-game series.
The Orioles have had interest in Juston Smoak since the 2008 draft, when the Orioles took Brian Matusz with the fourth pick in the first round and the Texas Rangers grabbed Smoak with the 11th selection.
As we reported last night, the salary of Joe Blanton is a sticking point in a deal to bring the husky right-hander to Baltimore. The Orioles just aren¿t paying $3 million or anything close to it for a two-month rental, No. 4-type starter
When things spiral out of control for Hunter, it is often because of his tendency to give up home runs. That was the case again Saturday night when the Athletics used a pair of two-run blasts to beat the Orioles, 6-1.
The Orioles' first-half statistics aren't pretty, but they hold one statistical trump card. The only one that really, truly matters right now: .529. That's the fifth best winning percentage in the American League.