Reisterstown resident David Ginsburg has been covering sports in Maryland for 42 years. He recently teamed up with former Oriole Rick Dempsey to write his first book, "If These Walls Could Talk," covering Dempsey's time with the Orioles as both a player and broadcaster
Greg Gurenlian won 28 of 32 faceoffs and sattackman Rob Pannell had four goals and two assists, helping the host New York Lizards edge the Chesapeake Bayhawks, 15-14, on Saturday night in Major League Lacrosse
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.
The Orioles scored just four runs in their three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field this past weekend, but upon returning to Camden Yards Monday night, the Orioles¿ power bats broke out in bunches against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Former Oriole Luke Scott was cut from his Korean baseball team, SK Wyverns, Wednesday after reportedly calling his coach, Lee Man-soo, a ¿liar¿ and a ¿coward¿ in a public confrontation, according to Korean media reports.
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.
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. This week, we exchanged emails with Mark Brown, who blogs about the Orioles for the Camden Chat blog.
Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman struggled with his command in his first spring start Thursday against the Rays, but the right-hander was pleased with his secondary pitches -- his changeup and slider.
The Orioles are trolling for a corner infielder who can get on base, and the Miami Marlins are apparently considering dealing three-time All-Star Hanley Ramirez, who owns a .374 career on-base percentage and switched from shortstop to third base this year.
Johnny Damon returned to Baltimore to haunt the Orioles against Thursday night. And after the 17-year veteran did so, he wondered aloud why the Orioles didn't want him to play at Camden Yards regularly.
An untimely combination has hit the Orioles at the wrong time. The club's offensive struggles have become just the beginning of the issues facing the Orioles. Now, the team's starting pitching has become unglued.
Despite having not won a game in nearly a week, the Orioles woke up Friday morning somehow still in first place in the American League East. By the end of the night, their struggles would finally catch up with them.
If you thought the Orioles would have a Josh Hamilton hangover today, they apparently just decided that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Ryan Flaherty, J.J. Hardy and Nick Markakis opened the bottom of the first inning with consecutive home runs off Texas Rangers starter Colby Lewis -- the first time back-to-back-to-back homer hat trick for the O's since July 20, 2010.
There¿s no sidestepping it. This is a huge year for Nolan Reimold. He has been given another chance to start in left field for the Orioles. He has been handed the keys to the leadoff spot ¿ at least for now ¿ given his tendency to work counts and get on base.
Orioles left fielder and leadoff hitter Nolan Reimold, who entered Wednesday's game against the White Sox with home runs in each of his last four games, said he's made a small adjustment at the plate that is helping him see the ball better.
Though he never had the chance to wear the cartoon bird on his cap day-in and day out, former Orioles outfielder and current Tampa Bay Ray Luke Scott is doing his best to, well, remain a cartoon character with his new ballclub -- and he¿s still endearing himself to Orioles fans while doing it.