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.
In one sense, it was a fleeting snapshot in a forgettable Grapefruit League game. But there also was some significance to it: Andrelton Simmons and Jonathan Schoop are countrymen from the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao, which has become a professional baseball hotbed.
Last spring, the Harford Tech girls lacrosse team had a good season, so good they ended up as the top team in the Susquehanna Division of the Harford and Cecil high school athletic league known as the Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference.
Evan Meek's journey from Rule 5 pick, to All-Star reliever, to nonroster spring training invitee has taken its share of wild twists and turns, but the Orioles hope that they've snagged the 30-year-old at just the right time.
Back in October, we asked how many of the Orioles' nine free agents were likely to return in 2014. With less than five weeks until spring training, it could end up that none of them return to Baltimore.
The American League Most Valuable Player award will be announced tonight at 6 p.m. on MLB Network, and one person in the Orioles organization knows two of the finalists -- Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera and Orioles first baseman Chris Davis -- very well.
Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado won the third annual Rawlings Platinum Glove Award for the American League, given to the league's best overall defensive player and chosen from among this season's nine AL Gold Glove winners.
The free-agency season is officially underway, and the Orioles made their first pair of roster moves since on Thursday, outrighting infielder Dan Johnson and outfielder Chris Dickerson to Triple-A Norfolk.
The Orioles' search for a new pitching coach brought them a number of impressive resumes full of experience. But when the Orioles made their decision on who would replace Rick Adair, they turned to Braves minor league pitching coordinator Dave Wallace, who has a strong reputation of developing arms at the major league level.
The Orioles have received permission to interview several external candidates who are currently committed to other organizations, according to industry sources, and one of the more high profile names will meet with club officials Wednesday.
These Orioles didn¿t match the achievements of last season, but the team ended the 2013 season with 85 wins following a 7-6 comeback win over the American League East-winning Boston Red Sox on Sunday afternoon in front of the seventh sellout crowd of the season.
While the Orioles bullpen has received its share of work over the course of the club's eight-game road trip to San Diego, San Francisco and Arizona, manager Buck Showalter says he isn't worried about his relievers tiring.
Given a recent setback, Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel -- on the disabled list with a right flexor mass strain -- will be challenged to return by the time he¿s eligible to come off the DL on Tuesday.
Adam Jones had played just three major league games in his hometown before Tuesday night's game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. But the Orioles center fielder definitely felt right at home.
Orioles infielder and designated hitter Danny Valencia, whose name reportedly appeared on a list from Biogenesis, the defunct Miami-area anti-aging clinic, was cleared of any involvement and did not receive a suspension.
With Major League Baseball's trade deadline Wednesday at 4 p.m., Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo does not see the next two days as an opportunity to blow up a struggling team or a chance to spark a late-season push.