The gulf between where the Orioles are now and where they were — when Manny Machado and J.J. Hardy were winning Gold Glove Awards on the left side and Jonathan Schoop was using one of the game’s strongest infield arms at second base — is vast.
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.
How wide is the gulf between baseball’s worst team, the Orioles, and the best, the visiting Boston Red Sox? So wide that the Red Sox’s 19-12 win Friday night at Camden Yards, which came after the Orioles led by five in the third inning, doesn’t even do it justice.
Rodgers Forge Elementary School students got to experience working a camera and animating the scoreboard at Camden Yards through their school's library media specialist, who moonlights with the Orioles.
There hasn’t been a whole lot of Orioles Magic at Camden Yards this season. New Windsor's Nick Nauman, a student at Carroll Springs School with severe developmental disabilities, provided some Thursday night, when he sang a rousing rendition of the National Anthem.
Billy Bean, Major League Baseball’s Ambassador for Inclusion, and Dale Scott, the first openly gay umpire in the majors, stopped by to join the party at the Orioles' first LGBT Pride Night at Camden Yards on Wednesday.
The Orioles remain mired in the long-running dispute with Major League Baseball and the Washington Nationals over the revenue split from the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, and it is beginning to create some angst over the future of baseball in Baltimore.
The Orioles are just finding their footing after an awful start, 88-year-old owner Peter Angelos is battling health problems and it’s fair to wonder who’s running the show. According to sources, John and Louis Angelos are assuming more responsibility.
“You guys are living a dream,” onetime Orioles center fielder Al Bumbry told the high school baseball players, part of a contingent that will play in the seventh President’s Cup all-star game at the ballpark at 3 p.m. on June 5.
The Orioles on Thursday announced a season-long schedule of new theme nights for the 2018 season. Several new events will debut this season, including Yoga at The Yard, LGBT Pride Night, Star Wars Night, Bark at Oriole Park, and The Sandlot Movie Night.