The sin of Oriole Chris Davis is that he is the highest-paid player in O’s history, and his output nose-dived shortly after his income soared. When you under-produce this spectacularly, the world gets very harsh, very fast. But there are lessons here.
In the waning days of the Maryland General Assembly session, lawmakers are considering creating a new state office to mediate thousands of lawsuits from workers who have been sickened by asbestos exposure. There are more than 30,000 asbestos cases pending in Baltimore Circuit Court.
The Orioles are trying to lift themselves from the ashes of their historically bad 2018 season, and — win or lose — they can lift up their troubled city if their effort sends the right message to the fans.
The Orioles looked to recent champions in Houston and Chicago to assemble the trio of general manager Mike Elias, manager Brandon Hyde and assistant general manager for analytics Sig Mejdal to take the team in a new direction
With owner Peter Angelos ailing, Major League Baseball wants to know by June who 'controls' Orioles. The request is the strongest signal yet that the Orioles are transitioning from the leadership of Angelos, 89, who is no longer able to run the team.
New Orioles baseball operations chief will be coming from a new direction after helping build the Houston Astros into a World Series team, but he'll need several years to transform the O's into a 21st century operation.
The executive search would be daunting enough, but another round of arbitration in the long-running Mid-Atlantic Sports Network rights dispute with the Washington Nationals also is a major source of concern for the Orioles. Both situations could come to a head this month.
A month after dismissing executive vice president Dan Duquette and manager Buck Showalter following the worst season in franchise history, the Orioles' search for a new individual to lead the organization’s baseball operations continues.
When fans made a great catch of a foul ball at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium back in the good old days, Rex Barney, legendary announcer, proclaimed over the public address system, “Give that fan a contract!” In light of the Orioles' painful state of affairs, maybe that's not just a corny idea.
John Bernard Martin was born in Baltimore, served in the Marines and later drove or served as a personal assistant for entertainment industry figures such as Sarah Michelle Gellar, Leonardo DiCaprio and Marin Scorsese. The former Towson resident was 61.
Orioles' leadership has been let off the hook far too easily for the Manny Machado debacle and several others that have characterized the team’s pitiful player procurement decisions over the past five years.
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the trade of Manny Machado was going to be the first step in an organizational rebuild that will include everything from expanded analytics and technology to more professional and international scouting efforts.
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.
Dan Duquette says a report that the Orioles have interviewed Ned Colletti for an unspecified job in the organization is false. There will be plenty of other rumors in weeks and months to come. Believe them or not.
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.
As mourners paid respects to Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on Friday, his wife Jill told the crowd of Maryland politicos she had recently warned her husband his campaign for governor was "killing him."
Making his second start in two weeks off a 10-month layoff, Maryland homebred Showalter swept to the lead at the top of the stretch and won Saturday's featured ninth race at Laurel Park by 4 3/4 lengths.
When reliving seasons from Baltimore baseball history, 1996 tends to get short shrift. Twenty years have flattened fans' memories of those Orioles to a passel of home runs and an ill-timed catch by a 12-year-old boy in the stands at Yankee Stadium.
Only 10 Major League Baseball teams, including the Baltimore Orioles, don't have a naming rights deal or a pending one for their ballparks. Such deals — which can produce revenue of more than $10 million a year — have become the norm in professional sports. But don't expect any changes at Camden Yards.