Paul H. Hutchins Jr., a retired Baltimore Sun photographer who caught a leaping Brooks Robinson celebrating the Orioles' 1966 World Series sweep, died of heart failure Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 91 and lived in the Loch Raven Reservoir area north of Towson.
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
In sending Austin Hays out of major league camp despite his standout spring performance, the Orioles made the clearest indicator yet that even fielding the best or most exciting major league team possible won't get in the way of the player development plans they're putting in place.
Julia Ruth Stevens, the last surviving child of Babe Ruth, died early Saturday morning at an assisted-living facility in Henderson, Nev., due to complications after a pulmonary embolism, said her son, Tom Stevens. She was 102.
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said his conversations with new shortstop Alcides Escobar have him excited to get the veteran infielder who won the World Series with the Kansas City Royals around his young ballclub and in the clubhouse.
The first time I saw Frank Robinson play was at Memorial Stadium on my 9th birthday in May 1966. I remember vividly his aggressive base running and beef with the umpire after being called out. That play and reaction personified the take-charge attitude that Frank Robinson brought to the game.
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson led the Orioles to their first World Series title in 1966, was the first African-American manager in both the American and National Leagues and managed the Orioles for parts of four seasons. Here’s a timeline of his career.
On the 'Analytics in Baseball Operations' panel Saturday at Orioles FanFest, assistant general manager Sig Mejdal and senior director of international scouting Koby Pérez outlined how the analytics that will drive the Orioles' rebuild can produce results on the field.
Mike Mussina, who will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in July, won 18 games in his first full major league season in 1992 and veteran starter Rick Sutcliffe could see back then that this day would come.
Aside from the Astros, the only other team to execute a similar rebuilt recently is the Chicago Cubs, and new Orioles manager Brandon Hyde spearheaded their player development operation early before joining the major league coaching staff through a rebuild that netted the 2016 World Series title.
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 Maryland Sports Boosters put on a 1983 World Series reunion gala on Wednesday night in conjunction with the Babe Ruth Museum. There were plenty of players from that team in attendance and many of them were wondering when the Orioles will knock them off that pedestal.
The Orioles' payroll for 2019 might end up being low enough that the club bears some of the players' frustration for the teams who are capping their spending near the soft cap of the competitive balance tax.
As the Orioles search for a top executive stretches on, the work former Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington did in building the 2018 World Series champion should stand out for how he ran a complete organization before his dismissal.
Steve Pearce, who has played for all five American League East teams, including the Orioles, is named World Series MVP after helping the Boston Red Sox defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2018 World Series.
Boston manager Alex Cora pulled starting pitcher Rick Porcello out of a solid performance after just 4 1/3 innings, a move that came back to haunt the Red Sox in the longest game in World Series history.
With the continuing and unresolved issue of National Football League players kneeling (or remaining in the locker room) during the playing of the National Anthem before games, one is reminded of two incidents involving the anthem: Both occurred 50 years ago this month.