Now that Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has apologized for Sunday¿s bat-throwing incident, his fate is in the hands of Major League Baseball. A decision on a suspension is expected to come down at some point on Tuesday. I¿d be surprised if Machado didn¿t receive at least a four- or five-game suspension. It might be longer.
Right-hander Bud Norris recorded his best start since joining the club last July, tossing eight scoreless innings and holding Boston to just three hits as the Orioles handed the Red Sox their sixth loss in the last seven games with a 4-0 win in front of an announced 19,729 at Camden Yards.
Gilman graduate Ryan Ripken, the son of Hall of Fame Oriole Cal Ripken Jr., was selected in the 15th round (No. 454 overall) by the Washington Nationals in Major League Baseball's first-year player draft Saturday afternoon.
Maryland baseball coach John Szefc has insisted ahead of the team's first NCAA Super Regional appearance Saturday in Virginia that his squad is comfortable and loose, despite having entered the year with no postseason experience.
When he became the first black manager in the Major Leagues the 1975 as a player/manager with the Cleveland Indians, Orioles Hall of Famer Frank Robinson was shocked to see that the Indians still specified a player¿s race on their scouting reports.
Miguel Gonzalez, who has earned the reputation in his three seasons with the Orioles as a gamer who competes in any situation, threw five scoreless innings in the club's 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on a frigid afternoon at Camden Yards.
How does this year's squad stack up through three games against successful Orioles teams of the past? With high expectations this season, we'll try to track how the club is performing through each game compared to previous years in which they made the playoffs.
In between the Opening Day cheers for their favorite Orioles -- as they gave rousing ovations to Chris Davis, Adam Jones and Manny Machado -- the announced sellout crowd of 46,685 at Camden Yards welcomed left fielder Nelson Cruz to Baltimore with "Cruuzzz" cheer as he ran down the orange carpet during pregame introductions on Monday afternoon.
Orioles fans reached the depths of despair this winter as their team made little move to improve its playoff chances. But after a spending spree at the break of spring training, those same fans are as excited for Opening Day as they have been in years.
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.