Sometime after a brand-new Boston Red Sox ownership group fired general manager Dan Duquette in early 2002, I wrote a national baseball column extolling him for leaving the long-suffering franchise with a promising future. Will I get to write another about his impact on the Orioles?
Buck Showalter won't return to manage the Orioles in 2019, according to an industry source, ending what until this season had been a productive relationship with the manager who took over in August 2010 and brought playoff baseball back to Baltimore and an organization that was starved for it.
Just a handful of Astros who won last year's World Series were with the team when their rebuild began, a signal to the Orioles and their fans that they might not see the current players around when the winning returns.
The Orioles and their fans sure aren’t embracing the triple-digit milestone that was bearing down on them like a fastball — 100 losses. And the club reached that plateau with a loss to the Rays on Friday
Aberdeen IronBirds fans enjoy their time at the ballpark Friday for the team's final regular season home game of 2018, despite rainy and the game's eventual cancellation. There was the added bonus of being able to see the Baltimore Orioles 1983 World Series trophy and meet four former Orioles.
On a night honoring team owner, Cal Ripken, Jr., the Aberdeen IronBirds dropped their sixth straight New York-Penn League game. The ‘Birds (13-21) fell 2-1 to the Connecticut Tigers at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium. The ‘Birds are 2-8 over their last 10.
As part of the the Aberdeen IronBirds ‘first ever’ Maryland Sports Weekend at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium, Cal Ripken, Jr., the 1983 Baltimore Orioles and the Baltimore Ravens will be honored and celebrated for great moments in Maryland sports, both past and future.
Former Orioles infielder and Astros first base coach Rich Dauer was back in the coaching box Tuesday at the All-Star Game, marking his return to the field after a blood clot nearly took his life during last year's World Series celebration in Houston.
John McNamara, a Capital Gazette editor and sports reporter who covered the University of Maryland Terrapins and was a high school basketball history specialist, died Thursday at the attack at the Annapolis newspaper’s office.
Ceasefire represents a conscious choice to chase away the darkness with light and positive energy; to celebrate life even — and especially — when it feels like death surrounds us. We do this in part, by embracing the artists in Baltimore working against violence, like Lor Scoota was.
Friday is Opening Night for the IronBirds, a coincidence, perhaps, that we point out because maybe all we needed for good weather was for the start of the season for Aberdeen’s New York-Penn League team.
Former Orioles standout Rich Dauer, who nearly died after suffering a subdural hematoma during the Houston Astros World Series celebration last year, was added to the AL coaching staff for the All-Star Game.
The CCBC Essex baseball team will compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II World Series after a two-game sweep over Mercer County (N.J.) this past weekend for the Northeast District championship.
On Sunday, May 6, the Westminster Rescue Mission will hold a 50th anniversary celebration with keynote speaker, Darryl Strawberry — a four-time World Series champion — from 4 to 8 p.m. at Westminster Baptist Church, 354 Crest Lane, Westminster.
Perhaps it was inevitable that the Yankees and Red Sox would re-establish dominance over the rest of the American League East at some point, after the Orioles, Blue Jays and Rays each experienced a rise in recent years.
Opening Day is almost here. Every team gets a fresh start. No dream is outlandish. The O’s could — could — make it to the World Series! Whatever the final standings, I’m going to enjoy the season, because I love the game and appreciate more and more its timeless rituals.
Former Orioles relief pitcher Sammy Stewart, who helped lead the team to its last World Series title in 1983 before personal tragedy and drug addiction derailed his life, was found dead Friday in Hendersonville, NC. He was 63.