| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:30 PM
With Blake Davis' decisive error in the fifth inning Wednesday, the Orioles had their defining play on a highly disappointing road trip and an easy scapegoat for another avoidable loss.
However, pinning it all on Davis' gaffe, which brought home the...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Reacting to the cheating on test scores at two Baltimore schools, city schools CEO Andres Alonso states that the system's "progress has been real" ("2011 scores will be clean, Alonso vows," June 24). I say, "real ugly."
How can kids in Baltimore...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:55 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has spoken to his team on several occasions this season, but none of the speeches was as harsh or intense as the one he delivered late Wednesday night.
After the Orioles' 13-5 loss to the Texas Rangers, which completed a...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 5:02 PM
BOSTON — A day after four players were ejected in a benches-clearing incident that featured Kevin Gregg and David Ortiz throwing punches, the Orioles closer maintained that he had no regrets, while the Red Sox All-Star designated hitter apologized...
| Jul 17, 2011
Chicago went loony for the Moon Men.
It was Aug. 13, 1969, and the city threw one monster party for Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. and Michael Collins, the Apollo 11 astronauts whose journey to the moon and back had captivated the world.
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:54 PM
Designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero didn't hit cleanup for the Orioles on Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with his waning production in the first half.
Guerrero came into the clubhouse Thursday afternoon still feeling discomfort in his right...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 4:30 AM
The recent articles concerning Sheila Dixon ("Dixon at work behind the scenes," July 13) and Del. Joseph J. "Sonny" Minnick ("4 charged in tavern gambling raid," July 15 ) show how prosecutors deal with politicians accused of crimes.
Ms. Dixon was...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 6:00 AM
The Board of Commissioners for Frederick County has it all wrong in its effort to privatize services currently provided by public-sector employees ("Frederick County struggles over privatization proposal," July 16).
I have spent many days on Frederick...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 6:45 AM
City Councilwoman Belinda Conaway now admits she signed papers stating that her primary residence is in Baltimore County ("Councilwoman Conaway drops $21 million libel suit," Aug. 2).
If she does not live there, as she claims, why did she apply for a...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 7:42 PM
Forty-seven days since he last faced a major league hitter, Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz will take the mound Tuesday night at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum with a lot more confidence in his health and his ability to get big league hitters out....
| Aug 16, 2011
| 7:21 PM
In the midst of what he called the "toughest stint" of his career, Orioles veteran second baseman Brian Roberts isn't sure whether he'll play baseball again this season, but he remains confident that he'll be a productive member of the team in the future....