| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Since the season ended, I’ve been asked several times whether the Orioles are going to get an ace this offseason.
My answer is no. I don’t even hesitate. The reasoning is simple. There are no true aces on the market (Matt Garza? Japan’...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It’s one of those baseball statistics that’s hard to believe.
I checked it a couple times to make sure I hadn’t missed anyone. And I really believe I haven’t.
According to baseball-reference.com, there are 44 active major...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:27 PM
If A.J. Burnett, the 37-year-old right-hander who lives in Monkton, is interested in pitching in 2014, the Orioles definitely want to make a run at him.
One Orioles source said this week that Burnett, who was 10-11 with a 3.30 ERA in 30 starts with...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:26 AM
You know you’ve been covering the Orioles beat a long time when right-hander A.J. Burnett is 37 and a free agent again.
News out of Pittsburgh on Tuesday was that Burnett, a Monkton resident, wants to pitch again in 2014 and that he is willing...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Wednesday that he is still attempting to land a starter to improve the club’s rotation.
The winter isn’t over yet, he points out. There are several pitchers who intrigue the Orioles –...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:30 AM
In doing some number-crunching this weekend, I noticed a pretty astounding fact about the New York Yankees' current financial situation for 2014. I'm not one who is easily surprised, and nothing should ever surprise anyone when it comes to the Yankees and...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Christmas may be over, but the Orioles still have plenty of items left on their offseason shopping list.
There are seven weeks until pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota for spring training, and the club has plenty of holes to fill.
A lot has been...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
It’s tough to look backward in a bar (there’s this huge mirror behind us, and what I see isn’t flattering. Must be the lighting).
So let’s jump forward to the 2014 Orioles’ season now that 2013 and Ravens games are behind...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 5:29 AM
With less than six weeks remaining until spring training, the Orioles are still trying to upgrade the team they will bring to Sarasota, Fla., in mid-February.
The shopping list hasn’t changed much in recent weeks, and executive vice president...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:00 AM
OK, here's what we know about the Orioles' offseason so far.
It hasn’t been pretty. I mean, really not pretty. The most significant addition so far has probably been pitching coach Dave Wallace, but the front office has not added a pitcher to a...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 12:50 AM
Enjoy the undercard.
There is an abundance of intriguing storylines in baseball these days, and most of them will be like Matt Kemp's run at the Triple Crown — over and out of sight by the time the World Series rolls around.
Justin Verlander could...