| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:57 PM
BOSTON — White Sox manager Robin Ventura said he was shocked Wednesday when he heard his opponent's news upon arriving at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox designated A.J. Pierzynski for assignment before the third game of a four-game series with the White...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:45 AM
I’ve been talking to several baseball people outside of the Orioles organization for the past week or so about the club's trade possibilities as the July 31 nonwaiver deadline approaches.
Everyone basically says the same thing: Dan Duquette will...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Between the games of today's doubleheader against the Boston Red Sox, right-hander Bud Norris -– currently on the disabled list -- will pitch a two- to three-inning simulated game on the field to test his right groin. The Orioles traded pregame...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:03 PM
BOSTON – Fenway Park was emptied, cleaned and reopened in a matter of about an hour and a half for the nightcap of today’s Orioles doubleheader in Boston.
In between, right-hander Bud Norris threw a two-inning simulated game to test his...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 3:42 PM
BOSTON — Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez stifled the Red Sox for eight innings in the first game of a split doubleheader at Fenway Park, delivering arguably his best start of the season, but the Orioles still suffered a sobering, 3-2, walk-...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:18 PM
BOSTON — White Sox manager Robin Ventura quipped this week that he questions Red Sox manager John Farrell's education for not picking left-hander Chris Sale for the American League All-Star team that he will be leading next week.
It was a joke...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:36 AM
First, a confession: I prefer the Sox, but if the Cubs are having a decent year, I'll root for them too.
I know it's heresy to say so around here, but I'm mostly a fan of good local baseball, no matter whether the uniform is black and the ballpark...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:01 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez didn't know what to expect in his return to the mound after taking a hard shot off his shin in a start against the Boston Red Sox last week.
"I thought it would be worse," he said after pitching...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:43 PM
No matter what A.J. Pierzynski accomplishes, he still will be the kid down the street to Dr. Phillips baseball coach Mike Bradley.
Bradley, then in elementary school, recalls Pierzynski hitting off a batting tee in his garage or running sprints.
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Nick Markakis, the longest-tentured Orioles player, will make his eighth straight Opening Day start in right field this afternoon.
After testing his stiff neck during batting practice today, Markakis will be in the starting lineup batting leadoff....