| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:15 AM
We are about halfway through the postseason awards season, and despite this being their most successful season in 17 years, the Orioles have considerably less hardware than they did last season.
The week began with shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:53 PM
No one should be surprised that center fielder Adam Jones, shortstop J.J. Hardy and right fielder Nick Markakis were honored with Rawlings Gold Glove Awards for their defensive excellence during the 2014 season. They all contributed mightily to the strong...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Those who have followed the Orioles in the last three years know how important defense has been in the team’s success.
They can tell you that once the Orioles shored up their defense late in the 2012 season, bringing up Manny Machado to replace...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones and designated hitter Nelson Cruz were finalists for the annual Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger award at their respective positions but came away empty-handed.
The Orioles won three American League Silver Slugger...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:27 PM
During spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter brought his coaches together and offered them a meticulous list of hypothetical situations, asking for solutions for overcoming possible losses of some of the team's most important players....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Orioles designated hitter-left fielder Nelson Cruz finished seventh in the Baseball Writers' Association of America's voting for American League Most Valuable Player, while center fielder Adam Jones placed 14th.
Cruz, who was selected as the Most...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Free agent Nelson Cruz finished seventh in the American League Most Valuable Player voting Thursday night. That seems a little low to me, especially since he led the majors in homers and was the biggest contributor for an Orioles team that won 96 games...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Three Orioles were named finalists for American League Gold Glove awards at their respective positions, including center fielder Adam Jones, who can win the award for the fourth time.
Like Jones, shortstop J.J. Hardy could win a Gold Glove for the third...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:27 AM
The three Orioles who were named finalists for Gold Glove Awards on Thursday are all previous winners.
Both center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J. Hardy have won at their respective positions in each of the past two seasons. Right fielder Nick...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:16 PM
On Thursday, which would have been Leon Day's 98th birthday, the widow of the baseball Hall of Famer plans to pay homage to her man. She'll drive to Arbutus Memorial Park, kneel by his graveside and tie a balloon to the stone. Happy Birthday, one side...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Buck Showalter does not believe he's changed. Let's get that out of the way right off.
In fact, he's suspicious of anyone applying a sweeping narrative of transformation to his current success as Orioles manager.
"I think I'm just perceived different,...