| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:35 PM
Happy Thanksgiving 2013. Let us give thanks for the food we are about to eat, the wine we are about to drink, the football game we are about to watch — Ravens versus Steelers, NBC, 8:30 p.m. — and the couches on which we are about to snore....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:13 AM
At first blush, the New York Yankees signing this weekend of free-agent catcher Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million deal could be considered good news for the Orioles, at least as it pertains to catcher Matt Wieters.
For one, the deep-pocket...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:04 AM
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MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH
The Pittsburgh Pirates' magical season was capped off by another postseason accolade.
After breaking a 20-year string of losing seasons while earning its first postseason berth...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Last year’s American League Most Valuable Player race was one of the most contested in recent years, stoking a debate between two distinct schools of thought about the basis of baseball’s highest individual award.
This season, Orioles...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:59 AM
In conducting the Orioles' search for a new bullpen coach, manager Buck Showalter made it clear that new pitching coach Dave Wallace would play a big role in making the hire.
Showalter said he saw the bullpen coach as an assistant pitching coach, and...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado won the third annual Rawlings Platinum Glove Award for the American League, given to the league’s best overall defensive player and chosen from among this season’s nine AL Gold Glove winners.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:42 PM
After a record-setting defensive season in 2013, the Orioles had to share this year's Wilson American League Defensive Team of the Year honors with the Kansas City Royals.
The Orioles set major league records with a .991 team fielding percentage,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, speaking to reporters Wednesday afternoon, was mum about his thoughts on what the Orioles need to do this offseason to improve, but he said he’s been sharing his opinion with Orioles manager Buck Showalter since...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:07 PM
For the first time in franchise history, three Orioles players received the Silver Slugger award, given annually to the top offensive player at each position in each league.
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Despite his gaudy run-production numbers this past season, first baseman Chris Davis will be an underdog to become the first Orioles player to win the American League Most Valuable Player Award in more than two decades.
Davis was named one of three...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:33 AM
The annual Silver Slugger Awards will be announced at 6 p.m. tonight on MLB Network, and the Orioles should be well represented.
The awards are decided by a vote of major league managers and coaches, and lean heavily toward run-production numbers....