| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:42 PM
NEW YORK — Everything about the Orioles' amazing 2012 season has been hard to believe, including the sad fact that it is over.
The end came on Friday night in a place where the dreams of baseball players that are not clad in pinstripes do not often...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Over the years at Camden Yards — and, of course, I mean the many bad years — I would be drawn into conversations with parents with little kids, especially if the little kids were decked out in Red Sox shirts and hats.
"Where are you from?" I'...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:24 PM
It is the nature of sports and our passion for them that the novelty of newfound success only lasts so long and is eventually replaced with a bittersweet mixture of pride and regret.
So it will be as Orioles fans tune in to the World Series, which begins...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:54 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Jim Johnson is on the move.
The new owner of the Orioles' record for saves in a season passes through the clubhouse with obvious intent, his eyes finding no others as he heads from one room to the next and — no doubt...
| Nov 3, 2012
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I completely understand that you are the biggest USC honk in the land, but . . . the whole rest of the country is jumping on the ND bandwagon and you are being dragged behind in the dust. When are you going to give the...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Correct me if I'm wrong, but weren't the Orioles considered one of the worst defensive teams in baseball a few months ago?
Is this the same team that headed into September leading the American League in errors and trailing the other 13 AL teams in...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Just another day at Camden Yards, right? Another ho-hum, garden-variety 5-2 win Sunday, this time over the Oakland Athletics? OK, maybe not.
Say what you will about this team and where it'll end up at season's end. But right now, you can't deny this: The...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Apparently, there is no pleasing you people.
The Orioles have been on a roll the past few weeks. They have climbed to the top of the American League wild-card standings and have inched surprisingly close to the first-place Yankees in the tough AL East....
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:46 PM
It all seemed so right. The Orioles long ago chose Thursday night to unveil Cal Ripken's statue at Oriole Park because of the obvious connection to what happened here on the same date 17 years ago, but they could not have known it would be so perfectly...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:53 PM
1. Nationals (3): While the spotlight has been on the highly debated Stephen Strasburg decision, Davey Johnson's lineup came together in late August and rolls toward the first playoff baseball Washington has seen since 1933. Bryce Harper and friends hit...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 6:06 PM
The Orioles have been through this before. So have the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees, so it's not as if the challenge of replacing a couple of productive star players at crunch time makes them worthy of particular note as they head into the...