| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:03 PM
Wei-Yin Chen admitted that being away from his Orioles teammates and unable to help them while rehabbing a strained left oblique muscle was difficult.
Being without their dependable left-hander for more than seven weeks took a toll on the Orioles as...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:09 PM
In the 1994-95 season, the best basketball duo in Chicago was a bald dunk-machine wearing No. 23 and a do-it-all forward. And remember: Michael Jordan was playing baseball until March.
No, the duo was in high school at Farragut Academy: junior guard...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:38 PM
Just before he began warming up for his start Thursday night against the Texas Rangers, Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez was getting treatment in the trainer's room for a sudden flare up of back spasms.
But Gonzalez — who has been one of the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis' eye-popping offensive numbers continue to gain him national recognition through the first two months of the season.
Davis won his second American League Player of the Week award Monday for the week ending Sunday. He...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:52 PM
MESA, Ariz. — There are 62 players in Cubs camp this spring, and every one of them has a story.
But as in almost every camp in Arizona and Florida, a few players fit into the same basic profile: the unknown prospect trying to open some eyes, the...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Cal Ripken Jr. stopped by The Baltimore Sun this morning as part of the promotional tour for his third children’s novel, “Wild Pitch,” which came out today.
The book – about a young pitcher who loses his confidence after...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said there is a simple key to competing with the slugging teams of the American League, clubs that seemingly can score at will: Play excellent defense.
"That sucker [the ball] stays in the park, you better catch it,"...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Can a backup catcher be an All-Star?
Absolutely, if Evan Gattis is the backup catcher in question. The Braves rookie lost his spot in the lineup when Brian McCann was activated from the disabled list, but he just keeps bashing the ball, most recently as...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic?
Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication.
While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Derek Holland struck out eight and Nelson Cruz hit a long tiebreaking three-run homer and the Texas Rangers beat the weary Kansas City Royals 7-2 Friday night.
Holland (5-2) allowed two runs, one earned, over seven innings to wrap up his undefeated May....
| May 1, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
29:1 -- Kevin Gausman’s strikeout-to-walk ratio in his first five starts at Double-A Bowie.
Kevin Gausman, the team's first-round...