| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The Orioles didn't fall short of the World Series by much this year, and the obvious case can be made that the return of some key players will make them a stronger team in 2015.
But this is no time to take the pedal off the metal.
When the free-...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:24 PM
The San Francisco Giants won their third World Series in five years Wednesday night when they defeated the Kansas City Royals, 3-2, in Game 7. But the important thing here is that the end of the series means the start of free agency.
Players with no...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:00 AM
One of the more intriguing free agents this offseason, as it pertained to the Orioles, was Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara.
Uehara and his family still live in Baltimore. He turns 40 in April and he struggled some toward the end of last season,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter was narrowly edged for the Sporting News American League Manager of the Year award, finishing behind the Los Angeles Angels' Mike Scioscia by just one vote.
The award, which has been given out every year since 1936, is...
| 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,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones glides through the home clubhouse in a T-shirt and basketball shorts, razzing everyone he passes with a bellowing voice and an even louder cackle.
On the other side of the room is right fielder Nick Markakis, sitting...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:14 AM
There was plenty of disappointment from Orioles fans on Tuesday when Buck Showalter placed second for the annual Sporting News American League Manager of the Year Award.
Showalter was edged by Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia, whose team had the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For the second time in three weeks, Ravens Pro Bowl kick returner Jacoby Jones muffed a punt.
Jones' mishandled punt came the second quarter of the Ravens' 29-7 win over the Atlanta Falcons. The ball was recovered by Falcons special-teams ace Eric Weems...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Here's a happy thought while everyone tries to look into the future and figure out how the Orioles roster will look when spring training begins in February:
Next year's starting lineup is going to look a lot like what this year's starting lineup...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:53 AM
It was somewhere around the time when J.J. Hardy came up to bat with two outs in the top of the 9th inning in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series trailing Kansas City 2-1 while also behind in the best-of-seven series, 3-0, when it occurred...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Baltimore Sun reporters, columnists and editors share their immediate thoughts on Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Orioles and the Kansas City Royals.
Eduardo A. Encina, reporter: The Orioles’ four losses in the ALCS...