| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The Oakland Athletics have the second-best record in baseball, have been in first place in the American League West for all but four days since April 12, and are chasing their third straight division title.
Yet, some hardcore baseball fans would have...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Orioles’ pursuit of an established veteran closer has seemingly come to an end.
Fernando Rodney, the lone remaining free agent viewed strictly as a closer, has reportedly signed a two-year, $14 million deal with the Seattle Mariners, according...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Fate has not been friendly to the Orioles so far this offseason, but frustration might have reached its peak on Friday, when the team cut ties with a player who would have been its prize acquisition of the hot-stove season, further compounding the club&...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:45 PM
The highlight of the Orioles’ offseason was supposed to take place Friday morning, when the club would emerge from a sleepy offseason and introduce new closer Grant Balfour during a news conference at the Warehouse.
But Balfour’s two-year,...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:54 PM
If there is a lasting image from the Orioles' 5-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, it's pinch-runner Alexi Casilla standing at third base, arms spread wide, palms in the air, mouthing “What happened?” to coach Bobby Dickerson.
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Don’t expect the Orioles to resolve their closer situation any time soon.
As the club tries to distance itself from the mess the situation with Grant Balfour created, the Orioles' external search still seems to be focused on free-agent right-...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 7:28 PM
As the calendar turned to September, with the Oakland Athletics in the heat of a pennant race, their general manager was half a world away.
Billy Beane was in Prague, and not on a scouting trip.
Baseball's most unconventional operation has done it...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:23 PM
The insignias honoring Newtown, a black ribbon with the town's crest, were painted into the grass on the field at Yankee Stadium, and a number of Red Sox players snapped photos.
"What we do is provide a distraction, but that's temporary," said Red Sox...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
One of the key questions for the Orioles this season is whether their bullpen can repeat its success from 2012. Bullpens could actually be a deciding factor in a taut American League East.
Hall of Fame pitcher and TBS MLB analyst Dennis Eckersley joined...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette is shopping for a closer, among other things, at this week's winter meetings here at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The free-agent market presents several reasonably-priced...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:06 PM
The frenzy of transactions that previewed this year's winter meetings gave way to a slow opening day Monday, and along with that, the Orioles resumed a methodical plan of improving their club for next season.
The Orioles reopened talks with...