| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:27 PM
CLEVELAND — These Orioles insist they're not going to be caught scoreboard-watching this early in September, even though the American League wild-card standings seem to shuffle like a deck of cards every day.
Shortly after the Orioles dropped a 4-...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:10 PM
CLEVELAND -- The full impact of the Orioles' nine-game road trip to Boston, New York and Cleveland won't be known for a couple more weeks, but their 3-6 showing against three teams they're competing with for postseason positioning undoubtedly put a...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 2:55 PM
How did the White Sox get stuck with four blocks of 20 games without a day off (April, May-June, July-Aug, and Aug-Sept.)? I didn't go through the entire MLB schedule, but enough to see that some teams have maybe one of those blocks, and some teams have...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:40 PM
The Cubs wanted Starlin Castro to be a model citizen, improve his fielding, add a little power and use his speed more often this year.
Castro did all of those things to some degree and ultimately was rewarded with a seven-year, $60 million deal, with a...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter calls it “having too much want-to,” those critical moments when his players' effort doesn't match up with their execution.
He's had to use the phrase far too often over the past 12 games. The offense's...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:08 PM
The Orioles desperately needed to go through a game like the one that played out Friday night against the Indians at Camden Yards — one that helps a sputtering offense regain life.
During the hottest day of the season so far — the game-time...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:04 PM
Other than All-Star catcher Matt Wieters, the Orioles enjoyed three glorious days away from baseball. They took quick vacations, spent time with family and friends, and frequented malls, restaurants and water parks.
But they could delay the inevitable...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 9:11 PM
It's even starting to affect the usually reliable ones now, the Orioles' run of horrid pitching that continues to sink their season to embarrassing levels.
Jake Arrieta, once considered one of the few young players to make strides this season, now can'...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Standing by his locker following the Orioles' ugly 10-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night, rookie right-hander Miguel Gonzalez offered no excuses.
“I've just got to get better,” he said.
Up until Wednesday, Gonzalez had been...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Two older gentlemen sit in the back of the press box, arguing over the validity of the diving catch the Bowie Baysox right fielder just made.
"I'm going to give Barfield defensive player of the game after that catch," one of the two Baysox staffers...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:01 PM
Eutaw Street homers are always a fun little novelty at Camden Yards.
This year, they are almost the norm.
On Friday, two homers – Asdrubal Cabrera’s in the third and Matt Wieters’ in the sixth – landed on the street beyond the...