| May 17, 2014
| 9:47 PM
Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday:
1. DETROIT: Tigers starters have given up more than three runs in a game only twice since April 18 (1)
2. OAKLAND: Athletics have outscored opponents...
| May 7, 2014
| 9:03 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter has said that as long as rookie Jonathan Schoop — like every young player growing into his role — plays well defensively, he can live with the infielder's struggles at the plate....
| May 3, 2014
| 7:20 PM
"It does feel good. I hope everybody enjoyed their bobblehead."
—Ben Zobrist, Tampa Bay Rays infielder, after the Rays were forced to play a day-night doubleheader Thursday at Boston's Fenway Park. The Rays had wanted to make up a Wednesday...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:38 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The rain has subsided here at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, and it appears we’re going to play tonight as the Orioles are scheduled to host the Tampa Bay Rays at 7:05 p.m.
Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez will make his final...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:26 PM
SARASOTA, FlA. – The Orioles finished their Grapefruit League schedule with a 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays under the lights at Ed Smith Stadium on Thursday night.
The Rays plated the winning run in the top of the ninth off left-hander Troy...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:31 PM
In the eyes of Orioles manager Buck Showalter, left-hander Wei-Yin Chen battled some tough luck in his first two starts of the season. He pitched well enough to win, his skipper said, but was victimized by seeing-eye hits that led to some early exits....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Over the first two weeks of the season, left-hander Zach Britton has become a valuable weapon for the Orioles out of the bullpen.
Britton provided more evidence of that during the Orioles' 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afternoon,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:41 PM
General Manager Jerry Dipoto has been heavily criticized for his winter pitching moves that didn't pan out, Ryan Madson, Joe Blanton, Tommy Hanson and Sean Burnett providing little or no contributions to the Angels this season.
But at least one under-...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:54 PM
In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense.
Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:45 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – It started out as a must-win.
It eventually became a must-end.
On Friday night (and Saturday morning), the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays combined for the longest game, time-wise, in both franchises’ histories, a six...
| Aug 21, 2013
The steady stream of fans rapidly heading toward the exits of Camden Yards in the ninth inning of the Orioles' 7-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night signaled that they had seen enough.
A one-run game quickly spiraled into a five-run deficit for...