| Apr 23, 2013
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Braves (1): They stopped scoring runs over the weekend in Pittsburgh but bought themselves time with the 13-2 start.
2. Giants (2): Tim Lincecum took a shutout into the seventh Saturday, his best start of the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:27 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. — Thirteen players and coaches have worn No. 56 for the Cubs. Could Mark Buehrle one day become the 14th?
"What if?'' Buehrle said on a sunny Wednesday in the visiting clubhouse at McKechnie Field. I had asked him what would have...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:26 AM
I had separate conversations earlier this offseason with a scout from a rival team and a player agent that basically intimated the same thing:
The industry was watching what the Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays would do this winter because they are viewed...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Almost 12 years later, the White Sox finally may have made things right with the Blue Jays for sending them left-hander Mike Sirotka, who hurt his shoulder and never made another big league start after that trade.
The Sox were not a party to the joke of...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:02 PM
TORONTO — Inside the cramped visiting clubhouse at "PLREC000155">Rogers Centre, the Orioles quickly packed their equipment bags, eager to get back home to Baltimore.
Despite a disappointing 6-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night, the...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:45 AM
[Editor's note: Down the stretch is a new daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason intensifies.]
About last night
Orioles thrash Jays 12-0, pull into a...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Mark Reynolds has struggled at the plate for most of the 2012 season, but he certainly picked the right time to snap out of a long power slump and start making Orioles opponents pay for those months of frustration.
Reynolds, who hit four homers in New...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 8:36 PM
A night after designated hitter Chris Davis became the 19th Oriole in franchise history to hit three homers in a game, catcher Matt Wieters accomplished something a lot less explosive but even more rare on Saturday.
In the Orioles' 8-2 win against the...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Statistics through Sunday (last week's ranking)
1. Rangers (1): There have many issues, including a lack of production since early in the season from Michael Young and the highly regarded lineup, but a soft schedule has kept those issues from showing...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 6:41 PM
Jake Arrieta said he's going into his next start Monday against the New York Mets at CitiField refreshed and with a much better frame of mind than the cluttered one of frustration he experienced before being demoted to the bullpen.
Arrieta, the Orioles'...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:42 PM
The longer the Washington Nationals remain in the playoff hunt, the more Stephen Strasburg’s innings limit will loom over the team.
On Wednesday, a nail-trimming mishap provided a timely reason for Washington to curtail Strasburg’s outing....