| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts concedes that he's had passing thoughts over the past several weeks about whether these might be his final days in the only major league uniform he's ever worn.
"Oh, sure, I think everybody thinks about their...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Brian Roberts signing with the New York Yankees is one of those happenings that registers very little with the wider baseball world but carries a variety of intense meanings for Baltimore baseball lovers.
The interesting thing about Roberts is not the...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
72 -- number of doubles Manny Machado is on pace to hit in 2013.
Somewhat surprisingly, the 20-year-old third baseman did not have a...
| 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 2, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Late Monday night the Orioles traded former All-Star closer Jim Johnson to the Oakland Athletics for second baseman Jemile Weeks and a minor league player to be named later.
Johnson, who saved 101 games for the Orioles in the past two seasons, was set...
| May 28, 2013
| 3:51 PM
WASHINGTON – Over the past few days, Orioles manager Buck Showalter has spoken optimistically about getting some of the club’s injured players back soon.
“We are hoping to get those four or five guys back at some point soon,”...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Even Ryan Flaherty was surprised when he received a call Wednesday morning telling him he was being recalled by the Orioles after just eight games at Triple-A Norfolk.
When the Orioles sent Flaherty to the minors, the purpose was to get him more at-...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Through the first two months of the Orioles' season, second baseman Ryan Flaherty's reputation hinged much more on his glove than his bat.
In 30 games, Flaherty was perfect in the field. At the plate, though, he struggled, starting the year 0-for-17...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:11 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts, who has spent most of this season at the team’s spring training facility in Sarasota, Fla., rehabbing a right hamstring injury, visited with the club Friday and hopes he can complete...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 2:34 PM
The Orioles activated right-hander Pedro Strop off the disabled list before Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays, but how Strop will be used in the club's constantly morphing bullpen remains to be seen.
Strop allowed multiple runs in his last...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:28 PM
One day after a strong defensive and offensive performance by Alexi Casilla, the reserve second baseman’s name wasn’t in the Orioles’ starting lineup Monday.
It likely would have been, but Casilla jammed his right index finger in a...