| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:12 PM
There was a message left on the office phone one cold night in 2001, but the caller didn't leave his name. It was just an old raspy voice wanting to say hi.
I recognized the voice because I had heard him talk several hundred times, so I called him...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:20 PM
The Orioles' 2013 season plummeted from modestly disappointing to something far gloomier the instant Manny Machado took an off-kilter step Monday in Tampa Bay and wrenched his left knee.
But the news was not as bad as feared, as an MRI revealed Tuesday...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:03 PM
So Chris Davis … wow.
There are so many ways to convey the absurdity of his start to the 2013 season. If he somehow continued hitting at his current pace, he would finish with totals that could slide neatly into Babe Ruth’s prime.
| Mar 30, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Baltimore baseball fans flocked back to Camden Yards and merrily decorated themselves in orange and black as the Orioles authored baseball's most surprising story of 2012.
Now, signs abound that the enthusiasm from last fall — when the team...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 4:00 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Games like the Orioles’ 2-1 loss to the Rays Friday night are tough ones to swallow, especially when another team beats you at your own game.
The Orioles are usually the kings of the late innings, but after Desmond...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:07 PM
It has been 45 years since she first ran onto the field at Memorial Stadium, an 11-year-old blonde with a big smile and a straw broom that would win her fame. There, during the fifth-inning break in Orioles games, Linda Warehime would sweep off the bases,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:16 AM
It appears the Midsummer Classic is finally back to being must-watch television for baseball fans in Baltimore.
Gone are the dark days when the Orioles sent one (sometimes deserving) player to the All-Star Game. From 2006 to 2011, the Orioles had just...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Orioles sixth-round pick Alex Murphy, a catcher from Calvert Hall, passed his physical Tuesday and is scheduled to leave for Sarasota, Fla., on Monday after contract terms are hammered out and approved.
Murphy, speaking by phone from a suite at Camden...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Barbara "Babs" Piper, a former administrative assistant at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Wednesday of complications from acute bipolar disorder at her Rodgers Forge home. She was 63.
Born Barbara Ann Jensen in Baltimore, she was...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis moved into third-place among American League outfielders in the All-Star Game fan voting as of Saturday’s update, putting the team in position to have four starters in the July 16 exhibition.
The top three...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:32 AM
A few days before the Major League Baseball draft last year, Baltimore Orioles director of pitcher development Rick Peterson had a conversation with longtime scout Dean Albany about a young pitcher from Millersville, Josh Hader.
"I remember Dean calling...