| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:24 PM
When the New York Yankees visit Baltimore each year, the stakes always seem to be a bit higher for the crowds at Camden Yards.
With the success of the Orioles last season and through the first half of 2013, as much is true again this season. And the...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:36 PM
What a great Baltimore weekend for lovers of fine TV baseball.
The Orioles sweep the Yankees, and ESPN comes to town Sunday night and delivers a winning national telecast. Plus, it comes hot on the heels of first-rate coverage Saturday night from Fox...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:26 PM
The Orioles four All Stars – Chris Davis, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado -- met with the media before Monday’s game.
After talking about their All-Star selections, the group was asked about the 21-year-old Machado’s defense...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:39 AM
The Orioles tried not to make a big deal of Wei-Yin Chen’s absence for nearly two months because of a strained oblique.
But the Taiwanese lefty has been exceptionally consistent in his year-plus, major league career and not having him take the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The next time you go to Camden Yards, keep your eye on him, the way he shifts a few feet before every batter to maximize his odds for an easy path to the ball, the way he avoids contorting himself into an awkward throwing position.
Try not to be...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Eighteen times, he suited up for baseball's All-Star Game. No American Leaguer has played in more. The two trophies Cal Ripken Jr. won as the game's Most Valuable Player gleam, plain to see, in the former Oriole's Reisterstown home.
Ripken played in the...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:28 PM
He's the forgotten Oriole, one who helped the club soar in 1966 and then fell off the radar. Brooks, Frank and Boog were stars in that championship season. But who remembers Russ Snyder?
"I had a pretty good year, too," said Snyder, 79.
Did he ever....
| May 6, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Can we go a little over the top here? OK, here goes: maybe we'll remember this just-concluded 7-4 Orioles road trip to the West Coast as the time where the legend of Manny Machado really took off.
Sure, he got lots of attention last season when the...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The solitary orange banner waved over the left field wall at old Memorial Stadium for years. “HERE” is all it said in blocky black lettering.
No other words were necessary. Everyone knew what it meant: here’s where Frank hit it out....
| May 12, 2013
| 12:32 PM
May 15, 2004: In sultry heat and on a bone-dry track, Smarty Jones wins the Preakness by a record 111/2 lengths before an announced record crowd of 112,668 at Pimlico Race Course. The victory gives Smarty Jones two legs up in his quest to win the Triple...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:22 PM
When he charges onto the infield grass, makes that barehanded pickup and throws a rocket to first, Manny Machado reminds Orioles fans of a superstar third baseman of yesteryear.
When he breaks out of the batter's box on a liner into the gap and hits...