| Sep 21, 2013
| 4:38 PM
"There were 13 people shot in Chicago yesterday, and all people want to talk about is people swimming in a swimming pool? Pretty disappointing."
— Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, on Friday, on the debate over whether the Dodgers should have celebrated...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Sometimes, Randy Knorr sits in his room, all alone, and laughs. Late at night, he sits on his balcony overlooking Nationals Park. In the mornings, he leaves his apartment and thinks to himself, "Oh, my God. I get to go to that stadium to work." He works...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Manny Machado won't be playing in front of a national audience this October, but it's clear the Orioles' star third baseman has made an imprint beyond Baltimore in his second big league season.
Major League Baseball released its list of the most popular...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Karl Marx is credited with saying that religion is "the opium of the people." But here in the nation's capital, baseball is the drug of choice that rescues political junkies from the unpleasant realities around them.
Currently providing relief from...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:47 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are back in town for their home opener on Friday, and this is the moment when newspaper editorialists generally wax poetic about baseball in spring, fathers and sons, the uncertain state of the national pastime and hope springing...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 9:21 AM
It was the spring of Gavin Floyd's senior year, and professional baseball scouts were flocking to his games at Mount St. Joseph High School.
A right-handed pitcher with a blazing fastball and knee-buckling curve, Floyd was considered one of the top...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:48 AM
The Orioles came to the winter meetings with their eyes on acquiring a left-handed hitter to help fill the void in left field and also at designated hitter.
And the most likely avenue to snag that player seems to be in a trade, but from listening to...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Nate McLouth, who spent two months of the 2012 season and all of last year with the Orioles, signed a two-year deal last week with the Washington Nationals worth a guaranteed $10.75 million with an option for a third year.
McLouth will make $5 million...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Manny Machado probably couldn’t have asked for a much better start to his first full season in the majors.
In April, the 20-year-old batted .304 with 11 doubles, two home runs and 16 RBIs. His on-base percentage was .344 and his slugging...
| May 5, 2013
For decades, the Orioles commanded a sweeping empire of fans — a territory larger than some European countries, stretching from southern Pennsylvania to North Carolina and including Washington, where the team operated a popular retail store.
| May 6, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter usually has an answer for most questions thrown his way, but he didn’t have a quick response for one interesting inquiry this weekend in Anaheim.
Before Saturday’s game, Showalter was asked why he believed...