| May 24, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Xavier Avery could have excelled in any sport, but he chose baseball because he saw it as a game his talents could grow into with hard work. He enjoyed the challenge of playing a sport in which there's always room for improvement — where getting...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:23 PM
No. 2 Yankees: 29th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Angels.
Can we have a mulligan?
That's what Hal Steinbrenner or Randy Levine, the Yankees' president, is believed to have asked either Commissioner Bud Selig or Rob Manfred, Major...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Right-hander Jason Hammel took a significant step toward returning to the Orioles' starting rotation Tuesday, throwing a bullpen session off a full mound for the first time since re-aggravating a right-knee injury two weeks ago.
Hammel threw 35 pitches...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:44 PM
One of the big discussions in the press box before Friday’s game was whether Jason Hammel will be an All-Star.
Not whether he is worthy – he has been the Orioles’ best starter this season – but whether he’ll be named to...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:30 PM
In what has been an unconventional season for the Orioles, the club offered another unique wrinkle on Wednesday afternoon.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter sent two pitchers to the news conference held for the next game’s starter. Obviously, only one...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:48 PM
NEW YORK — Adam Jones called it a routine play. The Orioles center fielder wouldn’t blame it on the cold or the wind or the rain. Regardless of the conditions, he said it was a play he’s made before countless times.
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:12 PM
BOSTON -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter said in the first days of spring training that he wanted to float the designated hitter spot among different players.
After seeing his DH’s open the season 1-for-26 with a .038 batting average, the lowest...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Here's a roundup of what other media outlets are saying about the Orioles' win over the New York Yankees in Game 2 of the American League Division Series and more:
• CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman talks about the ALDS as the series shifts to New York....
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:14 AM
The Orioles are going to have to find a way to scratch our four or five runs against Yankees ace CC Sabathia later today, which wouldn’t be easy in a twilight game at Yankee Stadium against a ham-and-egg junkballer, much less one of the best...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:44 AM
[Editor's note: Down the stretch is a 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 continues.]
About last night
Orioles can't come back on Yankees, lose 8-...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 2:56 PM
The tarp is on the infield here at Camden Yards as a line of storms passes through downtown Baltimore. It appears that the worst of the bad weather has come through the city.
The Orioles will face Yankees ace CC Sabathia today, and manager Buck...