| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:47 PM
No. 6 Tigers: 25th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Diamondbacks.
This not just in: Justin Verlander is a stud.
He makes an in-his-prime Richard Gere look like Don Knotts. If he was a guitarist, Eric Clapton would never go on stage...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Since the start, these Orioles have been wildly unpredictable -- and I mean that in a good way -- which is why they will go down as one of the most lovable teams in Baltimore sports lore. But there have been a few constants for a team that probably had to...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Steve Pearce has a wish for his old Orioles teammates.
"Hopefully, they can win the [American League] wild card," said Pearce, whom the Orioles waived in July and is now with the New York Yankees. "I really tried not to look back and think about that....