| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:17 PM
The Angels have signed veteran first baseman Carlos Pena and 29-year-old outfielder Brennan Boesch to minor league deals with invitations to spring training, General Manager Jerry Dipoto confirmed Tuesday.
Pena, 35, was once one of baseball’s most...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:35 PM
James Shields was sharp for 7 1-3 innings, Alex Gordon had three RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals scored five runs in the eighth inning to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Tuesday.
Shields - the key part in the deal that sent top prospect Wil Myers to...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 6:08 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Thome keys 12th-inning rally as O's win, 9-6
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:49 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — At the beginning of this calendar year, Miguel Gonzalez didn’t know where he was going to pitch. Released by the Red Sox in December, he hoped another major league team would give him a chance.
On the second day of...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:24 PM
Orioles rookie Manny Machado has spent his brief time in the big leagues making difficult plays at third base — like the slow roller down the line — appear routine.
But the dazzling plays he'd already made in his short time as a big leaguer...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:55 PM
HOUSTON — The Angels couldn't beat Bud Norris on Friday night. The way they've hit the Houston ace — he has given up one earned run in 28 innings (0.32 earned-run average) of four starts against them this season, including seven four-hit...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 4:11 PM
The Angels got off to a horribly slow start this season. They comforted themselves by saying they did the same thing last year, then had a pretty good season after all.
This is worse, and not just because the Angels have lost three consecutive games...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:01 PM
HOUSTON — On Wednesday morning, eight Orioles took a behind-the-scenes tour of NASA's renowned Johnson Space Center.
Four innings into Wednesday night's 11-7 loss to the Houston Astros, the entire Orioles team witnessed a launching pad. Six...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:30 AM
If you would have asked me in May if there were any chance of Mark Reynolds returning to the Orioles in 2013, it would have been a short conversation.
“Nope,” would have been the answer.
Honestly, as late as July, there was a sense that...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:22 PM
First baseman Mark Reynolds, an integral part of the Orioles' best season in 15 years, said he wasn't surprised that the team declined its $11 million option on him for 2013, but he made it clear that he still wants to remain in Baltimore.
| Nov 1, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Now that the Orioles have declined the $11 million option for next year on Mark Reynolds, the club has two options to try to keep the 29-year-old first baseman.
Since Reynolds has one year of arbitration eligibility remaining, the Orioles could tender...