| Jun 21, 2011
| 2:45 PM
Take a look at the Orioles’ batting averages on the sports website of your choice and you will find three unlikely names atop the list: Chris Jakubauskas, Jake Arrieta and Zach Britton. Sure, they have combined for seven plate appearances and are...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts was not cleared Tuesday to begin baseball activities during his third appointment with concussion specialist Dr. Michael Collins, a development that pushes back his return to the team's lineup until late July at the...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 5:23 PM
A day after optioning Brian Matusz to Triple-A Norfolk, Orioles manager Buck Showalter acknowledged that the replacement for the struggling left-hander in the rotation may not be decided until after this weekend.
Assuming that everything goes as...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When the 2011 American League All-Star team is revealed Sunday afternoon, the Orioles expect one trend to continue.
Even with perhaps more worthy All-Star candidates than in the past, a group that includes shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:55 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has spoken to his team on several occasions this season, but none of the speeches was as harsh or intense as the one he delivered late Wednesday night.
After the Orioles' 13-5 loss to the Texas Rangers, which completed a...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 5:02 PM
BOSTON — A day after four players were ejected in a benches-clearing incident that featured Kevin Gregg and David Ortiz throwing punches, the Orioles closer maintained that he had no regrets, while the Red Sox All-Star designated hitter apologized...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 1:49 PM
They entered the All-Star break last year with an interim manager, 27 games out of first place in the American League East and with a 29-59 record that had them on pace for a franchise-worst 109 losses.
Yet the circumstances surrounding the current...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:54 PM
Designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero didn't hit cleanup for the Orioles on Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with his waning production in the first half.
Guerrero came into the clubhouse Thursday afternoon still feeling discomfort in his right...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 4:28 PM
When the Orioles broke spring training 31/2 months ago to heightened expectations and growing excitement, Robert Andino and Mark Hendrickson grappled with opposite emotions.
Hendrickson, the veteran of nine big league seasons, was facing his first trip...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:52 PM
Orioles president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail said he received "legitimate interest" from clubs looking to upgrade at shortstop this month, but in the end he felt the Orioles should keep J.J. Hardy instead of dealing him away for prospects.
| Mar 4, 2011
| 8:15 AM
The Orioles have given Baltimore 13 straight seasons of losing baseball, a streak that would make them the laughingstock of the major leagues if not for that train wreck of an organization in Pittsburgh. There still has been plenty of giggling at the...