| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
[Back for its second year, "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
Jim Johnson's error and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The Orioles bullpen — and perhaps the club's postseason chances — was dealt a big blow Thursday when manager Buck Showalter announced that submarining set-up man Darren O’Day will not travel to Toronto with the team because of...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:10 PM
For the second straight night, the Orioles' fate was left to the bullpen, and the team's relievers were banged up and beaten yet again.
With the games remaining in the regular season dwindling, the Orioles blew another chance to gain ground in the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:06 PM
If you’re trying to handicap the race for the second American League wild-card slot, don’t spend too much time agonizing over it. Just look at the soft schedule the Cleveland Indians have the rest of the way.
While the Orioles, Yankees,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:15 PM
As dominating as Kevin Gausman was in his first inning of relief Tuesday night, and as well as he's pitched against the Yankees overall, the Orioles' rookie right-hander faced uncharted territory in the eighth inning against the heart of New York's...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:44 PM
After the Orioles again failed to take advantage of ample opportunities to score in their 4-2 loss Sunday to the reeling Chicago White Sox, there was a strange vibe in the home clubhouse.
Yes, the Orioles (76-66) had won three of four against the White...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The Orioles had more than their share of opportunities to put away the Chicago White Sox on Saturday afternoon at Camden Yards. But as scoring chances came and went, frustration mounted in the home dugout. Through 17 at-bats with runners in scoring...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
five -- go-ahead home runs in the ninth inning or later for Adam Jones since the start of the 2012 season.
With one swing of the bat Sunday,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:01 PM
Manny Machado before 21
•He has 118 hits, second in the major leagues behind the Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera, who has 120.
•His 38 doubles have him on pace for 71, which would break Earl Webb’s single-season MLB record of 67,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:17 PM
In Thursday's 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox, Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez regained his confidence, lifted his struggling club, picked up his first win since July and sent the club's fans home in time to watch some of the Ravens' opener in...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:04 PM
After lasting just 2 1/3 innings Wednesday in his first big league start since July, lefty Zach Britton's next appearance seemed tenuous.
It's now expected to happen within the next week — for the short-season Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds....