| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s fiery charge out of his dugout following the first inning Monday night -- as he tried to push through two umpires to get at Yankees manager Joe Girardi -- undoubtedly added some fuel to this week’s pivotal...
| 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 12, 2013
| 4:24 AM
I keep being asked whether the Orioles clubhouse is demoralized -- or at the least frustrated -- each time they lose a close game this month.
Demoralized? No. The Orioles are still just 1 1/2 games back of the last American League wild card spot with 17...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:26 PM
The Orioles headed into this week's four-game series at home against the New York Yankees knowing they had a chance to bury one of their closest rivals in the American League wild-card race.
They left Camden Yards for Toronto early this morning...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 1:42 PM
There was a time not so long ago when it was pretty easy for baseball fans to handicap the pennant races and predict which division winners and wild-card teams would make it into the postseason.
All you had to do was follow the money.
The New York...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:59 PM
Aberdeen Circus Sports Bar vs. Britton, Fossum Field, 6:30 p.m.
Aberdeen Smittys at Brookings, 5 p.m. doubleheader
|Aberdeen 15-16 Minors Teeners|
Aberdeen 15-16 Minors at Redfield, 5:30 p.m....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:05 PM
To suggest that there has been a reversal of fortune — that after an 11-3 bludgeoning of the New York Yankees on Saturday night at Camden Yards the Orioles and Bronx Bombers have swapped places — would be premature.
The Yankees, after all,...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Bud Selig would love to see a series between the World Series and Japan Series champions. But among the realities is that as problematic as that idea seems now, it might become even less viable in the future.
Major League Baseball is lowering the talent...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Life is good these days for the big kid from Fitch High. He's king buddies with Rangers goalie King Henrik Lundqvist. He tools around in a spiffy Escalade. On the mound, he's nearly unhittable, so much so even Doc Gooden came out to watch him Tuesday...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:54 PM
— They didn't draw a walk in the three previous games, and that had happened only once since 1916. Already, staring at a five-game losing streak, the more reactionary of Yankee fans were looking for scapegoats to walk the plank.
And then there was...
| May 23, 2013
Earlier this week, the Orioles were spiraling out of the American League East race, couldn't win at home and were watching helplessly as their staunch bullpen faltered and their starters routinely checked out early.
Suddenly, after winning two straight...