| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:38 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There's no denying that the Orioles offense sometimes can rely too much on home runs, which is one of the reasons why the club can be so frustrating to watch when its power hitters go silent.
Following an especially frustrating...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 4:19 PM
It was a look, and a feeling, that Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto came to dread, not only last season, but at times in April and May this year. The bullpen gate would open in the late innings of a close game and a sense of uncertainty would trot in...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:24 PM
After the Orioles’ 4-2 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night in a lackluster game that lasted three hours and 37 minutes and featured 319 pitches, manager Buck Showalter played an impromptu word game with reporters.
“That was a...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Just about every time the Tampa Bay Rays have been mentioned to Buck Showalter in the past month, he can't help but talk about Drew Smyly, the left-handed starter the Rays received from the Detroit Tigers in last month's blockbuster deal that included...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The Orioles’ sweep by the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field last weekend raised all kinds of red flags.
But four days back home against the Tampa Bay Rays allowed the Orioles to get back to one of the things that has carried them to the top of the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:07 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Boston Red Sox dealt away much of their core at the non-waiver trade deadline to prepare for the future, and in the first game of a series uncharacteristically devoid of postseason importance, the future arrived early....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:35 PM
With Alex Cobb tossing 7 1/3 scoreless innings to lead the way, the Tampa Bay Rays dealt the reeling New York Yankees a fifth straight loss with a 5-0 decision at Tropicana Field.
Cobb (8-6) scattered six hits -- all singles -- and a walk while notching...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:45 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays completed their long climb back to .500 on Friday night, beating the New York Yankees 5-0 at Tropicana Field.
With the win, the Rays moved to 61-61 on the year and became the fourth team in major league...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:51 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Rays loaded the bases with no outs in the ninth when Cole Figueroa singled, Brandon Guyer walked and Angels shortstop Erick Aybar threw late to second on Kevin Kiermaier's fielder's-choice grounder. But Huston Street struck out Desmond...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Somebody is going to get killed out there.
I've said it a hundred times, thought it a thousand.
The only question was, what ballplayer would have to die on the mound before something was done to protect pitchers?
The issue, in the news again after...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:13 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Despite everything they accomplished last season, the Orioles realize they will spend the next six months still proving people wrong.
Coming off a year in which they defied the odds and scoffed at conventionality, these Orioles...