| Jun 8, 2013
| 4:00 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Games like the Orioles’ 2-1 loss to the Rays Friday night are tough ones to swallow, especially when another team beats you at your own game.
The Orioles are usually the kings of the late innings, but after Desmond...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:19 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. --Orioles rookie Kevin Gausman knew his introduction to the major leagues wouldn't be easy, but he also didn't think it would be this tough.
Making the jump from Double-A, the Orioles' much-heralded pitching prospect knew he'd be...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 5:14 PM
During the weekend’s first two games here in Tampa Bay, the Orioles' offense seemingly went vacationing in Florida – not even sending a postcard to acknowledge their absence.
But in Sunday’s series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Alexi Casilla’s playing time has been sporadic this season, but the Orioles second baseman took advantage of just his second start in 12 days on Sunday.
Hitting from the No. 9 spot, Casilla had his most productive day as an Oriole at the plate,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:49 PM
While managers have different preferences about using "small ball," it strikes me that the White Sox rarely use sacrifice bunts in games where one run can make the difference. Is this a strategical decision or are they just bad bunters? -- Bob Dunn;...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:16 AM
The Orioles wouldn’t say it, but they’re probably glad they won’t see the Tampa Bay Rays again until mid-August.
They were able to salvage one win in their trip to the Trop, but since taking two of three in Tampa Bay in the opening...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Orioles second baseman Alexi Casilla will be absent from the starting lineup for a second straight game because of a finger injury suffered in the ninth inning of Sunday’s win at Tampa Bay.
Casilla said X-rays on his right index finger were...
| Aug 21, 2013
The steady stream of fans rapidly heading toward the exits of Camden Yards in the ninth inning of the Orioles' 7-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night signaled that they had seen enough.
A one-run game quickly spiraled into a five-run deficit for...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:17 PM
Jason Vargas threw seven shutout innings last Thursday in Tampa Bay, allowing two hits, striking out seven and walking three in an Angels victory, but his encore performance against the Rays five days later did not go as well.
The left-hander was rocked...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez allowed five runs in the first – and seven runs total – in 2 2/3 innings Wednesday night against the Rays.
It halted the Orioles’ season-best seven straight quality starts.
Gonzalez allowed a home...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:06 PM
The Orioles’ 3-2 extra-inning win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday afternoon was a long time coming — in more ways than one.
The Orioles needed 14 innings — and five hours and 14 minutes — to complete a three-game sweep of...