| 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...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:25 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the Orioles plugged through this offseason without adding a premium bat to the lineup, club officials kept saying that a needed offensive boost could come from two players already on the 40-man roster, two guys who had...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:03 AM
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| 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...
| 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;...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:40 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Orioles were introduced to the latest jewel of the Tampa Bay Rays' pitching pipeline Friday night.
Rays right-hander Chris Archer, who was making just his sixth career big league start, limited the high-powered Orioles...
| 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...