| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:54 PM
On July 28, the Orioles lost to the Oakland Athletics to drop their record to 52-49.
As pleasant a surprise as the club had been to that point, the season suddenly carried all the hallmarks of an Oriole collapse, the kind fans had come to expect in 14...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:21 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Erik Bedard struck out a season-high 11, including seven straight batters, and Pedro Alvarez hit a go-ahead home run as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
| May 5, 2012
| 7:13 PM
When it comes to deciding who's going to play where defensively, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel has loads of flexibility.
Ty Wigginton can play first, second or third base. Laynce Nix can man left field or first. John Mayberry Jr. can go to any of the...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:07 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rod Barajas hit a two-run homer off Washington closer Henry Rodriguez with two outs in the ninth to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 victory on Tuesday night.
The veteran catcher, mired in a season-long slump, drilled a shot...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Andrew McCutchen’s power will come and go. His speed is what makes the Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder one of the most dynamic players in baseball.
The All-Star used both to give the Pirates their first winning streak in three weeks.
| May 10, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Stephen Strasburg struck out a season-high 13 over six innings and the Washington Nationals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Pittsburgh on Thursday night.
Roger Bernadina and Adam LaRoche both homered in the sixth off Pittsburgh&...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Adam LaRoche broke open a tight game with a three-run double for his 1,000th career hit after homering for No. 999, and Gio Gonzalez took over the NL strikeout lead from teammate Stephen Strasburg by fanning 10 in seven innings Wednesday night, leading...
| May 20, 2012
| 3:16 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer headed off the mound and toward the dugout, where manager Jim Leyland was waiting to offer a congratulatory handshake.
After 15 strikeouts in seven innings, Scherzer’s day was done, and the only question was...
| May 25, 2012
| 6:02 PM
On the threshold of becoming the highest-paid player in the history of the Orioles, center fielder Adam Jones stood at his locker Friday and said he isn’t thinking about a contract extension until it becomes official.
“Not the slightest [bit]...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Adam Jones is officially the owner of the largest contract in Orioles history and is the second-highest-paid center fielder in the big leagues.
Jones agreed to a six-year, $85.5 million contract extension Saturday, which will keep him in an Orioles...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:31 PM
With his six-year, $85.5 million contract extension official, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones sat between his two bosses — manager Buck Showalter and club executive vice president Dan Duquette — on Sunday and said Baltimore is where he...