| Dec 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As a lifelong fan of the Baltimore Orioles, there is nothing more I wanted this Christmas than for my team to land a top-notch free agent. Instead of reading about the O's signing a Carlos Beltran or Shin-Soo Choo, the only announcements out of the...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Don’t expect the Orioles to resolve their closer situation any time soon.
As the club tries to distance itself from the mess the situation with Grant Balfour created, the Orioles' external search still seems to be focused on free-agent right-...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Tampa Bay
2013 l 92-71, second place Last year in playoffs l 2013
Tampa's young rotation — average age: 25 — may prove to...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Pat Prada was fed up, mad enough to protest the only way he could — with his wallet.
The lifelong Orioles fan opted against renewing his season-ticket plan in early February, convinced he should no longer patronize a club that wouldn't spend...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:16 PM
For more than two decades, the West Coast has played the part of Major League Baseball’s strange uncle. You know, the one who is invited to the family reunion but hardly ever gets to sit at the head table.
In the last 22 seasons, only three...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Eventually, new Orioles closer Tommy Hunter was going to get a big-boy, pressure-cooker, no-margin-for-error save opportunity — that's what happens when you pitch the ninth inning in the major leagues.
He got it out of the way quickly, allowing...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:59 PM
SYDNEY, Australia — On the morning the Dodgers landed in Australia, there was a vague reference to their upcoming season-opening series on the cover of the Sydney Morning Herald.
There was a small box that included a picture of basketball star...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:04 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana visited the Ed Smith Stadium Complex on Monday morning with little fanfare — the latest veteran seeking a second baseball life with the Orioles.
The Orioles were nearing a minor...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:00 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. — As the sun rises this morning, the Orioles still haven't announced their signing of South Korean pitcher Suk-min Yoon.
At this point, the plan is still to introduce Yoon to the media Monday, but I’ve heard that the right-...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:51 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Four days after agreeing to terms with right-hander Suk-min Yoon, the Orioles made their three-year deal with the South Korean pitcher official on Monday.
The club is expected to hold a press conference on Tuesday at noon to...