| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:42 PM
The Orioles figured out a simple way Monday night to bust out of an offensive skid that cost them three games at Wrigley Field over the weekend.
Get home -- and start homering. And keep homering, in consecutive at-bats, if possible, until you’ve...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Maybe just a night sleeping in their own beds was all the Orioles needed for their bats to wake up following a weekend of Chicago slumber at Wrigley Field.
"The hits, the runs, all of it,” shortstop J.J. Hardy said. “Slumped a little bit...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:15 PM
TORONTO -- This time of the year in Toronto, fans typically are gearing up for preseason hockey camps and satisfying their need for sports with the Canadian Football League. In other words, the Blue Jays haven’t been relevant this late in the season...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Overshadowed by the pregame news that Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has been suspended for 25 games for violating MLB's drug policy is that shortstop J.J. Hardy, who has been nursing nagging lower back problems, is back in the starting lineup for Game...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy returned to the starting lineup for the opening game of Friday’s split doubleheader, after nagging lower-back spasms had forced him to miss the previous five games.
Hardy hadn’t played since Friday's game in...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:02 PM
CLEVELAND — Bud Norris will start Monday’s game against the Chicago White Sox followed by Chris Tillman on Tuesday, but the club is still listing “to be announced” as Wednesday’s starter.
Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
CLEVELAND -- Ever since the Orioles reached the postseason two years ago, they’ve made a point of not panicking when momentum appears to be slipping away. They just try and wait it out.
So after running into a buzzsaw of quality pitching for the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:09 PM
CHICAGO -- Watching Nick Markakis patrol right field for the past nine seasons, Orioles fans have grown accustomed to watching him make tough defensive plays look routine.
But there was no questioning the difficulty factor of the potentially game-saving...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:11 AM
CHICAGO – A lot of the advanced defensive metrics don’t reward Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis for the defender he is. His steadiness in the outfield sometimes make you take him for granted, especially given the way he expertly maneuvers...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:41 PM
CHICAGO -- Since returning from a left thumb injury that kept him out for three games, Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy entered Tuesday with six hits in 16 at-bats, including three multihit games out of four.
Through Monday, Hardy was batting .396 in August...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 11:58 AM
From each thunderous 'O' during the national anthem to another Adam Jones postgame pie in the face, it has been a magical season at the ballpark. And though it's too early to plan a victory parade down Charles Street, I wouldn't bet against the O's when...