| Jun 2, 2013
| 4:05 PM
When the Orioles make the 22nd pick overall in baseball's annual amateur draft Thursday night, it will be the latest they have had to wait in the first round since 1998.
That's the bad news.
The good news for the club is that because of changes in...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:02 PM
HOUSTON -- Lots of little things from today’s pre-game scrum with Buck Showalter:
Right fielder Nick Markakis’ paternal grandmother passed away Sunday. Markakis drove to Long Island after the Orioles’ game and she was pronounced dead...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:38 PM
In need of an extra bullpen arm, the Orioles recalled right-hander Jair Jurrjens from Triple-A Norfolk before Saturday's game against the New York Yankees and designated first baseman Travis Ishikawa for assignment.
“I just felt like we needed some...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:05 PM
To suggest that there has been a reversal of fortune — that after an 11-3 bludgeoning of the New York Yankees on Saturday night at Camden Yards the Orioles and Bronx Bombers have swapped places — would be premature.
The Yankees, after all,...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:20 PM
To make room for Brian Roberts on the roster, the Orioles designated right-hander Jair Jurrjens off the 25-man roster. He’ll clear option waivers and report to Triple-A Norfolk after 72 hours. Jurrjens said he’ll take some time off before...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:13 PM
The Orioles’ hope of having four elected starters for the annual All-Star Game took a hit Monday when Major League Baseball announced that Toronto’s Jose Bautista has surged ahead of Nick Markakis for the last outfield spot.
The top three...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:09 AM
The Orioles are now listed as having 16-1 odds to win the 2013 World Series, according to betting site Bovada.lv. Typically, the Orioles have had 25-1 odds or worse in the past year.
They are currently tied with the ninth-best odds, along with the...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:50 AM
First baseman Travis Ishikawa, who was designated for assignment on June 29, was claimed by the New York Yankees on waivers Sunday afternoon.
Ishikawa, 29, had two hits in 17 at-bats in his brief time with the Orioles. He had batted .316 with a .413 on-...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Right-hander Jair Jurrjens, who was originally signed this winter to a big league contract before health concerns led to protracted negotiations and, ultimately, a minor league deal, has become a free agent after just two appearances with the Orioles....
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:36 PM
No. 8 Braves: 23rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Phillies.
Isn't every action supposed to bring an equal opposite reaction?
Frank Wren must not have gotten the message.
While the Red Sox's 7-20 September led to sweeping changes...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:16 PM
NEW YORK– Back in 2005, when current Orioles manager Buck Showalter was with the Texas Rangers, he and two others convinced R.A. Dickey that the only way he would be a successful major league pitcher was to attempt to master the knuckleball.