| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:31 PM
It's early fall in Baltimore, that time of year when purple banners, car flags and sweatshirts normally dominate the landscape, as surely as the colors are soon to hit the trees. But Charm City isn't just NFL country now.
In grade schools and taverns, at...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Clearly, brick and steel age more gracefully than the rest of us, because Oriole Park is about to celebrate its 20th birthday on Opening Day Friday and who can believe it is already the 10th-oldest ballpark in the major leagues?
Time does fly, in this...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:50 PM
A month before he joined the Orioles as the organization's new executive director of international recruiting, curiosity took Fred Ferreira to the Mexican coastal city of Mazatlan.
With more than 40 years of experience scouring for international talent,...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 3:57 PM
BOSTON — If you're trying to make sense of the Orioles' otherworldly string of 16 straight extra-inning victories, don't even bother.
"You don't question the things you don't understand,'' manager Buck Showalter said moments after the Orioles shook...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:52 AM
For the first time in four days, the Orioles will be able to sleep in today.
The O's played three straight afternoon games this Labor Day weekend. They also played a 12:35 p.m. game Thursday before taking the train to New York.
The structure of the...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 4:45 PM
The Orioles added another left-handed reliever to their bullpen Monday, selecting the contract of Zach Phillips from Triple-A Norfolk before Monday's series opener in Toronto.
Phillips was told before Sunday's Tides game that he was being recalled and...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:37 AM
With Jason Hammel rejoining the Orioles on Thursday and given the fact that Chris Tillman has yet to be scratched from his next start, I asked Orioles manager Buck Showalter about the concept of going to a six-man rotation for the stretch run.
| Mar 25, 2012
| 6:24 PM
There's little debate to the notion that Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz has pitched well this spring training -- especially considering he's coming off an awful 2011 season -- but whether he's dazzled the team brass enough to earn a starting rotation...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:00 AM
When it comes to the building blocks of making the Orioles a winning franchise, Manny Machado is obviously a key piece. But executive vice president Dan Duquette inherited the 20-year-old phenom.
And when you look at the Orioles’ 7-1 win over the...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 6:34 PM
– The Orioles thinned out their spring roster Monday, with eight players sent out of camp, including right-handers Brad Bergesen and Jason Berken and middle infielder Matt Antonelli, all of whom were optioned to Triple-A Norfolk.
Two more players,...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Faced with the task of adding four starting pitchers to the American League Division Series roster that were excluded from the one-game wild-card team, Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to go with Tommy Hunter's experience in the postseason and as...