| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:30 AM
In this morning's Baltimore Sun, I wrote a story in Orioles right-hander Steve Johnson, who hopes to stick next season after making an impressive major league debut in 2012.
Johnson will have the opportunity to crack the Orioles' starting rotation this...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I talked to a major league scout Friday whose territory is strictly the American League East and whose opinion I really respect.
He’s always been pretty spot on with his assessments, so I was curious as to what he thought about what has happened...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Now that the Blue Jays continue to load up this offseason – agreeing to acquire NL Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey from the Mets pending signing him to an extension – I’m continuing to get questions about why the Orioles are being so...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Good morning from Nashville.
No, the Orioles haven’t traded for Billy Butler or signed Adam LaRoche yet.
Hold your breath and you may turn Ravens’ purple.
As we get into the second day of the annual baseball meetings here, I’ll try...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:09 PM
TORONTO -- Kevin Gausman arrived in the visiting clubhouse of the Rogers Centre on Thursday to find about $300 worth of powdered mini doughnuts stacked inside and at the base of his locker, another nice welcoming gift from center fielder Adam Jones.
| May 23, 2013
| 9:19 PM
TORONTO — Right-hander Jake Arrieta, who hasn't pitched in 16 days, was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk before Thursday's game to make space on the 25-man roster for starter Kevin Gausman.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the team was deciding...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:16 PM
TORONTO -- The Orioles plan to recall right-hander Steve Johnson as an extra relief arm if the club’s bullpen gets extended tonight against the Blue Jays.
Johnson, a St. Paul’s grad, was scratched from his scheduled start Friday at Triple-...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Last season, Orioles reliever Troy Patton did a tremendous job serving as a left-handed bridge between the team’s starters and late-inning relievers.
But this season Patton has struggled with his control, and that fact was glaring Thursday, when he...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Norfolk’s losing streak reached four as Lehigh Valley beat the South Division-leading Tides 4-2 Saturday night in Allentown, Pa.
Tides starter Zach Britton gave up just two runs in seven innings, but reliever Jake...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Right-hander Jair Jurrjens, who made the National League All-Star team two years ago with the Atlanta Braves, arrived in the Orioles clubhouse Friday afternoon to prepare for Saturday's start against the Tampa Bay Rays.
"This is where everyone wants...
| May 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Frankly, Jason Hammel has been playing with fire all season.
The Orioles' Opening Day starter hasn’t been crisp – honest-to-goodness smooth and effortless like in early 2012 – at all in nine starts.
Sure, he beat the Tampa Bay Rays...