| 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 14, 2013
| 6:41 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| May 15, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The Orioles have not specified the schedule for Miguel Gonzalez yet.
Gonzalez threw a side session this morning and indicated things went fine with the blister on his right thumb.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said it is still a possibility that he...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who has not pitched since developing a deep blister on his right thumb May 3 in Anaheim, is getting closer to appearing in a big league game.
Gonzalez threw 35 pitches in a bullpen session Wednesday, the last few...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Right-hander Jake Arrieta, who was sent down after four excruciatingly erratic starts with the Orioles, pitched well in his first two starts for Triple-A Norfolk. Last night, his third start with the Tides did not go quite as well.
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:55 AM
No doubt, there were a lot Orioles fans second-guessing the decision to let Joe Saunders get away while they were watching him tie the O's in knots on Monday night at Safeco Field in Seattle. The contrast was just too obvious, as Saunders pitched a...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:46 PM
SEATTLE — Orioles left-hander Zach Britton was hoping to get more than one start to show the organization that he had regained the form that made him one of the club's most promising pitchers a few years ago.
He is going to have to do that again...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:56 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Veteran right-hander Freddy Garcia will fill the Orioles' empty starting rotation spot Saturday against the Los Angeles Angels, manager Buck Showalter said Thursday.
The 36-year-old Garcia, who is 4-0 with a 2.67 ERA in five...