| May 3, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Orioles’ 16-9 start has obviously been caused by tremendous pitching – and specifically starting pitching.
Orioles starters have thrown nine quality starts in their past 10 outings – and have a 1.65 ERA in that time. In the three-...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:12 AM
The Orioles began their current six-game road trip with many believing it would tell us a lot about what we need to know about the 2012 Birds. Baltimore's early-season success could be discounted by a favorable schedule early on, but road series in New...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has yet to name an Opening Day starter, but a slight adjustment to the team's pitching schedule might have shown his hand.
Right-hander Jake Arrieta's scheduled day to pitch was Friday against the Tigers at home, but he's...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 4:52 PM
When the Orioles claimed left-handed pitcher Jo-Jo Reyes off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays last week, the thought was that he'd pitch for a while in the bullpen and maybe get another crack at a starting job later this season.
That plan lasted less...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:37 PM
When third base umpire Phil Cuzzi incorrectly called Nick Markakis out at third base on a steal attempt in the fifth inning of the Chicago White Sox's 4-3 victory Tuesday night, the Orioles began an inevitable limp toward their ninth defeat in 11 games....
| Aug 10, 2011
| 7:03 PM
With just one hit and one walk in 18 at-bats this homestand, Orioles designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero was given a day off from starting Wednesday, but manager Buck Showalter said not to read too much into it.
Guerrero will start — and "more than...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 12:00 PM
The Orioles’ bad luck on the baseball field has expanded into the team’s promotions department, which unfortunately is having a banner homestand for ill-timed fan giveaways (by no fault of their own, of course).
On Saturday night, the Orioles...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 7:36 PM
Lefty Brian Matusz, who was demoted to Triple-A in June after a rough stretch in the majors, threw his best game for Norfolk on Thursday — a shutout against one of the best teams in the International League.
What that performance means for his...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:54 PM
Orioles batting practice came to a standstill Friday afternoon when Detroit Tigers reliever Al Alburquerque was struck in the side of the head by a Robert Andino line drive.
Alburquerque, who was playing catch in shallow left field and didn't see Andino'...