| Apr 22, 2011
| 5:09 PM
The Orioles series opener against the New York Yankees on Friday night was postponed because of rain, allowing the club to skip Chris Tillman's next start.
Tillman, who was originally scheduled to start Saturday night, has been dealing with right groin...
| May 6, 2011
| 10:05 PM
The Orioles' 6-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on an ugly, rainy, sloppy night Friday at Camden Yards provided a crystal-clear example of what separates successful veteran pitchers from inexperienced ones that are seemingly headed toward that path.
| Jun 3, 2011
| 9:32 PM
As a rookie in the big leagues, Orioles left-hander Zach Britton has encountered plenty of celebratory firsts this season.
On Friday night, in an uninspiring 8-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, Britton experienced several rather unpleasant ones, including...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 5:19 PM
Third baseman Mark Reynolds made two errors -- both leading to Tampa Bay Rays runs -- and center fielder Adam Jones played Evan Longoria's tailing liner into a two-run, inside-the-park home run.
The Rays got absolutely no resistance in stealing four...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 6:14 PM
The Orioles' series finale with the Tampa Bay Rays had already included a series of unusual plays when Evan Longoria came up in the eighth inning and lined a Jeremy Accardo pitch to center field.
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones broke on the ball, but...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:13 PM
There have been plenty of times this season when it would have been easy to sum up another Orioles loss by looking at just one play or one statistic. But not Friday night, not when there was so much bad baseball to choose from, not when the Orioles all...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 3:08 PM
When he was demoted to the minor leagues May 28 for the fourth time in less than two full seasons, Brad Bergesen was given two specific things to work on: limiting his pitch count and improving his slider.
The 25-year-old right-hander apparently made...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Jake Arrieta's next start will be pushed back four days as the right-hander deals with inflammation related to the bone spur in his right elbow.
Arrieta, whose next turn would have been Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds, is tentatively scheduled to...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Baltimore is blessed with a bunch of talented sports bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. I often link up to these local writers in my morning Coffee Companion posts, but instead of just exchanging anti-social links with them,...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Update: Since this article went to press, the Orioles agreed to terms with shortstop J.J. Hardy on a three-year contract.
An Orioles season of some promise has taken a depressing turn that makes the prospects for breaking a 13-year run of losing...