| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:42 PM
The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player.
A crowd of players...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 3:27 PM
During another difficult season in which losses have piled up at a dizzying rate, Orioles starter Jeremy Guthrie has managed to keep his composure, or at least hold off his frustration until he was well outside the camera's view.
But that changed in an...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Yes, two bar blogs in two days.
It’s Christmastime, I’m feeling the holiday spirit (or holiday spirits, as it were).
I wrote a piece last week talking to a scout who briefly broke down the Orioles and the AL East for me.
At the time, R....
| Aug 4, 2012
| 5:20 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Orioles purchased the contract of outfielder Nate McLouth on Saturday afternoon and have designated veteran outfielder Endy Chavez for assignment.
The 30-year-old McLouth was told he would be added to the Orioles 25-man...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:37 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Orioles had an idea of what to expect from Taiwanese left-hander Wei-Yin Chen in his first major league season. But the 27-year-old rookie set a high standard for himself.
After striking out a career-high 12 batters on...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters is an All-Star and a Gold Glove winner. He’s regarded as one of the best gamecallers in the game.
But he’s not known for his speed.
However, in Saturday night’s 4-0 win over the Rays, Wieters stole second...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter expressed faith in slumping first baseman Mark Reynolds, saying he will continue to put Reynolds in the lineup despite his struggles.
Reynolds is hitting .191 (18-for-94) since the beginning of July and was hitless in...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:57 AM
Yet again, the Orioles return from a tough road stretch still lodged in the playoff hunt.
The Orioles’ six-game trip to New York and Tampa Bay concluded with two road series wins. The Orioles took the first two games in the Bronx, overcoming some...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:36 AM
For the second consecutive year, the Orioles have three players that are finalists for the annual Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, which are given to the best defensive players at each position in each league.
This year, catcher Matt Wieters is up for his...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 6:43 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Orioles needed a starting pitching performance to remember Saturday night. They needed something to restore faith in their rotation, something to help stop their sudden swoon.
Brian Matusz was up for the challenge. The...
| Apr 6, 2011
Right-hander Dan Haren found a way around the Angels' bullpen problems Wednesday, pitching well enough to keep most of the team's relievers on the bench during a 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Haren scattered four......