| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Because of the inherent riskiness of selecting high school and college kids often years away from playing on the big stage, baseball's annual amateur draft differs from the talent-selection process of other pro sports. In baseball, an organization's...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Maybe we shouldn’t be surprised that Chris Davis is leading all American League first basemen in the latest All-Star voting results released by Major League Baseball on Monday. The guy has been a monster from Day One and he’s leading the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:24 AM
As expected, the Orioles' only representative on USA Baseball's 27-man provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic is center fielder Adam Jones.
The rosters for the rest of the countries will be announced later today, so other Orioles could be...
| 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 10, 2013
| 10:13 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Dating back to last season, the Orioles often have struggled offensively when they can’t hit the longball.
On Friday, in a 9-6, 10-inning victory over the Minnesota Twins, they flourished despite not going quite deep enough....
| May 11, 2013
| 8:46 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Steve Johnson might have been the best feel-good story in an Orioles season filled with them last year.
The local boy, St. Paul's graduate and son of a former Oriole stormed onto the big league stage and won all four of his decisions,...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 2:55 PM
How did the White Sox get stuck with four blocks of 20 games without a day off (April, May-June, July-Aug, and Aug-Sept.)? I didn't go through the entire MLB schedule, but enough to see that some teams have maybe one of those blocks, and some teams have...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Chris Tillman had a rocky outing Saturday night in his first start of the season, which came hours after he was activated from the 15-day disabled list. The right-hander lasted just 3 2/3 innings and allowed five earned runs.
Tillman, who was placed...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:40 AM
Brian Matusz threw his ballcap into the ring for the open fifth starter spot Wednesday with a dominant outing: four innings pitched, no hits, one walk, seven strikeouts and no flyball outs.
Granted it was the Minnesota Twins without Joe Mauer (World...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:47 AM
The Orioles will head south to Fort Myers today to play the Twins for the second time this spring.
The Twins will have a lineup that includes Joe Mauer, Josh Willingham and Justin Morneau, so they’re playing a number of regulars.
As for the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:54 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After struggling mightily with his control in an ugly one-inning start Thursday, Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens acknowledged that lingering flaws in his mechanics are rooted from nagging problems with his right knee.