| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Pretty ordinary as a relief pitcher, Jerry DiPoto is a natural as a general manager.
Serving as an interim GM for the Diamondbacks in 2010, DiPoto flipped the switch on the rebuilding that led to an unexpected division title last season, adding Daniel...
| 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...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Here are some quotes after the Orioles’ 2-1 win in 13 innings over the New York Yankees in Game 4 of the American League Division Series:
Joe Saunders on the extra-inning win: “This team has been doing that the whole year. Ever since I’...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Like the Yankees, the Orioles postgame train ride to New York following Monday’s win was aborted 30 minutes into the trip. The Orioles took buses to New York and arrived after sunrise Tuesday morning.
The Yankees’ train back to New York...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will make his first career Opening Day start today against the Rays.
Machado, 20, joins Brooks Robinson (19 in 1957, 20 in 1958), Ron Hansen (20 in 1958) and Boog Powell (20 in 1962) as the only Orioles players to...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:30 PM
In what has been an unconventional season for the Orioles, the club offered another unique wrinkle on Wednesday afternoon.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter sent two pitchers to the news conference held for the next game’s starter. Obviously, only one...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:00 PM
No. 5 Diamondbacks: 26th in a series countdown to spring training. Next: Rays.
Good players carry themselves a certain way. They're respected by teammates, which gives them a sense of security that fosters confidence. They know who they are, even if it...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Orioles are at the point that all losses are bad losses, that all games are big games. There are only seven games left in this season, the AL wild-card is tightening and they are still just 1 ½ games behind the New York Yankees.
So they absolutely...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:53 PM
When the playoff microscope gets rolled out next week and experts begin to dissect the Orioles — assuming they hold on to at least an American League wild-card spot — one of the primary criticisms is going to be the club's overall lack of...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:44 AM
[Editor's note: Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Orioles can't come back on Yankees, lose 8-...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Anyone who has been around Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s pregame news conferences has noticed how often he asked about Dylan Bundy’s minor league outings during the course of the season.
Some of it is Showalter’s deadpan shtick,...