| May 21, 2013
| 4:00 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 21, 2013
| 11:04 AM
If you believe that the Orioles’ unexpected run to the postseason in 2012 was something of magic, then the most dazzling trick the organization pulled off was consistently pulling productive starters out of their sleeves.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Just 11 minutes before midnight Thursday, and using the third-to-last pick of the evening, the Oakland Athletics selected Poquoson High graduate and Virginia Tech third baseman Chad Pinder with the 71st pick of the Major League Baseball first-year...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:30 PM
For the better part of this month, the Orioles have stayed under the national radar in their pursuit of roster improvement for the second half. They made pre-emptive strikes, adding starting pitcher Scott Feldman and reliever Francisco Rodriguez while...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:27 AM
The Orioles’ search for a starting pitcher to upgrade their rotation took a major hit Friday when right-hander Bronson Arroyo -- one of the club’s top offseason targets -- chose the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Orioles.
The two sides agreed...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The Orioles didn’t land veteran right-hander Bronson Arroyo this week; he signed a two-year deal with a third-year option with the Arizona Diamondbacks worth a guaranteed $23.5 million.
A.J. Burnett is still on the open market, but there is a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:26 AM
One of the great things about my profession and social media -- Twitter, in particular -- is the immediacy with which writers can interact with readers.
I’ll be stepping away from Twitter for a little bit before I head down to Florida in a few...
| Mar 6, 2014
Reports out of Clearwater Thursday morning were not good for Cole Hamels. Hamels, who announced at the beginning of spring training that he wouldn't be ready to start the season on time due to shoulder tendinitis, suffered a setback and is even further...
| 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...
| 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...