| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Orioles entered this six-game road trip to National League parks on their hottest offensive tear of the season.
Consider it cooled. Considerably.
The Orioles lost 5-0 to the New York Mets on Tuesday, the second consecutive night in which they have...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:20 AM
There is a built-in explanation for why the Orioles suffered consecutive shutouts on Monday and Tuesday for the first time since 2005.
The New York Mets' pitching.
The Orioles had to face knuckleball extraordinaire R.A. Dickey on Monday and then former...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:03 PM
The brick wall that the Orioles' offense has hit over the past eight games can be somewhat attributed to the quality of pitching it has faced. But as the missed opportunities — and goose eggs on the Camden Yards scoreboard — continue to mount,...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:06 PM
The focus is going to be on Brian Matusz, who allowed a career-high 13 hits on Tuesday and lost his fourth consecutive decision.
But the microscope has to be on the Orioles’ offense.
For the ninth time in their last 10 games they have scored three...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:21 AM
He was obviously dominant, and today he was recognized as the most valuable.
Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander became the first pitcher since Dennis Eckersley in 1992 to win the Most Valuable Player award for his league. Verlander received 13 of a...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The All-Star Game brings more than just a midseason shot of excitement to Major League Baseball. It provides much-needed rest for the players, a four-day respite in a 162-game season that often produces fatigue and injury.
The players who most need...
| Apr 29, 2009
| 3:09 PM
Though perhaps not intentional, it was the baseball equivalent of icing the kicker. The Mets took so long to find a pinch-hitter for Ramon Castro with the bases loaded in the ninth inning Wednesday that home plate umpire Scott Barry authorized closer Matt...
| Jun 1, 2009
Jordan Wiener got to do something few 18-year-olds do when he threw the first pitch at Citi Field Sunday before the Mets- Marlins game.
He probably would have preferred not to get the chance.
Wiener's father, Mitchell, died on May 15 after contracting...
| Aug 28, 2008
| 1:21 PM
Ask Paul returns to address relevant issues like Fukudome's slump, instant replay, and whether Zambrano and Edmonds are best buddies:
Paul, I know all of these teams will be tough to beat in the playoffs but how would you rank the following teams from...
| Sep 22, 2008
| 8:59 PM
On the green lawn where John, Paul, George and Ringo fought to be heard over the squeals of adoring fans in the summer of 1965, Jason Marquis, the Cubs' fifth Beatle, left the New York Mets in need of help.
Marquis, who once again will be the odd man out...
| Sep 23, 2008
| 10:39 PM
The only question remaining for the Cubs over the final five regular-season games is how manager Lou Piniella will slot his starters for the first round of the postseason.
No matter which way Piniella goes, it's bound to generate some controversy.