| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 6:11 PM
Orioles left-hander Dana Eveland entered his Grapefruit League start Wednesday against the Toronto Blue Jays as a dark horse to make the team's starting rotation.
While other pitchers have been working their inning counts into the teens, Eveland came...
| May 17, 2011
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the Major League Baseball season. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune There......
| Nov 15, 2011
Justin Verlander received all 28 first-place votes for the American League Cy Young Award in results announced Tuesday....
| Jun 4, 2012
It was a most unlikely weekend for Mets lefties. On Friday, Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in the 51 years of the franchise. Then Sunday liberal talk-show host Bill Maher turned up at Citi Field and confirmed he......
| Sep 18, 2012
The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...
| Oct 25, 2012
Strangest baseball injuries 2012 It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt, and then it's even funnier. Presenting our occasionally annual roundup of the year's weirdest, stupidest or most unfortunate injuries that befell MLB players (and one...
| Apr 22, 2009
| 8:49 PM
Chicago White Sox left-hander John Danks entered Wednesday night's game at Camden Yards with some of the best early-season numbers in the majors.
He also had a brief history of not pitching well against the Orioles.
Something had to give.
It was the...