| Jan 22, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Fans in St. Louis have it easy. They're merely conflicted about who to blame for Albert Pujols' departure. The feelings of many Twins fans are much more awkward.
Everyone loves Joe Mauer, don't they? But business is business, and the hometown icon has...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 5:30 PM
No. 20 Indians: No. 11 in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Rockies.
If the Cubs could, they would run, not walk, away from the last three years of Alfonso Soriano's contract. The Orioles would do the same with the two left on Brian...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter talks a lot about "passing the baton," but he usually is referring to hitters having the patience to take a walk and trust the next guy in the lineup to keep a rally going.
Apparently, it also applies to the starting...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Jason Hammel didn’t begin the scoreboard watching until the end of the sixth inning Sunday afternoon. The right-hander took his seat in the Orioles dugout and thought to himself how quickly his first start of the season was going.
He had thrown...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Just a few hours before last Friday's season opener at Camden Yards, two close friends -- Brian Roberts and Justin Morneau -- caught up in the tunnel connecting the home and visitors clubhouses.
Roberts and the Morneau have become friends because they...
| Jun 29, 2011
MILWAUKEE — A hirsute man in Miller Park turned his shirtless back to the TV cameras this weekend. Someone had shaved the word "Mauer" and the number "7" into his back hair.
Maybe it was Joe. He seems to have time on his hands.
That Mauer didn't...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 7:21 PM
In the midst of what he called the "toughest stint" of his career, Orioles veteran second baseman Brian Roberts isn't sure whether he'll play baseball again this season, but he remains confident that he'll be a productive member of the team in the future....
| Aug 24, 2011
| 10:40 PM
Pitching on 10 days' rest after skipping his last start because of shoulder stiffness, Jeremy Guthrie escaped some early jams and settled down to lead the Orioles to their third straight win, a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:47 PM
Despite their first four-game sweep in more than a year, one that culminated with Thursday's 6-1 victory against the reeling Minnesota Twins, the Orioles seem to understand life isn't about to get any easier as they return home Friday.
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:22 PM
Just over a year ago, on Sept. 27, 2010, the Orioles were leading the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-0, in the ninth inning of a largely meaningless road game when second baseman Brian Roberts came to the plate.
He felt prepared for the at-bat, and believed...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 3:58 PM
In a recent interview, Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts said he was feeling better than he had at any time in the past six months.
The two-time All-Star, in Baltimore for the first time since leaving the team in June after suffering a concussion in a...