| Jul 11, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Ten days ago, I asked on the blog if the 2011 Orioles season could get any worse. Nine losses, 75 runs allowed and one demotion of Zach Britton later, the answer is a resounding yes -- a Marv Albert-type yes.
This weekend’s four-game sweep at the...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 1:49 PM
They entered the All-Star break last year with an interim manager, 27 games out of first place in the American League East and with a 29-59 record that had them on pace for a franchise-worst 109 losses.
Yet the circumstances surrounding the current...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:34 PM
The Orioles were already a little angry about the way they were treated in Boston, and that fire has been flamed by Major League Baseball's ruling Thursday to suspend two Orioles players and manager Buck Showalter and only one Red Sox player, slugger...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 11:17 PM
Orioles right-hander Alfredo Simon can’t be sure when he’ll next pitch in a major league game, or even when he’ll be back on U.S. soil.
On Saturday night, he threw like a man wanting to leave a lasting impression while helping the...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:38 PM
Orioles designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero missed his third consecutive game and will be placed on the 15-day disabled list, manager Buck Showalter said after Saturday's game.
Guerrero was hit by a pitch in last Sunday's game against the Red Sox,...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:49 PM
With his right shoulder not improving as much as he would like, Orioles left fielder Luke Scott will be shut down for a couple of days, but he still hasn't abandoned hope of playing again this season.
"Hopefully, it'll just be a couple more days. That'...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 5:33 PM
About two weeks after his 2010 season ended, Jim Johnson walked into a classroom at the State College of Florida-Bradenton campus, settled his 6-foot-5, 230-pound frame behind a table, and put his right arm through an entirely different test.
| Jul 22, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Orioles closer Kevin Gregg finished serving his three-game suspension for his part in the benches-clearing incident July 8 in Boston and was back in uniform Friday. He said he watched all three games earlier this week from his couch.
"You feel helpless....
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:03 PM
On a night that was punctuated by sweltering heat and a scorching opposing pitcher, the Orioles lost not only a game but also one of their sluggers for the rest of the season.
Los Angeles Angels right-hander Ervin Santana took a no-hitter into the sixth,...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 9:20 PM
Brad Bergesen has had his share of struggles this season, so it would be hard to begrudge the young right-hander getting a little excited when something went his way.
In the sixth inning Saturday, the usually stoic Bergesen pounded his fist in his...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:26 PM
Orioles starter Jeremy Guthrie insists that he's frustrated only with himself, not with his abominable win-loss record, his team's failure to provide him consistent run support or the constant trade rumors that swirl every time that he pitches.