| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter calls it “having too much want-to,” those critical moments when his players' effort doesn't match up with their execution.
He's had to use the phrase far too often over the past 12 games. The offense's...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Orioles closer Jim Johnson, who hasn’t pitched since April 22 and spent four days in the hospital last week with food poisoning, said he threw a second bullpen session Sunday and is ready to get back into a game.
“It seems like it has been...
| May 6, 2012
| 6:37 AM
The visiting clubhouse at Fenway Park is one of the most uncomfortable places in baseball. It’s cramped, it’s old – a bandbox with few idle places where you won’t be in the way.
When you’re losing, it can be a place of...
| May 10, 2012
| 8:18 PM
The Orioles entered Thursday's doubleheader with the hot-hitting Rangers focused on survival.
Orioles pitchers served up eight home runs (and 24 runs) in the first two games of the series to the most dangerous hitting lineup in the American League. A...
| May 12, 2012
| 9:02 PM
If a team is going to have one of those unforgettable, ridiculous, are-you-kidding-me kinds of seasons, then it has to beat clubs it's not supposed to beat and get contributions from players no one was counting on.
It's too early to proclaim that these...
| May 14, 2012
| 9:31 PM
The Orioles might still be above the New York Yankees in the American League East standings, but they can't seem to solve the Bronx Bombers head-to-head at Camden Yards.
The Orioles dropped an 8-5 decision to the Yankees on Monday night under dreary...
| May 17, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Just more than 12 hours after completing last night's 15-inning win over the Royals, the Orioles are back here at Kauffman Stadium for a day-after-night game to complete this quirky two-game set in Kansas City.
It's School Day here at Kauffman Stadium,...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Behind the black metal doors leading into the visiting clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium, Orioles players bobbed their heads to the bass-thumping music that filled the room Thursday afternoon. Travel bags in front of each player's locker, the Orioles were...
| May 19, 2012
| 9:01 PM
In their most recent hot stretch, the Orioles have milked the drama -- with their previous seven wins coming by a margin of three runs or fewer.
For much of Saturday’s 6-5 victory, the trend looked like it finally would end, with their most...
| May 29, 2012
| 10:12 AM
A look at what some other media outlets are saying about the Orioles:
* Jon Paul Morosi of Foxsports.com writes that Adam Jones’ attitude makes him the right player to become the face of the Orioles for years to come:
Jones is a respected...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Adam Jones admitted he's been frustrated at the plate recently, going through one of those slumps that baffle even the best hitters. And as the Orioles played deep into Saturday evening against the Philadelphia Phillies at Camden Yards, an 0-for-4 start...