| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:25 PM
BOSTON -- The Orioles traded veteran reliever Luis Ayala to the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday, receiving minor league left-handed reliever Chris Jones in return. But the move was less about unloading Ayala than it was allowing the Orioles the opportunity to...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:47 PM
BOSTON -- The Orioles’ trade of veteran right-hander reliever Luis Ayala allowed the team the get back to a conventional 12-pitcher staff and seven-man bullpen – and the move was also a show of confidence in Rule 5 pick T.J. McFarland....
| Apr 12, 2013
| 12:12 PM
NEW YORK -- The Orioles have claimed right-hander Alex Burnett off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays, the club announced before Friday’s game at Yankee Stadium.
In order to make room for Burnett, who will report to Triple-A Norfolk, on the 40-man...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:53 PM
When the playoff microscope gets rolled out next week and experts begin to dissect the Orioles — assuming they hold on to at least an American League wild-card spot — one of the primary criticisms is going to be the club's overall lack of...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:31 PM
It's early fall in Baltimore, that time of year when purple banners, car flags and sweatshirts normally dominate the landscape, as surely as the colors are soon to hit the trees. But Charm City isn't just NFL country now.
In grade schools and taverns, at...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:56 AM
On couches all over Baltimore, J.J. Hardy's game-winning RBI double in the 13th inning must have seemed like a dream, especially since the Orioles spent most of Thursday night putting fans to sleep with their offensive ineptitude.
As the night crept into...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:42 PM
The Orioles signed veteran right-hander Jon Rauch to a minor league deal, and the reliever will report to Triple-A Norfolk on Monday, the team announced Saturday.
Rauch, 34, started the season with the Miami Marlins before he was released on May 23...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, whose Cinderella 2012 season ended with an invitation to pitch for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic, has decided he won’t participate in the March tournament.
Gonzalez, 28, rose from being a minor league...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Orioles right-handed reliever Pedro Strop, who will pitch for the Dominican Republic in this spring’s World Baseball Classic, said choosing to participate in the WBC was an easy decision.
While Orioles teammates Jim Johnson (United States) and...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Buck Showalter knows it's a good problem to have.
Biding time alone in his clubhouse office the past two months, the Orioles manager would look at the board wall that lists every player in the organization. In building for 2013 — and building...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Orioles infield prospect Jonathan Schoop said Saturday that he plans to play for the Netherlands in this spring’s World Baseball Classic.
Schoop is listed on the Netherlands’ provisional roster that came out this week, but he said was...