| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:35 AM
If the Orioles’ 4-2, 18-inning, five-hour and 44-minute victory over the Seattle Marinerswasn’t weird enough, consider the plight of reliever Tommy Hunteron Tuesday night/Wednesday morning.
He picked up the win. And some bird excrement in the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 12:01 AM
SEATTLE —In recent years, the Orioleshave experienced plenty of these games in September, when a contender demolishes and demoralizes an overmatched also-ran playing out the string.
Almost exclusively, though, the Orioles were on the wrong end of...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:05 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Orioles and Rangers announced their rosters for tonight’s one-game American League wild-card playoff at Rangers Ballpark.
Not a lot of surprises. Orioles manager Buck Showalter will have 10 relievers to pick from tonight...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:54 PM
On July 28, the Orioles lost to the Oakland Athletics to drop their record to 52-49.
As pleasant a surprise as the club had been to that point, the season suddenly carried all the hallmarks of an Oriole collapse, the kind fans had come to expect in 14...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Of all the nooks and nuances of Fenway Park — from the afternoon shadows that creep along the infield in the fall to the adventurous outfield that includes the Green Monster and the Pesky Pole — none of them go unnoticed by Orioles manager...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 6:50 PM
There’s been little rest for the Orioles recently, and fresh off a three-city, nine-game road trip, even manager Buck Showalter said that his team hoped to grind through the three days before their final off-day of the regular season on Thursday....
| Jul 27, 2012
| 9:51 PM
The Orioles entered Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland A's with a 41-0 record when leading after eight innings.
Their 14-9 loss changed that, as All-Star closer Jim Johnson gave up six runs in the ninth, the most in his major league...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 9:13 PM
Orioles fans have been spoiled by just how good closer Jim Johnson has been in 2012.
He had blown two of his 32 save chances heading into Friday night.
He has been nearly as automatic as a closer can be.
But on Friday he simply didn’t have...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The Orioles’ fortunes changed dramatically over the course of 24 hours this weekend in Tampa Bay.
On Friday night, the visiting clubhouse of Tropicana Field was quiet — the air full of frustration — after the Orioles suffered their...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 11:03 PM
As Tuesday night crept toward Wednesday morning, the Orioles' bullpen became the loneliest place in Camden Yards.
Lodged in another extra-inning thriller, the O’s relievers, one by one, were called in to pitch against the Seattle Mariners, until...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 3:46 PM
The dog days of August don’t usually include three-hour, nine-minute rain delays, but a little more than 12 hours after their game against the Kansas City Royals ended early Sunday morning with a loss, the Orioles were back on the field at Camden...