| Jan 7, 2012
| 2:20 PM
The Orioles are reportedly showing interest in Manny Ramirez, at least enough to want to see him swing a bat again.
Baltimore was one of two clubs -- the Blue Jays were the other -- to watch Ramirez take batting practice in Miami, according to a report...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 10:30 AM
I read the interview with Dan Duquette, the new Orioles executive vice president, in the Sunday Sun ("Q&A with Dan Duquette," Jan. 7). When asked about the "biggest adjustment for you after being away" from baseball for many years, he answered the...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 6:30 PM
Dan Duquette is continuing to staff his front office with veteran baseball men and former co-workers, announcing on Sunday that he has hired two 75-year-olds with a world of baseball experience.
In an attempt to revamp the organization's infrastructure,...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The Orioles maintain some interest in slugger Manny Ramirez and have had internal conversations, but there are plenty of issues that would have to be rectified before the club would make a decision on whether to even offer him a contract.
In other words,...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette spoke to the media on a conference call this afternoon to talk about the club’s trade of right-hander Jeremy Guthrie to the Rockies for righties Jason Hammel and Matt Lindstrom....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Right-hander Brad Bergesen’s arbitration hearing was scheduled for this morning at 9:30. He was looking for $1.2 million, the Oriolescountered with $800,000.
I have received no information otherwise -- and I’ve checked -- so it’s...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette reportedly told a few members of the media at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards this evening that he does not view slugger Manny Ramirez as a fit with the team.
That meshes with what an industry...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:59 AM
Oakland A'sManager Bob Melvin told the San Francisco Chronicle that Manny Ramirez, who agreed to a deal with the team on Monday and is expected to report to spring training on Friday, is just “one more guy. He’s not going to come in and get...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:57 PM
He walks into camp on time, introduces himself while in the company of his family, his wife and their two boys, before speaking about the significance of his faith.
He says he now goes to church, and that he prays. And he adds that he signed with the...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 11:09 PM
What do you think -- will GM Kenny Williams get fired after this season? -- Steve M., Chicago
I think everything is under evaluation. The Sox certainly haven't received their money's worth for a payroll over $126 million, but the chairman is a very loyal...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 1:23 PM
When the bus pulled to a stop in the village near the south-central coast of the Dominican Republic, it was surrounded instantly by dozens of mostly shirtless and shoeless youngsters.
They banged on the sides and rocked the bus in joyful anticipation,...