| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:15 PM
When the Orioles finished their largest round of spring cuts Monday, left-hander Troy Patton was still in the clubhouse, still hanging on to a roster spot.
It's unfamiliar position for the 26-year-old reliever, but at this point in his career, he'll take...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:25 PM
TAMPA – For new Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel, this spring had been a re-introduction to the American League East. After three seasons in Colorado, he’s getting re-adjusted to the lineups he saw during his first major league seasons in...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Let’s get the most painful part out of the way first. This offense is dreadful right now. The Orioles went 1-for-5 with runners in scoring position Thursday and are now 3-for-52 in their last 10 games, a .058 average.
Want more? In their three-game...
| 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 21, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Orioles left fielder Luke Scott is the subject of an ESPN profile that hit the internet this afternoon, and it's sure to be one that gets Orioles fans talking. Among the things discussed were Scott's love of guns, his unique relationship with teammate...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 9:10 PM
The All-Star Game ballots arrived at their lockers before Friday's game against the Nationals, and a few Orioles players needed no time to deliberate whether teammate Jason Hammel deserved their vote.
Whether Hammel's remarkable first half is rewarded...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Mark Reynolds entered Wednesday night’s game hitting .206 with just eight homers this season. The corner infielder has homered at least 30 times each of the last three years and had a team-high 37 in 2011. But right now he is tied with Nick Markakis...
| 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 26, 2012
| 9:38 PM
With the way the Orioles have mixed and matched this season, bringing in rookies and former All-Stars, once-weres and never-have-beens to form an eclectic group that keeps winning when it's supposed to fall back to reality, perhaps Wednesday's 12-2...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:14 PM
SEATTLE — Orioles set-up man Pedro Strop, who was supremely effective for most of this season, has struggled with his command for a few weeks, leading to speculation that he's getting worn down by the grind and spotlight of a major league season....
| Sep 20, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Jim Johnson has had much smoother saves than the one Wednesday night in the 11th inning.
But that one gets him into the Orioles’ record book.
It was his 45th save of the season (out of 48 chances). That ties Randy Myers in 1997 for most saves in...