| Sep 22, 2012
| 4:28 PM
BOSTON – When the Orioles acquired Jim Thome in early July, they did so hoping the 42-year-old had enough hits left in his bat to help get them get to the postseason for the first time in 15 years.
Thome himself said being thrust into a pennant...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 9:44 AM
After more than a week of speculation since the end of the season, Andy MacPhail is indeed stepping down as the Orioles' president of baseball operations after four-plus years at the helm, according to a club source.
MacPhail is leaving the Orioles to...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:06 PM
In a span of four months, the discussion involving Paul Konerko went from his Hall of Fame candidacy to what happened after May 27 — including a frustrating final two weeks of 2012.
Despite his mercurial season, Konerko finished with a .298 batting...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:58 PM
Mark De Rosa? Kevin Kouzmanoff? Placido Polanco? Scott Rolen?
That’s the bulk of your 2012-13 free agent third basemen, unless you count first baseman Mark Reynolds, the only player to strike out more times in a single season than...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Here are some final thoughts from a very tired TV/media critic who didn't miss an inning of Orioles playoff baseball while covering the rest of a huge and sprawling beat.
This week, it ranged from the debut of ABC's "Nashville," to Joe Biden smirking ...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Orioles slugger Mark Reynolds has started the past three games at first base, something some fans called for in the season's first half when the third baseman was throwing balls away like he was a young Kyle Boller.
Reynolds is second in the American...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:36 PM
On the first anniversary of the Orioles' memorable Game 162 walk-off win over the Boston Red Sox, it was evident how much these teams have gone in opposite directions.
In some ways, that night a year ago marked a rebirth of baseball in Baltimore as the...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Amid all the buzz about Adam Jones' possible contract extension today, there's still a game tonight at Camden Yards. The Orioles are hosting the Royals for the first game of this weekend's three-game series.
There's still very little that's official...
| May 5, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Before the masses start thinking that there’s a rift between Orioles third baseman Mark Reynolds and manager Buck Showalter, let’s squash that -- and tell you about what you don’t see on television.
What you did see Friday night in...
| May 6, 2012
| 7:12 PM
J.J. Hardy has done plenty to help the Orioles this season with his glove, but it wasn't until Sunday when he felt his bat was catching up.
In the Orioles' 17-inning 9-6 win over the Red Sox, Hardy had a career-high five hits, including two solo homers...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Following the Orioles' 8-2 win over the Red Sox on Saturday, center fielder Adam Jones thought about how dangerous the Baltimore lineup could be if two of their most important bats started heating up.
"Just imagine if we can get Reynolds and Hardy going,...