| Sep 8, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Steve Pearce has a wish for his old Orioles teammates.
"Hopefully, they can win the [American League] wild card," said Pearce, whom the Orioles waived in July and is now with the New York Yankees. "I really tried not to look back and think about that....
| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:43 PM
The Orioles' 5-4 win over the Yankees Saturday night had its share of controversy until the final out.
While the story of the night was the loss of right fielder Nick Markakis for the rest of the regular season -- at least six weeks -- with a broken left...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Take nothing away from the terrific performance by Joe Saunders on Monday afternoon at Rogers Centre that pulled the O’s to within a game of first place in the American League East, but it was obvious that the Blue Jays are vulnerable and the O&...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:48 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel had waited nearly a month to pitch in a game. It had been almost three years since he had last started in the postseason.
Sunday's outing may not have been exactly as Hammel would have scripted it, but for the Orioles,...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Against anyone else, it would have seemed preposterous when the 12-year-old boy's hand reached into the field of play to change the course of the Orioles' 1996 playoff run.
Against the New York Yankees? Jeffrey Maier was just another chapter in a long...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:54 PM
Baltimore had waited for this cold, soggy day for 15 years.
With anticipation in the crisp October air, the Orioles played their first home playoff game at Camden Yards in since 1997 on Sunday night, so waiting an extra two hours and 26 minutes really...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:58 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Hammel re-injures right knee in 9-2 win over Tampa Bay...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:31 PM
NEW YORK – As smoothly as this early season has started for the Orioles, they know they’ll never be considered serious threats in the American League East if they can’t beat the New York Yankees.
On Monday, in their first trip to new...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:10 AM
Yankees 18, White Sox 7, Someone fired.
Or at least waterboarded.
Alex Rios, hello.
I was hating on Rios last weekend, just hating on him, because he played defense like an absolute dog against Boston. Among other things, Rios...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:46 PM
There was some speculation that New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi might drop Alex Rodriguez in Wednesday’s lineup because the aging star is 1-for-9 with five strikeouts in the series so far.
But the lineups are out and Rodriguez is batting third...
| Apr 18, 2011
There's been mention lately as to how some believe Buck Showalter reminds them of Earl Weaver in posture, nuances, physical characteristics, etc. I will agree with others that he is an excellent manager. There is one glaring difference that differentiates...