| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:33 PM
The long-accepted theory around these parts is that Camden Yards morphs from a neutral park to a hitter's haven in late May to early June when the temperatures start heating up and the humidity thickens.
It was 86 degrees at first pitch Wednesday night,...
| 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...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:41 PM
When the Orioles signed left-hander Wei-Yin Chen, 10 days into 2012, they did so because they believed the 27-year-old had displayed unflappability in big games.
He represented his native Taiwan in the Olympics four years ago. He overcame all the...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Plastic tarps covered the Yankees' lockers, and the smell of champagne hung in the air after the club's 3-1 series-clinching win over the pesky Orioles. But the New Yorkers kept their celebration in check, knowing they had another game the next evening...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:50 AM
First baseman Travis Ishikawa, who was designated for assignment on June 29, was claimed by the New York Yankees on waivers Sunday afternoon.
Ishikawa, 29, had two hits in 17 at-bats in his brief time with the Orioles. He had batted .316 with a .413 on-...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:28 PM
This is undoubtedly the right thing. Major League Baseball took steps Thursday and finalized some changes to their drug testing policy, which will now include blood tests to detect HGH during the regular season (and not just during spring training)......
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:28 PM
One current and a several former Phillies have been named to USA Baseball's 2013 World Baseball Classic provisional roster. Provisional rosters allow up to 28 players to be listed, creating a pool of players who are eligible to be named......
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...