| May 14, 2013
| 6:41 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:09 PM
James Shields made a stellar first start against his former team, and Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer to spur the Kansas City Royals to an 8-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
Shields (2-2) allowed a two-run homer to Matt Joyce...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel, making his second start since returning from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, left Tuesday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays in the fourth inning with an injury to that knee.
After delivering a first-pitch...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 9:11 PM
On a night when the Orioles regained a share of first place in the American League East, another humongous win was overshadowed by another scary injury.
Three nights after the Orioles lost right fielder Nick Markakis for the rest of the regular season,...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
McLouth and Machado deliver a walk-off win
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:24 PM
Orioles rookie Manny Machado has spent his brief time in the big leagues making difficult plays at third base — like the slow roller down the line — appear routine.
But the dazzling plays he'd already made in his short time as a big leaguer...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:06 PM
The Orioles’ 3-2 extra-inning win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday afternoon was a long time coming — in more ways than one.
The Orioles needed 14 innings — and five hours and 14 minutes — to complete a three-game sweep of...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 10:35 PM
Blake Beavan, making his second start since getting recalled from Triple-A Tacoma, tossed an impressive four-hitter over eight innings against the Rays on Sunday as Seattle closed out a successful road trip with a 2-1 victory at Tropicana Field.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:36 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Orioles open their three-game series tonight against Tampa Bay here at Tropicana Field.
This weekend's series is important for both teams. The Orioles and Rays are both 55-50 and 1 1/2 games out of the second American League...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The Orioles’ fortunes changed dramatically over the course of 24 hours this weekend in Tampa Bay.
On Friday night, the visiting clubhouse of Tropicana Field was quiet — the air full of frustration — after the Orioles suffered their...
| May 12, 2012
| 9:02 PM
If a team is going to have one of those unforgettable, ridiculous, are-you-kidding-me kinds of seasons, then it has to beat clubs it's not supposed to beat and get contributions from players no one was counting on.
It's too early to proclaim that these...