| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:09 AM
The Orioles received the rarest of baseball gifts Monday night, a rocky and abbreviated start from reigning American League Cy Young Award winner David Price.
They didn’t enjoy it, though, because the Orioles’ offense simply couldn’t...
| Aug 21, 2013
The steady stream of fans rapidly heading toward the exits of Camden Yards in the ninth inning of the Orioles' 7-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night signaled that they had seen enough.
A one-run game quickly spiraled into a five-run deficit for...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Orioles lineup for Tuesday: Nick Markakis RF, Manny Machado 3B, Adam Jones CF, Matt Wieters C, Chris Davis 1B, J.J. Hardy SS, Nolan Reimold LF, Steve Pearce DH, Brian Roberts 2B. Jason Hammel, P.
Rays lineup: Desmond Jennings CF, Sam Fuld RF, Ben...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter unveiled a pull shift on a pair of left-handed hitters in Tuesday's regular season opener against the Tampa Bay Rays, placing third baseman Manny Machado in shallow right field.
In the eighth inning of the Orioles' 7-4 win...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:09 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – One of the major reasons the Orioles were able to outlast the Tampa Bay Rays — a team built on a foundation of strong pitching — for a postseason berth last season was because of the strength of their bullpen.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:23 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays arrived at Camden Yards with the reputation of being a team that swings early, but the past two nights they've forced the Orioles to beat them by throwing strikes.
A night after the Orioles won the series opener despite getting just...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:30 PM
The sight of Matt Wieters' home-run trot ending in a frenetic pile at home plate conjured memories of the 16 straight extra-inning wins the Orioles orchestrated last season.
But Thursday night's 10-inning 10-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays — which...
| 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...
| May 18, 2013
| 7:15 PM
These Orioles, under manager Buck Showalter, pride themselves on keeping the long baseball season in perspective, not worrying about trends and streaks and snowballing defeats.
So when the club is forced to absorb what was arguably its biggest gut-punch...
| May 19, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Last season, Orioles manager Buck Showalter had the base of the right-field foul pole at Camden Yards painted black in order to help discern balls in play from home runs.
Most stadiums have a yellow line on the top of the wall that serves as a marker in...
| May 19, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Here's what umpire crew chief Gerry Davis told me about the delay on today's replay review on Rays right fielder Matt Joyce's eventual home run ball in the Orioles' 3-1 loss to the Rays:
"[Orioles manager] Buck [Showalter] wanted to know whether the...