| 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...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:20 AM
OK, so the Orioles have lost five straight, but it’s not time to panic.
Last year’s team had just one losing streak over three games, a six-game skid from May 26 to June 1. But just four of those losses came on the road, as...
| May 20, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The day after Joe Maddon’s team was awarded a home run after a replay review showed that Matt Joyce’s ball hit the base of Camden Yards’ right-field foul pole in the Orioles’ 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay, the Rays manager blasted crew...
| 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 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...
| 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.
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman struggled with his control early, but recovered well in 2 2/3 innings of work in his first career spring training start on Thursday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Rays at Ed Smith Stadium.
Gausman, the No. 4...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Matt Joyce encounters a dolphin during his visit to Discovery Cove on Thursday. Jones also snorkeled with rays and hand-fed exotic birds. The Tampa native was taking a break from the Rays' battle with the New York Yankees for the...