| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:52 PM
When Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel hobbled off the mound at Camden Yards in the fourth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sept. 11, he didn't think he'd be able to help the O's for a possible postseason run.
The stabbing pain in his right...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:56 PM
TORONTO -- Orioles Opening Day starter Jake Arrieta has returned to Baltimore and is expected to be recalled when the team returns home from its six-game road trip and opens a seven-game homestand Thursday against the Yankees.
Arrieta has been working...
| 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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:54 PM
On July 28, the Orioles lost to the Oakland Athletics to drop their record to 52-49.
As pleasant a surprise as the club had been to that point, the season suddenly carried all the hallmarks of an Oriole collapse, the kind fans had come to expect in 14...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:21 PM
— Left-hander Joe Saunders was not the popular choice to get the Orioles' first postseason start in 15 years and to try and guide the club back to Baltimore for its first home playoff contest since Game 6 of the 1997 American League Championship...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:32 AM
The Orioles play in their final Grapefruit League game today against the Rays. After today, the Orioles will play three more exhibition games, including the first two at Ed Smith Stadium against Florida Southern on Monday night and then State College of...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Two likely members of the Orioles' starting rotation — left-hander Wei-Yin Chen and right-hander Tommy Hunter — made their final spring starts Sunday afternoon to varying degrees of success.
Chen, pitching against the Tampa Bay Rays in the...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:01 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — It seemed apparent for a week, after Ryan Flaherty's competition for the Orioles' utility infielder spot departed camp, but on Monday, it became official.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter told Flaherty, the Orioles' Rule 5 Draft pick...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 5:04 PM
After his final outing of the spring Tuesday, Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada said he felt physically ready to join the big league club for Opening Day in Baltimore on Friday.
But the Orioles brass believes Wada, who signed a two-year, $8.14 million...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Much has been made about Dan Duquette's offseason focus of strengthening the Orioles' starting rotation — retooling it with pitchers capable of providing quality innings — but it's in the bullpen where the team's new executive vice president...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Weeks before the annual ritual of jogging down the orange carpet in front of a sellout crowd — before the loud ovation Nick Markakis received during his pre-game introduction — there was the isolation of those back fields in Sarasota. Doing...