| 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...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:04 PM
When the Orioles traded reliever Matt Lindstrom to the Arizona Diamondbacks in late August for veteran lefty Joe Saunders, the Orioles were dealing a surplus bullpen arm for needed playoff experience.
The transaction registered a blip on the national...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The Orioles didn’t have to make any extra travel plans for their top minor-league award winners for the first time in 20-plus years.
On Tuesday, as part of minor league appreciation night, the organization honored current Oriole right-hander...
| 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...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:04 PM
CHICAGO — When Scott Feldman walked into the Orioles' clubhouse U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday, he saw several familiar faces from his days with the Texas Rangers, only in different uniforms.
And when Feldman made his Orioles debut later that...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:49 PM
While managers have different preferences about using "small ball," it strikes me that the White Sox rarely use sacrifice bunts in games where one run can make the difference. Is this a strategical decision or are they just bad bunters? -- Bob Dunn;...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Since yesterday’s ugly loss to the Blue Jays, I’ve seen a lot of fans calling for an upgrade to the Orioles starting rotation.
I don’t necessarily disagree with that notion, but the question is how?
There will be plenty of rumors...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
My guess is I am averaging about five questions a day for the past two weeks on the Orioles' pursuit of left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders. Pretty incredible considering when the Orioles dealt reliever Matt Lindstrom to Arizona for Saunders last August, the...