| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:16 PM
How long are the Cubs going to go with Darwin Barney at second base? He has hit terribly all year, and even his defense hasn't been as good. What options are there? -- Al, Kansas City, Mo.
First, I would like to apologize to everyone for not...
| 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...
| May 19, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Danny Valencia, who was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk before Sunday’s game, contributed immediately in his first start in an Orioles uniform.
In his first at-bat Sunday, Valencia opened the second inning with a double off Rays starter Matt Moore....
| 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 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...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Since the season ended, I’ve been asked several times whether the Orioles are going to get an ace this offseason.
My answer is no. I don’t even hesitate. The reasoning is simple. There are no true aces on the market (Matt Garza? Japan’...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:31 PM
When Chris Tillman was struggling in past years, when he was yo-yoing between Triple-A and the majors and perhaps falling out of favor with the organization's decision makers, the Orioles right-hander never made excuses, always putting the blame on...
| Jul 12, 2013
MLB All-Star Game TV schedule 2013: Baseball’s best head to Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., for the 2013 All-Star Game Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30pm ET on FOX. ALSO SEE: 2013 MLB-All Star Week coverage on MLB Network 2013 MLB Home Run Derby Monday on ESPN...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:22 PM
In the end, these Orioles reduced the milestone to something small, almost insignificant. That's how weird, wonderful and exciting they have turned out to be in 2012.
For years, any big-picture assessment of the franchise has included a reminder of its...
| 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 11, 2012
| 8:55 AM
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About last night
Closers Johnson and Rodney make case for Cy Young