| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
With his fifth-inning home run Thursday, J.J. Hardy became the ninth shortstop since 1901 to have 25 home runs in three different seasons.
He is the fourth active player to achieve that as a shortstop – though I guess it depends on your definition...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:50 PM
NEW YORK – For the first time in 16 years, the Orioles will have three elected starters in baseball's annual All-Star Game — the most of any team in the majors — and will have a total of four players on the American League team for the...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:31 PM
After slugging his way to a major league-high 33 home runs — five more than the next highest total and nine more than the third — Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will have the opportunity to showcase his power in front of a national audience...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:24 PM
When the New York Yankees visit Baltimore each year, the stakes always seem to be a bit higher for the crowds at Camden Yards.
With the success of the Orioles last season and through the first half of 2013, as much is true again this season. And the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Alex Gordon drove in David Lough in the 10th inning Wednesday night, giving the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves and a split of their two-game series.
Lough had entered the game the previous inning as a pinch hitter, but...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:51 AM
Oddest stat of the night: The Royals are 5-0 all time in games that second baseman Chris Getz is intentionally walked, as he was last night in Kansas City’s 2-1 win over the Indians.
Break them up---
You have to respect the resilience of the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:16 AM
It appears the Midsummer Classic is finally back to being must-watch television for baseball fans in Baltimore.
Gone are the dark days when the Orioles sent one (sometimes deserving) player to the All-Star Game. From 2006 to 2011, the Orioles had just...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:53 PM
It wasn't so long ago that the big question heading into the All-Star break around here was not who would represent the Orioles in the midsummer classic, but whether anybody was deserving enough to get in without the help of the rule that requires at...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:01 PM
While most players don't acknowledge being affected when they're the target of fan angst, Orioles reliever Pedro Strop admitted Thursday that he was bothered by the loud chorus of boos he received as he walked off the mound during Wednesday's 9-5 loss...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:46 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy took the lead in the most recent round of All-Star Game fan balloting among American League shortstops, giving the Orioles leaders at three different positions.
Chris Davis maintained his lead among AL...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Ervin Santana plans to give the ball from his 100th career win to his mother.
It's a gift that's been a long time coming.
Santana pitched seven snappy innings in his seventh attempt to reach the milestone, and the Royals finally gave him...