| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:00 AM
When it comes to the building blocks of making the Orioles a winning franchise, Manny Machado is obviously a key piece. But executive vice president Dan Duquette inherited the 20-year-old phenom.
And when you look at the Orioles’ 7-1 win over the...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 9:44 AM
After more than a week of speculation since the end of the season, Andy MacPhail is indeed stepping down as the Orioles' president of baseball operations after four-plus years at the helm, according to a club source.
MacPhail is leaving the Orioles to...
| May 25, 2012
| 7:58 AM
As speculation – and waiting – continues on what seems to be a pending contract extension for Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, here’s an educated guess on how this will shake out.
Jones will sign an extension of five or six years in...
| May 25, 2012
| 6:02 PM
On the threshold of becoming the highest-paid player in the history of the Orioles, center fielder Adam Jones stood at his locker Friday and said he isn’t thinking about a contract extension until it becomes official.
“Not the slightest [bit]...
| May 3, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Orioles’ 16-9 start has obviously been caused by tremendous pitching – and specifically starting pitching.
Orioles starters have thrown nine quality starts in their past 10 outings – and have a 1.65 ERA in that time. In the three-...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:20 AM
I’m averaging about one national radio show interview request a day for the past week or so. What’s going on here? Don’t these people know the NFL starts Wednesday? And it’s September in Baltimore? Didn’t these people get...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Instead of dealing away their most valuable pending free agent this month, the Orioles have decided to lock up shortstop J.J. Hardy through 2014, agreeing to terms Saturday on a three-year extension worth between $22 million and $22.5 million.
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Buck Showalter just wanted to know one thing from Ron Johnson and Mike Griffin.
How did they steer the Triple-A Norfolk Tides to a winning record when Showalter spent the whole season stealing their players?
“My gosh, I never heard a complaint,&...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:28 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- On Wednesday night Center fielder Adam Jones became the first Oriole to play in all 162 regular season games since Miguel Tejada did it in 2006.
Since 1954, only seven Orioles have played 162 games: Cal Ripken Jr. (10 times),...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Adam Jones is officially the owner of the largest contract in Orioles history and is the second-highest-paid center fielder in the big leagues.
Jones agreed to a six-year, $85.5 million contract extension Saturday, which will keep him in an Orioles...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:59 PM
What's certain is that Orioles right-hander Alfredo Simon is scheduled to start against the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night before heading to his native Dominican Republic on Sunday. What's uncertain is what comes next for Simon.
The team hopes...