| 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 17, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| May 27, 2011
| 8:31 PM
Brian Matusz felt like he needed one more rehab start before rejoining the Orioles. Now, it's up to the Orioles to decide whether he was right.
Matusz allowed one run on four hits and a walk while striking out seven in five-plus innings for Triple-A...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:28 PM
When executive vice president Dan Duquette began assembling the 2012 Orioles, he kept in mind one of manager Buck Showalter's requests.
If possible, Showalter did not want to be saddled with a strict designated hitter this season like he was in 2011 when...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 2:37 PM
The Orioles finalized their 25-man roster this afternoon for Friday’s Opening Day, and there was one mild surprise: veteran sidearmer Darren O’Day made the club over lefty reliever Zach Phillips.
Phillips, who had a minor league option...