| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Being a native Baltimorean, I am, like my friends and neighbors, an extremely proud Baltimore Ravens fan. Their hasty deconstruction left a bittersweet taste in the mouths of many fans ("New Texan bids us farewell," March 23). We have collectively learned...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:14 PM
As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Few Americans are on the road more than the manager of a major league baseball team. But Buck Showalter, the Orioles' famously persevering manager, rarely stays put even in the offseason, when he's canvassing the country for new talent. After all, being...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:57 AM
The final two games of a home-and-home series with the Washington Nationals this week mark Davey Johnson’s final trip to Baltimore.
And before the Orioles faced off with the Nationals in the first game of the series Wednesday, Johnson -- who has...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:20 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Orioles became the first team in the 13-year history of the annual Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Legacy Awards -- which recognize the best players, managers and executives in the game with honors named after Negro League...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:53 PM
For many, the lasting image of Earl Weaver will be that of a fiery, short man kicking dirt and spewing his displeasure at an umpire. Weaver's personality — described as "combative," "irascible" and also "caring" — carried from his childhood to...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:11 PM
No. 4 Rays: 27th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Rangers.
Who is crazier? Joe Maddon or Andrew Friedman?
Or do the two men running baseball's best operation — without question the most efficient — know something that...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:05 PM
(Reuters) - The Oakland Athletics rewarded manager Bob Melvin with a two-year contract extension after he led the team to a division title and was voted American League Manager of the Year, the team said on Monday.
The extension will keep Melvin, who led...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 9:27 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
O's shut out for the first time in 49 games, lose to Jays...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 5:49 PM
Sitting in the visitors' dugout, Davey Johnson looked out over the park that used to be home, took a deep breath and grinned. It had been 15 years, but Johnson was finally managing again in Camden Yards.
"Feels good to be back," said Johnson, now the...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 4:58 AM
San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) - Lou Piniella won't stay retired for long, as he is reportedly joining the San Francisco Giants front office as a consultant.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Piniella will lend his experience and baseball...