| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:09 PM
The last time the Orioles employed a legitimate big leaguer from the Baltimore area, his name was Cal Ripken Jr. — and he retired in 2001.
If new executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette gets his way, that local pipeline will...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 5:32 PM
Asked recently to describe his first year at the helm of the Orioles, manager Buck Showalter searched for the perfect word or phrase.
Has it been frustrating? Exhilarating? Draining? A mixed bag?
"It's been, 'Under construction,'" Showalter eventually...
| 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...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 5:24 PM
In his brief comments to the media following the Orioles’ ALDS Game 5 loss to the Yankees in New York, club managing partner Peter Angelos opened the door to the idea of a contract extension for manager Buck Showalter.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:53 PM
It's one and done for Ozzie Guillen and the Miami Marlins.
Nearly three weeks since ending a deeply disappointing season in last place, the Marlins announced Guillen's dismissal as manager in a 75-word statement issued Tuesday afternoon.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter can add one more honor to his list of career accolades.
The Sporting News named Showalter as the American League Manager of the Year today for taking the Orioles to their first playoff appearance since 1997.
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:29 PM
For the first time, the Baseball Writers Association of America will televise the announcement of its four prominent awards for each league: MVP, Cy Young along with Manager and Rookie of the year.
Yes, we’ve entered the 21st century. It’s...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Orioles fans need to wait until next week to find out if Buck Showalter has won the prestigious American League Manager of the Year Award.
But the first step toward that is now out of the way.
Showalter was announced Wednesday night as one of three...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:57 PM
The grind of the baseball season had just hit Memorial Day and the Orioles were struggling. They had lost six straight in tough-luck fashion, including a three-game sweep in Toronto.
The bats were struggling, pitchers were frustrated and Orioles...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:36 AM
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| Nov 13, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The Orioles’ improbable run to the postseason wasn’t enough to earn Buck Showalter the American League Manager of the Year Award.
Up until Tuesday evening’s announcement on the MLB Network, the race between Showalter and Oakland A&...