| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:00 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
Orioles beat Rays, 1-0, to stay alive in division race...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Adam Jones said Sunday he wanted to “shut up” Red Sox fans Monday during Boston’s home opener.
But instead, Jones and the red-hot Orioles offense got shut down by starter Clay Buchholz and the Red Sox.
Buchholz pitched seven...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:41 PM
The divorce of Dwight Howard and the Lakers might be the biggest story in town, and NBA legend Magic Johnson is an owner of the Dodgers. So the L.A. sports fan ought to appreciate that the best moves the Dodgers made last week included...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Welcome back to the bar.
Pull up a stool and let’s talk a little Kevin Gausman.
I keep wanting to write “Orioles top pitching prospect Kevin Gausman,” but that’s not the case because the currently injured Dylan Bundy holds that...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:26 PM
I don’t think you’re going to have to wait long to get a glimpse of Darin Ruf. Manager Charlie Manuel admitted he thought long and hard about starting him tonight in the Phillies’ series opener with the Marlins, but in......
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:44 PM
It's a big night for reality television, and that will send many viewers scurrying to other channels Wednesday. The highlights: 1. “Survivor” begins its 25th edition at 8 on CBS, moves to the Philippines and opens with a 90-minute episode....
| May 2, 2013
| 6:49 PM
First baseman Chris Davis was voted the American League Player of the Month for April, becoming the first Oriole to earn that honor since Melvin Mora in August 2008.
Davis hit .348 (32-for-92) with eight doubles, nine home runs, 28 RBIs, 19 runs scored...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Now that Chris Davis is assured the starting spot at first base on the American League All-Star team, another obvious question is lingering.
Will he represent the AL in the Home Run Derby?
Official word is supposed to come Monday, when New York...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Zach Phillips keeps a few lucky quarters in his pocket. Pedro Strop wears Ninja Turtle boxers. And Jason Hammel — well, it got so extreme that he had to swear off the whole superstition thing. It was, he says, a distraction.
"Yeah, I've actually...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Big news day in Baltimore, so here’s the rundown after Buck Showalter’s press conference.
The Orioles purchased the contract of reliever Miguel Socolovich and activated catcher Taylor Teagarden from the 60-day disabled list – both 40-...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The Orioles turned in one of their most dramatic victories in recent memory Saturday evening, using two 13th-inning homers, including the game-winner by a backup catcher in his first game with the club, to beat the powerful Detroit Tigers.