| May 19, 2012
| 9:01 PM
In their most recent hot stretch, the Orioles have milked the drama -- with their previous seven wins coming by a margin of three runs or fewer.
For much of Saturday’s 6-5 victory, the trend looked like it finally would end, with their most...
| May 20, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Packed into a sardine can of an interview room with about two dozen reporters — most of them sending details of his outing to his home nation of Taiwan — Orioles rookie left-hander Wei-Yin Chen tried to explain the toughest day of his brief...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:30 AM
It’s usually one of the better non-scientific indicators of how many Orioles fans are in a road ballpark. And during Sunday’s national anthem before the Orioles series finale in Washington, the “O” was head-shakingly loud.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Barrett King's son, Camden, will turn 1 just 11 days after this weekend's Baltimore Marathon. He's King's inspiration.
"It sounds like a giant cliche, but becoming a dad made me want to set an example for my son ... that by focusing and persevering,...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 11:52 PM
The first time Kevin Kelly saw Steve Lombardozzi, he wondered whether the boy could make the throw from shortstop to first base. Lombardozzi was a freshman trying to make the Atholton varsity team. Kelly, the coach, had heard that Lombardozzi, the son...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:00 AM
First, let me say I love the fact that people argue about Major League Baseball’s postseason awards.
You don’t get that very often in football or hockey or the NBA. But you get vitriol pretty much every year when the BBWAA season-ending...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Coleen Deems sat down after every Ravens season and wrote a letter to the team, asking it to ban smoking at the stadium.
This year, when her 10-year-old grandson looked up and said, “I have to hold my breath,” while walking past a...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Karl Marx is credited with saying that religion is "the opium of the people." But here in the nation's capital, baseball is the drug of choice that rescues political junkies from the unpleasant realities around them.
Currently providing relief from...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 9:21 AM
It was the spring of Gavin Floyd's senior year, and professional baseball scouts were flocking to his games at Mount St. Joseph High School.
A right-handed pitcher with a blazing fastball and knee-buckling curve, Floyd was considered one of the top...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Few people were walking around downtown Laurel Tuesday evening, but at Main Street Sports Grill, nearly every seat at the bar was taken for happy hour.
Since April marks the start of Major League Baseball play, the multiple flat-screen televisions...