| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:53 PM
The Orioles clinching a division title had been inevitable for weeks. But for fans who'd waited 17 years to reclaim bragging rights in the American League East, witnessing the actual moment at Camden Yards Tuesday night seemed essential.
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
One of the best things about being a sportswriter during a clinching celebration -- whether it’s a division title like the Orioles captured Tuesday night or a World Series, which I’ve covered five times in my career -- is the ability to be...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With the Orioles closing in on their first division title in 17 years, the resilient ballclub found out Friday its pennant run would not include slugging first baseman Chris Davis, who Major League Baseball suspended 25 games for a drug policy violation....
| Sep 7, 2014
| 7:04 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Adam Jones and Nick Markakis had started every game this season — all 141 — before manager Buck Showalter decided to rest the two Orioles outfielders to start Sunday’s series finale against the Tampa Bay...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:33 AM
The Orioles' decision to play hardball and renew the contract of Manny Machado at $519,000 after such a tremendous first full season is not without precedent. In fact, it’s not even a particularly new concept.
The fact that Machado ended up...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:02 PM
If you just look at the 9-3 final score from the Orioles' loss Tuesday night in Toronto, you’d never know that the club is riding a strange wave of reversible momentum.
They had a 5-0 lead Sunday night at Fenway Park and ushered the Boston Red Sox...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:44 PM
He’s only 22, but Orioles third baseman Manny Machado said his memory’s a little fuzzy. He doesn’t think he has ever hit a walk-off home run before, not as an amateur and probably not as a minor leaguer.
He knows for sure he had...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Buck Showalter has been frustrated by the ambiguity of baseball’s new replay review system, so when a call was overturned against the Orioles in the seventh inning of the club’s 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon, the...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:00 PM
The Orioles suddenly have an offense that is clubbing the ball, a pitching staff that is consistently limiting the opposition and a fan base that is packing the stadium, hooting and hollering throughout the game.
After a 10-3 drilling of the St. Louis...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:32 PM
The Orioles optioned right-hander Miguel Gonzalez to Triple-A Norfolk before Saturday’s game in order to make room on the 25-man roster for right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who was activated from the 15-day disabled list to start Saturday’s game...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 3:42 PM
It has been a difficult season for Orioles slugger Chris Davis, but the first baseman hit two milestones Friday night with one swing. With his sixth-inning solo shot, Davis picked up his 20th homer of the season and 150th of his career.
He was asked...