| Oct 20, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"The Orioles will finish fifth in the American League East. Only because they can't finish sixth."
— Grant Brisbee, baseball blogger, writing in SB Nation on April 5, 2012
Midafternoon on Thursday, Sept. 6, I got off the No. 11 bus near Light...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The Detroit Tigers did what most Baltimore baseball fans wished for — they utterly dismantled the Evil Empire, the New York Yankees. Congratulations to the city of Detroit and the Tigers organization for a job well done.
I do believe that our...
| May 2, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Those of us on the Orioles beat like to joke that no matter what place the team is in, it is always making news.Right now, the Orioles are playing well, and the news continues.Tuesday was a particularly newsy day.Here are some of the things that happened,...
| May 6, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Robinson Cano hit his eighth career grand slam, Alex Rodriguez added a three-run shot and the New York Yankees roughed up Luke Hochevar in a 10-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
Nick Swisher added a homer in his return to the starting lineup,...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Now that the Orioles have declined the $11 million option for next year on Mark Reynolds, the club has two options to try to keep the 29-year-old first baseman.
Since Reynolds has one year of arbitration eligibility remaining, the Orioles could tender...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:52 PM
The Orioles head into free agency — which starts in earnest Saturday with free agents permitted to negotiate with all 30 teams for the first time this offseason — in a much different situation than this time last year.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Every offseason this happens. Sometimes it happens three, four, five times in the winter.
A reporter attaches the Orioles to a star free agent’s name. And then those of us who cover the team locally will get inundated with questions about whether...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:55 PM
— Despite Orioles manager Buck Showalter's best efforts to play down the importance of this weekend's three-game series against the New York Yankees, this is by no means your ordinary September trip to the Bronx for the Orioles.
After the Orioles...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 3:25 PM
NEW YORK -- Pedro Strop’s success at the Orioles’ set-up man is a major reason why the O’s were in position to close the gap in the American League East to a single game Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
Manager Buck Showalter...
| Sep 2, 2012
Curtis Granderson and his team-leading 34 home runs left in the second inning for New York Presbyterian Hospital. Tight hamstring was the word.
Plate discipline, late-inning relief, an opponent bending under the weight of a crowd rising to the...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Despite yesterday's 4-3 loss to the Yankees, the Orioles can still earn a series win here in New York, which would mark the first time the O's have won all three series in the Bronx in a season since 1976.
The Orioles will pin their hopes on right-hander...