| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:56 AM
On couches all over Baltimore, J.J. Hardy's game-winning RBI double in the 13th inning must have seemed like a dream, especially since the Orioles spent most of Thursday night putting fans to sleep with their offensive ineptitude.
As the night crept into...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:03 PM
As J.J. Hardy's game-winning double bounced off the outfield wall in the 13th inning, it dawned on 49,307 suddenly quiet New Yorkers that the 2012 Orioles just won't go away.
With their 2-1 win over the New York Yankees Thursday, the Orioles kept their...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:03 PM
NEW YORK – Whether the path of Nate McLouth's towering fly ball was interrupted by the right-field foul pole at Yankee Stadium will likely be discussed in Baltimore for years to come.
But when it fell harmlessly into the second deck of seats as a...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Orioles fans are chortling this morning after the Detroit Tigers routed the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the American League Championship Series.
This was an unbelievably humiliating series for the Yankees, which always plays...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 6:40 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Orioles met with the representatives of free-agent outfielder/first baseman Nick Swisher tonight, an industry source has confirmed.
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said earlier today that he...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 7:38 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Orioles are pushing to add another outfielder, and if they can't re-sign free agent left fielder Nate McLouth, they are trolling for other options, including former New York Yankees first baseman-outfielder Nick Swisher and...