| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:49 PM
For much of the season, Orioles second baseman Ryan Flaherty struggled at the plate.
But now, as Brian Roberts is on the verge of being activated from the disabled list on Sunday to take over starting second-base duties, Flaherty has found his comfort...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:38 PM
In abandoning the traditional arsenal he honed for decades to start throwing a knuckleball this spring, Orioles minor leaguer Eddie Gamboa gave his career over to a fickle and foreign pitch that frustrates both hitters and the pitchers who throw it....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:25 PM
The Toronto Blue Jays traded for R.A. Dickey before the 2013 season for the knuckleballer to anchor their rebuilt rotation, but he hasn't had much success against the Orioles.
The Orioles teed off on the 39-year-old right-hander in three starts last...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:26 PM
TORONTO -- Miguel Gonzalez's ability to control his emotions on the mound in tough situations is one of the reasons he has become a quality starting pitcher in the major leagues.
But following the Orioles' 9-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 9:08 PM
The Orioles' success of last year earned them a spot on the national stage at Yankee Stadium, the team's first nationally televised Sunday Night Baseball game since 2008.
Being the only game on the schedule at that time, the baseball world was watching....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:16 PM
NEW YORK– Back in 2005, when current Orioles manager Buck Showalter was with the Texas Rangers, he and two others convinced R.A. Dickey that the only way he would be a successful major league pitcher was to attempt to master the knuckleball.
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:05 AM
We all know about the redemptive nature of baseball.
If you didn’t, you got a major dose of it yesterday.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter is a poster boy for baseball’s second chances. He’s been dismissed from three different managerial...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:02 AM
If you missed it, MASN play-by-play man Gary Thorne's post-game interview with Buck Showalter Monday night was both revealing and great theater.
Showalter, a hyper-competitive man who'd order a brushback pitch to his mom if it would get him a win, was...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 3:17 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- American League manager Ron Washington selected Justin Verlander as his starting pitcher and veteran Derek Jeter as his leadoff batter for Tuesday’s All-Star game.
NL manager Tony La Russa chose the Giants' Matt Cain over the...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Bernie Madoff, meet Ruben Tejada.
Ruben Tejada, meet Bernie Madoff.
Mets fans, meet your future until your swindled owner, Fred Wilpon, is replaced by someone who has the financial might Wilpon had when he and Nelson Doubleday bought the team from...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:41 PM
When it became apparent that the New York Mets were willing to deal 2012 National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey, the Orioles had to be a consideration.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter loves the 38-year-old knuckleballer. Showalter, Dickey&...