| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:48 PM
Record: 76-85 Place: Fifth in American League East
Manager: Frank Robinson Most Valuable Oriole: Cal Ripken Jr.
Batting leader: Steve Finley (.256) Home run leader: Cal Ripken Jr. (21)
RBI leader: Cal Ripken Jr. (84) Wins leader: Dave Johnson...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:01 AM
Record: 74-88 Place: Fourth in American League East
Manager: Mike Hargrove Most Valuable Oriole: Delino DeShields
Batting leader: Delino DeShields (.296) Home run leader: Albert Belle (23)
RBI leader: Albert Belle (103) Wins leader: Jose...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Friday’s series opener in Detroit will be the first of five straight day games for the Orioles. All of their games against the Tigers this weekend will be day games, and their next two games, against the New York Yankees in the Bronx, will be on...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:26 AM
You know you’ve been covering the Orioles beat a long time when right-hander A.J. Burnett is 37 and a free agent again.
News out of Pittsburgh on Tuesday was that Burnett, a Monkton resident, wants to pitch again in 2014 and that he is willing...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:35 AM
History, it has been said, is written by the winners.
But sometimes, writers write history, and I’m hoping those with Hall of Fame ballots do that today.
When the names of the newest inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame are announced, I hope...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:54 PM
(Reuters) - A timeline of key Major League Baseball doping milestones:
Aug 22 - A jar of androstenedione is discovered in the locker of St. Louis slugger Mark McGwire, who admits he uses the steroids precursor. McGwire goes on to hit a then Major...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:42 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia pitched superbly in sweeping three games at last weekend's NCAA tournament regional. The opponents, however, were Elon and Army. No offense to the Phoenix or Cadets, but top-25 clubs they were not.
Mississippi State is....
| Jun 16, 2013
| 10:43 AM
June 22, 1996: Trailing 3-0 in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Orioles hit three home runs to defeat the Kansas City Royals, 5-3. Rafael Palmeiro, Bobby Bonilla and Mark Smith connect for the second-place Birds (39-31).
June 20, 1974: Moses Malone,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
three -- straight months with at least nine homers for Chris Davis.
Davis is having such a crazy season, I could rename this segment “...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:10 PM
After recording just two hits in the first 27 at-bats of his rehab assignment, Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold turned in the most successful outing of his nine-game stint with Double-A Bowie on Wednesday.
Reimold went 3-for-6 with one run scored and...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:47 PM
The electorate of the Baseball Writers' Association of America sent a clear message to tainted superstars Wednesday: If you were suspected of taking performance enhancing drugs, you don’t belong in the Hall of Fame. At least not in 2013.