| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:12 PM
One of the perks of covering the Orioles is that we have easy access to Jim Palmer, a Hall of Fame pitcher who, unlike some other great players, has no problem speaking his mind.
I talked to Palmer on Wednesday after he deplaned in Southern California...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 9:31 AM
I had a chance to talk to former Oriole Rafael Palmeiro about Wednesday’s Hall of Fame announcement that the Baseball Writers' Association of America did not vote in anyone for the 2013 induction class.
That includes Palmeiro, who was on his third...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:07 PM
For the first time in franchise history, three Orioles players received the Silver Slugger award, given annually to the top offensive player at each position in each league.
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:56 PM
In the midst of his most prolonged slump of the season, Chris Davis will be the Orioles’ designated hitter in Tuesday night’s game against the Houston Astros. He’ll still bat fifth, while Ryan Flaherty will take over at first base and...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:28 PM
With a third-inning blast off Seattle right-hander Aaron Harang onto Eutaw Street, first baseman Chris Davis continued to cement his place in the Orioles history books.
Davis became just the fifth Oriole to hit 40 home runs in a season, joining Brady...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:02 PM
There's not a whole lot of mystery to this version of the Orioles.
Pitch well enough and hope for the home run — because no one in the sport is better at hitting baseballs a long way.
In an 11-8 slugfest victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:20 AM
PHOENIX — The Orioles’ night ended Monday with Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder Adam Eaton hitting a ball into the swimming pool in right-center at Chase Field then and running into a pile of teammates at home plate.
On a night in which...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:33 PM
Orioles closer Jim Johnson stood by his locker and explained what has become a familiar scene at the end of games.
For his second straight outing, Johnson – the majors' saves leader with 39 – couldn't preserve a one-run ninth-inning lead....
| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:05 PM
After throwing 2 1/3 scoreless innings this weekend, right-hander Josh Stinson was optioned back to Triple-A Norfolk following Sunday’s game. Stinson knew his stint in Baltimore might be short, but said he wanted to make an impression on Showalter...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:04 PM
After lasting just 2 1/3 innings Wednesday in his first big league start since July, lefty Zach Britton's next appearance seemed tenuous.
It's now expected to happen within the next week — for the short-season Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:44 AM
The 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, which was released Tuesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, includes former Orioles pitchers Mike Mussina, Armando Benitez and Mike Timlin among the 19 first-time candidates.
Greg Maddux, Tom...