| Aug 13, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Mike Bordick, who was part of an infield that included Rafael Palmeiro and Hall of Famers Roberto Alomar and Cal Ripken Jr., was fine with being consistently overshadowed by his higher-profile teammates.
However, the sure-handed shortstop, who played 739...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 4:08 PM
From the Orioles' perspective, nearly everything seemed gloomy prior to Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers.
The weather was rainy and miserable, the tarp was on the field, and the forecast showed no let up in sight. Even if the game did go on as...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 11:46 PM
The Orioles' second win at The Coliseum since 2008 featured another solid start from one of the rotation's newest members, a shutdown relief appearance from a much-maligned lefty, and two clutch hits from the bottom of the order.
Tommy Hunter survived...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:15 PM
In the days leading up to Brian Matusz's return to the big leagues, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was asked several times about what he was looking to see from the 24-year-old left-hander.
His answer didn't include mention of the stadium radar gun,...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 5:42 PM
The final, frantic moment of another discouraging and depressing afternoon of Orioles baseball featured pinch runner Blake Davis sprinting around third base and eyeing the Oakland Athletics' catcher and his former Cal State Fullerton teammate, Kurt...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 11:00 PM
The Orioles arrived at Angel Stadium this afternoon relaxed and rested, buoyed by a rare day off and a pleasant interruption from a season that can't end soon enough.
But approximately 15 minutes – or exactly 22 pitches – into their series opener against...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:41 AM
What should have been an uplifting victory turned into one of the most deflating losses of the season as closer Kevin Gregg and young third baseman Josh Bell played starring roles in a collapse that only these Orioles could make look so routine.
| Aug 21, 2011
| 6:31 PM
The Orioles had perhaps their worst defensive game of the season in a 7-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, and Matt Wieters' playing a new position had nothing to do with it.
With Mark Reynolds out with a sore left ankle, manager Buck...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:28 PM
When executive vice president Dan Duquette began assembling the 2012 Orioles, he kept in mind one of manager Buck Showalter's requests.
If possible, Showalter did not want to be saddled with a strict designated hitter this season like he was in 2011 when...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:03 AM
The Orioles haven’t yet appeared on the Harbor Park Field yet for their game against their Triple-A affiliate Norfolk Tides.
The Tides are in the outfield stretching. Game starts at 3:05 p.m.
A couple, quick notes and observations before we get...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:02 AM
The threat of lightning brought a public address directive to leave the ever-dampening seating bowl, and we had all taken refuge in the concourses of Oriole Park to wait out the rain delay. Red Sox fans were ubiquitous, each wearing some form of team...