| Jun 28, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Xavier Avery is back with the team and back in the lineup, batting second and starting in left field.
The 22-year-old, who hit .217 in a 15-game stint with the Orioles earlier this year, returned Thursday when Nick Johnson was placed on the disabled list...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Finally, the Orioles have another outfielder in the outfield.
On Thursday, the club promoted Xavier Avery from Triple-A Norfolk when first baseman Nick Johnson was placed on the disabled list with a strained right wrist.
Avery, who hit .217 in a 15-game...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 12:38 PM
The Orioles’ lineup for Friday night's game against the Indians has some interesting wrinkles.
Wilson Betemit, who made his 12th error Thursday, has switched from third to first base while Robert Andino, the club’s best defensive third...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel says he's a much different pitcher from the one who last faced the New York Yankees in 2008.
Through four starts this season, Hammel — acquired in the February trade that sent No. 1 starter Jeremy Guthrie to the...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:00 AM
This is about the fifth time I’ve uttered this phrase this season, but this upcoming stretch will be a good test. The Washington Nationals lead the NL East, the Cleveland Indians lead the AL Central and the Los Angeles Angels are the hottest team in...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 6:48 AM
UPDATE: Dana Eveland's wife Ashley tweeted that their baby was born early this morning (or late last night pacific time).
@ashcheeks0218 Hello world, Asher Perry Eveland born 10:32pm, 6/23/12. 7lbs 9 oz, 20 1/4 inches http://pic.twitter.com/XrjpQ3ek
| Jun 18, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is making a push to become a starter in theAll-Star game.
According to the most recent tally announced by Major League Baseball, Jones has moved from fifth to fourth among AL outfielders with 1,959,207 votes...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Mark Reynolds entered Wednesday night’s game hitting .206 with just eight homers this season. The corner infielder has homered at least 30 times each of the last three years and had a team-high 37 in 2011. But right now he is tied with Nick Markakis...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:46 PM
The game story of the Orioles’ 7-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night practically wrote itself.
Manny Machado, the 20-year-old rookie third baseman, became the youngest Oriole in history to have a multi-home run game. In fact, he...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:44 AM
[Editor's note: Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Orioles can't come back on Yankees, lose 8-...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:14 PM
SEATTLE — Orioles set-up man Pedro Strop, who was supremely effective for most of this season, has struggled with his command for a few weeks, leading to speculation that he's getting worn down by the grind and spotlight of a major league season....