| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Before former club president Andy MacPhail discusses how he personally feels about the Orioles' playoff run this season, a year after he stepped down from his post, he rattles off a checklist.
"First and foremost," he said, "there are just a lot of...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 12:01 AM
SEATTLE —In recent years, the Orioleshave experienced plenty of these games in September, when a contender demolishes and demoralizes an overmatched also-ran playing out the string.
Almost exclusively, though, the Orioles were on the wrong end of...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The play smacked of tremendous baseball guile, the way the Orioles' third baseman faked his throw to first with absolute conviction, all the while knowing that his real target was the unsuspecting runner rounding the bag behind him.
Add the fact that...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 3:52 PM
Cincinnati Reds catcher Ramon Hernandez was peering at the Orioles lineup card posted in the visiting clubhouse before Friday's series opener, and he was reminded of just how much things have changed since the last time that he played at Camden Yards....
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:22 PM
There was no on-field animosity that carried over from earlier this month, but that's not to say the Orioles didn't feel the effects of their ejection-marred previous series with the Boston Red Sox.
With closer Kevin Gregg serving the first game of a...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 4:28 PM
When the Orioles broke spring training 31/2 months ago to heightened expectations and growing excitement, Robert Andino and Mark Hendrickson grappled with opposite emotions.
Hendrickson, the veteran of nine big league seasons, was facing his first trip...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 11:05 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Orioles' first playoff game in 15 years took them deep into the heart of Texas to face a team that spent most of the season as the best in the American League.
The eyes of the baseball world turned to the long-suffering...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:05 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Orioles and Rangers announced their rosters for tonight’s one-game American League wild-card playoff at Rangers Ballpark.
Not a lot of surprises. Orioles manager Buck Showalter will have 10 relievers to pick from tonight...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:12 PM
For the second consecutive season, Tommy Hunter is helping pitch the Texas Rangers into the playoffs.
On Friday night, he did it as an Oriole.
Hunter threw seven shutout innings -- tying his season-longest outing -- and the Orioles’ offense scored...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts has been sidelined with back spasms for a week now, and it's unclear when he'll return to the diamond down in Sarasota. Manager Buck Showalter says he isn't worrying yet, but he will be soon if Roberts remains...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Baltimore is blessed with a bunch of talented sports bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. I often link up to these local writers in my morning Coffee Companion posts, but instead of just exchanging anti-social links with them,...