| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:10 PM
For the second straight night, the Orioles' fate was left to the bullpen, and the team's relievers were banged up and beaten yet again.
With the games remaining in the regular season dwindling, the Orioles blew another chance to gain ground in the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:24 AM
I keep being asked whether the Orioles clubhouse is demoralized -- or at the least frustrated -- each time they lose a close game this month.
Demoralized? No. The Orioles are still just 1 1/2 games back of the last American League wild card spot with 17...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:47 PM
They were called the California Angels then, the visiting team on a beautiful Friday evening in New York. The Yankees had not won a postseason series in 15 years, so the attendance at Yankee Stadium was a modest 19,087 on May 17, 1996.
The Yankees won,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Last night, the two offensive heroes for the Orioles were Ryan Flaherty and Jonathan Schoop.
Not a bad time for Flaherty to homer twice and drive in four runs. Not a bad time, either, for Jonathan Schoop to homer, single, walk and score three...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Manny Machado won't be playing in front of a national audience this October, but it's clear the Orioles' star third baseman has made an imprint beyond Baltimore in his second big league season.
Major League Baseball released its list of the most popular...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 3:25 PM
NEW YORK – The Orioles were back at Yankee Stadium on Friday for the first time since their season-ending Game 5 loss to the Yankees six months ago in the American League Division Series.
“That’s the first thing I thought about when I...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
We're almost a month into the season, and it seems an appropriate time for another trip "Around the AL East."
Here’s a look at a main storyline for each opponent in the Orioles' division as well as a look at who's hot and who's not on each club:...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy, who has spent the entire season hitting in the sixth and seventh spots in the lineup, is batting third tonight against the Yankees.
Hardy had his 13-game hitting streak snapped Sunday, but he’s still hitting .333 (18-...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Orioles closer Jim Johnson can be depended on to always be at his locker to answer questions anytime he becomes a focal point of a game following a blown save.
Those times have been rare, until recently, as Johnson has blown three consecutive ninth-...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:08 AM
The knee-jerk reaction to Jim Johnson’s third straight blown save is to pull him from the closer’s spot for now.
I’m probably in the minority here. But I don’t do it. And I know Orioles manager Buck Showalter won’t do it....
| May 23, 2013
Earlier this week, the Orioles were spiraling out of the American League East race, couldn't win at home and were watching helplessly as their staunch bullpen faltered and their starters routinely checked out early.
Suddenly, after winning two straight...