| Aug 23, 2012
A May downpour last season wiped out what would have been the first career grand slam for Mitch Moreland.
No rain showers were in sight Wednesday night when he did it again, but this one might also be wiped from many fans' minds because of another fierce...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Conversations with Great Teachers
In Conversations with Great Teachers, Smoot, through a series of engaging interviews (fifty-one in all) introduces us to an eclectic group of teachers who have great stories...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 7:37 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter actually thought Nick Markakis looked halfway decent at first base when Baltimore's regular right fielder was asked to play there in a pinch during the team's final game against the Seattle Mariners. Showalter would prefer,...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When the 2011 American League All-Star team is revealed Sunday afternoon, the Orioles expect one trend to continue.
Even with perhaps more worthy All-Star candidates than in the past, a group that includes shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter and acting bench coach John Russell wanted to deliver the news to Matt Wieters, but there was the small matter of finding the young catcher on a day the players didn't have to report until much later. Their search took all...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 5:16 PM
On Saturday when he was asked about the possibility of being named an All-Star, Marlins first baseman Gaby Sanchez said teammate Anibal Sanchez would get his vote.
But National League All-Star manager Bruce Bochy had the vote that counted, and Bochy used...
| Jul 6, 2011
Beltran, not McCutchen?
Juan C. Rodriguez
Among the biggest head-scratchers is how Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran made his sixth All-Star team at the expense of Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen making his first.
| Jul 12, 2011
NL behind pitchers
Don't blink, or you might miss the All-Star Game.
Two prevailing trends suggest a 3-1 victory by the National League in this the Year of the Pitcher II. Scoring is down, which is likely to eliminate...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Matt Wieters entered Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game in the sixth inning, getting a couple of innings to soak in first All-Star experience. But if it wasn't for Russell Martin, who reportedly did something selfless for his Orioles catching counterpart,...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:54 PM
Designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero didn't hit cleanup for the Orioles on Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with his waning production in the first half.
Guerrero came into the clubhouse Thursday afternoon still feeling discomfort in his right...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 5:32 PM
Asked recently to describe his first year at the helm of the Orioles, manager Buck Showalter searched for the perfect word or phrase.
Has it been frustrating? Exhilarating? Draining? A mixed bag?
"It's been, 'Under construction,'" Showalter eventually...