| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:58 PM
Sergio Santos came on to get a four-out save against the Cubs on Tuesday night, and you couldn’t help but play what-if.
The save was Santos’ 13th in 15 tries. He faced the 4-5-6-7 hitters and struck out three of them. And you couldn’t...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Jake Peavy can dominate opposing hitters as well as he can dominate the disabled list.
For 90 pitches or so, anyway.
Peavy said his start against the Cubs on Wednesday night was a struggle, and not just with catcher A.J. Pierzynski, whatever that was....
| Jun 23, 2011
| 8:47 AM
What we learned from City Series, Part One:
A.J. Pierzynski is good on triples until 2013.
Pierzynski is good on (bleeping) off teammates until then, too.
Starlin Castro is money.
Mark Buehrle remains an Interleague Hall-of-Famer.
Brent Morel knows...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:11 PM
The momentum that shifted over to the home team when J.J. Hardy's go-ahead three-run homer sailed into the left-field seats in the bottom of the seventh inning lasted all of a couple of minutes before the Orioles reminded everyone why they have the...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:37 PM
When third base umpire Phil Cuzzi incorrectly called Nick Markakis out at third base on a steal attempt in the fifth inning of the Chicago White Sox's 4-3 victory Tuesday night, the Orioles began an inevitable limp toward their ninth defeat in 11 games....
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:22 PM
What's kept right-hander Chris Tillman from sticking in the majors, and what has frustrated everyone who has watched the talented young right-hander in his three seasons with the Orioles, is his maddening inability to maintain consistency from one start...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 9:47 AM
After starting with three straight victories over the Minnesota Twins, the Orioles failed their first test of the young season by being swept by the New York Yankees at Camden Yards.
They played competitively with the Bronx Bombers -- taking two games to...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:26 PM
The Orioles have expressed some interest in the lone viable free-agent closer, Francisco Cordero, according to an industry source.
Although discussions are not considered far along, the Orioles have inquired about the 36-year-old right-hander, who has...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:27 PM
The obvious “one that got away” for the Orioles on Tuesday was first baseman Prince Fielder -- though I have been arguing all offseason that you have to be in the game to lose.
And the Orioles were never in the game. They never had any...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Jake Peavy said he doesn’t know if he’s “100 percent (compared) to what I was four years ago,’’ but he’s still collecting 100 percent of that trade-choking salary, you betcha.
Peavy said he wants to pitch 200 innings,...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Ken Williams has the enviable position of seemingly being the only Chicago executive immune from the pressure to win and perform. In recent years we have seen all the Chicago franchises clean house. The Chairman needs to pocket his loyalty and let...