| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Just came back from our session with Dan Duquette, and there is no real news to report except that he confirmed what I had written earlier.
The Orioles have had trade talks with several teams including multiple talks with the Chicago White Sox.
| Dec 6, 2011
| 6:53 PM
As Dan Duquette prepared to leave the Hilton Anatole on Tuesday evening for a staff dinner at manager Buck Showalter's Dallas-area home, he had yet to land the pitchers and outfielder he is seeking at the annual winter meetings.
But the club's new...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:09 PM
The last time the Orioles employed a legitimate big leaguer from the Baltimore area, his name was Cal Ripken Jr. — and he retired in 2001.
If new executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette gets his way, that local pipeline will...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 8:14 PM
Sergio Santos threw a wild pitch in the 11th inning that allowed Alex Gordon to score, giving the Kansas City Royals a 2-1 victory Wednesday night.
Billy Butler swung at a pitch in the dirt that got away from catcher A.J. Pierzynski and Gordon came...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 9:00 PM
A stellar outing from John Danks and an unlikely home run from Alejandro De Aza powered the Chicago White Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers in the rubber match of a three-game series.
Danks (4-8) allowed just one run on six hits and three...
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:11 PM
The Cubs improved to 9-3 against the Sox in Cactus League play since 2009 by hitting three home runs en route to a 5-1 victory before 10,327 fans at Camelback Ranch.
The Cubs snapped a 1-1 tie with two out in the second against Sox left-hander Chris...
| 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...
| 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,...