| 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...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:16 AM
The Orioles are back in Dunedin, Fla., today to face the Toronto Blue Jays. Right-hander Steve Johnson will start his first spring game after making his first two appearances in relief.
Jair Jurrjens, who struggled mightily in his last outing against...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 2:48 PM
White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen said Friday that he was "tired of the soap opera" surrounding the daily travails of his bullpen and that "whoever is there in the ninth inning" will be the closer.
Guillen also tried to build the confidence of his...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Thanks for the offer, Jake. Now shut up and make a rehab start in the minors.
Jake Peavy told White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper he would pitch out of the bullpen. Heck, Peavy told anybody and everybody he would pitch out of the bullpen.
| 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...