| Jul 11, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Add a high on-base percentage table-setter to the Orioles' wish list of major needs this month.
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Wednesday that bolstering the club’s starting pitching remains a priority, whether it comes...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:48 PM
No sport lends itself more to comparative statistical analysis than major league baseball.
Crunch the numbers in key areas, stack them up against the others in the league and simple conclusions can be made.
Doing this with the Orioles' first half of the...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:41 PM
This was only Brian Matusz's second Grapefruit League outing of the spring, but the results had to have Orioles fans optimistic.
Matusz, trying to rebound from a poor 2011 season, threw four scoreless innings in a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 6:40 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Orioles met with the representatives of free-agent outfielder/first baseman Nick Swisher tonight, an industry source has confirmed.
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said earlier today that he...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:04 AM
I know a lot of you out there are not digesting the news of Nick Swisher as a potential Oriole particularly well.
His griping and guffawing rub some people the wrong way, in other dugouts and in the stands throughout baseball.
But the guy probably is...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 2:58 PM
The annual winter meetings usually contain more style than substance, hyped in the days leading up to the event and ultimately ending with most teams making few moves.
While the Orioles spent this week in the Gaylord Opryland Hotel at the root of many...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I talked to a major league scout Friday whose territory is strictly the American League East and whose opinion I really respect.
He’s always been pretty spot on with his assessments, so I was curious as to what he thought about what has happened...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Yes, two bar blogs in two days.
It’s Christmastime, I’m feeling the holiday spirit (or holiday spirits, as it were).
I wrote a piece last week talking to a scout who briefly broke down the Orioles and the AL East for me.
At the time, R....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 10:06 AM
No one really anticipated in April, with the trade deadline looming in late July, that the Orioles would be looking to buy and the Philadelphia Phillies looking to sell.
That’s the way it appears to be right now.
The Orioles and Phillies have...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Dodgers plugged holes
Los Angeles Times
While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 4:42 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — For most of the past two decades, the American League East has been considered the toughest division in baseball, primarily because it contained the sport's two financial behemoths, the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox....