| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Let's be honest. The hardest thing about evaluating the Orioles organization at the nonmathematical halfway point in the 2014 season is trying to do that without depending on the two most obvious measuring sticks.
It would be easy to simply look at...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:57 AM
I'm proud to say that I fell asleep before the Orioles game started last night. What did I miss? Well, I'm glad I get to find out every morning writing the Coffee Companion, where we recap the previous day's sports headlines.
- Adam Jones socked a...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:48 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Caleb Joseph now can concede that there were several times during those late-night bus rides through the Eastern League when he considered calling it quits on his lifelong dream of making it to the major leagues.
| May 12, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Steve Clevenger said he's viewing the next few weeks simply: No pressure, no fanfare.
Yes, the Mount St. Joseph graduate and former Pigtown resident is now the starting catcher for his hometown Orioles and has been called on to replace the injured...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Bud Norris silenced the Detroit Tigers hitters early in his outing Saturday night by pitching inside effectively, but when his 113th and final pitch sailed inside and hit right fielder Torii Hunter, it wasn't received well.
Tempers flared and both...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph picked up his first career major League hit in the bottom of the fourth inning Tuesday night when he lined a fastball from Detroit Tigers left-hander Drew Smyly on an 0-1 count to center field.
“It was good, but it...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The Orioles offense received the wake-up call it needed in the fourth inning of Wednesday afternoon’s series finale when Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander threw a 94-mph fastball behind designated hitter Nelson Cruz.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Steve Clevenger wasn’t sent down to Triple-A Norfolk because the Orioles weren’t convinced his bat belonged in the majors. But the 28-year-old Pigtown native is trying to leave no doubt on that front this month with the Tides.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:16 PM
Coastal Plain League:
The Peninsula Pilots (18-7) shut out Edenton 3-0 Friday night at War Memorial Stadium in a matchup of the CPL’s top teams. The Steamers fell to 20-6.
The Pilots scored all of their runs with two outs in the first inning. Old...
| May 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Catcher Steve Clevenger wore an appropriate T-shirt during his postgame interview after the Orioles’ 10-inning, walk-off, 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
“Just Happy to Be Here, Hope I Can Help The Ballclub,” the...
| May 11, 2014
| 3:41 PM
On the same day first baseman Chris Davis returned from the disabled list, the club lost starting catcher Matt Wieters for at least 15 days.
It has been that kind of a start this season for the Orioles, who have not had their best players in the...