| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
.341 -- Matt Wieters’ career batting average against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters has been slumping over the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:01 PM
When Orioles catcher Matt Wieters threw out Tampa Bay's speedy center fielder Desmond Jennings trying to steal second base in the ninth inning Thursday night, it wasn't just an important play in a game the Orioles eventually won in 10 innings.
| Apr 22, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Buck Showalter and the Orioles are obviously set at catcher with Matt Wieters, who has represented the club at the All-Star Game the past two years and has a pair of Gold Glove awards collecting dust somewhere.
But Showalter is also quite fond of backup...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Right-hander Josh Stinson said he’s had a heck of a “vacation/traveling” junket the past few days and weeks.
The 25-year-old right-hander learned late last night that he would be starting for the Orioles on Wednesday against the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:58 PM
When the topic of winning streaks arose before Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles manager Buck Showalter insisted that his players don’t pay much attention to them.
“I don’t think they had a thing up...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Orioles manager Buck Showalter's focus was on the Oakland Athletics on Friday night, but that doesn’t mean he didn’t have an eye on what was happening in Charlotte.
Right-hander Jake Arrieta, who was demoted Monday...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez probably delivered the sharpest outing during the first spin through the Orioles starting rotation, but he will not pitch in the three-game series against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. His regular turn would have come Tuesday,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:38 AM
Last night, I wrote that Triple-A Norfolk outfielder Chris Dickerson would join the Orioles in Boston today.
The tweet that Dickerson sent from his personal Twitter account (@CDickerson_PFTP) would also indicate we will see him at Fenway Park tonight....
| Mar 29, 2013
| 5:02 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles manager Buck Showalter spent much of Friday afternoon telling players who will and won’t be making the club’s 25-man roster — leaving him with only one decision remaining.
Steve Pearce and Conor Jackson...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The clock is winding down to Friday’s deadline to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players, and the Orioles must decide whether to tender contracts to 14 players on their 25-man roster.
The largest looming decision is whether the Orioles...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:18 PM
—Transplanted Marylander Dave Keith drove up to Tropicana Field from Port Charlotte with his wife and a couple of fellow former Terp types to witness something they haven't seen in a very long time — the first-place Orioles battling for the...