| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Today marks the first day that Major League Baseball’s free agents can sign with any club. In the previous period between today and the end of the World Series, players could only sign with their most recent clubs.
Orioles executive vice president...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:48 PM
The Orioles have signed left-handed reliever Kelvin De La Cruz to a one-year contract, the team announced Monday evening.
De La Cruz, 25, hasn’t pitched in the major leagues, but he pitched well for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Triple-A team...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:10 AM
The Orioles’ signing of pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz on Monday was the latest addition to the club’s growing group of left-handed relievers who could compete for bullpen spots in 2014.
Last season, the Orioles carried three lefty relievers --...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:03 PM
NEW YORK – Whether the path of Nate McLouth's towering fly ball was interrupted by the right-field foul pole at Yankee Stadium will likely be discussed in Baltimore for years to come.
But when it fell harmlessly into the second deck of seats as a...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:13 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Despite everything they accomplished last season, the Orioles realize they will spend the next six months still proving people wrong.
Coming off a year in which they defied the odds and scoffed at conventionality, these Orioles...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:14 PM
SEATTLE — Orioles set-up man Pedro Strop, who was supremely effective for most of this season, has struggled with his command for a few weeks, leading to speculation that he's getting worn down by the grind and spotlight of a major league season....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Normally, they would be wearing their blue-and-gray school uniforms. But on Thursday, most of the students at St. Philip Neri School in Linthicum dressed in orange and black as they welcomed three Orioles players who congratulated the school for capturing...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 4:00 PM
After cheering on the Orioles at Yankee Stadium, Michael Cochran made it back to his Canton home about 3 a.m. Saturday — just in time to steal a few hours of sleep before waking up at 7 to run a half-marathon in the Baltimore Running Festival....
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:48 PM
NEW YORK — Adam Jones called it a routine play. The Orioles center fielder wouldn’t blame it on the cold or the wind or the rain. Regardless of the conditions, he said it was a play he’s made before countless times.
| Sep 21, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Left-handed reliever Troy Patton’s five-week recovery from a sprained right ankle took much longer than he expected, but he was finally reactivated from the disabled list before Friday’s game.
Patton, who sprained his ankle while walking...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:30 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Gonzalez and Orioles beat Red Sox, 4-2
Schmuck: Will Red...