| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Now that five of the 11 arbitration-eligible Orioles have signed and the other six have submitted their salary figures for this season, it becomes a little easier to figure out what this year’s payroll is going to be.
My best estimate –...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:05 PM
Based on the way salaries are structured in Major League Baseball, with players getting large raises after accruing three years of big-league service time, the Orioles knew they’d be doling out millions of dollars for arbitration-eligible players...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:34 AM
So, the bar was buzzing Wednesday night with the Maryland’s men basketball team on the big screen. And, of course, the anticipation of Saturday’s Ravens playoff game was in the air. You could cut it with a bottle opener.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 1:25 PM
A report surfaced Thursday morning that the Orioles had made a one-year offer to veteran right-hander A.J. Burnett. Welcome to the Hot Stove season.
Burnett being linked to the Orioles seems to be an annual occurrence. And the connections are there....
| Nov 22, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When the Orioles announced another group of minor league signings Friday, after another bunch of no-names Thursday, the old refrain from the last two winters was heard again: Why aren’t the Orioles doing anything significant?
That was definitely...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The Orioles didn't fall short of the World Series by much this year, and the obvious case can be made that the return of some key players will make them a stronger team in 2015.
But this is no time to take the pedal off the metal.
When the free-...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:34 PM
It all happened in about a week. Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz experienced a gut-punching low of the postseason and then an exhilarating high — all without throwing a pitch.
Matusz, the 27-year-old left-hander who had been with the club all...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:11 PM
BALTIMORE -- As he has done for much of his time with the Orioles, Manager Buck Showalter wasn't in any hurry to announce his Game 2 starter for Saturday. He sent both right-hander Bud Norris and left-hander Wei-Yin Chen to the podium Friday, a news...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Left-hander Wei-Yin Chen, who will get Monday’s Game 3 start, said through an interpreter that he’s not considering the importance of the game or where it might rank in his career.
“For me, I want to keep it simple. It doesn’t...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:06 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Even if the Orioles end up losing to the Kansas City Royals in the American League Championship Series this week, there's a sense that the experience itself will help the club going forward — especially for the younger...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
There's more black than orange in here at the bar this week. The angry bird is in full effect.
The Orioles had a tremendous run in 2014, and though I’m sure many of you are disappointed in the ultimate outcome, the reality is that it’s...