| May 21, 2014
| 6:00 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Catcher Matt Wieters celebrated his 28th birthday Wednesday on the road with his team.
But Wieters is still waiting out the stiffness in his right elbow, and he remains unsure about when he'll be able to test it by throwing. Initially,...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:08 PM
In extra innings, every pitch becomes magnified, and after the Orioles' painful 8-7 loss to the Cleveland Indians in 13 innings, left-hander Troy Patton replayed one pitch in his mind.
Patton was one strike away from escaping a bases-loaded jam, but...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:00 AM
There probably have been five times in the past 20 months or so that I've written a game story about Chris Tillman's continued emergence/maturation as a pitcher.
Several times I've written about whether he is – or is at least on his way to...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:51 PM
NEW YORK -- Inside the visiting clubhouse at Yankee Stadium, there might have been some relief that the Orioles' vaunted offense finally put together a game to be proud of in their 14-5 drubbing of the Yankees on Tuesday afternoon, but the Orioles didn'...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:03 AM
NEW YORK – In Adam Jones' postgame interview following the Orioles' 14-5 win over the New York Yankees, the center fielder took a subtle jab at the media for making a big deal of the team's offensive struggles during the first week of the season....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:45 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Right-hander Bud Norris has talked this spring about showing Orioles fans what he can do when he is healthy and pitching at the level he demands from himself.
He used the Grapefruit League to make his point, finishing a good...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:39 AM
The Orioles are expected to make more cuts Wednesday.
They actually may come in two waves, since the Orioles have split-squad road games -- one at 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m.
By my calculation – and in my opinion -- there are 21 guys who...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:46 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Dominican slugger Nelson Cruz sat at his new locker a few weeks ago and surveyed the Orioles' spring training clubhouse.
In one corner, Taiwanese pitcher Wei-Yin Chen was huddled with his interpreter. On the other side of the room,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:48 PM
When Ubaldo Jimenez was about to sign the biggest free-agent deal for a pitcher in Orioles franchise history, he considered the rotation he was joining.
Frankly, he didn't know much about it. He had pitched with Miguel Gonzalez years ago in a minor...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:15 AM
Record: 66-96 Place: Fifth in American League East
Manager: Dave Trembley, Juan Samuel, Buck Showalter Most Valuable Oriole: Luke Scott
Batting leader: Nick Markakis (.297) Home run leader: Luke Scott (27)
RBI leader: Ty Wigginton (76) Wins...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...