| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:51 PM
While the Orioles offense struggled for most of Wednesday night’s 4-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians, third baseman Manny Machado once again provided a spark in a performance that started stagnant.
Machado went 2-for-4 with a double, run scored and...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:15 PM
When you think of Mark McGwire, you think of numbers, but not those numbers.
You don't think of 583 career homers, or 70 homers in 1998, or one homer in every 10.61 at-bats.
You think, instead, of 19.5.
That is the percentage of baseball Hall of Fame...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:14 PM
This season's Most Valuable Oriole, center fielder Adam Jones, placed sixth in this year's American League Most Valuable Player voting.
Jones became the Orioles' highest vote-getter in AL MVP balloting since Miguel Tejada placed fifth in 2004.
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:58 PM
The Fielding Bible Award selections, which will be featured in the Annual Bill James Handbook, were announced today, and Orioles catcher Matt Wieters did not repeat as a winner.
The awards, which go to the best defensive player at each position, no...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
seven -- the number of Orioles hitters who struck out 100 or more times in 2012, the most in baseball history.
The Orioles swung for the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Orioles fans need to wait until next week to find out if Buck Showalter has won the prestigious American League Manager of the Year Award.
But the first step toward that is now out of the way.
Showalter was announced Wednesday night as one of three...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Bernie Madoff, meet Ruben Tejada.
Ruben Tejada, meet Bernie Madoff.
Mets fans, meet your future until your swindled owner, Fred Wilpon, is replaced by someone who has the financial might Wilpon had when he and Nelson Doubleday bought the team from...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:37 PM
The Dodgers have signed utility man Jerry Hairston Jr. to a two-year, $6-million contract, according to people with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasn’t been officially announced. Hairston will earn $2.25...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Some quick updateson Roy Halladay, Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Jim Thome and All-Star voting numbers…. -Chase Utley and Ryan Howardare both scheduled to play in an extended spring training game on Wednesday. Utley will DH and Howard will hit but......
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:24 PM
No more wondering when the Gold Glove winners will be announced. ESPN2 will televise the first-ever Rawlings Gold Glove Awards show at 10 tonight. The one-hour telecast, hosted by Karl Ravech, John Kruk and Barry Larkin, will feature the announcement........
| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Why does baseball continue to let its uniformed personnel argue with umpires? Why is this the only sport where these childish rebellions against authority are not only accepted, but condoned and sometimes even celebrated?...