| Mar 23, 2013
| 10:22 PM
Men’s College Basketball--National Invitation Tournament, St. John’s at Virginia, 10 a.m. (ESPN); NCAA Division I Tournament, Ohio State vs. Iowa State, 11 a.m. (CBS), Indiana vs. Temple, 1:30 p.m. (CBS), Kansas vs....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not?
The big story last week was a not-so-...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Not many national baseball analysts are picking the Orioles to return to the playoffs, let alone finish first in the big, bad A.L. East this season. But one prominent MLB reporter believes the Orioles will take the division.
“I’m picking the...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Less than two weeks ago, the Orioles were tied for first place in the American League East. Despite subpar starting pitching, they were winning games -- more than 60 percent of them -- because Manny Machado, Adam Jones and Chris Davis were pounding the...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:04 AM
If you believe that the Orioles’ unexpected run to the postseason in 2012 was something of magic, then the most dazzling trick the organization pulled off was consistently pulling productive starters out of their sleeves.
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:13 AM
The Orioles play in Bradenton again this afternoon against the Pittsburgh Pirates – that’s the 723rd game between the two teams this spring (I’m only slightly exaggerating).
Here’s the Orioles' lineup: Alexi Casilla 6, Lew Ford...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Jake Arrieta’s bid to make the Orioles’ rotation likely was strengthened Monday when he allowed two hits and struck out five through four innings in a 4-3 loss against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Arrieta became the first Orioles pitcher to go...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:16 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While the consensus is that Brian Matusz will make the Orioles’ 25-man roster and pitch in the bullpen like he did superbly at the end of last season, the 26-year-old lefty has said repeatedly that he is approaching this spring...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:40 AM
Brian Matusz threw his ballcap into the ring for the open fifth starter spot Wednesday with a dominant outing: four innings pitched, no hits, one walk, seven strikeouts and no flyball outs.
Granted it was the Minnesota Twins without Joe Mauer (World...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The Orioles play the Boston Red Sox this afternoon in Sarasota.
Or they’re playing a team in Red Sox uniforms anyway. Boston has a split squad today, and let’s just say they didn’t send their A lineup to Ed Smith Stadium. Or their B or...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:37 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Boston Red Sox, because they have another game at night in Fort Myers, brought no regulars here for Friday’s contest against the Orioles.
The Orioles sent starter Miguel Gonzalez to pitch against minor leaguers so he...