| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:52 AM
For the first time in four days, the Orioles will be able to sleep in today.
The O's played three straight afternoon games this Labor Day weekend. They also played a 12:35 p.m. game Thursday before taking the train to New York.
The structure of the...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 4:45 PM
The Orioles added another left-handed reliever to their bullpen Monday, selecting the contract of Zach Phillips from Triple-A Norfolk before Monday's series opener in Toronto.
Phillips was told before Sunday's Tides game that he was being recalled and...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:22 AM
[Editor's note: Down the stretch is a new 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 intensifies.]
About last night
Saunders pitches O’s to 4-0...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:35 AM
TORONTO -- Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz’s adjustment to his new role in the bullpen seems to be going smoothly.
The Orioles have used Matusz often recently. He made four appearances during the team’s six-game road trip, pitching in all...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 12:01 AM
SEATTLE —In recent years, the Orioleshave experienced plenty of these games in September, when a contender demolishes and demoralizes an overmatched also-ran playing out the string.
Almost exclusively, though, the Orioles were on the wrong end of...
| Sep 24, 2011
Last offseason, the Orioles thought they had a legitimate shot to land free agent Victor Martinez before he eschewed their offer for a four-year, $48 million contract with the Detroit Tigers.
The Orioles came a few million dollars short in December,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 9:14 PM
The Orioles won't finish the season with a sweep of their perennial bullies, but they still have a chance to make October intolerable for Red Sox Nation.
Paced by four homers, including the first two of rookie catcher Ryan Lavarnway's career, Boston beat...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Dan Duquette made his first trade as executive vice president of the Orioles on Thursday, filling the club's vacant reserve catcher spot by adding defensive-minded backstop Taylor Teagarden from a familiar partner, the Texas Rangers' organization.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:50 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Chris Davis was on the roster of two Texas Rangers teams that eventually went to the World Series.
He didn't make the postseason cut in 2010 and was traded to the Orioles halfway through 2011.
On Friday, he'll play the first big...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Zach Phillips keeps a few lucky quarters in his pocket. Pedro Strop wears Ninja Turtle boxers. And Jason Hammel — well, it got so extreme that he had to swear off the whole superstition thing. It was, he says, a distraction.
"Yeah, I've actually...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:11 AM
The Orioles have parted ways with one of their top scouts, national crosschecker Ron Hopkins.
Hopkins was informed of the decision Monday and immediately relieved of his duties. Orioles amateur scouting director Gary Rajsich said he made the decision,...