| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:53 PM
It's best to start this slice of Jake Arrieta lore with a minor discrepancy; it was either a couch or an overstuffed chair.
The exact piece of furniture isn't essential, what Arrieta did with it and why, that's the point here. The fact that its...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Weeks before the annual ritual of jogging down the orange carpet in front of a sellout crowd — before the loud ovation Nick Markakis received during his pre-game introduction — there was the isolation of those back fields in Sarasota. Doing...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
I wanted to see where Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta’s performance Friday ranked among the top Opening Day starts in club history and the good people at Elias Sports Bureau gave me an interesting stat.
Arrieta’s start against the Twins...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 3:40 PM
– Orioles third baseman Mark Reynolds, who made his second straight start at designated hitter Saturday against the Blue Jays, said he is willing to play anywhere for the benefit of the team.
Reynolds has yet to play third base in the first two...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:35 AM
This is worth writing about, even though in Jamie Moyer’s last game as an Oriole I was still single. I got married a week after Moyer last pitched for Baltimore, back in 1995, his third and final season here. That was before three kids and 16...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 6:51 PM
As the year comes to a close, it seems appropriate to look back on the most lasting Orioles memories of 2011.
It’s no easy task, as there plenty of things that stood out in the past 12 months, and there are many ways to go about this. But I’m...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 1:40 PM
July 2, 1990: The Orioles signed Stanford right-hander Mike Mussina to his first pro contract.
| Aug 25, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Wednesday was a sad day in Birdland as Mike Flanagan, who wore many hats in the Orioles organization for four decades, was found dead at his Baltimore County home. The 1979 Cy Young Award winner was 59.
During Wednesday night’s Orioles game, I...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 6:45 PM
Orioles infielder Mark Reynolds missed the club's doubleheader on Monday and may be out longer as he deals with the lingering effects of being hit in the helmet with a pitch Saturday.
Reynolds said he didn't pass cognitive tests that were administered...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:43 PM
Orioles right-hander Jeremy Guthrie has said he's not concerned about losing 20 games this season, or, really, reaching double-digit wins before the year is over.
After Friday's 2-0 win at Rogers Centre, and with potentially three starts remaining,...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 2:28 PM
September 16, 1991: Mike Mussina pitched his first career complete game in a 9-2 win over Boston.